The monthly law journal covering legal issues in banking, e-finance, e-money and online payments including, mobile payments (m-payments), micropayments, pre-paid cards and other payment cards, online banking, NFC (near field communication) and other contactless payments, digital currencies such as Bitcoin, mobile wallets and virtual money, e-invoicing, e-billing and e-payments, card fraud and other cybercrime, as well as regulatory regimes such as the E-Money Directive (EMD and 2EMD), the Payment Services Directive (PSD), SEPA, the US Electronic Money Regulations 2011, and the UK Bribery Act 2010. / read more
February's issue of E-Finance & Payments Law & Policy
Highlights of this month's issue include in-depth analysis of Europe's 4th Money Laundering Directive, and an article providing insight into the UK Payments Council and the richer data revolution and the way ahead for the Successor to the Payments Council written by Tim Yudin, Director of Collaboration and Change at the UK Payments Council.
Vincent X. Wang, a Partner at Davis Wright Tremaine, provides his opinion on the opening up of China's bank card network and whether it is really a development woirth celebrating. Vincent provides the context to the development and assess the impact that such an opening up of the bank card network could have on existing market players, such as China UnionPay and third party payment processors active on the Chinese market.
Fiona Ghosh and David Futter of Addleshaw Goddard's Digital Innovation team provide a closer look at the UK Financial Conduct Authority's Innovation Hub and its first quarter in operation. E-Finance & Payments Law & Policy is proud to announce the Digital Payments Intensive 2015 conference, which will take place on 16 April 2015. The conference has been organised in partnership with Addleshaw Goddard and will be hosted and chaired by the Addleshaw Goddard team. Early bird registration is now available, so make sure you book your place. Subscribers to E-Finance & Payments Law & Policy are eligible for a discount to the conference, for more details on how to book call Carli Nelson on +44 (0) 2070121384
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