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
Welcome to E-Finance & Payments Law & Policy
E-Finance & Payments Law & Policy is essential reading for busy professionals in the cards and payments, consumer finance, online financial services and e-money sectors. Written by experts, for experts, this monthly journal delivers razor-sharp analysis and insight on the legal and regulatory topics that matter to those involved with electronic finance and payments across the world.
The European Central Bank opens our July issue, providing its vision for ‘SEPA for cards’ in Europe in a feature penned by Iddo de Jong, Senior Expert, DG Market Infrastructure and Payments at the ECB. Elsewhere, new UK cybersecurity initiatives are on the agenda, with an article by Paul Midian, Director, Cyber Security at PwC, who examines the Cyber Essentials scheme and the Bank of England’s CBEST initiative. Over in the US, we report on Visa’s designation scheme for the prepaid world, and Venable LLP’s Allyson B. Baker and Thomas E. Gilbertsen discuss the controversy generated by Operation Choke Point. The journal features much more too, including our monthly news analysis.
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