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 March's edition of E-Finance & Payments Law & Policy
In this issue, Reed Smith report on trends in the cyber insurance market, and how regulation could drive a growth in cyber insurance policies. On the theme of cyber security, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer analyse the Chinese government's new proposals that would involve the source code behind banking technology deployed in China being handed over to Chinese authorities. And Adam Vazari of Diacle gives his views on the 'regulation' of digital currencies and considers the uses the underlying blockchain technology behind Bitcoin could be put to.
Plus - our regular news analysis and much more. See the left-hand side of this homepage for issue contents.
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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