Saturday, May 26, 2007

P&S news 50 is out...

1. ECB and European Commission – Joint statement on the adoption of the Payment Services Directive
2. PayPal Europe – granted banking licence by the CSSF in Luxembourg
3. United Kingdom – Google checkout launched in the UK
4. Sweden – New structure for cash handling
5. Visa payWave – contactless payment solutions get a global brand name

Articles, speeches and reports:
1. European Commission – SEPA conference for public administrations
2. ECB – "The new SEPA landscape from vision to reality (and back)", speech by Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell
3. ECB – “Modernising payments: No pain no gain”, speech by Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell
4. Banca d'Italia – Guidelines for the business continuity of payment system significant infrastructures
5. Bank of England – Financial Stability Paper No. 2 – A new approach to assessing risks to financial stability
6. Magyar Nemzeti Bank – April 2007 Report on Financial Stability
7. Sveriges Riksbank – The use of cash and the size of the shadow economy in Sweden
8. Bank of Canada – Modelling Payments Systems: A Review of the Literature
9. Bank of Canada – Managing Adverse Dependence for Portfolios of Collateral in Financial Infrastructures
10. Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City – Interchange Fees in Australia, the UK and the United States: Matching Theory and Practice
11. Federal Reserve Bank of Boston – Study of Consumer Behavior and Payment Choice: A survey of Federal Reserve System Employees
12. Federal Reserve Bank of Boston – Update of the Consumer Payments Research Industry Reference Guide
13. Federal Reserve Bank of Boston – Emerging payments industry briefing: "Mobile phone: the new way to pay?"
14. CapGemini - World Retail Banking Report 2007
15. UEAPME – The European association of craft, small and medium-sized enterprises has published a position paper on the SEPA
16. ForeSee – Bank customer satisfaction higher through online bill payment.