Saturday, February 19, 2005

Payments and Settlements News - P+S-N

Payments and Settlements News - No. 15. contains:
-TARGET2 progress report
-European Parliament’s response to the European Commission’s second communication on clearing and settlement
-MasterCard launches SMS fraud alert system
-United Kingdom – Chip and PIN changeover sees mixed results
-Simpay announces first launch dates and countries for mobile payment services
-Philippine tax collectors try out prepaid m-commerce
-Phone shell for contactless payments
-Mobile gaming boom may force changes to mobile payments
-United States – Reporting system for phishing attempts

Articles, speeches and reports
-Ireland – Financial Stability Report published by the Central Bank and Financial Services Authority of Ireland in 2004
-United Kingdom – Bank of England publishes its first annual Payment Systems Oversight Report
-ECB Working Paper No. 427, “Interlinking securities settlement systems: a strategic commitment?”
-Beyond EMV: next-generation fraud in Europe
-Bank of Finland Discussion Paper 30/2004, “Central counterparty clearing: constructing a framework for evaluation of risks and benefits”
-Bank of Finland Discussion Paper 27/2004, “Less cash on the counter – Forecasting Finnish payment preferences”
-Bank of Finland Discussion Paper 25/2004, “Multi-homing in the market for payment media: evidence from young Finnish consumers”
-Thailand – Working Paper 2004-01, “The use of cash, cheque and electronic payment services in Thailand: changes and challenges for efficiency enhancement”