Tuesday, October 16, 2007

Payments and Settlements News 53

Payments and Settlements News 53 is out now with:

News and events:
· Eurosystem – SEPA signing events at Sibos 2007
· European Commission – EU-Pay pilots launched
· ESCB - "TARGET2 is targeting start of operation"
· SEPA - European payment processors in interoperability pact
· European Commission - VISA fined for Morgan Stanley exclusion in the United Kingdom
· National Bank of Belgium - "The Single Euro Payments Area: SEPA"
· De Nederlandsche Bank - "Navigating towards SEPA: the transition to European payment instruments in the Netherlands"
· PCI Security Standards Council - administering PIN Entry Device (PED) Security Requirements
· NACHA - fee structure for Secure Vault Payments announced
· United States – Update on Revolution Money

Articles, speeches and reports:
· European Commission - "Improving the competitiveness of European card-based payments", speech by Charlie McCreevy
· Sveriges Riksbank - "The Costs of Paying – Private and Social Costs of Cash and Card Payments"
· National Bank of Belgium - "Financial Stability Review 2007"
· Suomen Pankki - "A qualitative study to identify factors that influence Finnish consumers to change their payment behaviour"
· De Nederlandsche Bank - "Overview of Financial Stability in the Netherlands"
· "Mobile Payment Models and Their Implications for NextGen MSPs"
· gtnews - "Prepaid Cards: a Payments Revolution"
· Innopay - "Understanding buyer and seller behaviour for improved payment product development"
· Fed Kansas City - "Complex landscapes: Mobile
· payments in Japan, South Korea and the United States"
· Fed New York - "Technology Diffusion within Central Banking: The Case of Real-Time Gross Settlement"
· Fed Chicago - "Using Payment Innovations to Improve Transportation Networks"
· Fed Boston - "Consumer Payments Research: Industry Reference Guide"
· Fed Boston - "Mobile Phone: The New Way to Pay?"
· United States - "Why Once-Soaring Contactless Payment Has Lost Some Altitude"
· Reserve Bank of New Zealand - "Payments and the concept of legal tender"
· Bank of Japan - "Payment Flows for Settlement of Foreign Exchange Trades: Japan's Experience since 2002"
· Reserve Bank of Australia - Payments System Board Annual Report 2007