Although at least 50 virtual currencies are in the marketplace today, much of the discussion about regulating them centers on one specific currency. Portals and Rails suggests it is important to look at all virtual currencies when considering potential regulations.
In the wake of the financial crisis, economists and other researchers are reconsidering what happened leading up to the crisis and the implications of policies to prevent future ones. A recent Atlanta Fed conference presented research on this topic and related issues.
Financial institutions may be better positioned than other institutions to monitor third-party payment processors. That was the topic of a presentation at the Atlanta Fed's Executive Fraud Forum.
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|Oct. 21||Portals & Rails - Is Knowledge-Based Authentication Still Effective?|
|Oct. 15||Portals & Rails - Fighting Counterfeit Currency and Protecting the Integrity of Our Payments System|
|Oct. 7||Portals & Rails - Fraud Happens. So What Do You Do?|
|Sept. 30||Portals & Rails - Securing All the Links in the Chain: Third-Party Payment Processors|
|Nov. 15||Financial Services Strategic Plan for 2012 to 2016 (Financial Update Focus)|
|Dec. 20||Surveying Southeastern Banking (Financial Update Focus)|
|Dec. 15||How Risky? The Elements of Managing Retail Payments Risk (Payments Spotlight)|
|Nov. 16||The Future of Mobile Payments (Payments Spotlight)|
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