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- European Central Bank ECB; Banque de France
|Dates:||October 21-22, 2013|
|Description:||Joint ECB/Banque de France conference on "Retail payments at a crossroads: economics, strategies, and future policies"|
|Location:||Paris, Crowne Plaza Hotel, France|
|Subject:||Topics: - recent and future developments in retail payments and retail payment economics; - impact of the economic crisis on retail banking and retail payments; - payment habits and the use of different payment instruments; - integration of retail payment markets; - consolidation, economies of scale and efficiency in the retail payments industry; - cost, pricing and network externalities relating to retail payments; - competition versus cooperation of market participants in payment services and other network industries; - governance and (self-) regulation in the field of retail payments; - financial inclusion of under- and unbanked people; - payment innovations, including virtual currencies, e-identity and internet/mobile payments; - security (including fraud, counterfeiting, and cyber-attacks), trust, and data protection in retail payments; - lessons learnt from other two-sided markets and network industries and their applicability to retail payments. [gemäß den Informationen des Anbieters - according to site editor's information]|