Technological developments in electronic finance have changed the nature and delivery of financial services in recent years, especially through the use of online banking, online trading and brokerage services. This report reviews the developments in e-finance and analyses the implications for consumers, financial service providers and governments. Issues discussed include: the impact on competition within the financial services industry; how financial sector policies in emerging markets are affected; public policy and regulatory requirements.Credit and debit card functions, international calling, Mondex e-cash, and chip- based e-commerce applications have been combined on a single card. i. ... The electronic certificate carrier facilitates e-commerce and online transactions that require identity authentication. ... innovative e-applications. http://www.multos. com/multos_cd2/Marketing/PressReleases/00-06-22.HSBC.iLife%20Card. Launch.
|Author||:||Stijn Claessens, Thomas C. Glaessner, Daniela Klingebiel|
|Publisher||:||World Bank Publications - 2002-01-01|