"Payments Systems in the U.S." is a comprehensive description of the systems - (cards, checks, cash, ACH, etc.) that move money between and among consumers and enterprises in the U.S. In clear and lively writing, the authors explain what they systems are, how they work, who uses them, who provides them, who profits from them and how they are changing. Anyone working in the payments industry - or needing to use payments products - can benefit from understanding this. The second edition updates information on card, ACH, and check systems, as well as providing perspective on developments in emerging payments.
Payments Systems in the U.S.
Author: Carol Coye Benson, Scott Loftesness, Russ Jones
"Payments Systems in the U.S." is a comprehensive description of the systems (cards, checks, ACH, wires, and cash) that move money between and among consumers and enterprises in the U.S. In clear and lively writing, the authors explain how the systems work, who uses them, who provides them, who profits from them, and how they are changing.
"This book analyzes the evolutionary trends, functions and mechanisms of payment systems and presents an in-depth explanation of how these trends led to the reduction of settlement risk and the importance of such mechanisms that have contributed to the evolutionary progress of payment systems"--Provided by publisher.
If you've been tasked with building a team to handle risk management for online payments (RMP), this practical introduction provides a framework for choosing the technologies and personnel you need. Author and financial services executive Ohad Samet explains the components of payments risk management, and presents a coherent strategy and operational approach. You'll learn the answers to questions you're likely to encounter in the first 18 months of operation, with information that Samet has shaped and tested over several years in the industry. This book is ideal whether you intend to be a one-person task force or work with dozens of agents and analysts. Use both a portfolio and behavioral approach to analyzing and optimizing losses Learn about your customers to determine if they can and will meet obligations Build an RMP team for payment risk operations, analytics, and decision automation Use linking mechanisms and velocity models to detect unusual activity among your customers Design system and data architecture to facilitate your activity analysis Implement the decision and loss-reduction mechanisms you need to act on your findings
Electronic Value Exchange
Author: David L. Stearns
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Electronic Value Exchange examines in detail the transformation of the VISA electronic payment system from a collection of non-integrated, localized, paper-based bank credit card programs into the cooperative, global, electronic value exchange network it is today. Topics and features: provides a history of the VISA system from the mid-1960s to the early 1980s; presents a historical narrative based on research gathered from personal documents and interviews with key actors; investigates, for the first time, both the technological and social infrastructures necessary for the VISA system to operate; supplies a detailed case study, highlighting the mutual shaping of technology and social relations, and the influence that earlier information processing practices have on the way firms adopt computers and telecommunications; examines how “gateways” in transactional networks can reinforce or undermine established social boundaries, and reviews the establishment of trust in new payment devices.
A favorite among successful students, and often recommended by professors, the unique Examples & Explanations series gives you extremely clear introductions to concepts followed by realistic examples that mirror those presented in the classroom throughout the semester. Use at the beginning and midway through the semester to deepen your understanding through clear explanations, corresponding hypothetical fact patterns, and analysis. Then use to study for finals by reviewing the hypotheticals as well as the structure and reasoning behind the accompanying analysis. Designed to complement your casebook, the trusted Examples & Explanations titles get right to the point in a conversational, often humorous style that helps you learn the material each step of the way and prepare for the exam at the end of the course. The unique, time-tested Examples & Explanations series is invaluable to teach yourself the subject from the first day of class until your last review before the final. Each guide: helps you learn new material by working through chapters that explain each topic in simple language challenges your understanding with hypotheticals similar to those presented in class provides valuable opportunity to study for the final by reviewing the hypotheticals as well as the structure and reasoning behind the corresponding analysis quickly gets to the point in conversational style laced with humor remains a favorite among law school students is often recommended by professors who encourage the use of study guides works with ALL the major casebooks, suits any class on a given topic provides an alternative perspective to help you understand your casebook and in-class lectures
The U.S. Banking System
Author: Center for Financial Training
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Explore the principles and practices of banking and credit in the United States with THE U.S. BANKING SYSTEM 3E. The newly revised version of this text guides users through an overview of financial services, including information on human resources, marketing, and ethics. Each chapter is divided into several lessons, making the content easy for users to understand and retain. Extensive activities within the text bring realism to the course and allows users to learn by doing. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
This newly revised edition of the highly successful 1997 book offers professionals and students an up-to-date, in-depth understanding of how payments are made electronically across the Internet. The second edition explores the very latest developments in this quickly expanding area, including the newest security techniques and methods, and features a completely new chapter on the exciting advances in mobile commerce. Pub 8/01.
Electronic payment is the economic backbone of all e-commerce transactions. This book covers the major subjects related to e-payment such as, for example, public key infrastructure, smart cards, payment agents, digital cash, SET protocols, and micro-payment. Its first part covers the infrastructure for secure e-payment over the Internet, whereas in the second part a variety of e-payment methods and systems are described. This edited volume offers a well-written and sound technical overview of the state of the art in e-payment for e-business developers, graduate students, and consultants. It is also ideally suited for classes and training courses in e-commerce or e-payment.
The European payment market has undergone rapid transformation in recent years due to changes in payment habits, new business rules and new legal frameworks and regulation. There has also been an advent of new technologies and payment solutions which has altered the European payments landscape drastically. This book provides an overview of the fundamental issues involved in this new payments landscape. The authors discuss fundamental problems such as substitution between cash and non-cash payment instruments, payment costs, the economics of fees, and the demand for cash and deposit money. They also analyse issues such as two-sided markets, business platforms and the problem of critical mass. Other chapters focus on new phenomena in payments such as mobile payments, multi-sided platforms, electronic wallets, virtual currencies, decentralised ledgers, private digital currencies, blockchain and instant payments. The authors also review existing regulation for the topic including the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2), Interchange Fee Regulation (IF/MIF Reg), and the Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA) project. Transforming Payment Systems in Europe offers insight into changing payment culture and the ways in which new payment systems can create a single digital market to foster further integration in Europe.
The Oxford Handbook of Banking
Author: Allen N. Berger, Philip Molyneux, John O. S. Wilson
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
The Oxford Handbook of Banking, Second Edition provides an overview and analysis of developments and research in banking written by leading researchers in the field. This handbook will appeal to graduate students of economics, banking and finance, academics, practitioners, regulators, and policy makers. Consequently, the book strikes a balance between abstract theory, empirical analysis, and practitioner, and policy-related material. The Handbook is split into five parts. Part I, The Theory of Banking, examines the role of banks in the wider financial system, why banks exist, how they function, and their corporate governance and risk management practices. Part II deals with Bank Operations and Performance. A range of issues are covered including bank performance, financial innovation, and technological change. Aspects relating to small business, consumer, and mortgage lending are analysed together with securitization, shadow banking, and payment systems. Part III entitled Regulatory and Policy Perspectives discusses central banking, monetary policy transmission, market discipline, and prudential regulation and supervision. Part IV of the book covers various Macroeconomic Perspectives in Banking. This part includes a discussion of systemic risk and banking and sovereign crises, the role of the state in finance and development as well as how banks influence real economic activity. The final Part V examines International Differences in Banking Structures and Environments. This part of the Handbook examines banking systems in the United States, European Union, Japan, Africa, Transition countries, and the developing nations of Asia and Latin America.
"Web Security, Privacy & Commerce" cuts through the hype and the front page stories. It tells readers what the real risks are and explains how to minimize them. Whether a casual (but concerned) Web surfer or a system administrator responsible for the security of a critical Web server, this book will tells users what they need to know.
Author: D. Rambure, A. Nacamuli
Payment systems are changing profoundly through regulation, technology and competition from new entrants. This is a comprehensive introduction and reference on payment systems, covering their structure, international systems and settlements, and focusing on electronic transfers. Concludes with the future of the payments business.