The Law Library of Congress surveys forty foreign jurisdictions and the European Union, reporting on any regulations or statements from central banks or government offices on the handling of bitcoins as well as any significant use of bitcoins in business transactions.
The US banking industry is at a pivot point, says KPMG. Banks across the country must develop a business strategy that focuses on raising their top line by improving their connection with customers, and at the same time continue efforts to reduce costs and improve processes.
PricewaterhouseCoopers explores the emerging impact of bitcoin on entertainment, media and communications companies.
World Bank-supported consultative group CGAP compares and contrasts bitcoin with electronic money.
Private currencies like Bitcoin offer potential - and puzzles, says the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond.
Deloitte explains how banks can exceed customer expectations through social media.
The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston explores the technology and security considerations for mobile contactless payments at the point-of-sale.
Bank of Canada staffers look at the economics of virtual private currencies.
Co-operative competition between banks, telcos and payments systems has yet to produce a satisfactory replacement for cash, even in highly developed markets.
François R. Velde, senior economist at the Chicago Fed reviews the mechanics of bitcoin and offers some thoughts on its characteristics.
Ernst & Young survey of major financial institutions explores how firms have been working post-crisis to remake their risk governance frameworks.
Accenture shines a spotlight on the 'hot' themes emerging from the Sibos conference and exhibition in Dubai.