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Regulating bitcoin
Analysis
Analysis
04 Feb 2014

Regulating bitcoin

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.

Banking outloook 2014
Analysis
Analysis
30 Jan 2014

Banking outloook 2014

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.

Digital disruptor
Analysis
Analysis
30 Jan 2014

Digital disruptor

PricewaterhouseCoopers explores the emerging impact of bitcoin on entertainment, media and communications companies.

Bitcoin versus e-money
Analysis
Analysis
29 Jan 2014

Bitcoin versus e-money

World Bank-supported consultative group CGAP compares and contrasts bitcoin with electronic money.

The bitcoin puzzle
Analysis
Analysis
10 Jan 2014

The bitcoin puzzle

Private currencies like Bitcoin offer potential - and puzzles, says the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond.

Who says banks can't be social?
Analysis
Analysis
08 Jan 2014

Who says banks can't be social?

Deloitte explains how banks can exceed customer expectations through social media.

Mobiles at the point-of-sale
Analysis
Analysis
22 Nov 2013

Mobiles at the point-of-sale

The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston explores the technology and security considerations for mobile contactless payments at the point-of-sale.

Profitability lags for private currencies
Analysis
Analysis
22 Nov 2013

Profitability lags for private currencies

Bank of Canada staffers look at the economics of virtual private currencies.

Cash displacement: The final threshold
Analysis
Analysis
11 Nov 2013

Cash displacement: The final threshold

Co-operative competition between banks, telcos and payments systems has yet to produce a satisfactory replacement for cash, even in highly developed markets.

Bitcoin primer
Analysis
Analysis
07 Nov 2013

Bitcoin primer

François R. Velde, senior economist at the Chicago Fed reviews the mechanics of bitcoin and offers some thoughts on its characteristics.

Remaking financial services
Analysis
Analysis
25 Oct 2013

Remaking financial services

Ernst & Young survey of major financial institutions explores how firms have been working post-crisis to remake their risk governance frameworks.

Sibos 2013 highlights
Analysis
Analysis
14 Oct 2013

Sibos 2013 highlights

Accenture shines a spotlight on the 'hot' themes emerging from the Sibos conference and exhibition in Dubai.

Forrester Report - The State of Digital Banking in 2019