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Special Events

Upcoming Event: Retail Payment Systems Conference, February 26, 2015, NYC

Join us for a one-day conference on Retail Payment Systems, sponsored by MasterCard and co-hosted by PIFS.

February 26, 2015
8:00am - 4:30pm
North/Biddle Room
Harvard Club of New York
35 West 44th Street
New York, New York

Topics include:
• How do retail payment systems actually create value?
• What have been the key productive innovations in the retail payment system in the last decade? Are the use of mobile payment and digital money among them?
• What are the policy grounds for state intervention in the payment systems and do
such interventions produce unintended, undesirable consequences?
• What are the risks for global interoperability posed by a lack of coordinated national regulation and state interventions in the operations of retail payment systems?

Panelists, Speakers and Moderators Include:
• Yussur Abrar, African Development Bank
• Francisco Burelli, Innovalue
• Bob Chakravorti, The Clearing House
• Massimo Cirasino, International Bank for Reconstruction Development (World Bank)
• Peter Ehmke, Edgar Dunn
• Joel Feinberg, Sidley Austin
• Alan Frankel, Coherent Economics
• Ben Fung, Bank of Canada
• Geoffrey Gerdes, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
• Benjamin Geva, Osgoode Hall Law School, Toronto
• Tim Jones, Nest UK
• Ronald Mann, Columbia University School of Law
• Geoffrey Manne, International Center for Law & Economics
• Hal S. Scott, Harvard Law School
• Bjorn Segendorf, Sveriges Riksbank
• Francisco Tur Hartmann, European Central Bank
• Ather Williams III, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

For additional information, please contact J Weinstein at jweinstein@law.harvard.edu.

Organize an Event

PIFS is available to organize special events and tailored programming for interested parties on international finance, capital markets, and regulatory issues. The events, which PIFS has organized for major corporations, nonprofits, and trade associations, are designed to meet individual needs and to educate a range of audiences, including clients, employees, senior management, and board members. For more information on how PIFS can create a special program for your organization, please contact James Apostol at japostol@law.harvard.edu.

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Last modified: February 24, 2015

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