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March 27, 2009

2008: A year of thought on retail payments risk and fraud

Looking back, 2008 saw an array of Federal Reserve Bank–sponsored conferences and events focused on retail payments risk and fraud issues, as well as a number of highly relevant papers. It's worth compiling and highlighting a few of those Federal Reserve efforts (at the risk of leaving some out!). I think all these developments reflect a renewed interest in public-private partnerships both in the Fed and in the industry, interest that will promote collaborative efforts to address common issues.

First, here are links to three conference summaries and related papers resulting from Reserve Bank–hosted events in 2008:

In addition to the results of these conferences, there were a number of papers published last year from Fed staff that I would also highlight to our readers on relevant issues:

By Clifford S. Stanford, assistant vice president and director of the Retail Payments Risk Forum at the Atlanta Fed

March 27, 2009 in banks and banking , risk | Permalink


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