February 26, 2015
Harvard Club of New York
- 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:
- 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
The event was sponsored by MasterCard and co-hosted by PIFS.