The U.S. Regulatory Landscape for Mobile Payments

Summary Report of Meeting between Mobile Payments Industry Workgroup and Federal and State Regulators on April 24, 2012
by Marianne Crowe, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, and Mary Kepler and Cynthia Merritt, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
July 2012

On April 24, 2012, the Federal Reserve Banks of Boston and Atlanta convened a meeting with members of the Mobile Payments Industry Workgroup (MPIW) and representatives from Federal and State banking agencies, the FTC and the FCC to discuss issues, concerns, and potential gaps in regulatory coverage of mobile payments in the United States.

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