ECB Press Release

PRESS RELEASE - "E-payments in Europe" conference and public consultation, 16 September. The European Central Bank (ECB) is holding a conference on "E-payments in Europe" on 19 November 2002, focusing on issues related to e-payment initiatives, security and standardisation.

In preparing for the conference, the Eurosystem has produced an issues paper entitled "E-payments in Europe - the Eurosystem's perspective". The paper covers inter alia policy considerations related to the possible role and