Articles and Books

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Books


International Bank Insolvencies: A central bank perspective (editor, together with Prof. Mario Giovanoli), London : Kluwerlaw International, 1999, ISBN 90-411-97271-X  (via Amazon, Kluwer Law, or others) (see table of contents)




Articles
 
 
Journal of Payments Strategy & Systems, Volume 5 Number 3 (September 2011) p. 299-244 (link to Journal page)
 
A new regional payment system in Central America” (co-authored with E García Dubón) 
            SPEED (Central banking publications) Vol 5 No 3, 2011
 
            Paper presented at ALIDE, Asamblea General, Asunción, Paraguay, 19 May 2011
 
            Boletín (CEMLA), Vol LVI, Número 1, enero-marzo de 2010, p.18-27.
 

An important relationship - Deposit insurance and payment systems are inter-related
              article in “Speed” magazine, Vol.3., No.3, March 2009


"Payment systems and related recommendations - of relevance to deposit insurance?” /
"Los sistemas de pago y recomendaciones relacionadas: su importancia para el seguro de depósitos" (Spanish version of same paper)

 paper, presented at the IADI Annual Conference- Seminar for the Regional Committee for Latin America (CRAL), Arlington, VA., 28 October 2008
 

"Central Banking in a Regional Economic Setting: Possible Contributions to Integration",

draft paper, based on a presentation at at the Central Bank of Barbados’ 35th Anniversary Lecture/Panel Discussion, 10 May 2007
 

“El seguro de depósito dentro de la red de seguridad financiera”,

Based on a presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Regional Comité for Latin America (CRAL) of the International Association of Deposit Insurers (IADI), El Salvador, 23-24 August 2007; hosted by the Salvadorian Instituto de Garantía de Depósito.


            In: Panaroma Internacional de Derecho Mercantil. Culturas y Sistemas Jurídicos Comparados (Vol 1, November 2006). 
            published also on BIS website.


"Operational risk, payments, payment systems and implementation of Basel II in Latin America: recent developments",

based on a presentation given at the ELUS (regional SWIFT users conference), Santiago de Chile, 4 July 2006,
English version, as published by the Committee of Central Bank Governors (CCBG) of the 
South African Development Community (SADC).


Riesgo operacional, pagos, sistemas de pago y aplicación de Basilea II en América Latina: evolución más reciente",

se basa en la presentación hecha en el XI Encuentro Latinoamericano de Usuarios SWIFT, ELUS 2006 “Creciendo en Competitividad”, Santiago de Chile, 3-5 julio 2006;
Spanish version reprinted in
Boletín del CEMLA,Vol LII, No.4 (oct-dic 2006), 191-204; 
the text, as used for the presentation is 
also available via the website of the World Bank/CEMLA "Foro de Pagos"
.


Acceso a medios de pagos : recomendaciones del CPSS”,

Presentation at XII Asamblea anual del grupo regional para América Latina y el Caribe del Instituto Mundial de Cajas de Ahorro: "Cambios estructurales para ampliar el acceso a los servicios financieros", Mexico City, 12 May 2006, published also on website of Central Bank of the Dominican Republic,


"International Initiatives towards legal harmonisation in the field of Funds transfers, payments and payment systems - Annotated Bibliography",

revised and partially updated version (February 2006) of hardcopy version published in:

Grenzüberschreitender Zahlungsverkehr im Zahlungsverkehr im Europäischen Binnenmarkt / Transboundary Payment Transactions in the European Single Market / Transactions financières transfrontalières dans le Marché unique européen (ed. by W. Hadding/U.H. Schneider), Bonn : Bundesanzeiger, 1997, p. 193-247.


 

Nuevas orientaciones del Comité de Basilea sobre el gobierno corporativo y su relación con Basilea II, 

paper presented at CEF Regional 21 “Gobierno corporativo, responsabilidad social y transparencia”, Bolsa de Comercio de Buenos Aires (2005),


"Los retos del nuevo acuerdo de capital para los países en desarrollo y la función del BIS."

in: Revista de Temas Financieros / Journal of financial issues" (SBS, Peru), Vol 1, No 1, 2004, p.111-125

 

in: Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Vol. 2, Washington, D.C. : IMF, 2003, p.691-722


“Payment system oversight - A new challenge?

Vulindlela (December 2001), 1

 
"Why core principles for payment systems?

Vulindlela (December 2000), 1-3

"Report on the Survey of electronic money developments in 68 countries worldwide",

Payment Systems Worldwide, Autumn 2000, p. 12-22 (together with Mazayuki Mizuno);


"The BIS process and the CPSS Core Principles", in:

"The contribution of payment systems to financial stability" , Basel : BIS, September 2000, p.21-24


"The role of the Committee on Payment and Settlement Systems",

Payment Systems Worldwide (Autumn 1999)35-40;


"Zunehmendes Interesse für die Wertpapierleihe",

Zeitschrift für das gesamte Kreditwesen 52(1999)1396-1398;


"La monnaie électronique et ses implications pour les autorités",

Référence  (Genève : Le Temps), N° 13, juin 1999, p.87-91 (together with Paul Van den Bergh)


"An Update from CPSS Secretariat",

Vulindlela-Payment System Project (South African Development Community) Vol.1, No.4 (December 1999)3-4 (together with Kaushik Jayaram)


"Electronic commerce and electronic money - Co-operative efforts undertaken at the Bank for International Settlements",

Conference on Trends in electronic commerce, (Hamburg, Germany, 5-8 June 1998); TREC - 98;  also reproduced at Institute for Informatics, Hamburg Univ.
article based on comments as panelist the Session "Worldwide Electronic Commerce: Chances, Risks, and Implications",
Reproduced also in R.E.D.I. (Revista electrónica de derecho informático), No.4, November 1998,


Harmonised Global Interchange? UNICTRAL’s draft model law for Electronic Data Interchange

R.E.D.I. - Revista de Derecho Informático (Alfa-Redi), No.002, September 1998


"The Bank for International Settlements and its initiatives regarding electronic commerce, payment systems and electronic money,"

OECD Conference "Dismantling the barriers to global electronic commerce", (Turku, Finland, 19-21 November 1997), Session 9: "Establishing payment systems and easing logistical problems"


"São Tomé und Príncipe: Start- und Landeplatz im Atlantik",

ABP - Zeitschrift zur portugiesischsprachigen Welt (Frankfurt a.M.), Nr.1, 1996, p. 76-93;


"The German 'Depotgesetz' - A brief introduction to the German Law on Custody and Procurement of Securities, and the German securities clearance banks", and "Depotgesetz, German and English Texts",

in: Kochinke (ed.), German American Law, Internet Gopher GAL.UMD.EDU 72//Statutes//German Custody of Securities Statute, June 1995.


"Computer contracts for "strategic customers" : A European perspective", accepted for publication in 1995 for Revista de derecho mercantil (Mexico);
 
Компьютерные коитракты (Computer contracts at central banks, in Russian), manuscript, 1994


Payment Systems Worldwide (Washington, D.C.)(Autumn 1994)22-25;

a revised and edited versions of this article, together with the text of the draft Model Law, was published in:

Electronic Data Interchange: Strategies for Success (ed. by Gerald Fox), Lake Forest, ILL.. : F.I.A. Financial Publishing Co., 1996, p. 140-147, 193-201;

Web Journal of Current Legal Issues, No.3 (1995),


"Funds Transfers, Payments and Payment Systems - International Initiatives towards legal harmonisation",

The International Lawyer, Vol 28 (Fall 1994) p. 787-824; and, slightly updated in:

Cross Border Electronic Banking (Ed. by J. Norton), London : Lloyd's, 1995, p.233-270;


"Einheitsrecht für EDI? - Die Harmonisierungsbestrebungen von UNCITRAL auf dem Gebiet des "Electronic Data Interchange", 
            electronic publication at
Universität des Saarlandes (Saarbrücken) (placed on the Internet servers for access via GOPHER and World Wide Web) and

CompuServe GERNET forum library.
back copies from
5 Ger. Am. L.J. 35 (1995-1996) , availabe


"UNCITRAL und EDI-Einheitsrecht", Computer & Recht 10(1994)118-121.


"UNCITRAL - International Credit Transfers", Int'l Banking and Fin. L. (London) 11(1992)78-79.


"Building a Universal Payments Law? : The UNCITRAL Model Law on International Credit Transfers"

Payment Systems Worldwide (Summer 1991)4-16.


"International Initiatives : Regarding the Harmonisation of Rules Having an Effect on Payment, Funds Transfers, and Bankruptcy",

 (Paris) (1991) No.2, 315-327.


"Rechtsvergleichende Aspekte der Verrechnung als Kreditsicherheit", 

Schweiz.Zs.f.Wirtschaftsrecht/Rev.suisse de dr. des affaires (Zürich) (1990) Nr.6, 266-284; (reduced file size = 4 MB)


"La nuova legge Brasiliana sull'assegno bancario del 1985 e la legge uniforme di Ginevra",

Rivista di Diritto della banca e del mercato financiario (Padova) Vol. II (1988) 221-230;


"Adoption in Lateinamerika", ZVerglRechtswiss. 85 (1986) 100-135;


"The New Brazilian Cheques Act of 1985 and the Geneva Uniform Law on Cheques"

RDAI/IBLJ (Paris) (1986) No.7, 731-734;

 

"Basler Symposium über die Rolle des Öffentlichen Rechts im  Internationalen Privatrecht",

 IPRax 6 (1986) 194-195;


"Die neuere Entwicklung des Wechel- und Scheckrechts in Brasilien - Probleme bei der Übernahme des Genfer Einheitsrechts"

RabelsZ 48 (1984) 372-387;


"Erste Tagung der Deutsch-Brasilianischen Juristenvereinigung - Hamburg, 22. und 23.4.1983",

RabelsZ 47 (1983) 513-518;


"Wahlstation bei der Stadtverwaltung von Santa Rosa, USA",

Juristische Schulung 23 (1983) 77-78;


Various short articles (Kurzinformationen) on developments in Latin American law:

RabelsZ 46(1982), 47(1983), 48(1984);