The symposium examines the current state of payments law, focusing in particular on the degree to which the legal infrastructure continues to be relevant to today's payment practices. A central question is whether society would be better served by a unified payments law—one that recognizes differences in payment types but seeks to apply consistent standards when possible—or by a multiplicity of laws, each of which governs a different payment system.
This event is sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Brooklyn Law School, Columbia Law School, Hofstra University School of Law, New York University School of Law and St. John's University School of Law.
The symposium is to be published by the Chicago-Kent Law Review.
The symposium is for lawyers with a background in payments law who represent financial institutions, payments networks, payments solution providers and major users of payments systems, including both business users and consumers. Bank regulators, finance professionals, academics and legislative staff will also benefit from the sessions.
Continuing Legal Education credit will not be provided for this symposium.
Friday, April 27
8:15 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Federal Reserve Bank of New York
12th Floor Conference Center
33 Liberty Street
New York City