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Introduction to Mobile Money in Developing Countries: Financial Inclusion and Financial Integrity Conference Special Issue

11 Pages Posted: 25 Feb 2013 Last revised: 10 Oct 2015

Jane K. Winn

University of Washington - School of Law

Louis de Koker

La Trobe Law School

Date Written: January 1, 2013

Abstract

In 2012, the University of Washington School of Law held a conference to examine the impact of the 2012 Revised Financial Action Task Force standards for combating money laundering and combating terrorism and proliferation financing on the use of mobile money in developing countries as a strategy for financial inclusion. This essay introduces the papers.

In the order of their presentation at the conference, the papers include: The 2012 Revised FATF Recommendations: Assessing and Mitigating Mobile Money Integrity Risks within the New Standards Framework by Louis de Koker; Governance of Global Mobile Money Networks: The Role of Technical Standards by Jane K. Winn; Privacy and Security Concerns Associated with Mobile Money Applications in Africa by Andrew Harris, Seymour Goodman, and Patrick Traynor; The Role of UNCITRAL Texts in Promoting a Harmonized Legal Framework for Cross-Border Mobile Payments by Luca G. Castellani; Mobile Money as an Engine of Financial Inclusion and Lynchpin of Financial Integrity by Claire Alexandre and Lynn Chang Eisenhart; The Role of Anti-Money Laundering Law in Mobile Money Systems in Developing Countries by Emery S. Kobor; M-Payments in Brazil: Notes on How Country Background May Determine Timing and Design of Regulatory Model by Gilberto Martins de Almeida; Safaricom and M-PESA in Kenya: Financial Inclusion and Financial Integrity by Mercy W. Buku and Michael W. Meredith; Mobile Money, Financial Inclusion and Financial Integrity: The South African Case by Vivienne A. Lawack-Davids; Reporting of Suspicious Activity by Mobile Money Service Providers in Accordance with International Standards: How Does it Impact on Financial Inclusion? by Miriam Goldby; and Mobile Payments In The U.S.: How Disintermediation May Affect Delivery of Payment Functions, Financial Inclusion and Anti-Money Laundering Issues by Erin F. Fonté.

Suggested Citation

Winn, Jane K. and de Koker, Louis, Introduction to Mobile Money in Developing Countries: Financial Inclusion and Financial Integrity Conference Special Issue (January 1, 2013). University of Washington School of Law Research Paper No. 2013-01. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2222986

Jane Winn (Contact Author)

University of Washington - School of Law ( email )

William H. Gates Hall
Box 353020
Seattle, WA 98105-3020
United States

Louis De Koker

La Trobe Law School ( email )

La Trobe University
Bundoora, VIC 3083 3142
Australia

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