Electronic Financial Services

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Electronic Financial Services provides an extensive overview of technology management and information communications technologies (ICT) in the financial services. Chapters cover E-banking, E-insurance, E-stock trading and E-fundraising and use examples of state-of-the-art information systems that are supporting the Internet operations of many financial service institutions.

  • Jargon is not avoided, but is explained thoroughly
  • Includes studies of e-finance systems in use by the major financial services in the world
  • Small case studies are included, plus questions for discussion are given at chapter ends
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781843341901
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science
  • Publication date: 2/13/2006
  • Pages: 472
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr Hakman A. Wan is an assistant professor with the Open University of Hong Kong. Dr Wan is an expert on the development of the electronic finance market and the technology.

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Table of Contents

The new age of financial services - Impact of technology - ICT management in e-financial services - Summary - Notes Information technology and the Internet - Fundamentals of information and communication technology - Communications and Internet technology - Server technology - Message standards - Summary - Notes 
E-banking: technology and design - E-banking services - E-banking systems in use - Management issues of e-banking - Summary - Notes 
E-payment - Introduction - E-cheque - Retail e-payment - Wholesale e-payment - Electronic bill presentment and payment - E-money - Successful E/M-business models - Summary - Notes
 E-insurance - The insurance marketspace - ICT in the insurance industry - E-insurance applications - Summary - Notes E-stock trading - Online stockbrokers - E-brokerage - Web-based stock markets - Clearing and settlement in the Internet era - Straight-through processing - Summary - Notes 
E-fundraising and other services - Introduction - E-fundraising - Venture capital - E-IPO - Summary - Notes 
Security management - Introduction - Security management - Risk management - Business continuity - Auditing - Summary - Notes Regulatory compliance - Introduction - Compliance and corporate governance - Privacy - Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act 1996 - Anti-money laundering - Compliance technology - Summary - Notes 
- Introduction - Risk metrics and modelling - Credit risk - Liquidity risk - Market risk management - Dynamic risk management - The Basel Accord - Enterprise risk management - Conclusion - Notes
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