E-money as legal tender: Does the status really matter?

Safari Kasiyanto

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    The pro and contra over the importance of e-money being attributed the status of legal tender has been brought on the table since the early 90s. Is obtaining the status of legal tender really necessary for e-money to strengthen its position as a
    means of efficient payments in the economy? What do current major laws around the world say on this idea? This paper tries to shed a light in answering those questions using legal and economics perspectives.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationProceedings of the 12th International Conference e-Society 2014
    EditorsPiet Kommers, Pedro Isaias
    Place of PublicationMadrid, Spain
    PublisherInternational Association for Development of the Information Society (IADIS) Press
    Number of pages8
    ISBN (Print)978-989-8704-03-0
    Publication statusPublished - 28 Feb 2014


    • e-money
    • legal tender
    • payment systems
    • regulation


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