November 2003
Bank Technology News;Nov2003, Vol. 16 Issue 11, p9
Trade Publication
Reports developments related to banking technology in the U.S. as of November 2003. Significant provisions of the check-image legislation; Cancellation of introductory-rate card accounts by credit card users; Growth of the offshore outsourcing activity among U.S. financial services.


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