11 October 2022

IADI Fintech Brief No. 10 – Prepaid Cards: A Case Study of Japan, the United States and the European Union

This paper by Hiroaki Kuwahara and Kazuaki Hara (both of the Deposit Insurance Corporation of Japan) presents a case study in Japan on prepaid payment instruments stipulated in the Payment Services Act. The brief also looks into prepaid-type payment instruments issued under the legal frameworks of the United States and European Union. 

The IADI Fintech Brief is now publicly available via the dedicated Fintech section of IADI’s website or directly via this link. Any queries may be directed to the IADI Secretariat Research Unit (research@iadi.org). 


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