Foreword. Contents. List of Abbreviations. I: Introduction: Economic and Legal Aspects of Electronic Banking. Banking in the Electronic Age: Legal Issues; N. Horn. Banking in the Electronic Age: A Banker`s View; R.E. Breuer. The Localisation of Electronic Banking Transactions: The German Perspective; G. Borges. The Localisation of Electronic Banking Transactions: EU, WTO and Tax Considerations; M. Dassesse. Applicable Law and Jurisdiction in Electronic Banking Transactions; H. Kronke. II: General Legal Problems with Internet Transactions by Banks. Transaction Safety in Electronic Banking: Legal Aspects; T. Hoeren. Rules of Evidence and Electronic Transactions; C. Larsen. Legal Aspects of the Bank-Customer Relationship in Electronic Banking; W. Wiegand. III: Individual Banking Transactions on the Internet. Electronic Payment Systems: Legal Aspects; R.C. Effros. Legal Issues in Day-Trading; G. Schuster. Legal Aspects in Direct Banks Securities Business: A German Law Perspective; P. Balzer. Electronic Credit Transactions: Legal Aspects; J.K. Winn. Electronic Letters of Credit: The Limits of the Present Initiatives; A. Johnson. Electronic Bank Guarantees and Stand-by Letters of Credit; S. Kroll. IV: Capital Market Transactions on the Internet. US Securities Regulation and the Use of the Internet in Registered Offerings; J.J. Norton, H.J.O. Heppe. Electronic Trade in Negotiable Instruments; J.K. Winn. V: Outsourcing of Banking Functions: The Virtual Bank. Outsourcing of Banking Functions: Company Law Aspects; H. Diekmann. Outsourcing of Banking Functions: Supervisory Law Aspects; M. Kunz. Appendix A. Appendix B. Index.