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Weekend Settlement: Potential Benefits, Costs, and Legal Issues
GAO-02-938: Published: Sep 25, 2002. Publicly Released: Oct 25, 2002.
The U.S. payment system is a large and complex system of people, institutions, rules, and technologies that transfer monetary value and related information. The nation's payment system transfers an estimated $3 trillion dollars each day--nearly one third of the U.S. gross domestic product. Currently, settlement--the final step in the transfer of ownership involving the physical exchange of payment...
Need for the 1983 Saint Lawrence Seaway Toll Increase
RCED-83-131: Published: Apr 11, 1983. Publicly Released: Apr 11, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO assessed the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation's basis and need for toll increases during 1983 in view of the termination of its debt to the Department of the Treasury.GAO concluded that the 1983 toll increase is needed. GAO found that the savings which resulted from the termination of the Corporation's debt and the additional revenue expecte...
Outlook Dim for Revised Accounting System Needed for Changing Telephone Industry
FGMSD-80-9: Published: Nov 13, 1979. Publicly Released: Nov 13, 1979.
The telephone industry has been regulated on the premise that it is a natural monopoly. However, over the past years the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has allowed competition in the terminal equipment and intercity communication areas. To provide better current information to Federal and State regulators, industry managers, and other users, the FCC began to develop a revised Uniform Syst...
Clarifying Webb-Pomerene Act Needed To Help Increase U.S. Exports
B-172255: Published: Aug 22, 1973. Publicly Released: Aug 22, 1973.
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