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27 MARCH 2017
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Monday, 23 January 2017

Fraud and computer are most common offences
Two categories are included for first time in national crime figures Read more ...

 
     

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Creating a German payment champion

Concardis, which has a one-third share of the German payment acquiring market, was recently sold by its bank owners to private equity companies Bain Capital and Advent International.

CEO Marcus Mosen explains the reasons for the sale and the company’s ambitious plans for expansion, at home and abroad.
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SELF ACQUIRING: Major retailers by-pass third-party acquirers
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Directive promises fundamental payments change (not everyone thinks this is positive)

BREXIT: The UK Treasury view of PSD2
CLEARING BANKS: Market report as new challenger launches

NORWAY: Country profile on a dynamic payments market. Interviews, analysis and data
DOMESTIC PAYMENT SCHEMES: European market report


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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsThursday, 19 January 2017

Lloyds Banking Group gains highest LGBT inclusion ranking
FS firms make up 11% of Stonewall’s top 100 list
J.P Morgan comes third in the Index
Barclays and Goldman Sachs are Star Performers
BNP Paribas enter the list for the first time, while Citi climb 69 spots Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsTuesday, 03 January 2017

What you might have missed....
Major stories over the holiday period
Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsFriday, 02 December 2016

Blow for US EMV migration
New three-year delay for liability shift Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsThursday, 01 December 2016

Trustech latest: Verifone and network team on pay by instalment app
Rollouts in Romania and UK Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsTuesday, 29 November 2016

Biometrics smart cards emerging as key
Trustech 2016, formerly known as Cartes in Paris, has opened for the first time in Cannes and creating a deja vu moment for those of us who have reported on the payments business for more than a decade. This is because biometrics are high on the agenda – again. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsWednesday, 23 November 2016

Bank BRI launches travel rewards card
Credit rollout by Indonesian bank  Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsTuesday, 15 November 2016

Samsung Pay adds rewards to wallet
Credit card-style offers points and instant prizes Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsWednesday, 19 October 2016

Challenger targets gap in SME banking market
Start-up plans to capitalise on Brexit uncertainty Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsMonday, 17 October 2016

Loyalty the missing piece for mobile wallets
94% would use wallets more if they reward transactions Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsThursday, 06 October 2016

Corporate mobile payments going mainstream
More than US$100bn paid via HSBC platform
Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsThursday, 29 September 2016

Ripple making waves in payments
Start-up mocks SWIFT after partnering with banks Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsMonday, 26 September 2016

Discover now most accepted global brand
Rapid growth in China acceptance Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsMonday, 19 September 2016

Central banks plan new measures after SWIFT cyberattacks
Taskforce considers broader crossborder banking requirements Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsWednesday, 31 August 2016

SWIFT banks hit by more cyberattacks
Threat is here to stay, says bank messaging system Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsWednesday, 24 August 2016

POS breaches show payment system vulnerabilities
Visa issues warning to check merchant devices for malware Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsThursday, 19 January 2017

Lloyds Banking Group gains highest LGBT inclusion ranking
FS firms make up 11% of Stonewall’s top 100 list
J.P Morgan comes third in the Index
Barclays and Goldman Sachs are Star Performers
BNP Paribas enter the list for the first time, while Citi climb 69 spots Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsTuesday, 03 January 2017

What you might have missed....
Major stories over the holiday period
Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsFriday, 02 December 2016

Blow for US EMV migration
New three-year delay for liability shift Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsThursday, 01 December 2016

Trustech latest: Verifone and network team on pay by instalment app
Rollouts in Romania and UK Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsTuesday, 29 November 2016

Biometrics smart cards emerging as key
Trustech 2016, formerly known as Cartes in Paris, has opened for the first time in Cannes and creating a deja vu moment for those of us who have reported on the payments business for more than a decade. This is because biometrics are high on the agenda – again. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsWednesday, 23 November 2016

Bank BRI launches travel rewards card
Credit rollout by Indonesian bank  Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsTuesday, 15 November 2016

Samsung Pay adds rewards to wallet
Credit card-style offers points and instant prizes Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsWednesday, 19 October 2016

Challenger targets gap in SME banking market
Start-up plans to capitalise on Brexit uncertainty Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsMonday, 17 October 2016

Loyalty the missing piece for mobile wallets
94% would use wallets more if they reward transactions Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsThursday, 06 October 2016

Corporate mobile payments going mainstream
More than US$100bn paid via HSBC platform
Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsThursday, 29 September 2016

Ripple making waves in payments
Start-up mocks SWIFT after partnering with banks Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsMonday, 26 September 2016

Discover now most accepted global brand
Rapid growth in China acceptance Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsMonday, 19 September 2016

Central banks plan new measures after SWIFT cyberattacks
Taskforce considers broader crossborder banking requirements Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsWednesday, 31 August 2016

SWIFT banks hit by more cyberattacks
Threat is here to stay, says bank messaging system Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsWednesday, 24 August 2016

POS breaches show payment system vulnerabilities
Visa issues warning to check merchant devices for malware Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsThursday, 11 August 2016

Book review: Crowdsourced opinion on the future of Fintech
It is difficult to avoid the subject of Fintech. It has become synonymous with guilt. Everyone from bankers to businesses knows that there are elements that will transform everyone's lives and become the default of tomorrow. But which bits. Should they act now or wait? Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsMonday, 25 July 2016

Analysis: VocaLink deal a double boost for MasterCard The agreement to buy VocaLink will provide two major benefits for MasterCard as it attempts to fend off future threats to its business. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsWednesday, 18 May 2016

Funding: Apple invests US$1bn in 'Chinese Uber'
Move offers potential to expand Apple Pay Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsThursday, 07 April 2016

Money 2020 Europe: Payments to be 38% digital 'within four years'
More digitised cards will drive expansion, says MasterCard Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsThursday, 03 March 2016

Bus network rolls out mPOS system in six countries
Solution replaces four million paper tickets Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsThursday, 03 March 2016

NFC adoption: Merchants must take the reins
3 keys to mobile NFC payments success Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsMonday, 29 February 2016

UnionPay accounts for 70% of Asia-Pacific card spend
Region makes up nearly half of global total Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsMonday, 22 February 2016

Direct from MWC: Biometric authentication for OEMs
Platform to replace usernames and passwords in payments Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsThursday, 18 February 2016

'Big potential' in AP commercial card market
Regional spending growth rates top 20% Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsWednesday, 10 February 2016

ECB proposes pan-Europe m-payments scheme
Project may resemble UK model Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsFriday, 05 February 2016

Amex leads in US$1.2 trillion T&E sector
American Express has been ranked the largest of the three main Travel & Entertainment card players and accounts for more than three quarters of global T&E card expenditure. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsWednesday, 27 January 2016

Barclays confirms Apple Pay launch
Rollout conformed in Twitter message to customer Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsWednesday, 04 November 2015

Visa deal: What the analysts are saying
The sale of Visa Europe to Visa Inc is likely to speed the pace of payments innovation in the European market. Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsTuesday, 20 October 2015

WaveCrest secures US$14m investment
Almeida named as new CEO Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsFriday, 16 October 2015

Chinese "BAT" will be the main global payments disruptor
Three companies will have more influence than the blockchain or western payments players, research finds Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsFriday, 16 October 2015

paysafecard expands into Middle East
Launch into 'young and internet adept' Kuwait Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsThursday, 10 September 2015

MasterCard motoring
Array of announcements including MasterPass, Bank of Ireland and ASK Italian Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsWednesday, 19 August 2015

Thailand is first country to adopt UnionPay standard
Network attempts to go global with chip specification Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsMonday, 01 June 2015

Amex president passes away
Likely successor to CEO Chenault dies aged 55 Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsFriday, 22 May 2015

Three countries reject Europe ‘SecuRe Pay’ standards
EBA demands one-time passwords for internet transactions by August Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsThursday, 14 May 2015

Hailo begins to create payments and ordering network
Deal with Bookatable integrates system across sectors Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsFriday, 13 March 2015

Over 40% of iPhone owners use Apple Pay
System is ‘kickstarting’ m-payments in the US Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsFriday, 06 March 2015

Card data compromised at luxury hotel chain
Cyberattack hits properties in US and Europe Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsTuesday, 24 February 2015

Mobile takes 40% of all online sales
Shift to smartphones continues Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsFriday, 20 February 2015

Amex loses antitrust judgement
Ruling may threaten its premium card brand image
Card brand also loses pivotal card contract Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsWednesday, 01 October 2014

allpay sets out Payment Gateway plans
Strategy to provide multi-channel offering Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsThursday, 11 September 2014

PayPal confirms bitcoin plans
High-profile move into mainstream for virtual currency Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsWednesday, 27 August 2014

Brazil: Domestic brands hit 10% of card market
Brazil’s card market is expanding rapidly and domestic card labels are now growing faster than the established international labels, according to online payments processor PagBrasil. Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsThursday, 24 July 2014

Banks at risk of losing out to supermarkets
FIs must nurture their “silent likers” says survey Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsTuesday, 08 July 2014

Monitise shares tumble
Big fall after second change to forecast this year Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsFriday, 04 July 2014

Russia gives hope to payment networks
New move means huge penalties to do business in country may be avoided Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsMonday, 23 June 2014

Welch ATM buys cash logistics company
Welch ATM has bought of the ATM portfolio of privately held US company Thillens, a secure transportation, cash logistics and ATM services provider. Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsMonday, 09 June 2014

California plans to legalise bitcoin
Bill to go to state senate vote Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsThursday, 22 May 2014

Credit cards gain share in US
Top four issuers increase their hold on market Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsMonday, 19 May 2014

MasterCard buys Indian processor
Payment provider operates in 25 countries Read more ...

 
     
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