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23 APRIL 2018
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article thumbnail Monday, 23 April 2018

Top tier banks complete blockchain pilot transactions
Initial transactions include smart payments Read more ...

 
     

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Final agreement on Fifth AML Directive proposals

- Consensus on anti-money laundering amendments including prepaid cards and virtual currencies
- The major provisions affecting banks
- Patchy adoption of Fourth AML Directive across EU
- Timeline for adoption of AMLD5

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  IN THE LATEST EDITION OF CARD & PAYMENTS WORLD
ACQUIRING: Consolidation is coming to a place near you
CANADA COUNTRY REPORT:
5-year plan to modernise payments
EU:
Banks to offload domestic processing operations
CHINA:
Market opens up to foreign third parties
INTERVIEW:
Andrea Dunlop of Paysafe
CRYPTOCURRENCIES:
Networks open to VCs, but...
RESEARCH:
The global advance of bank transfers


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Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsFriday, 20 April 2018

NY authorities launch crypto platform probe
Investigation seeks greater transparency in sector Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingThursday, 19 April 2018

Amex axes rewards scheme
Programme cancelled after partner exodus Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingThursday, 19 April 2018

Marriott expands credit card reach after merger
Partners launch range of new co-branded products
Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - IdentityWednesday, 18 April 2018

EC ID card security proposal is welcomed
Planned regulation “opens door” for host of related eID-related services Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechWednesday, 18 April 2018

Chinese lead funding of pan-African payments platform
Investment designed to improve continent’s “fragmented” m-payments landscape Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityTuesday, 17 April 2018

Processors reveal top payment concerns of merchant clients
Value added services used to attract more merchants Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightTuesday, 17 April 2018

Nearly half under-35s have never used a credit card
Need for changing payment solutions to meet millennial requirements
Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightMonday, 16 April 2018

More opportunities for growth in subscriptions payments
Sector already accounts for 5% of all household spending in Europe
Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechMonday, 16 April 2018

Ripple partners with bank for blockchain-based payments
Offering launched across four countries
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Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityFriday, 13 April 2018

Regulator warns of widespread cryptocurrency frauds
Investment promoters failing to disclose sufficient details

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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Company newsFriday, 13 April 2018

Paysafe makes further US processing acquisition
Company claims to now be in top 5 of non-bank US processors Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - FintechThursday, 12 April 2018

Billon integrates blockchain tech into payment cards
Deal for multi-currency products covering 150 currencies
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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesThursday, 12 April 2018

EPC considers changes to instant payments scheme
Proposed amendments for all SEPA schemes go out for public consultation Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsWednesday, 11 April 2018

POS tech provider to be bought for US$3.4bn
Private equity firm leads buyout consortium Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityMonday, 09 April 2018

Gang used Bitcoin used to help launder over Eur8m
Cryptocurrencies increasingly utilised by crime groups, warns Europol Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/Marketing
Amex axes rewards scheme
Thursday, 19 April 2018

Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cards
Romanian bank rolls out chatbot
Monday, 26 March 2018

Card & Payments World | News - Customer Insight
Europeans want wearable payments
Thursday, 22 February 2018

Card & Payments World | News - Customer Insight
US credit card debt tops US$1 trillion
Monday, 26 February 2018

Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cards
Alipay expands in Canada
Friday, 09 March 2018

Card & Payments World | News - Company news
New Australia and NZ boss at I2c
Thursday, 22 February 2018

Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsFriday, 20 April 2018

NY authorities launch crypto platform probe
Investigation seeks greater transparency in sector Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingThursday, 19 April 2018

Amex axes rewards scheme
Programme cancelled after partner exodus Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingThursday, 19 April 2018

Marriott expands credit card reach after merger
Partners launch range of new co-branded products
Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - IdentityWednesday, 18 April 2018

EC ID card security proposal is welcomed
Planned regulation “opens door” for host of related eID-related services Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechWednesday, 18 April 2018

Chinese lead funding of pan-African payments platform
Investment designed to improve continent’s “fragmented” m-payments landscape Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityTuesday, 17 April 2018

Processors reveal top payment concerns of merchant clients
Value added services used to attract more merchants Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightTuesday, 17 April 2018

Nearly half under-35s have never used a credit card
Need for changing payment solutions to meet millennial requirements
Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightMonday, 16 April 2018

More opportunities for growth in subscriptions payments
Sector already accounts for 5% of all household spending in Europe
Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechMonday, 16 April 2018

Ripple partners with bank for blockchain-based payments
Offering launched across four countries
Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityFriday, 13 April 2018

Regulator warns of widespread cryptocurrency frauds
Investment promoters failing to disclose sufficient details

Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Company newsFriday, 13 April 2018

Paysafe makes further US processing acquisition
Company claims to now be in top 5 of non-bank US processors Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - FintechThursday, 12 April 2018

Billon integrates blockchain tech into payment cards
Deal for multi-currency products covering 150 currencies
Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesThursday, 12 April 2018

EPC considers changes to instant payments scheme
Proposed amendments for all SEPA schemes go out for public consultation Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsWednesday, 11 April 2018

POS tech provider to be bought for US$3.4bn
Private equity firm leads buyout consortium Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityMonday, 09 April 2018

Gang used Bitcoin used to help launder over Eur8m
Cryptocurrencies increasingly utilised by crime groups, warns Europol Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationMonday, 09 April 2018

EC takes aim at crossborder transaction fees
- Bank revenues under threat
- Regulators also target currency conversion transparency Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Card networksFriday, 06 April 2018

Mastercard names new vice chair
Network also makes changes to European leadership Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationFriday, 06 April 2018

India cracks down on VCs and payments storage
Measures follow concerns over security and regulatory supervision Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - ContactlessThursday, 05 April 2018

The Top Ten UK cities for contactless transactions
80% say cards are favourite form of payment Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsThursday, 05 April 2018

US$670m lost to crypto hacks and scams in 2018
One ICO accounts for quarter of all losses since 2011 Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityWednesday, 04 April 2018

New malware targets crypto and digital currencies
Copied payment details are modified to divert transactions Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingTuesday, 03 April 2018

Oman bank starts ‘no card fees for life’ offer
Promotion runs on six credit products Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsThursday, 29 March 2018

Payments provider ‘Brexit-proofs’ gateway
Move to protect against no-deal scenario Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - FintechWednesday, 28 March 2018

Google loses Java software battle
Massive implications for all tech developers
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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsWednesday, 28 March 2018

Braintree integrates loyalty with payments
Service also features contextualised commerce  Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - MobileWednesday, 28 March 2018

Belgian payments apps to merge
New company plans pan-European wallet
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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationTuesday, 27 March 2018

Fintech job vacancies soar after PSD2
Cryptocurrency expertise also in demand
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Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightMonday, 26 March 2018

Banking optimism levels fall after new regulations
Compliance costs could rise to 10% of total company revenue Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsMonday, 26 March 2018

Banks to offload domestic processing operations
Pressure from regulators and new competitors leads to focus on core activity Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsMonday, 26 March 2018

Romanian bank rolls out chatbot
Cognitive app helps customers manage finances
Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileFriday, 23 March 2018

UnionPay rolls out international m-payments platform
Service offers access via open API
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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationThursday, 22 March 2018

China opens door to foreign payments players
Third party providers can apply for licences
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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsWednesday, 21 March 2018

BBVA tests invisible payments
Biometric-based system trialled at restaurants Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - FintechTuesday, 20 March 2018

Plans for global fintech sandbox
Regulators around world combine for testing of new innovations Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightTuesday, 20 March 2018

Chip & Pin remains most popular payment method
Range of payment types will be demanded Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechMonday, 19 March 2018

Mastercard "open" to cryptocurrencies
...but only certain types
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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechWednesday, 14 March 2018

Cryptocurrency exchange gets UK e-money licence
Partnership with bank also provides access to Faster Payments Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - RegulationTuesday, 13 March 2018

Canada implements new credit risk model
First step in plan to modernise retail payments Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightMonday, 12 March 2018

The delinquency challenge for Irish card issuers
Credit card delinquency rates for new accounts in Ireland are consistently higher than the UK. Issuers may need to change origination policies, says Stacey West, principal consultant at FICO. Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsFriday, 09 March 2018

Alipay expands in Canada
Partnership to connect with Chinese consumers Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsThursday, 08 March 2018

Challenger launches multi-currency travel card
Product avoids normal tourist spending fees Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Company newsThursday, 08 March 2018

Blockchain banking platform raises US$20m
Funding to be used to develop card that is independent of payment networks Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechMonday, 05 March 2018

PayPal plan to speed up crypto payments
Slow transaction speeds hold up adoption of technology Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsMonday, 05 March 2018

FEXCO buys foreign exchange operator
Seventh UK acquisition since 2012 Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileWednesday, 28 February 2018

MWC 2018: Digital transformation in Africa, AI driven cars and blockchain loyalty
A major focus at MWC 2018 is how mobile technology is already transforming lives in developing nations and enabling cashless payments. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileTuesday, 27 February 2018

MWC 2018: Banana phone helps drive Nokia revival
Brand also launches blockchain payment offering Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileTuesday, 27 February 2018

Barclaycard trials ‘Dine & Dash’ technology
Pilot at high street restaurant chain Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightMonday, 26 February 2018

US credit card debt tops US$1 trillion
Visa card market share reaches record high
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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileFriday, 23 February 2018

Google accepts M-Pesa payments
Users without cards can pay for downloads Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsThursday, 22 February 2018

Three appointments at ai Corporation
New CTO, COO and finance director Read more ...

 
     
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