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11 DECEMBER 2017
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article thumbnail Thursday, 07 December 2017

Comment: Revolution ahead, so hold onto your mobile device
Attending a banking conference these days can be compared with the apocalyptic predictions of prophets of doom foretelling the end of the world as we know it. Read more ...

 
     

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Money 2020 report: Getting ready for the reinvention of payments

Prime focus on blockchain, cryptocurrencies, AI and AR

Trying to sum up the main trends and discussion points from a conference as massive as Money 20/20 is not an easy task but as always, there are some subjects that gain the biggest audiences and yet again, blockchain was one of them.
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GDPR: What is expected of you, who is covered and what are the main provisions?
PSD2:
Uncertainty as deadline looms
OPEN BANKING: Massive challenge for incumbents

LATIN AMERICA:
Major report – Regulators open up acquiring market; Cash-based methods popular in eCommerce; Extensive research and market data
ACQUIRING:
Banks face battle for control
MILLENNIALS:
What they want from a payment method
WECHAT PAY:
Chinese giant quietly builds presence abroad

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Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsTuesday, 05 December 2017

Ice partners with network for rewards
Agreement covers 2000 physical outlets plus online stores Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesTuesday, 05 December 2017

New card issuer shakes up Brazil
Digital player now has 2.5 million customers Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - FintechFriday, 01 December 2017

PayPal integrates with micro-investing app
Millennials targeted as brand expands payments offering Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Company newsFriday, 01 December 2017

Gemalto to cut 10% of workforce
Redundancies as SIM slowdown blamed Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsThursday, 30 November 2017

Ixaris launches open payments cloud architecture
Commercial rollout after completion of EU-sponsored initiative Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileThursday, 30 November 2017

Android Pay makes first Latin America launch
NFC wallet competes with Samsung Pay, but Apple Pay yet to enter market Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsWednesday, 29 November 2017

Romanian project to modernise POS terminals
Country has fastest card payments growth in Europe Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - ContactlessWednesday, 29 November 2017

Contactless limit: Cardholders want customisation and control
Over a quarter would immediately raise transaction limit Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsWednesday, 29 November 2017

Payments marketplace raises US$4m
Ex-Barclaycard CEO on board as non-exec director Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationTuesday, 28 November 2017

EC sets bank deadline for delayed PSD2 standards
Schedule for standards on strong customer authentication and third party access to bank data Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightMonday, 27 November 2017

What Millennials want from a payment method
Group is under-served by current payment offerings
Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Company newsMonday, 27 November 2017

Banks sign Mastercard exclusivity deal
All cards converted to network Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingFriday, 24 November 2017

Challenger bank partners with Yoyo Wallet
Open Banking API enables automatic reward points collection  Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - MobileFriday, 24 November 2017

WeChat Pay announces further expansion
Third overseas move in a week with transit trial Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileFriday, 24 November 2017

More than half global eCommerce payments now mobile
Mobile devices have lower drop-off rate  Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cards
Ice partners with network for rewards
Tuesday, 05 December 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Financial Services
New card issuer shakes up Brazil
Tuesday, 05 December 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Company news
Gemalto to cut 10% of workforce
Friday, 01 December 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Company news
Payments marketplace raises US$4m
Wednesday, 29 November 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Financial Services
Singapore approves QR payments specification
Thursday, 23 November 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and Security
Details of Uber cover-up emerge
Wednesday, 22 November 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Company news
Latest payments news round-up
Wednesday, 22 November 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Customer Insight
So how do you think it went?
Tuesday, 21 November 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Company news
Boku launches London IPO
Monday, 20 November 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and Security
Banks form company to manage third party risk
Wednesday, 15 November 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Financial Services
US Instant Payments scheme launches
Tuesday, 14 November 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Company news
Escrow.com launches public API
Wednesday, 25 October 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and Security
Equifax faces deluge of class action suits
Wednesday, 01 November 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Mobile
WeChat takes stake in Snap
Wednesday, 08 November 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Financial Services
US Instant Payments scheme launches
Tuesday, 14 November 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and Security
Banks form company to manage third party risk
Wednesday, 15 November 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Customer Insight
So how do you think it went?
Tuesday, 21 November 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsTuesday, 05 December 2017

Ice partners with network for rewards
Agreement covers 2000 physical outlets plus online stores Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesTuesday, 05 December 2017

New card issuer shakes up Brazil
Digital player now has 2.5 million customers Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - FintechFriday, 01 December 2017

PayPal integrates with micro-investing app
Millennials targeted as brand expands payments offering Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Company newsFriday, 01 December 2017

Gemalto to cut 10% of workforce
Redundancies as SIM slowdown blamed Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsThursday, 30 November 2017

Ixaris launches open payments cloud architecture
Commercial rollout after completion of EU-sponsored initiative Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileThursday, 30 November 2017

Android Pay makes first Latin America launch
NFC wallet competes with Samsung Pay, but Apple Pay yet to enter market Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsWednesday, 29 November 2017

Romanian project to modernise POS terminals
Country has fastest card payments growth in Europe Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - ContactlessWednesday, 29 November 2017

Contactless limit: Cardholders want customisation and control
Over a quarter would immediately raise transaction limit Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsWednesday, 29 November 2017

Payments marketplace raises US$4m
Ex-Barclaycard CEO on board as non-exec director Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationTuesday, 28 November 2017

EC sets bank deadline for delayed PSD2 standards
Schedule for standards on strong customer authentication and third party access to bank data Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightMonday, 27 November 2017

What Millennials want from a payment method
Group is under-served by current payment offerings
Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Company newsMonday, 27 November 2017

Banks sign Mastercard exclusivity deal
All cards converted to network Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingFriday, 24 November 2017

Challenger bank partners with Yoyo Wallet
Open Banking API enables automatic reward points collection  Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - MobileFriday, 24 November 2017

WeChat Pay announces further expansion
Third overseas move in a week with transit trial Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileFriday, 24 November 2017

More than half global eCommerce payments now mobile
Mobile devices have lower drop-off rate  Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - MobileFriday, 24 November 2017

Wells Fargo app targets Millennials
Launch set for early 2018 Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechThursday, 23 November 2017

UK Open Banking project expanded
Standards to cover all PSD2 products 
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Card & Payments World | News - Company newsThursday, 23 November 2017

JCB signs global acquiring agreement
Partnership with payments platform extended Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesThursday, 23 November 2017

Singapore approves QR payments specification
System to rollout in 2018 Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileThursday, 23 November 2017

WeChat Pay expands in Asia Pacific
Growing economies targeted with Philippines and Malaysia moves Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityWednesday, 22 November 2017

Details of Uber cover-up emerge
42,000 email addresses posted on Dark Web Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Company newsWednesday, 22 November 2017

Latest payments news round-up
Some of the major stories happening this week:
- Tencent value tops Facebook
- BofA partners for contactless and IoT payments
- Visa tests blockchain B2B payments
- EBA relocates from London
- Brazil central bank issues virtual currency warning
- Smartphone voted most life-changing tech of past 25 years
- SCT Inst goes live
Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightTuesday, 21 November 2017

So how do you think it went?
We are talking about 2017 of course and we are really keen to know how you feel about it.

Was 2017 a good year for you, or a lousy one? Has the payments industry moved forward in an energised, exciting and ground-breaking way – or is it stuck in a mire of regulation, legacy systems and poor management, with new players getting a free run at an open playing field?   Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Company newsMonday, 20 November 2017

Boku launches London IPO
Plan to raise £45 for investors and development 
Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsMonday, 20 November 2017

WeChat expands acceptance into airport
Alipay rollout increased Chinese spend by 92%
Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - FintechThursday, 16 November 2017

Cryptocurrency card enables in-store payments
Platform launches with five initial currencies Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - FintechWednesday, 15 November 2017

Malaysia Instant Payments rollout
Plans to go crossborder with payments to other countries Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityWednesday, 15 November 2017

Banks form company to manage third party risk
Major institutions pool expertise to address escalating challenges Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesTuesday, 14 November 2017

US Instant Payments scheme launches
Bank-led project starts with six institutions on board Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightMonday, 13 November 2017

Mastercard card growth outpaces Visa in Europe
UnionPay doubles presence in region Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesMonday, 13 November 2017

600 PSPs sign up for pan-Europe Instant Payments scheme
- Platform to cover eight countries from launch
- Visa sets Europe Instant Payments mandate for card issuers Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationFriday, 10 November 2017

EBA sets out schedule for PSD2 fraud standards
Timeline after closure of consultation period Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - MobileThursday, 09 November 2017

Remote fuel payment app from Yandex.Money
System to roll out across Russia Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileWednesday, 08 November 2017

WeChat takes stake in Snap
Chinese internet giant expands payments ambitions in US and Europe  Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - ContactlessWednesday, 08 November 2017

Payment-enabled gloves at the Winter Olympics
Athletes and fans to get range of wearables 
Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityTuesday, 07 November 2017

Banks to be more liable for push payments fraud
New proposals would require customers to be compensated Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - AcquiringMonday, 06 November 2017

Bank takes processing in-house after failures
Move follows third outage this year Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingMonday, 06 November 2017

Polish POS loyalty offering to roll out in Finland
Merchant platform links to payment cards Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - RegulationMonday, 06 November 2017

“Pivotal moment” as PSD2 fraud reporting consultation closes
Banks and PSPs must be compliant with high level requirements
Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsFriday, 03 November 2017

Visa launches real-time payments in Europe
Platform enables P2P, B2C and B2B transfers Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityFriday, 03 November 2017

Hackers use new Trojan to attack banks
FIs in Russia, Malaysia and Armenia affected Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightFriday, 03 November 2017

Mobile is coming in commercial payments
Market to reach tipping point by end of decade Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightThursday, 02 November 2017

Only 13% would share financial data with third parties
French, Canadian and Japanese customers are most cautious Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - RegulationThursday, 02 November 2017

YES Bank fined US$1m for ATM breach
Reporting was too slow Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileThursday, 02 November 2017

Turkish digital wallet approaches 5m transactions
Service has 1.5m active users Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesThursday, 02 November 2017

Digital challenger plans to become a bank
License would enable new lending products Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityWednesday, 01 November 2017

Equifax faces deluge of class action suits
Former CEO blames one employee for breach Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsTuesday, 31 October 2017

New chair for Efma
Javier San Felix leaves role after three years Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightTuesday, 31 October 2017

Cashless payments rise by highest in ten years
New global payments ecosystem emerges Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Company newsMonday, 30 October 2017

Major German retailers launch gift cards
Global market to double in value by 2024 Read more ...

 
     
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