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24 JANUARY 2018
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PSR recruits for end-user advisory council Applications open until February 5 Recruitment for the is underway for the new EUAC advisory council that is intended to put the voice of users at the centre ...
Tuesday, 23 January 2018
2. More than 10% of money raised in ICOs is stolen
(Card & Payments World | News/Fraud and Security)
More than 10% of money raised in ICOs is stolen Research uncovers big risk in blockchain fundraising Over 10% of the US$3.7bn raised in initial coin offerings (ICOs) to fund blockchain projects has ...
Tuesday, 23 January 2018
3. Amazon opens checkout-free physical store
(Card & Payments World | News/Mobile)
Amazon opens checkout-free physical store Retailer makes latest move to transform shopping experience Amazon has opened a physical store where customers can buy groceries without having to use a ...
Monday, 22 January 2018
4. First French banks join Europe instant payments scheme
(Card & Payments World | News/Financial Services)
First French banks join Europe instant payments scheme 25% of European banks now on board French cooperative banking group BPCE has become the first payment service provider in France to adhere ...
Monday, 22 January 2018
5. Transport Ticketing Global
(Events/General)
January 23-24 2018 Transport Ticketing Global London https://www.transport-ticketing.com/
Friday, 19 January 2018
6. Ingenico to buy NZ payment processor
(Card & Payments World | News/Company news)
Ingenico to buy NZ payment processor Move supports omnichannel strategy across Pacific region POS technology provider Ingenico Group has signed an agreement to acquire payment processor Paymark for ...
Friday, 19 January 2018
7. New EC card rules come into effect
(Card & Payments World | News/Regulation)
New EC card rules come into effect Merchants will get more choice of network New EC rules come into effect on February 7 that are intended to enable online and physical merchants to choose the most ...
Friday, 19 January 2018
8. Bitcoin is not a payments player – Visa CEO
(Card & Payments World | News/Fintech)
Bitcoin is not a payments player Visa CEO Claims come shortly after crypto-card provider is thrown off network The CEO of Visa says virtual currency bitcoin is not a proper payments system, and ...
Thursday, 18 January 2018
9. Businesses urged to stop capturing payment card data
(Card & Payments World | News/Fraud and Security)
Businesses urged to stop capturing payment card data Cybercriminals increasingly targeting retail card data Companies must step-up protection so sensitive customer payment data does not enter their ...
Thursday, 18 January 2018
10. Premier banking model is ‘failing’
(Card & Payments World | News/Customer Insight)
Premier banking model is failing Huge mass affluent sector not being properly served, says challenger CEO Retail banks are failing to serve the expanding mass affluent sector by failing to the into ...
Tuesday, 16 January 2018
11. Issuers look to contactless for growth
(Card & Payments World | News/Customer Insight)
Issuers look to contactless for growth Total cards in Europe top 1.5 billion Card issuers in western Europe are looking to contactless to keep their card business growing in a mature market. The ...
Tuesday, 16 January 2018
12. Russian bank plans to clear all transactions on blockchain
(Card & Payments World | News/Fintech)
Russian bank plans to clear all transactions on blockchain Partnership with digital currency platform provider Alfa-Bank, the largest commercial bank in Russia, has started a virtual currency project ...
Tuesday, 16 January 2018
13. MEPs urged to support PSD2 authentication proposals
(Card & Payments World | News/Regulation)
MEPs urged to back PSD2 authentication proposals New fallback option for third party access to bank customer data is welcomed A fintech group has called on EU parliament members to support the ...
Monday, 15 January 2018
14. PSD2 a “double-edged sword” for SMEs
(Card & Payments World | News/Regulation)
PSD2 a double-edged sword for SMEs Criticism of no card fee requirement Small businesses have criticised the new EU directive preventing them from charging customers for using credit and debit ...
Monday, 15 January 2018
15. 25% have no physical wallet in cashless Sweden
(Card & Payments World | News/Customer Insight)
25% have no physical wallet in cashless Sweden Mobile user popular P2P payments but not in-store One in four people in Sweden do not use a traditional physical wallet, according to a new survey on ...
Friday, 12 January 2018
Todays big PSD2 question Day 13: The links between PSD2 and NIS for major incident reporting Every day in the countdown to the EU Second Payments Services Directive (PSD2) coming into effect on 13 January ...
Friday, 12 January 2018
17. Retailers unaware, unprepared and paralysed by PSD2
(Card & Payments World | News/Regulation)
Today's big PSD2 question: Day 12: Are retailers prepared? Failure to recognise the positive impact and opportunities The Second Payment Services Directive (PSD2) set to come into force across ...
Thursday, 11 January 2018
18. US$13m funding for credit card provider
(Card & Payments World | News/Financial Services)
US$13m funding for credit card provider Start-up provides offering for people with no credit history US-based Petal, which provides a credit card for those without a credit history, has read US$13m ...
Thursday, 11 January 2018
19. Payment donations by VR
(Card & Payments World | News/Fintech)
Payment donations by VR Charity payment made at virtual awards ceremony US payments processor Payscout has showcased technology enabling real-world payments to be conducted in virtual reality.  ...
Wednesday, 10 January 2018
Todays big PSD2 question Day 11: The links between PSD2 and GDPR for reporting major incidents Every day in the countdown to the EU Second Payments Services Directive (PSD2) coming into effect on 13 January ...
Wednesday, 10 January 2018
Todays big PSD2 question Day 10: Major incident reporting under PSD2 Every day in the countdown to the EU Second Payments Services Directive (PSD2) coming into effect on 13 January 2018, we answer a question ...
Tuesday, 09 January 2018
22. Google merges payment brands
(Card & Payments World | News/Mobile)
Google merges payment brands Move to simplify and speed up checkout experience  Google is bringing its different payment methods together under one brand called Google Pay. The initiative includes ...
Tuesday, 09 January 2018
23. NCR plans Bitcoin ATM
(Card & Payments World | News/ATMs)
NCR plans Bitcoin ATM No launch date yet for Gulf project NCR Corporation has partnered with UAE cryptocurrency exchange to launch a Bitcoin ATM - though there is no launch date for the ATM yet.  ...
Monday, 08 January 2018
24. Today’s big PSD2 question Day 9: What are the key dates?
(Card & Payments World | News/Corporate cards)
Todays big PSD2 question Day 9: What are the key dates? Every day in the countdown to the EU Second Payments Services Directive (PSD2) coming into effect on 13 January 2018, we answer a question on the ...
Monday, 08 January 2018
25. New FCA and PSR chair named
(Card & Payments World | News/Regulation)
New FCA and PSR chair named Financial crisis lawyer takes twin roles at regulators Charles Randell has been appointed as the chair of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), effective from April 1. ...
Friday, 05 January 2018
26. Today’s big PSD2 question Day 8: What are the risks for banks?
(Card & Payments World | News/Regulation)
Todays big PSD2 question Day 8: What are the risks for banks? Every day in the countdown to the EU Second Payments Services Directive (PSD2) coming into effect on 13 January 2018, we answer a question ...
Friday, 05 January 2018
27. Courtneidge takes payments CEO job
(Card & Payments World | News/Company news)
Courtneidge takes payments CEO job Payments lawyer leaves Locke Lord Robert Courtneidge has been named as CEO of international payments business Moorwand. He took up the role from January 4 while ...
Friday, 05 January 2018
28. Bank issues biometric contactless cards
(Card & Payments World | News/Contactless)
Bank issues biometric contactless cards Fingerprint recognition replaces PIN Bank of Cyprus is issuing an EMV biometric dual interface payment card for both chip and contactless payments. The  ...
Thursday, 04 January 2018
Todays big PSD2 question Day 7: Will Open Banking lead to the demise of traditional banks? Every day in the countdown to the EU Second Payments Services Directive (PSD2) coming into effect on 13 January ...
Thursday, 04 January 2018
30. Ant Financial US merger is blocked
(Card & Payments World | News/Company news)
Ant Financial US merger is blocked Regulator stops massive takeover bid The proposed merger between Ant Financial and remittance giant MoneyGram has been blocked by US regulators. The Committee ...
Wednesday, 03 January 2018
Todays big PSD2 question Day 6: Will PSD2 lead to partnerships outside the payments ecosystem? Every day in the countdown to the EU Second Payments Services Directive (PSD2) coming into effect on 13 ...
Wednesday, 03 January 2018
32. Lawyer emerges as favourite to chair PSR and FCA
(Card & Payments World | News/Regulation)
Lawyer emerges as favourite to chair PSR and FCA Current boss departs in March Charles Randell is reportedly favourite to become the next chairman of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Randell, ...
Tuesday, 02 January 2018
Todays big PSD2 question Day 5: What has been the response to PSD2 from payment services providers? Every day in the countdown to the EU Second Payments Services Directive (PSD2) coming into effect on ...
Tuesday, 02 January 2018
Todays big PSD2 question Day 4: The problem of low-value remote transactions In the countdown to PSD2 on 13 January 2018, we answer a question a day on the implications of different parts of the directive ...
Friday, 29 December 2017
35. GDPR golden nugget Today: How online retailers will be affected
(Card & Payments World | News/Regulation)
GDPR golden nugget Today: How online retailers will be affected The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on 25 May 2018 and will impact on the data handling practices of every ...
Friday, 29 December 2017
36. Today’s big PSD2 question
(Card & Payments World | News/Regulation)
Todays big PSD2 question Day 3: Explaining the Grey Period In the countdown to PSD2 on 13 January 2018, we answer a question a day on the implications of different parts of the directive for payments. ...
Thursday, 28 December 2017
Todays big PSD2 question Day 2: How will the key changes affect the payments business? In the countdown to PSD2 on 13 January 2018, we answer a question a day on the implications of different parts of ...
Wednesday, 27 December 2017
38. GDPR golden nugget Today: The data compliance implications
(Card & Payments World | News/Corporate cards)
GDPR golden nugget Today: The data compliance implications The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on 25 May 2018 and will impact on the data handling practices of every company ...
Wednesday, 27 December 2017
39. The top 10 payments stories of 2017
(Card & Payments World | News/Corporate cards)
The top 10 payments stories of 2017 See the most read stories on the Card & Payments World website this year 1. Mobile wallet dissatisfaction feeds trend towards retailer-led consortiums (May ...
Friday, 22 December 2017
40. Today’s big PSD2 question
(Card & Payments World | News/Regulation)
Todays big PSD2 question Day 1: What is PSD2? In the countdown to PSD2 on 13 January 2018, we answer a question a day on the implications of different parts of the directive for payments. All about ...
Friday, 22 December 2017
41. GDPR golden nugget Today: Sending data to a mailing house
(Card & Payments World | News/Regulation)
GDPR golden nugget Today: Sending data to a mailing house The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on 25 May 2018 and will impact on the data handling practices of every ...
Friday, 22 December 2017
42. Kroger first retailer to offer JPMorgan digital wallet
(Card & Payments World | News/Mobile)
Kroger first retailer to offer JPMorgan digital wallet Further programmes scheduled for 2018 The Kroger Co, the largest US supermarket chain, has teamed up with Chase Pay the digital wallet from ...
Thursday, 21 December 2017
43. Plenti partner exodus ramps up
(Card & Payments World | News/Loyalty/Marketing)
Plenti partner exodus ramps up Amex halts points transfers American Express-owned Plenti loyalty coalition is struggling to keep partners as rumours circulate on plans to pull the plug on the three ...
Thursday, 21 December 2017
44. Banks face battle to retain control of acquiring
(Features/Innovation/Technology)
Banks face battle to retain control of acquiring The wolves at the acquiring door Carrefour Group harmonises payments into shopping It has never been easy to break into payments acquiring and processing. ...
Wednesday, 20 December 2017
45. Cryptocurrency wallet to destroy 500k tokens
(Card & Payments World | News/Fintech)
Cryptocurrency wallet to destroy 500k tokens Bid to raise value of currency Digital cryptocurrency wallet Eidoo (EDO) says it will destroy 500,000 of its EDO tokens by January 18. The Swiss-Based ...
Wednesday, 20 December 2017
46. Global card payments to double by 2022
(Card & Payments World | News/Corporate cards)
Global card payments to double by 2022 India and Russia among fast-growing markets The total number of card payments worldwide will reach 483 billion by 2022, a 56% increase on the figure for 2016. ...
Wednesday, 20 December 2017
47. TSYS buys PayTech unicorn
(Card & Payments World | News/Company news)
TSYS buys PayTech unicorn US$1.05bn acquisition to close in Q1 2018 Processor TSYS has bought payment technology company Cayan for US$1.05bn. Cayan is a payment technology company focused on integrated, ...
Tuesday, 19 December 2017
48. Cryptocurrency exchange files for bankruptcy
(Card & Payments World | News/Fraud and Security)
Cryptocurrency exchange files for bankruptcy Administrators called in after second cyber-attack this year South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Youbit is filing for bankruptcy after losing 17% of ...
Tuesday, 19 December 2017
49. Australia and Indonesia agree fintech link-up
(Card & Payments World | News/Fintech)
Australia and Indonesia agree fintech link-up Bodies pledge closer co-operation The main financial technology (fintech) industry bodies in Indonesia and Australia have signed an agreement to help ...
Monday, 18 December 2017
50. Gemalto bought for €4.8bn
(Card & Payments World | News/Manufacturing)
Gemalto bought for 4.8bn Atos loses out to rival bidder Acquisition creates second biggest cybersecurity company Thales has bought digital security and smart card manufacturer Gemalto for nearly ...
Monday, 18 December 2017
51. Customers migrate to digital banks
(Card & Payments World | News/Customer Insight)
Customers migrate to digital banks Functionality and online experience are major factors Digital banking is growing in popularity with 53% of consumers using or willing to move to an online or ...
Friday, 15 December 2017
52. Amex offers perks for millennials
(Card & Payments World | News/Loyalty/Marketing)
Amex offers perks for millennials Card rewards existing buying behaviour American Express has launched an offers and experiences programme for Cobalt cardholders in Canada. The Cobalt credit ...
Friday, 15 December 2017
53. Today's payments question: Who will make an impact in payments in 2018?
(Card & Payments World | News/Customer Insight)
Today's payments question: Who will make an impact in payments in 2018? Industry experts give their opinions on the major issues facing the payments industry. James Cope, head of strategy, Travelex ...
Thursday, 14 December 2017
54. iZettle plans IPO
(Card & Payments World | News/Company news)
iZettle plans IPO Firm completes new funding round SME payments and commerce platform iZettle has raised 40m in a new funding round and is planning an initial public offering in 2018. Swedish-based ...
Thursday, 14 December 2017
55. Banks forced to reveal more details on security incidents
(Card & Payments World | News/Fraud and Security)
Banks forced to reveal more details on security incidents New rules for customers also cover debit cards and accounts comparison data New rules will require UK banks to reveal to customers how many ...
Wednesday, 13 December 2017
56. Major banks adopt ‘isolation’ web browsing
(Card & Payments World | News/Fraud and Security)
Major banks adopt isolation web browsing JP Morgan leads US$40m investment round in malware blocker A number of major global banks have gone public on their use of isolation web browsing to ...
Wednesday, 13 December 2017
57. AI tech combats card not present fraud
(Card & Payments World | News/Fraud and Security)
AI tech combats card not present fraud Capability used to target growing threat Galileo has launched a new artificial intelligence (AI) capability designed to detect and reduce card not present ...
Wednesday, 13 December 2017
Todays payments question: What happens when PSD2 comes into force? Industry experts give their opinions on the major issues facing the payments industry. Tom Hay, head of payments, Icon January ...
Wednesday, 13 December 2017
59. Atos bids €4.3bn for Gemalto
(Card & Payments World | News/Company news)
Atos bids for Gemalto Unsolicited offer for smart security company French IT services company Atos has made a formal 4.3bn bid to acquire Gemalto. Atos says the unsolicited offer was made to ...
Tuesday, 12 December 2017
60. Comment: Revolution ahead, so hold onto your mobile device
(Card & Payments World | News/Mobile)
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 ...
Thursday, 07 December 2017
61. Ice partners with network for rewards
(Card & Payments World | News/Corporate cards)
Ice partners with network for rewards Agreement covers 2000 physical outlets plus online stores Customer loyalty programme Ice has announced a new rewards platform for Mastercard cardholders The ...
Tuesday, 05 December 2017
62. New card issuer shakes up Brazil
(Card & Payments World | News/Financial Services)
New card issuer shakes up Brazil Digital player now has 2.5 million customers New payments player Nubank has become the sixth biggest credit card issuer in Brazil. The bank, which does not have ...
Tuesday, 05 December 2017
63. PayPal integrates with micro-investing app
(Card & Payments World | News/Fintech)
PayPal integrates with micro-investing app Millennials targeted as brand expands payments offering PayPal is integrating its payment platform with fast-expanding micro-investment app Acorns. The ...
Friday, 01 December 2017
64. Gemalto to cut 10% of workforce
(Card & Payments World | News/Company news)
Gemalto to cut 10% of workforce Redundancies as SIM slowdown blamed Gemalto is to cut around 288 jobs in France, nearly a tenth of its workforce in the country. The company, which is putting more ...
Friday, 01 December 2017
65. Ixaris launches open payments cloud architecture
(Card & Payments World | News/Company news)
Ixaris launches open payments cloud architecture Commercial rollout after completion of EU-sponsored initiative Ixaris Group has launched the Open Payments Cloud, a cloud-based architecture that ...
Thursday, 30 November 2017
66. Android Pay makes first Latin America launch
(Card & Payments World | News/Mobile)
Android Pay makes first Latin America launch NFC wallet competes with Samsung Pay, but Apple Pay yet to enter market Google Android Pay has launched in Brazil, its first market in Latin ...
Thursday, 30 November 2017
67. Romanian project to modernise POS terminals
(Card & Payments World | News/Company news)
Romanian project to modernise POS terminals Country has fastest card payments growth in Europe Wirecard Romania (formerly Provus Group), Spire Payments and ServuS Romania are collaborating to complete ...
Wednesday, 29 November 2017
68. DT Fraud Conference 2018
(Events/General)
10-11 April 2018 DT Fraud Conference 2018 Grange Hotel Tower Bridge, London How to be the best in class in fighting financial crime Financial crime and risk management in retail, payments and ...
Wednesday, 29 November 2017
69. Contactless limit: Cardholders want customisation and control
(Card & Payments World | News/Contactless)
Contactless limit: Cardholders want customisation and control Over a quarter would immediately raise transaction limit Nearly half (48%) of shoppers would like to customise their contactless card ...
Wednesday, 29 November 2017
70. Payments marketplace raises US$4m
(Card & Payments World | News/Company news)
Payments marketplace raises US$4m Ex-Barclaycard CEO on board as non-exec director Payments marketplace APEXX has closed an initial seed funding round and been awarded a grant by Innovate UK, activity ...
Wednesday, 29 November 2017
5-6 March 2018 FINSEC Banking Security Summit Dubai, UAE The second edition of FINSEC The Banking Security Summit will bring together leading decision makers and solution providers to share case ...
Tuesday, 28 November 2017
72. EC sets deadline for banks to meet PSD2 standards
(Card & Payments World | News/Regulation)
EC sets bank deadline for delayed PSD2 standards Schedule for standards on strong customer authentication and third party access to bank data Banks will have 18 months to meet the finalised PSD2 ...
Tuesday, 28 November 2017
73. What Millennials want from a payment method
(Card & Payments World | News/Customer Insight)
What Millennials want from a payment method Group is under-served by current payment offerings The most important feature of a payment method for Millennials is one that provides an interest-free ...
Monday, 27 November 2017
74. Banks sign Mastercard exclusivity deal
(Card & Payments World | News/Company news)
Banks sign Mastercard exclusivity deal All cards converted to network CYBG, owner of Clydesdale Bank, Yorkshire Bank and digital bank B, is switching all of the three banks' remaining Visa credit ...
Monday, 27 November 2017
75. Challenger bank partners with Yoyo Wallet
(Card & Payments World | News/Loyalty/Marketing)
Challenger bank partners with Yoyo Wallet Open Banking API enables automatic reward points collection  Starling Bank has partnered with the Yoyo Wallet mobile payment and loyalty app to customers ...
Friday, 24 November 2017
76. WeChat Pay announces further expansion
(Card & Payments World | News/Mobile)
WeChat Pay announces further expansion Third overseas move in a week with transit trial WeChat Pay has made another move beyond its domestic Chinese mainland market, with a trial of its mobile wallet ...
Friday, 24 November 2017
77. More than half global eCommerce payments now mobile
(Card & Payments World | News/Mobile)
More than half global eCommerce payments now mobile Mobile devices have lower drop-off rate  Mobile payments now account for 52% of eCommerce payments worldwide, surpassing desktop as the medium ...
Friday, 24 November 2017
78. Wells Fargo app targets Millennials
(Card & Payments World | News/Mobile)
Wells Fargo app targets Millennials Launch set for early 2018 Wells Fargo has launched an app with tools to help consumers manage their money and know where they stand financially. The Greenhouse ...
Friday, 24 November 2017
79. UK Open Banking project expanded
(Card & Payments World | News/Fintech)
UK Open Banking project expanded Standards to cover all PSD2 products  The UK Open Banking project is being expanded to all payment account types covered by the EU second Payments Services Directive ...
Thursday, 23 November 2017
80. JCB signs global acquiring agreement
(Card & Payments World | News/Company news)
JCB signs global acquiring agreement Partnership with payments platform extended JCB international and payments platform Adyen have signed an extension to their License Agreement enabling global JCB ...
Thursday, 23 November 2017
81. Singapore approves QR payments specification
(Card & Payments World | News/Financial Services)
Singapore approves QR payments specification System to rollout in 2018 The Singapore Payments Council has endorsed the specification for a common Singapore Quick Response Code (SG QR) that can accept ...
Thursday, 23 November 2017
82. WeChatPay expands in Asia Pacific
(Card & Payments World | News/Mobile)
WeChat Pay expands in Asia Pacific Growing economies targeted with Philippines and Malaysia moves WeChat Pay is expanding its footprint across Asia Pacific with a new payments deal for Chinese ...
Thursday, 23 November 2017
83. Details of Uber cover-up emerge
(Card & Payments World | News/Fraud and Security)
Details of Uber cover-up emerge 42,000 email addresses posted on Dark Web Details are emerging of the extent of Ubers year-long cover-up by of the data breach of its systems. The compromise stole ...
Wednesday, 22 November 2017
84. Latest payments news round-up
(Card & Payments World | News/Company news)
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 ...
Wednesday, 22 November 2017
85. So how do you think it went?
(Card & Payments World | News/Customer Insight)
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 ...
Tuesday, 21 November 2017
86. Boku launches London IPO
(Card & Payments World | News/Company news)
Boku launches London IPO Plan to raise £45 for investors and development  Boku, the mobile payments company whose CEO is former Visa executive Jon Prideaux, is floating on the Alternative Investment ...
Monday, 20 November 2017
87. WeChat expands acceptance into airport
(Card & Payments World | News/Corporate cards)
WeChat expands acceptance into airport Alipay rollout increased Chinese spend by 92% WeChat, the Chinese social media network that claims 902 million active daily users, is now accepted for POS ...
Monday, 20 November 2017
88. Cryptocurrency card enables in-store payments
(Card & Payments World | News/Fintech)
Cryptocurrency card enables in-store payments Platform launches with five initial currencies A new payment card will enable users to spend cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin at physical merchants. ...
Thursday, 16 November 2017
89. Malaysia Instant Payments rollout
(Card & Payments World | News/Fintech)
Malaysia Instant Payments rollout Plans to go crossborder with payments to other countries Malaysian financial market infrastructure provider PayNet is building the countrys Real-time Retail Payments ...
Wednesday, 15 November 2017
90. Banks form company to manage third party risk
(Card & Payments World | News/Fraud and Security)
Banks form company to manage third party risk Major institutions pool expertise to address escalating challenges A consortium of major US banks and payments companies has formed a new company to ...
Wednesday, 15 November 2017
91. US Instant Payments scheme launches
(Card & Payments World | News/Financial Services)
US Instant Payments scheme launches Bank-led project starts with six institutions on board The Clearing House consortium of US banks has launched the RTP real-time payments scheme, with the goal ...
Tuesday, 14 November 2017
92. Mastercard card growth outpaces Visa in Europe
(Card & Payments World | News/Customer Insight)
Mastercard card growth outpaces Visa in Europe UnionPay doubles presence in region The number of Mastercard-branded cards increased by 9% in Europe in 2016, compared with an increase of 6% for rival ...
Monday, 13 November 2017
93. 600 PSPs sign up for pan-Europe Instant Payments scheme
(Card & Payments World | News/Financial Services)
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 There are numerous Instant ...
Monday, 13 November 2017
94. EBA sets out implementation schedule for PSD2 fraud standards
(Card & Payments World | News/Regulation)
EBA sets out schedule for PSD2 fraud standards Timeline after closure of consultation period The European Banking Authority says the new PSD2 fraud reporting standards will become binding for ...
Friday, 10 November 2017
95. Remote fuel payment app from Yandex.Money
(Card & Payments World | News/Mobile)
Remote fuel payment app from Yandex.Money System to roll out across Russia Russian online payment service Yandex.Money has released an app allowing drivers to pay for fuel remotely without having ...
Thursday, 09 November 2017
96. WeChat takes stake in Snap
(Card & Payments World | News/Mobile)
WeChat takes stake in Snap Chinese internet giant expands payments ambitions in US and Europe  Chinas WeChat has taken a 12% stake in US-based Snap, owner of the Snapchat image messaging app.  ...
Wednesday, 08 November 2017
97. Payment-enabled gloves at the Winter Olympics
(Card & Payments World | News/Contactless)
Payment-enabled gloves at the Winter Olympics Athletes and fans to get range of wearables  Fans and athletes at the forthcoming Winter Olympic Games in South Korea will be able to make payments ...
Wednesday, 08 November 2017
98. Banks to be more liable for push payments fraud
(Card & Payments World | News/Fraud and Security)
Banks to be more liable for push payments fraud New proposals would require customers to be compensated Banks would have greater liability for compensating customers who fall victim to push payment ...
Tuesday, 07 November 2017
99. Bank takes processing in-house after failures
(Card & Payments World | News/Acquiring)
Bank takes processing in-house after failures Move follows third outage this year Digital bank Revolut is to take its processing in-house after suffering a series of payment transaction failures. ...
Monday, 06 November 2017
100. Polish POS loyalty offering to roll out in Finland
(Card & Payments World | News/Loyalty/Marketing)
Polish POS loyalty offering to roll out in Finland Merchant platform links to payment cards Polish fintech ZenCard is launching its merchant POS loyalty and marketing technology onto the Finnish ...
Monday, 06 November 2017
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