Swift Business Forum London Delegates Say Regulation Remains A Top Strategic Priority

SWIFT held its annual Business Forum London on 23 April 2015, where more than 1,100 industry leaders gathered to discuss the latest trends and innovations in financial services. The theme of this year’s forum was ‘Harnessing change in financial services’, and the programme explored how the industry can channel innovation to address challenges such as regulation, the technology revolution, new entrants and changing customer behaviour. Read more »

Euro Pacific Bank adopts T24 in the cloud

Temenos (SIX: TEMN), the market leading provider of mission-critical solutions to the financial services industry, today announces that Euro Pacific Bank Ltd, has selected T24, Temenos’ core banking platform and anti-money laundering solutions, to be delivered via the Microsoft Azure cloud. With this move the bank gains access to a highly scalable and automated platform to support its rapid growth. Read more »

Fiserv Recognized as a Mobile Banking and Payments Leader by IDC MarketScape

Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV), a leading global provider of financial services technology solutions, announced today that it was named a leader in both the IDC MarketScape: North American Mobile Banking Software Solutions Vendor Assessment (March 2015) and the IDC MarketScape: North American Mobile Banking Payments Software Vendor Assessment (April 2015). Fiserv was recognized due to its broad range of implementations, focus on mobile payments and... more Read more »

Xendpay launches Nepal money transfer service

  Xendpay, the world’s first free money transfer service, has today launched a tailored Nepalese Rupee pay-out option to help friends and families all over the world transfer money to loved ones affected by the recent earthquakes in Nepal. The new transfer route allows people to send money directly to recipients to receive in either Nepalese Rupees (NPR) or USD without any compulsory fee or hidden markup on the exchange rate. Read more »

Path Solutions has topped IBS Islamic Sales League Table 2015 as ‘Number One Best Selling Islamic Banking Software Provider Worldwide’

Path Solutions, the global Islamic banking software group, is pleased to announce that it has topped the IBS Islamic Sales League Table 2015 comprised of top technology providers to the Islamic financial services industry.  Read more »

Apriva Enables Android/iOS POS Developers to Accept Wide Array of Payments

Apriva, the leading provider of secure end-to-end wireless transaction and information solutions, today announced the release of a new software development kit (SDK) that enables Point of Sale (POS) developers to easily integrate payment acceptance capabilities into new and existing mobile applications. Providing seamless integration with Apriva’s secure payment gateway, the newly released SDK allows Android and iOS developers to support EMV,... more Read more »

Accenture and Moven Join Forces to Transform Digital Banking Solutions

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) and Moven, the world’s first banking service to provide real-time behavioral feedback to help customers change their spending habits and save more, have signed a services agreement to jointly develop next-generation digital banking solutions. In conjunction with the services agreement, the companies have also entered into an alliance agreement to provide digital banking solutions to banks globally, enabling the banks to... more Read more »

Mobile banking soars as customers bank on the move

        Nearly 40 million separate mobile banking visits were recorded in March alone         Two thirds (65%) of online banking activity now taking place through a mobile phone         The peak time for logons now earlier in the day as most mobile users log on during commute Read more »

Sentenial to take on banks with launch of Nuapay

Sentenial, a provider of payment services to some of Europe's top banks, is to take advantage of EU regulations to set up its own 'disruptive' non-bank alternative for payment processing. Following legislation introduced by the European Commission making it possible for non-banks to obtain a Payment Institution license and compete with banks, Sentenial has announced plans to take on its own customers with the launch of subsidiary Nuapay. Read more »

CRYEX announces new institutional FX and digital currency marketplace and clearing house

CRYEX today announced the filing of an application with the Swedish Finansinspektionen (SFSA) to become a regulated clearing organization and create a member-only marketplace with clearing and settlement for FX and digital currencies. Cryex is managed by a highly experienced team of banking and exchange executives with a record across FX and capital markets, technology, regulatory, risk and security management.                                Read more »

Former Deutsche Bank chief Kerim Derhalli invstr app changes the future of finance

In 2013, 70% of Brits had no trust in the banks. Interestingly, in 2014, a survey found that 80% of Brits trusted their bank if they used good technology.  Technology that embraces social collaboration like Facebook and Linked In. Read more »

Digital payments – Bridging the gap between convenience and security

Bridging the gap between convenience and security for digital payments has long been a subject of discussion within the payments industry. Findings from an investigation undertaken by myPINpad into the gaps in the payment industry have identified a number of issues: ·         Security concerns cause 35% of all abandoned carts in online commerce. Putting that in monetary terms, the cost to retailers is estimated to be $1.4 trillion in 2015 Read more »

FIS Reinvents Banking Access in India, One ‘e-Lobby’ at a Time

 Karnataka Bank Limited, a major, privately owned bank based in southwestern India, will expand 24x7 transaction banking access to its customers with its new “e-lobby” services, supported through a multi-year ATM outsourcing agreement with FIS™ (NYSE: FIS), a global leader in banking and payments technology as well as consulting and outsourcing solutions. Read more »

Expertus Solution Ready for Immediate Payments

EXPERTUS, a global leader in innovative payments and treasury solutions today announced readiness for Immediate Payments. Read more »

Dr. Hartwig Gerhartinger from paysafecard appointed to the board of Prepaid International Forum (PIF)

Paysafecard, the Vienna-based global market leader in prepaid online payment methods, and member of Skrill Group, a worldwide provider of online payment technologies, announces that Dr. Hartwig Gerhartinger (36), Senior Legal Counsel at paysafecard, has been selected to join the governing body of the Prepaid International Forum (PIF). As a not-for-profit trade association, PIF represents the global prepaid industry and the interests of all its... more Read more »


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