Payments

It’s no surprise France is banning Libra says CoinCorner CEO

CoinCorner’s CEO, Danny Scott, commented: “It’s been announced that France plans to block Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency in the EU over concerns that it poses a threat to the sovereignty of national currencies. This comes as no surprise given the regulatory backlash Facebook has received since the announcement of Libra back in June. Read more »

Gresham accelerates digital transformation with Clareti Integration Studio enhancements

Gresham Technologies plc, the leading software and services company that specialises in providing real-time solutions for data integrity and control, banking integration, payments and cash management, today announced Clareti Integration Studio (CIS) is available with new features designed to accelerate digital transformation projects. Read more »

Mastercard aims to boost access to cash in the UK with new retailer cashback initiative

Today Mastercard announces the introduction of a new initiative to increase the nation’s access to cash. By leveraging our technology, local shops and businesses who choose to offer cashback in conjunction with a purchase, will from April 2020 earn a fee every time they dispense cash to a shopper paying with a Mastercard debit card. Read more »

Lunar Way Chooses Nets as Partner for Payments

Lunar Way is a Danish fintech company founded in 2015 with the ambition of rethinking the banking experience. It offers basic banking services through an app that has been downloaded by more than 130,000 users. Read more »

Apple is ‘watching Crypto’ but there was no mention at iPhone 11 event, says CoinCorner

CoinCorner’s CEO, Danny Scott, commented: “Apple revealed their latest line of products, unveiling the new iPhone 11 at their annual Apple event yesterday, however there was no mention of their plans for cryptocurrency, which they recently revealed they were “watching”. Read more »

nexo standards’ Retailer Protocol Receives ISO Accreditation

Global industry association, nexo standards, has today announced that its latest version of the nexo Retailer Protocol has now been published by the ISO Registration Authority and the Cards and Related Retail Financial Services Standards Evaluation Group, becoming the official ISO 20022 CASP – Card Sa Read more »

Trustly partners with ECOMMPAY to deliver online banking payments to its merchants across Europe

ECOMMPAY, a leading international online payment service provider and direct card acquirer, has partnered with online payments company Trustly to expand its online payment offering and strengthen its position in the European market. Online banking payments are a popular way to pay in Europe, especially in the Baltics and the Nordics. The new partnership will allow consumers who shop with ECOMMPAY’s merchants to make safe online transactions... more Read more »

Stripe launches in eight more European countries

Stripe officially launches its services in Estonia, Greece, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, and Slovenia today, helping internet businesses in these countries to start, grow, and scale their business globally and accept money from anywhere in the world. Read more »

Access to funding top priority for corporate treasurers today according to Finastra research

Ahead of Sibos 2019, Finastra commissioned IDC to survey 400 corporate treasurers around the world to reveal key treasury priorities. The findings* show that access to funding, risk management and improving usability are top of mind for treasurers today. Looking three years ahead, these challenges are expected to diversify to include demand for real-time capabilities and liquidity optimization, meaning new business models, which will drive a... more Read more »

Industry Participation in EMVCo Expands

EMVCo has announced the continued expansion of its Associate Programme, with new organisations joining to engage in the strategic and technical direction of the global body. 2C2P, Adyen, BC Card, Checkout.com, Endeavour Internet Business Solutions, FrenchSys, ICC Solutions, Infinitium, Merchant Advisory Group, Shopify and Wakefern Food Corporation have all joined in the past year. As EMVCo Associates, these organisations will support the process... more Read more »

H&M x Klarna Pay later Now Available in the United Kingdom

H&M wants to offer customers a truly modern shopping experience that is both flexible and convenient no matter where and how they choose to shop. Read more »

SBI Remit and SBI Cosmoney Partner with InstaReM

InstaReM, a leading global financial payments infrastructure company,has announced that it will now power real-time cross-border payments for the clients of the SBI Remit and SBI Cosmoney, part of one of Asia’s leading payments companies, across select markets. Read more »

Wirecard and Malaysia’s Affin Bank Berhad expand partnership

Wirecard, the global innovation leader in digital financial technology, and Affin Bank Berhad (“AFFINBANK”) today announced an extension of their collaboration focused on revolutionizing internet banking for consumers in Malaysia. Through this partnership, over 300,000 AFFINBANK customers are already benefitting from an array of services such as e-commerce and mobile payment powered by Wirecard technology. By leveraging more of Wirecard’s... more Read more »

Making 3D Secure 2.0 and PSD2 happen: Worldline processed the first live transactions with Strong Customer Authentication for European merchants

Worldline, the European market leader in payment and transaction services, announces the readiness of its Acquiring and E-Commerce platforms with respect to the mandatory processing of transactions according to the new 3D Secure 2.0 standard.  With live transactions performed for European retailers, e.g. in the retail sector, digital services and ticketing. Worldline proves its capabilities to support merchants in meeting the demanding new... more Read more »

Mastercard Names New Executive Vice President, Global Communications

Mastercard today announced the appointment of Jennifer Erickson as executive vice president, Global Communications, effective September 23. She will lead corporate, internal, external and digital communications, reporting to Raja Rajamannar, the company’s chief marketing and communications officer and president, Healthcare. Read more »

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