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Andrew OwensSunGard AvantGard - London

Does the new SEPA deadline really change anything?

10 January 2014  |  1617 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

You may have seen the big news today that the European Commission has announced a proposed extension to the SEPA migration deadline of six months, from 1st February to 1st August. Their view is that ...

Neil GraySWIFT - London

Every Cloud has a silver lining ..

21 November 2013  |  361 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

… doesn’t it? By embracing new technologies, access to services via the Cloud offers corporate treasurers of every size of organisation the opportunity to improve efficiencies and further drive down ...

Miloslav HoschekMiloslav Hoschek Consulting - Bratislava

2030 2050 Global Strategies trends

14 October 2013  |  4448 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The new world between 2030 –2050 recalls past transition points—such as 1815, 1919, 1945, or 1989. In this world will exist an absence of global power. The hegemonic power will shift to networks an...

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Neil BurtonEarthport - London

'Mobile payments' is meaningless

10 October 2013  |  4986 views  |  0  |  Recommends 1

There has been much debate of late on Finextra and indeed everywhere about mobile wallets and mobile payments; with some very diverse opinions. Some argue that uptake of mobile wallets and payments i...

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Neil BurtonEarthport - London

'we need our payments and commerce to be like our elephants

15 September 2013  |  2820 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

....they know no borders' ran a tweet from SWIFT’s African Regional Conference in Gaborone earlier this year. ‘It is not unusual to have better flight connections between African countries by firs...

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Neil BurtonEarthport - London

Approaching Sibos 2013

11 September 2013  |  4053 views  |  0  |  Recommends 1

As many of us prepare to board flights to Dubai for Sibos, I’m wondering what others are hoping to hear and learn this year. A few things in my mind: It’s SWIFT’s 40th birthday, hurrah! At the Lond...

Miloslav HoschekMiloslav Hoschek Consulting - Bratislava

Global Trends 2030 A sad world vision publication of NIC

02 September 2013  |  2654 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Global trends 2030: Alternative Worlds Economic growth might decline in “aging” countries. sixty percent of the world’s population will live in urbanized areas; migration will increase. food, Wate...

Neil BurtonEarthport - London

PSD2 is published

26 July 2013  |  6571 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The European Commission (EC)’ s long awaited proposal for a revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2) published on 24 July 2013, has been overshadowed by its proposal for the regulation of Multilat...

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Oscar SandersonWelcome Real-time - Singapore

Retail payments: Making the seconds count

22 July 2013  |  4541 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

It’s a common scene: a customer waiting patiently for a card transaction to be processed. In most cases it only takes a few seconds, but it can certainly seem longer. While some staff may try and fill...

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Mark McMurtriePayments Consultancy Limited - Woking

Are PIN Mailers still the best way to distribute PINs ?

26 June 2013  |  4181 views  |  10  |  Recommends 0

Ever since banks started issuing credit and debit cards they also needed to supply customers with a PIN for cardholder verification purposes. These were for card usage at the ATM or POS terminal. The ...

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