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Matthew DragiffSunGard AvantGard Payment Services - Jacksonville

When the US Payment is the Foreign Payment

31 March 2011  |  4040 views  |  2  |  Recommends 0

The North American B2B Payments landscape is somewhat unique, due in large part to the significantly high use of checks as opposed to ACH, wires or cards. The shortcomings of checks are well known and understood and they include higher costs, greater levels of fraud and longer settlement periods. The 2010 AFP Electronic Payments Survey indicated...

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Kishore MedaHarvey Nash - London

Are Pay to Use ATMs going the dinosaur way ?

31 March 2011  |  3666 views  |  6  |  Recommends 0

I always thought that with so many 'free to use' cash machines, why would any customer pay a charge to withdraw one's own money. I stopped by the services at Beaconsfield and saw two Link cash machines with a few customers. I rationalised that it must be a coincidence to have so many customers. So I observed for 10 minutes. There were always cust...

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OTC opportunities in infrastructure investment

31 March 2011  |  3626 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

There’s a lot of talk right now about regulation in the OTC derivatives market – and rightly so. Both Dodd-Frank in the US and the proposed European Market Infrastructure Regulations (EMIR) in Europe ...

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Dirk KinvigFinextra - London

Commenting on the news articles

31 March 2011  |  3152 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

In the last year the web team has made several revisions to Finextra's Commenting system. One of the changes was to alert Finextra Community members, via email, when another member has commented upon...

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Antti LarvalaCAL360 Degrees - Brussels

Reflections on SEPA

31 March 2011  |  3011 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

Tomorrow SEPA has been over four months a primary payment system in Europe. It is really good system, in paper. Hopefully soon in reality. I have collected some of my own real life experience using S...

Jamuna RaviInfosys Technologies Limited - Amsterdam

Impact of Basel III on International Trade Finance

30 March 2011  |  6963 views  |  2  |  Recommends 0

Basel III regulations are attempting to bring back some the much-needed checks and balances in the Finance Industry so that we do not see a repeat of 2008 crisis. The set of guidelines is all about re...

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Matthew DragiffSunGard AvantGard Payment Services - Jacksonville

Why Do Checks Still Dominate B2B Payments in NA? Cont'd

29 March 2011  |  4227 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

Why do companies continue to pay by check? In part five of the series, “The Top 5 Reasons Why Checks Still Dominate B2B Payments,” I explore the challenges of corporate inertia and resistance to chang...

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Bo HaraldZEF and Real Time Economy Program - Esbo

e-id services - great growth in 2010

29 March 2011  |  4081 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Wrote this last year: "So sensemaking to let citizens log in to public sector with e-bank log-on tools. This is so saving both tax payer's money and speeding up e-government as tools are fami...

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Dave Barnes. - Edinburgh

NFC Options for Banks

29 March 2011  |  4449 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

In response to the blog about "Google partners Citi and MasterCard on NFC m-payments", I thought I would give you my thoughts on the NFC options that are out there. It might only be Citi...

TagsMobile & onlinePaymentsGroupInnovation in Financial Services
Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

Identity Thief Steals Identity For 17 Years

29 March 2011  |  3840 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

This mess Joseph Kidd stole Larry Smith’s identity 17 years ago, when Smith was 50 years old. While operating under Smith’s identity, Kidd “spent time in jail, as sent to prison, paroled, obtained w...

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