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Allen Elson

Modernizing The Gift Card: Take Your Incentives To The Next Level

Gift cards continue to play an extremely important role in incentive marketing. Last year alone, the North American corporate market spent over $80 billion on incentives – including merchandise, exper...

05 Dec 2018
Payments strategies 2015-2020-2030
Rune Sørensen

Payment Cards on the Table: is your Infrastructure up to the Challenge?

The introduction of new payment types has created a greater need for a strong, flexible card infrastructure than ever before. That’s easy for issuers to lose sight of; mobile services are new, excitin...

05 Dec 2018
Digital Banking Trends
Jared Ronski

The Chargeback Battle Has Just Begun

The hustle and bustle of holiday shopping season is in full-swing, and with it comes the threat of a spike in chargebacks. While the excitement of increased ecommerce sales—to the tune of a predicted...

04 Dec 2018
Payments strategies 2015-2020-2030
Nick Mothershaw

Protecting customers from push payment scams

Fraud is a continuing problem globally. In fact, research from Experian highlights the annual cost of fraud as £190 billion, equal to nearly £7,200 per household. Although technology to protect custom...

04 Dec 2018
Daniel Szmukler

RegTech, DLT and the evolution of smart payments

European financial institutions are facing an ever-evolving set of regulations aimed at maintaining stability, competition, and innovation in the digital economy. As a result, regulatory compliance in...

04 Dec 2018
EBAday
Uri Rivner

The Perfect Crime

The 1920s were big on criminal mystery novels; this was the decade of Agatha Christie’s Hercule Poirot. Who, like many other famous detectives of his time, had to unlock devious puzzles involving th

28 Nov 2018
Digital Banking Trends
Steve Cook

3D face mapping as a true differentiator in biometric liveness detection

The rapid global adoption of biometrics for identification and access management by organisations of all sizes clearly indicates they are here to stay. Yet, until 3D face authentication technology bec...

28 Nov 2018
Biometrics
Jesse Champagne

Open-Loop Prepaid Card Markets On The Rise, Studies Show

The open-loop prepaid market is booming, and all signs point to another record-setting year. The Canadian open-loop prepaid market has grown 27 percent over the last three years, according to the Ca...

27 Nov 2018
Anna Kuzmina

India stack

There was one particular subject that got the spotlight at the recent fintech conference that I talked about. India stack. Meaning, the number of government-led initiatives to bring India to the f

27 Nov 2018
Digital Banking Trends
Bob Lyddon

The curious incident of company No. 11536954 - Pay.uk Limited, founded three months ago

Pay.uk Ltd was founded three months ago (on 25th August 2018) as a company limited by guarantee no. 11536594 and registered to 2 Thomas More Square, London. Is that a surprise to you? It might be. On ...

26 Nov 2018
Transaction Banking
Jesse Champagne

How Prepaid Program Can Help University Event Planners

Universities and higher-education institutions often host research conferences, alumni dinners, educational events, concerts, and more. There are a multitude of costs that occur during such events, ra...

23 Nov 2018
Joe Pindar

Bitcoin: Here to stay or is it running out of steam?

We’re now into the second decade of Bitcoin – the cryptocurrency still aiming to take the world by storm. Passing the 10-year mark for any technology is impressive, given the nature of the business,

23 Nov 2018
Blockchain Observations