26 March 2017


Michael DiamondMitek - San Diego

Innovation, Magic, and Image-Based Cheque Clearing in the UK

24 March 2017  |  3169 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Good things come to those who wait, and the good news for those who have been waiting for the UK to roll out its image-based cheque clearing system is that the end - or more appropriately the beginning - is finally in sight. The details can be found in this helpful article that outlines the UK's intention to roll out the system this October. For t...

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Hari SubramanianWipro - Greater New York City

Digital stupidity: mobile wallets that mimic physical wallets

16 March 2017  |  3076 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

My physical wallet is useful - it helps me store a number of valuables and memories but it is dumb. It doesn't know anything about me. Ironically, we are creating the equivalent in digital or mobile wallets in spite of the fact that digital wallets have the potential to be more intelligent, understand our preferences, and provide contextual help a...

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Christopher Jones
Christopher JonesPSE Consulting - London

Does the EBA’s risk based approach to Strong Customer Authentication destroy frictionless payments?

14 March 2017  |  3475 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

There has been a flurry of excitement since the publication of the EBA’s draft Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) on 23rd February 2017. While there is much to consider within its 153 pages, the fo...

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Alex Novik
Alex NovikAdvapay - Tallinn

Establishing a Payment Institution in Lithuania

14 March 2017  |  3629 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Given the possibility of the upcoming UK's withdrawal from the EU, Lithuania has offered an interesting proposal for licensing of payment institution. The Lithuanian regulator proposes to issue paymen...

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Tom Hay
Tom HayIcon Solutions Ltd - London

PSD2 - The Final RTS: 10 Things You Need To Know

10 March 2017  |  2299 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The wait is over. The European Banking Authority (EBA) has recently published its ‘final’ Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) on Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) and common and secure communicat...

Tapan Agarwal
Tapan AgarwalIntellect Design Arena Ltd - London

Virtual Solutions for Virtual Accounts

08 March 2017  |  4740 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Corporates usually open hundreds of accounts to manage their operations, track their receivables and segregate funds relating to different entities / subsidiaries etc. Banks find it a huge operational...

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Paul Underwood
Paul UnderwoodThames Card Technology - Essex

Instant issue: a missed opportunity?

06 March 2017  |  1633 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Nothing takes a week anymore. Food, shopping, television; everything is on demand. Someone will even save you from the torment of assembling flatpack furniture! Why then, in this digital world where c...

Louis Peake
Louis PeakeCompass Plus - Nottingham

The Olympic legacy of contactless payments

03 March 2017  |  2864 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

With the dereliction of Rio de Janeiro’s Olympic sites all over the news at the moment and the iconic Maracana stadium looking nothing short of unrecognisable, coupled with the ongoing drama closer to...

Niall Hogan
Niall HoganTouchtech - Dublin 11

EBA Sets Tough Rules On Online Payments Fraud

01 March 2017  |  4994 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The final PSD2 draft regulatory technical standards (RTS) issued by the European Banking Authority last week clearly set out the very limited circumstances in which risk-based assessments may be used ...

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Parth Desai
Parth DesaiPelican - London

Payments fraud - is the arms race against the criminals winnable?

01 March 2017  |  5579 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The almost unceasing reports of major cyber hacks should be incentive enough to ensure that financial institutions reassess existing fraud protection for their payments systems. Recent official warnin...

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