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SEPA and European Payments

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Bob LyddonLyddon Consulting Services - Thames Ditton

Is the ECB bankrupt, at least on a mark-to-market basis?

21 February 2018  |  7431 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Yesterday Reuters published an article entitled "Restive bond markets may complicate ECB's exit plans". This was a piece speculating about how and when the ECB can taper off and finish its Asset Purchase Programme ("APP"), its version of Quantitative Easing. The piece stated that "Currency strength and a doubling of benchma...

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Bob LyddonLyddon Consulting Services - Thames Ditton

Predictions for the Payments industry in 2018: new EU Treaty signed for full EMU

31 December 2017  |  5484 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

This is the third of our predictions for the Payments industry in 2018, and it is about the Euro and its path to full completion. Brexit is both a threat and an opportunity for the “centralisers” at the European Commission. Their arguments will be firstly that the Single Market and the Customs Union (“Economic” union) cannot work properly and be co...

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Bob Lyddon
Bob LyddonLyddon Consulting Services - Thames Ditton

PSD2 compliance for leg-out payments difficilitated by the virtual elimination of Cover payments

28 September 2017  |  6013 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Banks in the EU/EEA will be obliged – as from January 2018 – to quote all-in prices to their customers for: payments going to or coming from outside the EU/EEA, in any currency; and payments with bot...

TagsPaymentsRisk & regulation
Carlos Figueredo
Carlos FigueredoOpen Vector Limited - London

PSD2 - Time for banks to join in or lose out

21 August 2017  |  8552 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

It is no secret that the PSD2 regulation will open up the playing field to Fintechs and to the creation of AISP’s (Account Information Service Providers) and PISP’s (Payment Information Service Provi...

TagsPaymentsOpen APIs
Rakesh Lakhani
Rakesh LakhaniTCS - London

How will banning credit card surcharging impact the uptake of PSD2 PISP transactions

17 August 2017  |  8457 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

PSD2 introduces two measures amongst others that potentially contradict each other and may limit their ability to hit the goals they set out to achieve: Payment Initiation Service Providers (PISPs) ...

TagsPaymentsOpen APIs
Carlos Figueredo
Carlos FigueredoOpen Vector Limited - London

PSD2 Solutions - Who to choose in today's fintech crowded world?

13 August 2017  |  7049 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

There are numerous articles related to PSD2 as to what it is and what it will mean to the various parties involved but there are also countless firms stating that they offer PSD2 solutions, which in t...

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Gary Wright
a non-active Finextra member

Could there be a real rival to SWIFT?

04 February 2009  |  4210 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Finding a SWIFT alternative always comes up in any discussion about messaging standards and the direction the finance industry is going. Most professional people in the know agree that SWIFT is a doub...

TagsPaymentsRetail banking
Gary Wright
a non-active Finextra member

Thomson Reuters Hub looks the business

03 February 2009  |  6097 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Yesterday's announcement from Thomson Reuters about their partnerships with Cisco's Jabber XCP, IBM Lotus' Sametime and Microsoft's LCS/OCS can only be termed exciting. The hub connection solution is ...

TagsPost-trade & opsWholesale banking
Gary Wright
a non-active Finextra member

Avoiding a depression

02 February 2009  |  3683 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

It's not often that I find myself in agreement with Peter Mandelson the UK Government Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform but this economic crisis is producing many stran...

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Retired Member
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Crisis gives national banks an upper hand in payments

29 January 2009  |  4500 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

I have been thinking a lot about how the crisis is having a different impact on the world’s national banks, which don’t seem to be suffering as badly as the big international players. In the cards and...

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