20 September 2018

Transaction Banking

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Bob LyddonLyddon Consulting Services - Thames Ditton

The UK’s New Payment System Operator makes a World Class CoP-out on Confirmation of Payee

29 August 2018  |  7318 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

New Payment System Operator (“NPSO”), the organisation charged with delivering the UK’s New Payments Architecture (“NPA”) and the “End User Needs” services dependent upon it, seems to be backing away from its sense of responsibility towards “Confirmation of Payee”, or “CoP” for short. The CoP service is where a payer confirms that the payee they a...

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Bob LyddonLyddon Consulting Services - Thames Ditton

Big buck cost of NPSO directors just for the first few months of operation

15 August 2018  |  11657 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

NPSO Report & Accounts for the period from its foundation on 18th July 2017 until 31st December 2017 show Directors' Remuneration at £229,469, with the highest-paid director receiving £93,333. This seems like a very large bill for a board on which 6 out of 7 directors were non-executive. It is not even a bill for 1/2 of a year, but more like 1/...

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Bob Lyddon
Bob LyddonLyddon Consulting Services - Thames Ditton

Project Carlton Phase 1 on UK payments landscape is complete

13 August 2018  |  9823 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The sponsor of Project Carlton has signed off on the intial research and endorsed that it be shared for validation with five or six interested parties. The research plots the ministrations towards the...

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Bob Lyddon
Bob LyddonLyddon Consulting Services - Thames Ditton

Research phase of Project Carlton, new UK payment services design

20 July 2018  |  8708 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Two weeks ago, in a blog here on Finextra, we stated that our company had obtained initial funding and support for a project to design a new suite of UK payment services, to set against those being im...

Bob Lyddon
Bob LyddonLyddon Consulting Services - Thames Ditton

Wolfsberg Group should publish its Competition Law advice about its Country Risk FAQs, as a starter

11 July 2018  |  6499 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

We just sent the third and final call in our series to the Wolfsberg Group, this time regarding the “Country Risk – Frequently Asked Questions” that Wolfsberg issued in March 2018. We are asking that ...

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Bob Lyddon
Bob LyddonLyddon Consulting Services - Thames Ditton

UK New Payment System Operator - the wrong direction and we need a new one

03 July 2018  |  5561 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The UK’s New Payment System Operator is well adrift of the problems facing UK payment service users (e.g. lack of access to free ATMs, high fees on card payments for merchants, dwindling cash collecti...

Breana Patel
Breana PatelBonova Advisory | Risk &Regulatory Advisory - New York

The many benefits of Agile PMO

14 June 2018  |  12991 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The task of integrating a Project Management Office (PMO) in an agile environment could prove difficult, but if done with thorough research and implementation, it can substantially improve efficiency ...

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Tomer Guriel
Tomer Gurielezbob - London

Light at the end of the loan origination tunnel

08 June 2018  |  12836 views  |  3 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

When buying products online, ordering a taxi or booking a vacation, the modern consumer expects a simple, streamlined experience and instant satisfaction. I have often questioned why the same service ...

TagsInnovationTransaction banking
Bob Lyddon
Bob LyddonLyddon Consulting Services - Thames Ditton

Visa outage in Europe: letter to Charlotte Hogg from the UK's Treasury Select Committee

06 June 2018  |  10518 views  |  6 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

This letter is now public on the www.parliament.uk website, under /documents/commons-committees/treasury/Correspondence/2017-19/ This file name is visa-charlotte-hogg-040618.pdf Some tough questions t...

Bob Lyddon
Bob LyddonLyddon Consulting Services - Thames Ditton

New Payment System Operator appoints two more natural legal persons as Member-Guarantors

18 May 2018  |  10451 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

I blogged two weeks ago that NPSO had become the operator of BACS and Faster Payments while in the control of just one person, and a natural legal person at that. NPSO has quickly appointed two new Me...

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