SIA, the European hi-tech company, leader in payment services and infrastructures, and Supply@ME, the scale-up of the AvantGarde Group, have signed a partnership agreement to launch - through the SIAchain infrastructure - the new “Inventory Monetization” platform, created by the Milan-based fintech soon to be listed on the London Stock Exchange.
SIA, the leading European hi-tech company in the payment services and infrastructures sector, has signed a strategic partnership with HPS, a leading payment software company, to increase its card payments processing in Greece and other European countries through an innovative digital platform.
In Verona today SIA has inaugurated a new specialized center for payment cards, capable of managing every stage of issuing, from conception to distribution, through a monitoring system compliant with the highest standards of security.
The European Central Bank (ECB) has awarded a tender to Italian payment processor SIA and telco Colt for the provision of connectivity services to the Eurosystem market infrastructures.
SIA, the leading European hi-tech company in the payment services and infrastructures sector, and Quant Network, a UK-based pioneering technology company, have signed a partnership agreement to explore blockchain interoperability and the creation of agnostic cross-platform applications and services for banks and financial institutions.
SIA has won Bank of Italy’s tender for the management of the Interbank Register of Bad Cheques and Payment Cards (Centrale di Allarme Interbancaria - CAI), the computerized archive of illicit bank and postal cheques and credit and debit cards that contributes to ensuring the smooth running of the national payments system. The concession will last 8 years.
Following the Ordinary Shareholders’ Meeting held on 29th April, SIA’s Board of Directors – meeting yesterday under the chairmanship of Giuliano Asperti – has appointed Massimo Sarmi as Deputy Chairman and has confirmed Nicola Cordone as Chief Executive Officer of the company.
The Board of Directors of SIA, meeting under the chairmanship of Giuliano Asperti, has approved the 2019-2021 Strategic Plan that aims at further strengthening the positioning of the company at international level and becoming the key player in Europe in the field of digital payments.
Italy's SIA has beaten out competition from Vocalink and CGI to win the right to build Canada's new core clearing and settlement system.
The Italian Banking Association (ABI) is moving into the 'pre-production phase' for its blockchain-based interbank reconciliation project.
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