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Gabe McGloin

Transactions, Disputes & the Power of Automation

Everyone wants the transaction to happen Online payments are evolving toward ensuring every card-not-present (CNP) transaction is a dependable, secure, and seamless experience for the customer. And ri...

28 Jul 2021
Payments strategies 2015-2020-2030
Konstantin Rabin

High-risk transactions and their effects on customers

In today’s world, where a bunch of transactions are made online with just one click, there are high risks of being involved in scams. Although it is true that a lot of companies ensure the security of...

27 Jul 2021
Gabe McGloin

Reduce Customer Disputes with Data Transparency

The digitisation of commerce has escalated the need for card-not-present (CNP) businesses to bring proactive customer communication to the fore. From digital receipts to high-tech AI chatbots, sellers...

22 Jul 2021
The Payments Business
Amanda Mickleburgh

We all love a bargain, but so do fraudsters

The success of Amazon’s recent Prime Day - this year over 250 million items were sold worldwide - typically results in many other merchants promoting similar sales events. With many merchants hoping ...

19 Jul 2021
Exposing Financial Crime
Peter Thomas

The return of ‘Blankety Blank’… a firm favourite

The recent news that the iconic ‘Blankety Blank’ game show was returning to our screens under the masterful Bradley Walsh brought back many great memories. Originally a firm family favourite on the BB...

19 Jul 2021
The Payments Business
Matt Beattie

Compliance vs Efficiency in client onboarding: Can you have your cake and eat it?

Many organisations continue to wrestle with the challenge of delivering a fast and efficient client onboarding (& review) approach while ensuring compliance with the various KYC/AML rules. Ultimat...

12 Jul 2021
Banking Strategy, Digital and Transformation
Andreas Hobbelin

Beneficial ownership Sweden

In February 2021, I asked the Swedish company registry (#Bolagsverket) about some statistics regarding beneficial ownership, this is the response: Approx.: - 70.000 companies have registered that th...

07 Jul 2021
Banking Regulations
John Bertrand

Scamdemic: Payor Payments goes #1 in Fraud: 300% increase since 2015

APP (Authorised Push Payments) and taking control of bank accounts are 54% of the £1.26 billion fraud in 2021. Given the sheer volume of scams being generated, 70% of people with mobile phones have re...

04 Jul 2021
Banking Strategy, Digital and Transformation
Andreas Hobbelin

Heard about Hurds bank?

No, it’s not a Bank, it’s an offshore bank located east of Malta (35°53'N 14°45'E) and hardly visible on the map What about Hurds bank? If I say bypassing sanctions, do I have your attention? Since...

01 Jul 2021
Transaction Banking
Steve Goddard

You Can Mimic a Result, but Not the Creativity

A recent survey found that 93% of respondents agreed that fraudsters have become more diverse and that the speed of innovation has increased with it, resulting in greater complexity when detecting the...

29 Jun 2021
Transaction Fraud Systems and Analysis
Vikas Seth

Identity Verification - What is under the hood? Let's explore...

During last months, I asked many of my friends and family members regarding their experiences while opening an account with one of the thousands of Fintechs or setting up new account with car/scoote

26 Jun 2021
Artificial Intelligence and Financial Services
Ketharaman Swaminathan

What Is Subscription Trap?

All of us are familiar with subscriptions of the following type: Social network e.g. LinkedIn Premium Digital media e.g. Wall Street Journal Streaming video service / OTT e.g. Netflix Hosting service...

23 Jun 2021