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Andy Schmidt

SWIFT’s major announcement slips under the radar

On March 12th, the SWIFT board of directors quietly issued a huge announcement about the future direction of the business. An announcement that is probably the most significant since the business was ...

01 Apr 2020
John Burgos

Overcoming anxiety around mobile payments & digital payments - In the South Asia Pacific

Innovation and technology usually go hand in hand. Therefore, for innovation to be fully realized, the technology that enables the innovation must be adopted as well. During the last 5 years, we hav...

01 Apr 2020
Digital Banking Trends
Richard Warren

Supporting Merchants with PSD2 SCA as the EBA Sticks To the Deadline

In a statement released on 25th March, the European Banking Authority (EBA) has confirmed that, for the moment, the December 31st 2020 enforcement deadline for PSD2 Strong Customer Authentication (SC...

31 Mar 2020
John Burgos

How to help your customers eliminate the go to the bank from their to-do list

When most people think about the term “Bank” they probably envision a retail branch with long queues, behind a rope waiting to seek the services of a teller or branch representative. Well those days a...

31 Mar 2020
Open Banking
Paul Butterworth

How security in the mPOS game is changing

Just over ten years ago, in 2009, Jack Dorsey of Twitter fame launched Square, changing the PoS industry as it existed. Square used a simple magnetic-stripe card-reading dongle that plugged into the ...

30 Mar 2020
Fintech
Uri Rivner

Social distancing changes our digital behaviors

As the Coronavirus outbreak spreads globally, users are beginning to change their digital behaviors. One emerging trend, not surprisingly, is an increase in the use of Remote Access. Criminals conside...

26 Mar 2020
Online Banking
Barbara Matthews

Digital Dollar and Stablecoin Policy Moves Forward

Throughout the week, steady low level activity has been visible regarding digital currencies globally. It's only Tuesday, but the cross-border public policy arena has suddenly become much more welcom...

25 Mar 2020
Digital Asset Class (DAC)
Paul Shumsky

Fintechs Designed To Thrive In The Face Of Coronavirus

The coronavirus is expected to fundamentally change the way customers interact with their banks, retailers and other service providers – and fintech businesses, which were built to operate in a fast-m...

22 Mar 2020
Innovation in Financial Services
Anant Patel

A dynamic payments environment calls for the right partner

Not too long ago, payment methods were limited. Now, the constant increase in choices leads consumers to change habits quickly. The payment options travel companies offer their customers can be a majo...

22 Mar 2020
Payments strategies 2015-2020-2030
Rajiv Desai

Ready for ISO 20022? Make AI part of your migration toolkit

The ISO 20022 messaging standard will enable rapid payments processing and global settlement, with interoperability across many payments infrastructures. As we move closer to the migration deadline a...

18 Mar 2020
SWIFT Matters
Peter Davidson

In an Era of Remote Work, How Will Firms Manage Cross Border Payments to Employees?

The Coronavirus pandemic is already seeing many tech firms direct their employees to work from home. Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL), Amazon.com. Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN), Twitter Inc, (NYSE:TWTR), and Facebo...

18 Mar 2020
The Payments Business
John Burgos

How to help your customers eliminate the go to the bank from their to-do list

When most people think about the term “Bank” they probably envision a retail branch with long queues, behind a rope waiting to seek the services of a teller or branch representative. Well those days a...

13 Mar 2020
Transaction Banking