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EPC gears up for pan-European instant payments

EPC gears up for pan-European instant payments

14 July 2017  |  10144 views  |  0 comments | 10 tweets | 28 linkedin

A new voluntary pan-European instant credit transfer scheme that will bring real-time money transfers across the Single Euro Payments Area (Sepa) is on course to go live in November, with five countries onboard from the off.

Back office consolidation and the ATMfutura project

Back office consolidation and the ATMfutura project

14 July 2017  |  7738 views  |  0 comments | 5 tweets | 4 linkedin

Jürg Weber, division CEO SIX Payment Services outlines the business imperative for consolidating and sharing common bank back office functions as the Swiss bank ATMfutura project comes to fruition.

Festy unveils digital currency payments wristband

Festy unveils digital currency payments wristband

14 July 2017  |  9367 views  |  1 comments | 12 tweets | 9 linkedin

Combining two of the most hyped trends in fintech, wearables and cryptocurrencies, Irish startup Festy has unveiled a wristband that lets festival-goers make contactless payments in Dash.

Visa offers small firms free $10k upgrade...with a cashless catch

Visa offers small firms free $10k upgrade...with a cashless catch

13 July 2017  |  11575 views  |  2 comments | 16 tweets | 19 linkedin

Visa is stepping up its war on cash, promising up to $500,000 to 50 US restaurants and food vendors that stop accepting paper money altogether.

Competition watchdog green lights plans to merge UK payment schemes

Competition watchdog green lights plans to merge UK payment schemes

12 July 2017  |  8617 views  |  1 comments | 16 tweets | 19 linkedin

The UK payments industry is facing further upheaval as the Competition and Markets Authority approves consolidation of the operators of Bacs, the Cheque and Credit Clearing Company and Faster Payments Scheme into a New Payments Systems Operator.

Revolut scores bumper $66 million investment round

Revolut scores bumper $66 million investment round

12 July 2017  |  6229 views  |  0 comments | 15 tweets | 13 linkedin

Money transfer outfit Revolut has scored a bumper $66 million investment round and announced plans for a £4 million crowdfunding campaign as it looks beyond Europe's borders to Asia and the US and builds on its progression into a fully-fledged banking-as-a-service platform.

Debit cards overtake cash to become UK's top payment method

Debit cards overtake cash to become UK's top payment method

12 July 2017  |  12715 views  |  3 comments | 36 tweets | 60 linkedin

For the first time, debit cards have overtaken cash to become the number one payment method in the UK, according to data collected by the British Retail Consortium (BRC).

Self-service kiosk vendor hit by hackers

Self-service kiosk vendor hit by hackers

12 July 2017  |  6782 views  |  1 comments | 6 tweets | 9 linkedin

US firm Avanti Markets says that nearly 2000 of its self-service payment kiosks have been infected with malware, putting customers' card data at risk.

Consumer groups and fintech firms at loggerheads over screen scraping

Consumer groups and fintech firms at loggerheads over screen scraping

11 July 2017  |  7366 views  |  7 comments | 9 tweets | 8 linkedin

European consumer interest group BEUC has waded into the screen-scraping debate, urging banking authorities to ban the practice in favour of the creation of a harmonised interface for customer data sharing.

Intesa Sanpaolo invests in SME lender iwoca

Intesa Sanpaolo invests in SME lender iwoca

11 July 2017  |  7240 views  |  0 comments | 5 tweets | 3 linkedin

Intesa Sanpaolo has made an undisclosed investment in SME lending platform iwoca.

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