Global Payments & Transfers Insights

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The EC’s PSD2 RTS: Winners and losers

22nd June 2017

Company: Icon Solutions
While the industry continues its race against time to be PSD2-ready in January 2018, there still remains a number of unknowns and conflicting opinions on how the banking and payments landscape will be reshaped once the legislation comes into force. Of these areas of disagreement, the most hotly debated continues to be the EBA’s controversial... read more
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How Georgia became responsible for 70% of the world’s financial transactions

21st June 2017

Company: bobsguide
It is undeniable that the world is more connected than ever. While language, culture, history, and many other factors still separate people, the tightly interwoven economies of nearly every nation on Earth has created an atmosphere of mutual cooperation and international interest that is unprecedented in the history of humankind. A huge part of... read more
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How fintech is overhauling global payroll capabilities

20th June 2017

bobsguide sat down with Nick Pedersen, Managing Director of EQ Global, and John Pearce, Vice President, Implementation and Payments at ‎CloudPay, to discuss how the two fintechs' partnership is revolutionising global payroll What does the current state of global payroll look like? John Pearce: Global payroll is a rapidly growing... read more
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Editor's picks: Developments in PSD2

16th June 2017

Company: bobsguide
1. How should banks be reacting to PSD2? Leonie Mercedes, Reporter, bobsguide With six months to go until the directive comes into force, it is time for banks to start asking themselves some serious questions, says Leonie Mercedes. The countdown has started. At the time of publication, it’ll be just over six months before... read more
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The argument for SEPA Instant Credit adoption part two: The challenges

16th June 2017

Company: Temenos
SEPA Instant Credits (SEPA Inst.) is due to go live in November 2017. Temenos is amongst those assisting a number of banks in joining the scheme, supporting all infrastructures, including featuring as a front runner for the EBA’s R1 system. European banks have just months to prepare to meet this imminent deadline, however there are still... read more
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The argument for SEPA Instant Credit adoption part one: The opportunities

15th June 2017

Company: Temenos
SEPA Instant Credits (SEPA Inst.) is due to go live in November 2017. Temenos is amongst those assisting a number of banks in joining the scheme, supporting all infrastructures, including featuring as a front runner for the EBA’s R1 system. European banks have just months to prepare to meet this imminent deadline, however there are still... read more
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Four ways fintech is redefining B2B relationships

14th June 2017

Company: NewVoiceMedia
B2B relationships are key to the success of most businesses. However, maintaining effective value exchanges with other businesses isn’t always easy. From tight delivery schedules and multi-channel conflicts to payment collection, the challenges can soon mount up. Thankfully, by providing the tools to capture and process financial data in... read more
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Accelerating payment solutions with in-memory computing

13th June 2017

Company: GridGain Systems
The shift to digital payments is taking place in many forms: bitcoins, mobile wallets, “tap and go” payment transactions, peer-to-peer money-transfer apps and more. Worldwide, the mobile payments market alone has grown from $235 billion in 2013 to a projected value of almost $800 billion in 2017 and over a trillion dollars by 2019. ... read more
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Developing the world’s first Android payment terminal

12th June 2017

Company: FIME
Payment terminals are changing quickly. Not so long ago, swiping or dipping your card was the only option. Then came ‘chip&PIN’, swiftly followed by contactless. Now, new and innovative companies are shaping the next generation of payments. And the data generated by these new ways to pay is underpinning the delivery of powerful... read more