Live: Swift Latin American Regional Conference - day one

Welcome to Finextra's live coverage of the Swift Latin American Regional Conference 2018, in Miami. This event will focus on important issues affecting the financial industry in the region, and...
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UK politicians round on Visa over breakdown

UK politicians are calling Visa to account for the hardware failure on Friday that left people across the UK and Europe unable to use their cards to pay for goods...
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Adyen provides merchants with real-time access to Mastercard Account Updater service

Adyen, the payments platform of choice for many of the world’s leading companies, today announced its direct API integration with the Mastercard Account Updater service. Qualified merchants processing with Adyen...
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Paysafe partners Sphonic on digital KYC services

Global payments provider leverages London-based Sphonic’s RegTech platform to enable real-time digital Know Your Customer (KYC) for its digital wallet brands. Leading global payments provider Paysafe Group provides scalable and...
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Worldline preps hackathon

Worldline, European leader in the payments and transactional services industry, officially announces its first e-Payments Challenge Hackathon today at Europe's largest Fintech event, Money20/20. This initiative aims at co-innovating with...
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The ai Corporation partners University of Southampton to tackle fraud with machine learning

The ai Corporation (ai), an FCA approved expert in payments, fraud and risk management, and the University of Southampton (UoS), today announced the launch of a ground breaking research partnership,...
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SAP Announces New Solutions


SAP SE has introduced a new suite of applications to help businesses serve and retain customers. SAP also announced a comprehensive data management solution that enables companies to turn data...
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The Holy Grail of Connecting With Customers: The Email Address


Email addresses enable truly personalized, omnichannel marketing. Learn how this simple capture is still at the heart of personalization in retail in this month's Insider's Insight. Original link
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Speculation Percolates Around Starbuck's Howard Schultz's Possible Presidential Plans


Howard Schultz will retire from Starbucks Corporation at the end of the month. Original link
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Mastercard seeks to break down trust barriers in Open Banking

Mastercard has unveiled a suite of services to help banks and fintechs navigate the Open Banking terrain. The programme seeks to address the liability worries of banks sharing their data...
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Billon receives EUR 1 million funding from the Polish National Center for Research and Development

Billon, the technology company that has civilised blockchain, has been granted EUR 1 million funding from the National Center for Research and Development (NCBiR) as part of its Intelligent Development...
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Commerzbank taps IoT data to adjust loan repayments for capital equipment

Commerzbank has developed a prototype for a new 'pay-per-use' loan for capital equipment which taps into the Internet of Things to adjust repayment terms according to the actual usage of...
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Virtual Accounts and On behalf of payments raise major AML issues

We have issued another call to Wolfsberg Group, this time to make major changes to the section in their Payment Transparency Standards 2017 on “On behalf of” payments, and the...
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Ripple promises $50m to universities for blockchain research

Ripple is promising to pump $50 million into a blockchain research initiative with a host of top universities from around the world. The company has signed up 17 schools -...
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Transaction Laundering - Money Laundering Goes Electronic in the 21st Century

The age-old art of hiding money from governments truly took flight in the online era. The good news for us (and bad news for cyber criminals) is that regulators are...
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Money 20/20 Europe builds momentum

04 June 2018 | 0 As Money20/20 Europe begins in Amsterdam, Pat Patel, Content Director, Money20/20 Europe & Asia, introduces the event and talks about what attendees can gain from the conference...
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Nets and Concardis to merge

Nordic payments processor Nets and German-based merchant service provider Concardis are to merge in the latest in a series of transactions in a rapidly consolidating market. The transaction is a...
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Ulta Solves the Loyalty Puzzle

Depending on the customer’s annual spend Ulta’s reward programs offers: Points earned for every dollar spent Gifts, coupons and point multiplier on birthday Free shipping on orders of $25 or...
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Hudson's Bay Company Appoints Chief Technology and Digital Operations Officer


With the appointment of this CVS Health CIO, HBC realigns its digital operations under one leader. Learn the details of the shakeup here. Original link
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Can Google Win at Retail?


How the one-stop shop for search is quickly becoming the one-stop shop for, well, shopping. If you want to take full advantage of Google’s new Shopping Actions services, here are...
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