Ripple names David Schwartz CTO; Kahina Van Dyke SVP, biz and corporate development

As Ripple grows and evolves, so does our leadership team. That’s why today we are excited to announce two big changes. David Schwartz, who previously served as Ripple’s chief cryptographer,...
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æternity partners Papers.ch on super-secure cold-signing and instant micro-payments

æternity, the blockchain 3.0 platform designed to deliver unmatched efficiency, transparent governance, and global scalability, today announced a partnership with Papers.ch, the Swiss technical service provider and consultancy firm for...
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Wolfsberg Group should publish its Competition Law advice about its Country Risk FAQs, as a starter

We just sent the third and final call in our series to the Wolfsberg Group, this time regarding the “Country Risk – Frequently Asked Questions” that Wolfsberg issued in March...
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Lowe's New CEO Remodels Leadership


Marvin Ellison, who took over as CEO of Lowe's on July 2, isn't wasting any time. The former CEO of J.C. Penney has announced a major remodel of the home improvement retailer's...
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Pier 1 Must Evolve or Die


As revenue and profits continue to shrink, Pier 1 has announced an aggressive reinvention of its brand and technology suite. Learn the retailer’s vision for its future and how it...
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Jack Henry migrates 66 clients to new card processing platform

Jack Henry & Associates today announced that 66 financial institutions have migrated to JHA Card Processing Solutions (CPS), its full service and in-house transaction processing platform. The platform offers a...
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Try or Die: 3 Ways Retailers Need to Experiment to Compete


In the face of online innovation, how can brick and mortar retailers compete with algorithms, Big Data and the convenience of front-door delivery? Retailers will need to experiment with their...
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Nationwide backs Open Banking for Good challenge

Nationwide Building Society has challenged the fintech community to develop Open Banking technology that helps improve the lives of the one in four UK households who are financially squeezed –...
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World Cup: When Russia plays, what happens to Global Cybercrime?

The World Cup! The largest, most anticipated sports event in the known universe. Millions of football fans are passionately supporting their national teams. But what are Cybercriminals doing in the...
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The challenges of managing third party risk

11 July 2018 | 0 Howard Presland, Global Head of Proposition for Third Party Risk at Thomson Reuters, talks about what way the third party risk landscape is becoming more complex, what...
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The Bank of One: Taking personalisation to the ultimate level

The theory of the ‘Bank of One’ is well-rehearsed. Today’s tech-savvy consumers are demanding banking services tailored to their particular requirements. They see financial services as an enabler for other...
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Visa launches loyalty platform in Latin America and the Caribbean

Visa (NYSE:V) today announced the launch of Visa Loyalty Solutions (VLS), an omnichannel digital points redemption platform available to all issuing banks in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) and...
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Gimac and Terrapay joins forces to strengthen remittance ecosystem in Cemac

GIMAC, the regional electronic money transfer platform of Central Africa and TerraPay, the world’s first mobile payments switch have signed a strategic partnership agreement that will strengthen the remittances ecosystem...
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EBA Clearing's instant payment system RT1 expands reach to over 1,000 payment service providers

EBA CLEARING announced today that its pan-European instant payment system RT1 successfully connected six new participants yesterday (see end of document for the full list of the new participants). The...
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Google Pay debuts support for P2P payments, concert tickets and boarding passes

When we launched Google Pay, our goal was to make it easier to pay in stores with your phone and online using the payment methods saved to your Google Account....
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StyloPay joins the Multos Consortium

The MULTOS Consortium, a group of international blue chip organisations responsible for the promotion and development of the MULTOS specifications, announced today that StyloPay Limited, an innovator in building mobile...
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Handelsbanken trials micro contactless cards

Nordic bank Handelsbanken is entering the wearable payments market, trialling a micro contactless card that can be put into a wristband, bracelet, watch strap or keyring. The bank is working...
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Faster Payments outage delays thousands of transactions

The UK's Faster Payments system has not been so fast for some customers this week thanks to a system failure on Sunday that has seen thousands of transactions take two...
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It’s time for a serious open banking standard

Steve Kirsch, CEO and Founder, Token   There are four things that should now be crystal clear to everyone involved in open banking: 1.   Open banking has arrived. It was...
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A strong hub, augmented intelligence and open banking key for payment processing

10 July 2018 | 0 Raj Venkatraman, Head of Payments Solutions Sales & Dominique DeConinck, Europe Watson FSS Sales leader, Industry Platforms, IBM, talk at EBAday 2018 about whether having a finely...
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