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15 JULY 2018
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article thumbnail Friday, 06 July 2018

Chinese ruling on pre-paid removes US$74.4bn from mobile coffers
Tencent expects gaming division to drive 50% increase in Q2 turnover Read more ...

 
     

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Potential conflicts between GDPR and PSD2

Unanswered questions on how the two pieces of EU legislation will work together in areas such as explicit consent and incident reporting.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Second Payment Services Directive (PSD2) are both designed to give customers in the EU more control over their data, and to ensure that this personal data is used to support their interests.
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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Company newsThursday, 05 July 2018

New General Manager for Bacs

The company responsible for billions of UK payments worth trillions of pounds has appointed experienced executive, Andy Hollingdale, as its first General Manager. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingWednesday, 04 July 2018

India payments company expands into loyalty
Hospitality sector also targeted
Indian film production house Dharma Productions has signed a deal with India digital payments company Paytm to introduce a loyalty program. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - InterchangeTuesday, 03 July 2018

Visa & MasterCard ready to settle Wal-Mart action
12 year legal case enters its final stages

Two important factors are pointing to the likelihood that MasterCard and Visa are getting close to settling their 2005 lawsuit brought by 12 million US merchants and known for years as the Wal-Mart Class action.

The first is the obvious one that chatter is increasing, and rather careful news sources are reporting on it. The second is that both Visa and MasterCard Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightMonday, 02 July 2018

Reputational survey shows banks could do better

But other sectors doing even worse


Banks can hardly be said to do well in the reputation and customer good-will stakes, but even though their scores in a US study show the end of a five year streak of improvement, they still do better than many other industries such as airlines and telecommunications.  Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightMonday, 02 July 2018

Comment: How SMEs can adjust to cashless societies
Small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) are the heart of entrepreneurialism in Britain accounting for over 99% of UK businesses. Yet their needs are often overlooked in favour of larger companies and consumer concerns, argues Andrew Byrne (pictured) of fintech payments startup myPOs. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidWednesday, 27 June 2018

Shoppers buying gift cards for themselves
Millennials lead trend Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityMonday, 25 June 2018

PayPal buys fraud prevention platform
Latest acquisition adds to spending spree
Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityFriday, 22 June 2018

16 crypto-exchanges meet with Europol
Over 300 attend conference to discuss legitimate uses of currencies Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - FintechFriday, 22 June 2018

Funding: UK paytech provider raises £44m
Money will be used for international expansion
Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightThursday, 21 June 2018

mPOS to account for nearly a quarter of all POS transactions
India will show greatest growth Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - FintechThursday, 21 June 2018

Dash partners for B2B crypto payments
Link with Asian payment processor Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityThursday, 21 June 2018

95 arrested in CNP fraud crackdown
Police operation across 28 countries Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsMonday, 18 June 2018

UK: Debit card payments overtake cash for first time
3.4 million now almost never use cash at all Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityFriday, 15 June 2018

Crypto exchanges and wallets failing to check customers
Lack of KYC means criminals and PEPs can trade freely Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityThursday, 14 June 2018

Cryptocurrency thefts top US$1bn in six months
Exchanges are most vulnerable target Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company news
New General Manager for Bacs
Thursday, 05 July 2018

Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and Security
95 arrested in CNP fraud crackdown
Thursday, 21 June 2018

Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cards
iZettle bought for US$2.2bn
Friday, 18 May 2018

Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/Marketing
Amex tests blockchain rewards
Wednesday, 30 May 2018

Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and Security
Korean crypto exchange hacked
Tuesday, 12 June 2018

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Company newsThursday, 05 July 2018

New General Manager for Bacs

The company responsible for billions of UK payments worth trillions of pounds has appointed experienced executive, Andy Hollingdale, as its first General Manager. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingWednesday, 04 July 2018

India payments company expands into loyalty
Hospitality sector also targeted
Indian film production house Dharma Productions has signed a deal with India digital payments company Paytm to introduce a loyalty program. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - InterchangeTuesday, 03 July 2018

Visa & MasterCard ready to settle Wal-Mart action
12 year legal case enters its final stages

Two important factors are pointing to the likelihood that MasterCard and Visa are getting close to settling their 2005 lawsuit brought by 12 million US merchants and known for years as the Wal-Mart Class action.

The first is the obvious one that chatter is increasing, and rather careful news sources are reporting on it. The second is that both Visa and MasterCard Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightMonday, 02 July 2018

Reputational survey shows banks could do better

But other sectors doing even worse


Banks can hardly be said to do well in the reputation and customer good-will stakes, but even though their scores in a US study show the end of a five year streak of improvement, they still do better than many other industries such as airlines and telecommunications.  Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightMonday, 02 July 2018

Comment: How SMEs can adjust to cashless societies
Small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) are the heart of entrepreneurialism in Britain accounting for over 99% of UK businesses. Yet their needs are often overlooked in favour of larger companies and consumer concerns, argues Andrew Byrne (pictured) of fintech payments startup myPOs. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidWednesday, 27 June 2018

Shoppers buying gift cards for themselves
Millennials lead trend Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityMonday, 25 June 2018

PayPal buys fraud prevention platform
Latest acquisition adds to spending spree
Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityFriday, 22 June 2018

16 crypto-exchanges meet with Europol
Over 300 attend conference to discuss legitimate uses of currencies Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - FintechFriday, 22 June 2018

Funding: UK paytech provider raises £44m
Money will be used for international expansion
Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightThursday, 21 June 2018

mPOS to account for nearly a quarter of all POS transactions
India will show greatest growth Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - FintechThursday, 21 June 2018

Dash partners for B2B crypto payments
Link with Asian payment processor Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityThursday, 21 June 2018

95 arrested in CNP fraud crackdown
Police operation across 28 countries Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsMonday, 18 June 2018

UK: Debit card payments overtake cash for first time
3.4 million now almost never use cash at all Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityFriday, 15 June 2018

Crypto exchanges and wallets failing to check customers
Lack of KYC means criminals and PEPs can trade freely Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityThursday, 14 June 2018

Cryptocurrency thefts top US$1bn in six months
Exchanges are most vulnerable target Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechThursday, 14 June 2018

Adyen exceeds expectations with IPO
Company valuation doubles on first day Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingWednesday, 13 June 2018

Card-linked loyalty app launches in Europe
Banks can generate own offers and promotions Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityTuesday, 12 June 2018

Korean crypto exchange hacked
Attackers get away with alt coins Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechMonday, 11 June 2018

UK heads Europe fintech funding
Country appears to ride out Brexit storm
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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileFriday, 08 June 2018

Ant Financial achieves record single fundraising
Cash to be spent on accelerating Alipay global expansion Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - AcquiringTuesday, 05 June 2018

European payments processors merge
Latest example of rapid consolidation in region Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsMonday, 04 June 2018

Paysafe completes processing acquisition
Takeover establishes company as ‘top 5 non-bank US processor’ Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Card networksMonday, 04 June 2018

Visa issues persist after outage
Company apologises for falling “well short” on payments reliability Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsFriday, 01 June 2018

PayHappy! campaign launches in Germany
SME programme links card payments to loyalty rewards 
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Card & Payments World | News - Company newsThursday, 31 May 2018

Worldpay boss among ethnic minority role models
Recognition for efforts to promote equal opportunities Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - FintechThursday, 31 May 2018

1,300% rise in transactions for cryptocurrency provider
Company expands despite bank bans
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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingWednesday, 30 May 2018

Amex tests blockchain rewards
New loyalty project after cancellation of Plenti
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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechWednesday, 30 May 2018

New trademark to signify QR payments acceptance
Symbol can be displayed at merchant POS or in-app Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsTuesday, 29 May 2018

Digital rewards start-up raises £1m
Solution replaces loyalty cards with mobiles and payment cards  Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileTuesday, 29 May 2018

Processor plans 9bn IPO
Flotation set for next month Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightTuesday, 29 May 2018

Card delinquencies: The looming signs of debt stress
Account delinquency is a major problem. Is there a pattern leading to its occurrence and, if so, what action can lenders take to prevent it. Article by Stacey West, principal consultant at FICO. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - AcquiringFriday, 25 May 2018

First Data exits several European markets
Further processing consolidation, but US giant denies complete Europe departure Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityThursday, 24 May 2018

Bank chats with customers to stop fraud
Challenger enables ‘fraud conversation’ feature on app

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Card & Payments World | News - Company newsThursday, 24 May 2018

Ant Financial partners with bank on digital transformation
Link with Chinese high street player Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechWednesday, 23 May 2018

Ex-Visa boss heads crypto bank
Payments expert will head development of mobile app
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Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityTuesday, 22 May 2018

The top 5 cyberattack threats to banks in 2018
Report identifies main ‘high tech wrecking balls’ Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingTuesday, 22 May 2018

Smart POS terminals incorporate loyalty platform
Range of bundled services available to merchants Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - FintechMonday, 21 May 2018

Bank to launch blockchain payments platform
Trial of FI’s own digital currency planned for 2019 Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightMonday, 21 May 2018

Speed of bank digital transformation creates new risks
Banks "need more than just a firewall"
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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsFriday, 18 May 2018

iZettle bought for US$2.2bn
IPO plans changed after takeover approach
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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityThursday, 17 May 2018

Bank fears over APP fraud reimbursement plans
New code for push payment scams due in September Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - AcquiringWednesday, 16 May 2018

Worldline buys processor for €2.3bn
Latest industry consolidation creates major new player Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsTuesday, 15 May 2018

Facebook becomes FIDO Alliance board member
Company joins efforts reliance on password Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - FintechMonday, 14 May 2018

Poland puts bank records on blockchain
Major banks back initiative Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Card networksThursday, 10 May 2018

Deutsche Bank plans to by-pass cards
Airline system challenges established processing fee model Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechThursday, 10 May 2018

Voice AI plays a big part in Google’s future
3-5 years before Assistants converse as humans
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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - ManufacturingWednesday, 09 May 2018

CPI Card Group continues struggle to profit
Payment card growth hit by several factors
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Card & Payments World | News - RegulationTuesday, 08 May 2018

Fintech launches PSD2 developer portal
Access to bank APIs
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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechFriday, 04 May 2018

The challenges for challenger banks
Incumbents question the ability of new players to make money
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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationFriday, 04 May 2018

GDPR phishing warning
Emails pose as consent-seeking requests from major companies
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