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23 SEPTEMBER 2017
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article thumbnail Friday, 22 September 2017

Payments Power 10 shortlist announced
35 in running to reach final list Read more ...

 
     

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Ten years on, what have we learned?

The financial crash was caused by “creative thinking” and therefore could happen again

Hindsight is a great thing, but looking back to 2007 would we really have been able to do things differently?

Could we prevent it happening again?

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  IN THE SEPTEMBER EDITION OF CARD & PAYMENTS WORLD

PAYPAL EXPANSION: Series of partnerships with global players in different sectors
NIGERIA: Country report with extensive data and analysis

IS BITCOIN A FRAUD?: "It will blow up", warns CEO of banking giant
EQUIFAX: Analysing the data breach
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Grab sets out ambitious plans to develop loyalty and payments wallet in Asia

DIGITAL PAYMENTS: EU bank branches plummet as new payment methods take off
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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightFriday, 22 September 2017

Data breaches rocket by 164%
ID theft and poor internal security practices blamed Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsThursday, 21 September 2017

Alpha launches new corporate ID
Irish payments firm also introduces centralised fintech vendor database Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingThursday, 21 September 2017

Co-op supermarket uses loyalty rewards to restore business
CEO does not rule out creating a new bank Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingWednesday, 20 September 2017

Air Canada seeks new credit card partner
Move part of plans for US$2bn in-house loyalty programme after Aimia break-up  Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsWednesday, 20 September 2017

GoCardless raises US$22.5m
New countries to be added to business payments network Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechWednesday, 20 September 2017

Digital charity box accepts donations via Apple Pay
45m donations collected in last seven years Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileTuesday, 19 September 2017

Google launches India m-payments app
Link with UPI platform enables bank-to-bank transfers Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - RegulationTuesday, 19 September 2017

PSR sets out how it will enforce PSD2 access rules
Regulations come into UK law from 13 January next year
Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityTuesday, 19 September 2017

Equifax latest: Criminal investigation into breach
Senators propose new data law following revelations
Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityMonday, 18 September 2017

Equifax security chiefs depart after breach
– Patch failure helped enable intrusion
– UK customer data compromised due to ‘process failure’ Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityFriday, 15 September 2017

‘200,000 card details’ stolen in Equifax breach
Networks send alerts to banks Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - ATMsFriday, 15 September 2017

ATM numbers decline in western Europe for first time
Overall global market continues to grow Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightWednesday, 13 September 2017

Bank branches plummet as digital payments take off
More than 9,000 branches closed in EU Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityWednesday, 13 September 2017

Is bitcoin “a fraud”?
Bank CEO says he would dismiss any trader dealing in it Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightTuesday, 12 September 2017

EMEA merchants plan increase in new payments acceptance
Security and compliance are main barriers to further expansion in region Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Customer Insight
Data breaches rocket by 164%
Friday, 22 September 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Company news
Alpha launches new corporate ID
Thursday, 21 September 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/Marketing
Air Canada seeks new credit card partner
Wednesday, 20 September 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Company news
GoCardless raises US$22.5m
Wednesday, 20 September 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and Security
Is bitcoin “a fraud”?
Wednesday, 13 September 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and Security
Analysing the Equifax breach
Tuesday, 12 September 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and Security
PCI security failures stick at 50%
Thursday, 31 August 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Online payments
Amazon plots PayPal rival
Wednesday, 26 July 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Financial Services
Bitcoin splits in two
Wednesday, 02 August 2017

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightFriday, 22 September 2017

Data breaches rocket by 164%
ID theft and poor internal security practices blamed Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsThursday, 21 September 2017

Alpha launches new corporate ID
Irish payments firm also introduces centralised fintech vendor database Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingThursday, 21 September 2017

Co-op supermarket uses loyalty rewards to restore business
CEO does not rule out creating a new bank Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingWednesday, 20 September 2017

Air Canada seeks new credit card partner
Move part of plans for US$2bn in-house loyalty programme after Aimia break-up  Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsWednesday, 20 September 2017

GoCardless raises US$22.5m
New countries to be added to business payments network Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechWednesday, 20 September 2017

Digital charity box accepts donations via Apple Pay
45m donations collected in last seven years Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileTuesday, 19 September 2017

Google launches India m-payments app
Link with UPI platform enables bank-to-bank transfers Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - RegulationTuesday, 19 September 2017

PSR sets out how it will enforce PSD2 access rules
Regulations come into UK law from 13 January next year
Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityTuesday, 19 September 2017

Equifax latest: Criminal investigation into breach
Senators propose new data law following revelations
Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityMonday, 18 September 2017

Equifax security chiefs depart after breach
– Patch failure helped enable intrusion
– UK customer data compromised due to ‘process failure’ Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityFriday, 15 September 2017

‘200,000 card details’ stolen in Equifax breach
Networks send alerts to banks Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - ATMsFriday, 15 September 2017

ATM numbers decline in western Europe for first time
Overall global market continues to grow Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightWednesday, 13 September 2017

Bank branches plummet as digital payments take off
More than 9,000 branches closed in EU Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityWednesday, 13 September 2017

Is bitcoin “a fraud”?
Bank CEO says he would dismiss any trader dealing in it Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightTuesday, 12 September 2017

EMEA merchants plan increase in new payments acceptance
Security and compliance are main barriers to further expansion in region Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityTuesday, 12 September 2017

Analysing the Equifax breach
143 million Americans and 44 million Brits have details stolen
A data security breach is bad news for any company, but when it happened to Equifax, which makes its living by telling customers to use their services to prevent fraud, the fall out was predictable. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingMonday, 11 September 2017

Collinson Group buys into card-linked offers
The Collinson Group, which has ICLP and Priority Pass among its suite of companies, has acquired a number of assets from a US based card-linked offers company. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityThursday, 31 August 2017

PCI security failures stick at 50%
“No compliant company has ever suffered a data breach”
Despite stringent Payment Card Industry (PCI) rules, nearly half of companies recently assessed are failing to secure their payments systems from hackers. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Company newsWednesday, 30 August 2017

Amex faces major fines for mal-practice and discrimination
Inferior terms offered to customers in Puerto Rico and US Territories
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has taken action against two American Express banking subsidiaries for discriminating against consumers in Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and other U.S. territories by providing them with credit and charge card terms that were inferior to those available in the 50 states. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechWednesday, 30 August 2017

Grant for payments start-up
Funds to enhance technology
A London based payments start-up has received a grant of nearly three quarters of a million pounds to enhance its technology. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Card networksWednesday, 30 August 2017

US judge throws out action against payments processors
Court rules “memory aids” unacceptable
A US judge has thrown out a long running case against payment processors, because the organisation  bring the action had refused to follow the court’s instructions to answer questions without resorting to a script. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechFriday, 25 August 2017

Estonia plans its own digital currency
System could be used to pay for public and private services Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingThursday, 24 August 2017

Exclusive interview: Grab sets out plans for Southeast Asia expansion
Wallet provider targets massive payments and loyalty market across region 
Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsThursday, 24 August 2017

Concardis buys 100% of payments provider
Move further ambition to be international ‘German payment champion’ Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - FintechWednesday, 23 August 2017

BofA uses AI for payments
Intelligent receivables solution to help firms streamline incoming transactions Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Company newsWednesday, 23 August 2017

Provident Financial in freefall
CEO Peter Crook resigns as shares lose two thirds of value
Subsidiary faces credit card investigation
Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightTuesday, 22 August 2017

Contactless to account for over half global POS payments
Dramatic rise in US adoption predicted Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingTuesday, 22 August 2017

GrabPay rewards scheme expands to over 150 merchants
Southeast Asia ride hailing programme and payments platform now operates in seven countries Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechMonday, 21 August 2017

Fiserv buys instant payments provider
Tech will enable links with EU and US schemes Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechMonday, 21 August 2017

Bank rolls out Siri Pay in UK
Payments can be made via voice commands Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesFriday, 18 August 2017

Nigeria bank partners for crossborder payments
Service for diaspora Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationFriday, 18 August 2017

Australia to regulate digital currencies
Regulator to be given increased powers Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Card networksThursday, 17 August 2017

Payment brands cut support for hate groups
Major players stop processing transactions in wake of Virginia death Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsThursday, 17 August 2017

Cardless cash withdrawal and forex functionality at London ATMs
Companies partner on 1,000 machines in capital Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightThursday, 17 August 2017

M-payments up by 336% this year
Overall UK contactless spending reaches £9bn in H1 Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsWednesday, 16 August 2017

DPO completes African payments group acquisition
Series of takeovers to create ‘leading PSP’ in the continent Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityWednesday, 16 August 2017

Payments fraud outsourcing model from ai
Tech firm will be fully liable for any fraud losses
Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - MobileTuesday, 15 August 2017

Alipay links with Yelp
Partnership to open up US local businesses to travellers Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - TransitTuesday, 15 August 2017

Apple locked out of Beijing transit app
Android rivals all feature Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesMonday, 14 August 2017

Singapore sets up new payments council
20 industry stakeholders take part Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsMonday, 14 August 2017

NCPI boss Hota steps down
COO takes over as acting CEO Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileMonday, 14 August 2017

Chinese m-payment firms forced to share data
Government sets up central clearing house Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesFriday, 11 August 2017

PayPal buys SME lender
Acquisition builds on existing Working Capital offering Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Card networksFriday, 11 August 2017

Visa takes on UnionPay in home market
Move follows market deregulation
Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsFriday, 11 August 2017

Oanda starts money transfer service in Germany
Expansion after partnership with Western Union Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightThursday, 10 August 2017

Millennials reject cards for alternative loans
Nearly half 18-24 year-olds have never had a card Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsThursday, 10 August 2017

Partnership to tackle application fraud
Companies link technologies to fight ‘escalating’ problem Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsWednesday, 09 August 2017

Predictive analytics ID verification firm raises US$13.9m
Platform uses AI and machine learning techniques Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightWednesday, 09 August 2017

UK card payments up 12% in a year
Online and contactless drives increase Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - AcquiringWednesday, 09 August 2017

Worldpay and Vantiv merger creates US$1.5 trillion giant
Boards finalise agreement with combined operation to be based in US
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