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24 MARCH 2017
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article thumbnail Thursday, 23 March 2017

Banks need their own cyber watchdog
Treasury committee head brands current system ’opaque and headless’  Read more ...

 
     

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Creating a German payment champion

Concardis, which has a one-third share of the German payment acquiring market, was recently sold by its bank owners to private equity companies Bain Capital and Advent International.

CEO Marcus Mosen explains the reasons for the sale and the company’s ambitious plans for expansion, at home and abroad.
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  IN THE NEW EDITION OF CARD & PAYMENTS WORLD

SELF ACQUIRING: Major retailers by-pass third-party acquirers
PSD2:
Directive promises fundamental payments change (not everyone thinks this is positive)

BREXIT: The UK Treasury view of PSD2
CLEARING BANKS: Market report as new challenger launches

NORWAY: Country profile on a dynamic payments market. Interviews, analysis and data
DOMESTIC PAYMENT SCHEMES: European market report


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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileThursday, 23 March 2017

Samsung Pay launches in India
Paytm and UPI are integrated into system Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsWednesday, 22 March 2017

Gemalto hit by low US EMV sales
Shares plummet after revised revenue forecast Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesWednesday, 22 March 2017

UK starts image-based cheque clearing
System will significantly speed up process Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Company newsTuesday, 21 March 2017

Egyptian banks target cash reduction
Initiative linked to salary programme Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - ContactlessMonday, 20 March 2017

Pay by face - or by sunglasses
But what will Apple do? Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Company newsMonday, 20 March 2017

Company profile
Jiffy claims to be second biggest P2P in Europe

SEPA availability grows as more banks join Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - InterchangeFriday, 17 March 2017

Card group sets out IFR compliance guidelines
Advice on implementing EU interchange fee regulation after extensive industry consultation Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityThursday, 16 March 2017

Concerted effort to pause rise in financial fraud
Take Five Day asks customers to stop and think
Financial Fraud Action UK is running a campaign today to highlight the UK£2m lost each day to fraud. The total lost to financial fraud in 2016 was £768.8 million, an increase on the £755 million lost in 2015.
Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - FintechTuesday, 14 March 2017

PPRO Group listed as future Unicorn
Company grows revenue ten-fold in five years Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechMonday, 13 March 2017

Bank blockchain payments trial ‘a success’
Inter-bank payment initiative to be expanded Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileMonday, 13 March 2017

Chase buys merchant m-payments tech
Failed offering will be used to support Chase Pay Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingFriday, 10 March 2017

‘Hidden rewards’ card app secures seed funding
Start-up releases offering for iOS Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechThursday, 09 March 2017

Google invests in x-border payments player
£20m funding round Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsWednesday, 08 March 2017

SIX sells commercial issuing business
Company to focus on B2B business and acquiring Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Company newsTuesday, 07 March 2017

Major changes at Yandex.Money
CEO replaced as bank execs join board  Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company news
Gemalto hit by low US EMV sales
Wednesday, 22 March 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Financial Services
UK starts image-based cheque clearing
Wednesday, 22 March 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Financial Services
First new UK clearing bank in 250 years
Tuesday, 28 February 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Fintech
Jaguar pay by touchscreen
Wednesday, 22 February 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Financial Services
US and UK cites start payments partnership
Thursday, 02 February 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Customer Insight
Mastercard outpaces Visa in the Americas
Wednesday, 01 February 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Regulation
Dutch target bitcoin ‘mixers’
Wednesday, 08 February 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Online payments
PayPal introduces payments by bot
Friday, 10 February 2017

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileThursday, 23 March 2017

Samsung Pay launches in India
Paytm and UPI are integrated into system Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsWednesday, 22 March 2017

Gemalto hit by low US EMV sales
Shares plummet after revised revenue forecast Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesWednesday, 22 March 2017

UK starts image-based cheque clearing
System will significantly speed up process Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Company newsTuesday, 21 March 2017

Egyptian banks target cash reduction
Initiative linked to salary programme Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - ContactlessMonday, 20 March 2017

Pay by face - or by sunglasses
But what will Apple do? Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Company newsMonday, 20 March 2017

Company profile
Jiffy claims to be second biggest P2P in Europe

SEPA availability grows as more banks join Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - InterchangeFriday, 17 March 2017

Card group sets out IFR compliance guidelines
Advice on implementing EU interchange fee regulation after extensive industry consultation Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityThursday, 16 March 2017

Concerted effort to pause rise in financial fraud
Take Five Day asks customers to stop and think
Financial Fraud Action UK is running a campaign today to highlight the UK£2m lost each day to fraud. The total lost to financial fraud in 2016 was £768.8 million, an increase on the £755 million lost in 2015.
Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - FintechTuesday, 14 March 2017

PPRO Group listed as future Unicorn
Company grows revenue ten-fold in five years Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechMonday, 13 March 2017

Bank blockchain payments trial ‘a success’
Inter-bank payment initiative to be expanded Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileMonday, 13 March 2017

Chase buys merchant m-payments tech
Failed offering will be used to support Chase Pay Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingFriday, 10 March 2017

‘Hidden rewards’ card app secures seed funding
Start-up releases offering for iOS Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechThursday, 09 March 2017

Google invests in x-border payments player
£20m funding round Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsWednesday, 08 March 2017

SIX sells commercial issuing business
Company to focus on B2B business and acquiring Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Company newsTuesday, 07 March 2017

Major changes at Yandex.Money
CEO replaced as bank execs join board  Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - MobileFriday, 03 March 2017

Over 100 Norwegian banks join mobile payments alliance
Strong contender against Denmark’s MobilePay Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Company newsWednesday, 01 March 2017

MWC 2017: G&D signs IoT deal with Japanese carrier
eSIM solution to accelerate new device onboarding Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Card networksWednesday, 01 March 2017

Domestic schemes more confident of future prospects
Call for increased cross-border collaboration between schemes
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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightTuesday, 28 February 2017

MWC 2017: Europe m-payments top €500bn for first time
Card share of digital content payments to decline Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileTuesday, 28 February 2017

MWC 2017: 5G and tokenisation take centre stage
Vendors announce major network developments Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesTuesday, 28 February 2017

First new UK clearing bank 'in 250 years'
Former Worldpay boss says new player will open up access to transaction banking systems Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechMonday, 27 February 2017

MWC 2017: Payments innovation programme expands into Europe
Initiative to find the ‘next big thing’ in payments Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileMonday, 27 February 2017

MWC 2017: Software giant and Mastercard link for digital payments
Partnership targets rental, restaurant and hospitality sectors Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsFriday, 24 February 2017

Airbnb buys social payments provider
Acquisition targets cross-currency capabilities Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileThursday, 23 February 2017

Monzo secures major funding
Company also plans new crowdfunding round Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationThursday, 23 February 2017

EBA sets out full details of final PSD2 standards
Screen scraping to be banned
Remote payment threshold lowered
Exemptions for transaction risk analysis Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationWednesday, 22 February 2017

Strong authentication: EBA backtracks on key issues
Authority sets out major changes to controversial PSD2 requirements Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechWednesday, 22 February 2017

Jaguar pay by touchscreen
Partnership with fuel retailer Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsTuesday, 21 February 2017

Barclaycard retains TfL contract
Deal includes contactless services for new underground line Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityTuesday, 21 February 2017

80% think mobile wallets are secure
US and Indian consumers have most faith in ability of organisations to safely store their data Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileTuesday, 21 February 2017

China m-payments hugely outpace US levels
Value of Chinese transactions more than triples Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - FintechTuesday, 21 February 2017

Thai digital payments platform
Bank rollout by end of year Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationFriday, 17 February 2017

EBA to amend strong authentication plans
Authority names date for changes to controversial European proposals Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Card networksThursday, 16 February 2017

Visa links with IBM for IoT payments
Partnership targets estimated 20 billion connected devices Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - AcquiringThursday, 16 February 2017

MPE Awards: Double security triumph for PSP
Ratepay founder wins Personality prize Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - AcquiringThursday, 16 February 2017

MPE Report: Payments and retail face massive disruption
AmazonGo challenges existing retail processes, leaving merchants and acquirers to catch up
Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechTuesday, 14 February 2017

Nordic plan to become global fintech hub
Bank incubators nearly double the rest of Europe Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesMonday, 13 February 2017

New FS trade group for the UK
Former Yellow Pages boss heads up merged new body Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileMonday, 13 February 2017

Apple Pay is most widely accepted wallet
Merchant and consumer awareness remains an issue Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechMonday, 13 February 2017

Comment: Where did Monitise go wrong?
Once high-flying fintech pins its hopes on bank plug-in offering Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Online paymentsFriday, 10 February 2017

PayPal introduces payments by bot
Voice-activated transactions available in four countries Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileFriday, 10 February 2017

M-Wallets struggle with low penetration
App Store customers unaware of Apple Pay as payment option Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityFriday, 10 February 2017

GoCardless hit by burglary
Low-tech crime puts customer data at risk Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidThursday, 09 February 2017

Kenya issues social payment card
Product to access government services Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityThursday, 09 February 2017

Customers trust bank security more than banks
Gulf between consumer perceptions and reality Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileThursday, 09 February 2017

LG may scrap mobile payments
Tech will not be featured on new device Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - ContactlessWednesday, 08 February 2017

France to raise contactless limit
Transition to take place in stages Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationWednesday, 08 February 2017

Legal threat to blockchain deployments
Regulator warns several issues must be addressed before major FS rollouts Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - RegulationWednesday, 08 February 2017

Dutch target bitcoin ‘mixers’
Practice disguises origin of transactions
Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingTuesday, 07 February 2017

Beyond Analysis buys out Visa stake
Big data firm becomes autonomous after six years Read more ...

 
     
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