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27 APRIL 2017
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article thumbnail Thursday, 27 April 2017

Head of new Finance UK super-body named
Organisation combines six industry groups
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Norway Payments Market Report

Norway’s mobile payments market is accelerating fast, but still somewhat behind its Nordic neighbours in terms of development.

DNB’s Vipps and Danske Bank’s MobilePay are the two main competing m-payment offerings in Norway, but a “bridge” is needed to link the Nordic schemes and fight international competition, according to the head of MobilePay Norway.
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THE BATTLE FOR BANK A/C ACCESS: Screen scraping vs. Bank APIs
PORTUGAL COUNTRY REPORT: Details on SIBS/Unicre merger. Multiple charts and market data.
PSD2: SCA exemptions unlikely to be finalised before mid-2019. Upcoming payments regulation deadlines.
PAYMENTS APP REPORT: The first in a monthly series of reviews focuses on the Wetherspoons Order & Pay app.
ID VERIFICATION: Exclusive on UK banks and government plans to use official records to prove customer ID and authorise payments.
AI & PAYMENTS: How AI is being used to cut spiralling rates of card not present fraud.

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Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityTuesday, 25 April 2017

Cybersecurity spend not keeping pace with breach costs
Fines and business costs dwarf expenditure levels Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileTuesday, 25 April 2017

Payments App Report: Wetherspoons
App-wisdom has it that customers need a really convincing reason to use a custom mobile app - which is why the payment giants thought it was going to be an automatic migration for customers to move from cards to Visa or Mastercard payments app. Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsMonday, 24 April 2017

Tuxedo Money bought by new investors
Experienced financial services pair take over Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Online paymentsMonday, 24 April 2017

UK leads online card expenditure
Payments up by over a quarter
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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Company newsFriday, 21 April 2017

Oberthur owner cleared to buy Morpho
Smart card operation will be divested Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightThursday, 20 April 2017

Chinese digital payments near US$3 trillion
Indonesia is fastest growing m-commerce market Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechThursday, 20 April 2017

South Africa rolls out biometric card
Tests for in-store payments ahead of international trials  Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Online paymentsThursday, 20 April 2017

Over 1m cards stored in Nordic e-commerce service
Service ‘vastly’ simplifies online shopping experience Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidWednesday, 19 April 2017

AFEX launches prepaid card for corporates
All-in-one solution to manage employee payments Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileTuesday, 18 April 2017

Ant Financial increases offer for money transfer giant
Proposed takeover signals Alipay owner’s plans to become global payments player Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - MobileThursday, 13 April 2017

Alipay makes Greek entry
Chinese payments provider further expands its European footprint Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - IdentityThursday, 13 April 2017

Plans for ID verification using official records
Banks and government working together on standard  Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityWednesday, 12 April 2017

SWIFT launches real-time payment controls
New fraud and cyber-crime prevention service to flag suspicious transactions Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - ATMsWednesday, 12 April 2017

ATM black box attacks spread across Europe
Number of incidents nearly triples Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightTuesday, 11 April 2017

Apple Pay outpaces m-payments rivals
Number of users trebles Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Online payments
UK leads online card expenditure
Monday, 24 April 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and Security
SWIFT launches real-time payment controls
Wednesday, 12 April 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Customer Insight
Cash still dominates says ECB
Friday, 07 April 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Company news
Gamification comes to payments
Thursday, 06 April 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and Security
CNP drives 2% financial fraud increase
Thursday, 30 March 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and Security
Global data breaches up by 86%
Wednesday, 29 March 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Company news
figo launches XS2A solution
Tuesday, 28 March 2017

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

Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and Security
Banks need their own cyber watchdog
Thursday, 23 March 2017

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

Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and Security
Global data breaches up by 86%
Wednesday, 29 March 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityTuesday, 25 April 2017

Cybersecurity spend not keeping pace with breach costs
Fines and business costs dwarf expenditure levels Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileTuesday, 25 April 2017

Payments App Report: Wetherspoons
App-wisdom has it that customers need a really convincing reason to use a custom mobile app - which is why the payment giants thought it was going to be an automatic migration for customers to move from cards to Visa or Mastercard payments app. Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsMonday, 24 April 2017

Tuxedo Money bought by new investors
Experienced financial services pair take over Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Online paymentsMonday, 24 April 2017

UK leads online card expenditure
Payments up by over a quarter
Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Company newsFriday, 21 April 2017

Oberthur owner cleared to buy Morpho
Smart card operation will be divested Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightThursday, 20 April 2017

Chinese digital payments near US$3 trillion
Indonesia is fastest growing m-commerce market Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechThursday, 20 April 2017

South Africa rolls out biometric card
Tests for in-store payments ahead of international trials  Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Online paymentsThursday, 20 April 2017

Over 1m cards stored in Nordic e-commerce service
Service ‘vastly’ simplifies online shopping experience Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidWednesday, 19 April 2017

AFEX launches prepaid card for corporates
All-in-one solution to manage employee payments Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileTuesday, 18 April 2017

Ant Financial increases offer for money transfer giant
Proposed takeover signals Alipay owner’s plans to become global payments player Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - MobileThursday, 13 April 2017

Alipay makes Greek entry
Chinese payments provider further expands its European footprint Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - IdentityThursday, 13 April 2017

Plans for ID verification using official records
Banks and government working together on standard  Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityWednesday, 12 April 2017

SWIFT launches real-time payment controls
New fraud and cyber-crime prevention service to flag suspicious transactions Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - ATMsWednesday, 12 April 2017

ATM black box attacks spread across Europe
Number of incidents nearly triples Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightTuesday, 11 April 2017

Apple Pay outpaces m-payments rivals
Number of users trebles Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Card networksTuesday, 11 April 2017

Regulator approves VocaLink acquisition
Decision leaves questions over control of UK payments infrastructure Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechMonday, 10 April 2017

AI firms dominate Mastercard start-up programme
Firms using tech to drive engagement and compute payments data Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsMonday, 10 April 2017

JCBI appoints new directors to board
CEO leaves role at international business Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityMonday, 10 April 2017

Major Nordic banks combine to tackle cybercrime
Norwegian initiative expands across region Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightFriday, 07 April 2017

Cash still dominates says ECB
More than half of POS transaction value accounted for by coins and notes Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityFriday, 07 April 2017

Cybersecurity hampers bank fintech collaborations
Institutions struggling to innovate quickly enough Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Company newsThursday, 06 April 2017

Gamification comes to payments
Customers offered prizes when transaction completes Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileThursday, 06 April 2017

Alipay expands further in Europe
POS outlets in region up by 900% Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationWednesday, 05 April 2017

PSPs ‘increasingly being blocked’ by banks
De-risking and regulatory patchwork leads to lack of access for FCA-regulated firms Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityTuesday, 04 April 2017

Europe and US banks fall short on email cyber-risk
More banks should deploy protocol to protect ecosystem Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationMonday, 03 April 2017

Credit issuers ordered to tackle persistent debt
Regulator sets out range of reforms Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - PrepaidMonday, 03 April 2017

PFS to double government prepaid portfolio
Expansion after APS and Aquarium exit the market Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityMonday, 03 April 2017

US fraud increases both online and offline
Skimming and CNP attacks on the rise Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - MobileFriday, 31 March 2017

Banks roll out Dankort m-payments
Domestic card customers can link it to their devices Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationFriday, 31 March 2017

Apple defeat for Australian banks
Decision may have global implications Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationThursday, 30 March 2017

PSR to focus on three new payments issues
Regulator unveils annual plan for 2017/18
Renewed call for big banks to divest VocaLink ownership Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityThursday, 30 March 2017

CNP drives 2% financial fraud increase
Mobile and biometrics provide long term solutions to ongoing problem Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityWednesday, 29 March 2017

Global data breaches up by 86%
Number of FS breaches down, but total amount of records stolen rockets Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsWednesday, 29 March 2017

Watchdog extends VocaLink deal review
Mastercard proposals to be assessed for a further two months
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Card & Payments World | News - Company newsTuesday, 28 March 2017

figo launches XS2A solution
Product to comply with PSD2 account access requirement  Read more ...

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

The leading disruptors in mobile authentication
Established card players still at cutting edge in rapidly expanding market - plus some important newer names
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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Company newsMonday, 27 March 2017

Industry vets set up card brand
An experienced team of payments professionals has launched a new consumer credit card business.  Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - FintechFriday, 24 March 2017

EC starts public consultation on fintech
Effort to prise open national barriers Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityThursday, 23 March 2017

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

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.
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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 ...

 
     
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