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17 JANUARY 2018
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article thumbnail Tuesday, 16 January 2018

Issuers look to contactless for growth
Total cards in Europe top 1.5 billion Read more ...

 
     

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Banks face battle to retain control of acquiring

– The wolves at the acquiring door
– Carrefour Group harmonises payments into shopping
It has never been easy to break into payments acquiring and processing. Dominated by the infrastructure pipes of Visa and Mastercard, with American Express an important third, until relatively recently, payments were virtually ignored by governments and regulators, beyond ensuring they were safe.
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  IN THE LATEST EDITION OF CARD & PAYMENTS WORLD
GDPR: What is expected of you, who is covered and what are the main provisions?
PSD2:
Uncertainty as deadline looms
OPEN BANKING: Massive challenge for incumbents

LATIN AMERICA:
Major report – Regulators open up acquiring market; Cash-based methods popular in eCommerce; Extensive research and market data
ACQUIRING:
Banks face battle for control
MILLENNIALS:
What they want from a payment method
WECHAT PAY:
Chinese giant quietly builds presence abroad

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Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightTuesday, 16 January 2018

Premier banking model is ‘failing’
Huge mass affluent sector not being properly served, says challenger CEO Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechTuesday, 16 January 2018

Russian bank plans to clear all transactions on blockchain
Partnership with digital currency platform provider
Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationMonday, 15 January 2018

MEPs urged to back PSD2 authentication proposals
New ‘fallback’ option for third party access to bank customer data is welcomed Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationMonday, 15 January 2018

PSD2 a “double-edged sword” for SMEs
Criticism of no card fee requirement Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightFriday, 12 January 2018

25% have no physical wallet in cashless Sweden
Mobile user popular P2P payments but not in-store Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationFriday, 12 January 2018

Today’s big PSD2 question
Day 13: The links between PSD2 and NIS for major incident reporting

Every day in the countdown to the EU Second Payments Services Directive (PSD2) coming into effect on 13 January 2018, we answer a question on the implications of different parts of the directive for the payments sector. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationThursday, 11 January 2018

Today's big PSD2 question:
Day 12: Are retailers prepared?

Failure to recognise the positive impact and opportunities Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesThursday, 11 January 2018

US$13m funding for credit card provider
Start-up provides offering for people with no credit history Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - FintechWednesday, 10 January 2018

Payment donations by VR
Charity payment made at virtual awards ceremony Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationWednesday, 10 January 2018

Today’s big PSD2 question
Day 11: The links between PSD2 and GDPR for reporting major incidents

Every day in the countdown to the EU Second Payments Services Directive (PSD2) coming into effect on 13 January 2018, we answer a question on the implications of different parts of the directive for the payments sector.
Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationTuesday, 09 January 2018

Today’s big PSD2 question
Day 10: Major incident reporting under PSD2

Every day in the countdown to the EU Second Payments Services Directive (PSD2) coming into effect on 13 January 2018, we answer a question on the implications of different parts of the directive for the payments sector.
Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileTuesday, 09 January 2018

Google merges payment brands
Move to simplify and speed up checkout experience  Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - ATMsMonday, 08 January 2018

NCR plans Bitcoin ATM
No launch date yet for Gulf project Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsMonday, 08 January 2018

Today’s big PSD2 question
Day 9: What are the key dates?

Every day in the countdown to the EU Second Payments Services Directive (PSD2) coming into effect on 13 January 2018, we answer a question on the implications of different parts of the directive for the payments sector. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationFriday, 05 January 2018

New FCA and PSR chair named
Financial crisis lawyer takes twin roles at regulators Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Customer Insight
Premier banking model is ‘failing’
Tuesday, 16 January 2018

Card & Payments World | News - Financial Services
US$13m funding for credit card provider
Thursday, 11 January 2018

Card & Payments World | News - Fintech
Payment donations by VR
Wednesday, 10 January 2018

Card & Payments World | News - Regulation
New FCA and PSR chair named
Friday, 05 January 2018

Card & Payments World | News - Company news
Ant Financial US merger is blocked
Wednesday, 03 January 2018

Card & Payments World | News - Regulation
Today’s big PSD2 question
Thursday, 28 December 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cards
The top 10 payments stories of 2017
Friday, 22 December 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Regulation
Today’s big PSD2 question
Friday, 22 December 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/Marketing
Plenti partner exodus ramps up
Thursday, 21 December 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cards
Global card payments to double by 2022
Wednesday, 20 December 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Company news
TSYS buys PayTech unicorn
Tuesday, 19 December 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Manufacturing
Gemalto bought for €4.8bn
Monday, 18 December 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Company news
Boku launches London IPO
Monday, 20 November 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Company news
Gemalto to cut 10% of workforce
Friday, 01 December 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Financial Services
New card issuer shakes up Brazil
Tuesday, 05 December 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Customer Insight
So how do you think it went?
Tuesday, 21 November 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cards
Global card payments to double by 2022
Wednesday, 20 December 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Company news
iZettle plans IPO
Thursday, 14 December 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Customer Insight
Customers migrate to digital banks
Friday, 15 December 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Manufacturing
Gemalto bought for €4.8bn
Monday, 18 December 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Company news
Payments marketplace raises US$4m
Wednesday, 29 November 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Company news
TSYS buys PayTech unicorn
Tuesday, 19 December 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cards
The top 10 payments stories of 2017
Friday, 22 December 2017

Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightTuesday, 16 January 2018

Premier banking model is ‘failing’
Huge mass affluent sector not being properly served, says challenger CEO Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - FintechTuesday, 16 January 2018

Russian bank plans to clear all transactions on blockchain
Partnership with digital currency platform provider
Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationMonday, 15 January 2018

MEPs urged to back PSD2 authentication proposals
New ‘fallback’ option for third party access to bank customer data is welcomed Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationMonday, 15 January 2018

PSD2 a “double-edged sword” for SMEs
Criticism of no card fee requirement Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightFriday, 12 January 2018

25% have no physical wallet in cashless Sweden
Mobile user popular P2P payments but not in-store Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationFriday, 12 January 2018

Today’s big PSD2 question
Day 13: The links between PSD2 and NIS for major incident reporting

Every day in the countdown to the EU Second Payments Services Directive (PSD2) coming into effect on 13 January 2018, we answer a question on the implications of different parts of the directive for the payments sector. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationThursday, 11 January 2018

Today's big PSD2 question:
Day 12: Are retailers prepared?

Failure to recognise the positive impact and opportunities Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Financial ServicesThursday, 11 January 2018

US$13m funding for credit card provider
Start-up provides offering for people with no credit history Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - FintechWednesday, 10 January 2018

Payment donations by VR
Charity payment made at virtual awards ceremony Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationWednesday, 10 January 2018

Today’s big PSD2 question
Day 11: The links between PSD2 and GDPR for reporting major incidents

Every day in the countdown to the EU Second Payments Services Directive (PSD2) coming into effect on 13 January 2018, we answer a question on the implications of different parts of the directive for the payments sector.
Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationTuesday, 09 January 2018

Today’s big PSD2 question
Day 10: Major incident reporting under PSD2

Every day in the countdown to the EU Second Payments Services Directive (PSD2) coming into effect on 13 January 2018, we answer a question on the implications of different parts of the directive for the payments sector.
Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileTuesday, 09 January 2018

Google merges payment brands
Move to simplify and speed up checkout experience  Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - ATMsMonday, 08 January 2018

NCR plans Bitcoin ATM
No launch date yet for Gulf project Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsMonday, 08 January 2018

Today’s big PSD2 question
Day 9: What are the key dates?

Every day in the countdown to the EU Second Payments Services Directive (PSD2) coming into effect on 13 January 2018, we answer a question on the implications of different parts of the directive for the payments sector. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationFriday, 05 January 2018

New FCA and PSR chair named
Financial crisis lawyer takes twin roles at regulators Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationFriday, 05 January 2018

Today’s big PSD2 question
Day 8: What are the risks for banks?

Every day in the countdown to the EU Second Payments Services Directive (PSD2) coming into effect on 13 January 2018, we answer a question on the implications of different parts of the directive for the payments sector. Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsFriday, 05 January 2018

Courtneidge takes payments CEO job
Payments lawyer leaves Locke Lord Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - ContactlessThursday, 04 January 2018

Bank issues biometric contactless cards
Fingerprint recognition replaces PIN Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationThursday, 04 January 2018

Today’s big PSD2 question
Day 7: Will Open Banking lead to the demise of traditional banks?

Every day in the countdown to the EU Second Payments Services Directive (PSD2) coming into effect on 13 January 2018, we answer a question on the implications of different parts of the directive for the payments sector. Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsWednesday, 03 January 2018

Ant Financial US merger is blocked
Regulator stops massive takeover bid Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationWednesday, 03 January 2018

Today’s big PSD2 question
Day 6: Will PSD2 lead to partnerships outside the payments ecosystem?

Every day in the countdown to the EU Second Payments Services Directive (PSD2) coming into effect on 13 January 2018, we answer a question on the implications of different parts of the directive for the payments sector. Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - RegulationTuesday, 02 January 2018

Lawyer emerges as favourite to chair PSR and FCA
Current boss departs in March Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationTuesday, 02 January 2018

Today’s big PSD2 question
Day 5: What has been the response to PSD2 from payment services providers?

Every day in the countdown to the EU Second Payments Services Directive (PSD2) coming into effect on 13 January 2018, we answer a question on the implications of different parts of the directive for the payments sector. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationFriday, 29 December 2017

Today’s big PSD2 question
Day 4: The problem of low-value remote transactions
In the countdown to PSD2 on 13 January 2018, we answer a question a day on the implications of different parts of the directive for payments. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationFriday, 29 December 2017

GDPR golden nugget
Today: How online retailers will be affected

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on 25 May 2018 and will impact on the data handling practices of every company in Europe. Each day over the festive period, we suggest a specific issue you should be considering. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationThursday, 28 December 2017

Today’s big PSD2 question
Day 3: Explaining the Grey Period

In the countdown to PSD2 on 13 January 2018, we answer a question a day on the implications of different parts of the directive for payments. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationWednesday, 27 December 2017

Today’s big PSD2 question
Day 2: How will the key changes affect the payments business?

In the countdown to PSD2 on 13 January 2018, we answer a question a day on the implications of different parts of the directive for payments. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsWednesday, 27 December 2017

GDPR golden nugget
Today: The data compliance implications

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on 25 May 2018 and will impact on the data handling practices of every company in Europe. Each day over the festive period, we suggest a specific issue you should be considering. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsFriday, 22 December 2017

The top 10 payments stories of 2017
See the most read stories on the Card & Payments World website this year Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationFriday, 22 December 2017

Today’s big PSD2 question
Day 1: What is PSD2?
In the countdown to PSD2 on 13 January 2018, we answer a question a day on the implications of different parts of the directive for payments. Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - RegulationFriday, 22 December 2017

GDPR golden nugget
Today: Sending data to a mailing house
Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - MobileThursday, 21 December 2017

Kroger first retailer to offer JPMorgan digital wallet
Further programmes scheduled for 2018 Read more ...

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

Plenti partner exodus ramps up
Amex halts points transfers
Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - FintechWednesday, 20 December 2017

Cryptocurrency wallet to destroy 500k tokens
Bid to raise value of currency Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsWednesday, 20 December 2017

Global card payments to double by 2022
India and Russia among fast-growing markets Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Company newsTuesday, 19 December 2017

TSYS buys PayTech unicorn
US$1.05bn acquisition to close in Q1 2018 Read more ...

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

Cryptocurrency exchange files for bankruptcy
Administrators called in after second cyber-attack this year Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - FintechMonday, 18 December 2017

Australia and Indonesia agree fintech link-up
Bodies pledge closer co-operation Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - ManufacturingMonday, 18 December 2017

Gemalto bought for €4.8bn
Atos loses out to rival bidder
Acquisition creates second biggest cybersecurity company
Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightFriday, 15 December 2017

Customers migrate to digital banks
Functionality and online experience are major factors Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Loyalty/MarketingFriday, 15 December 2017

Amex offers perks for millennials
Card rewards existing buying behaviour Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Customer InsightThursday, 14 December 2017

Today's payments question:
Who will make an impact in payments in 2018?

Industry experts give their opinions on the major issues facing the payments industry. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Company newsThursday, 14 December 2017

iZettle plans IPO
Firm completes new funding round
Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityWednesday, 13 December 2017

Banks forced to reveal more details on security incidents
New rules for customers also cover debit cards and accounts comparison data
Read more ...

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

Major banks adopt ‘isolation’ web browsing
JP Morgan leads US$40m investment round in malware blocker Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Fraud and SecurityWednesday, 13 December 2017

AI tech combats card not present fraud
Capability used to target growing threat Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationWednesday, 13 December 2017

Today’s payments question:
What happens when PSD2 comes into force?

Industry experts give their opinions on the major issues facing the payments industry. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - Company newsTuesday, 12 December 2017

Atos bids for Gemalto
Unsolicited offer for smart security company
Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - MobileThursday, 07 December 2017

Comment: Revolution ahead, so hold onto your mobile device
Attending a banking conference these days can be compared with the apocalyptic predictions of prophets of doom foretelling the end of the world as we know it. Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - Corporate cardsTuesday, 05 December 2017

Ice partners with network for rewards
Agreement covers 2000 physical outlets plus online stores Read more ...

 
     
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