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GH Capital launches online payment gateway ClickDirectPay in Europe

  • 12,21,26,07,2016

GH Capital, a diversified holding company, has launched ClickDirectPay, its first fintech product in Europe. read more

One Horizon unveils new cashless payment service for mobile telcos

  • 12,15,26,07,2016

One Horizon Group, a developer of carrier-grade VoIP solutions, has launched a new Android mobile wallet for mobile operators to enable users to purchase call credit using their debit or credit card. read more

Majority of Americans expect cash to become obsolete in their lifetime: Gallup survey

  • 12,15,26,07,2016

Nearly two-third (62%) of Americans expect the US to become a cashless society in their lifetime, with all purchases being made with credit cards, debit cards and other forms of electronic payment, according to a new Gallup survey. read more

Visa to open new office in Silicon Valley

  • 00,00,26,07,2016

Visa has unveiled plans to open a new facility in Silicon Valley to accelerate digital commerce internationally. read more

Singapore's LTA, MasterCard launch pilot to allow contactless transit fare payment

  • 00,00,26,07,2016

Singapore's Land Transport Authority (LTA) has partnered with MasterCard to launch an Account-Based Ticketing System pilot in Singapore by the end of 2016. read more

BoCom selects PAX Global for E-payment terminal solutions

  • 12,10,25,07,2016

PAX Global Technology, a provider of E-payment terminals, has been selected by Bank of Communications (BoCom) as payment terminal supplier to power its POS network solutions in 2016. read more

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Fintechs: Friend or foe in the world of financial services?

  • 10,54,19,07,2016

London has gained a reputation as a leading fintech hub, hosting more and more innovative technology start-ups but can they be considered as friends or enemies of financial services? This is exactly what June’s debate from the Digital Banking Club (TDBC) set to find out. Jessica Longley reports on the action read more

Is Asia real time ready?

  • 09,51,18,07,2016

Asia’s move into the real time payments space will open up a whole new world of convenience for consumers and banks alike, but will it also make them vulnerable to threats? Xiou Ann Lim reports read more

Cracking down on money laundering

  • 10,47,7,07,2016

There is a common cycle in financial security. A criminal will adapt to security protocols and regulation, the regulator adapts to combat the development and this repeats ad infinitum. The European Commission’s (EC) anti-money laundering (AML) division is making progress, however. Stronger rules have been released to combat new threats. Patrick Brusnahan reports read more

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Standardisation and convenience hold the key as the payments revolution goes real time

  • 17,22,25,07,2016

The development of real time payments schemes, both in and outside Europe, has raised concerns of fragmentation to Europe’s payments landscape. Seeing off the challenge will protect the harmony established by SEPA and bring greater speed and efficiency, says UniCredit’s Thomas Dolenga read more

Is PSD2 a self-defeating regulation?

  • 17,32,15,07,2016

When the Payment Services Directive (PSD2) replaces the PSD in January 2018, it will have wider scope to cover new payment services created by a period of innovation. The legislation aims to improve consumer protection and competition, and drive innovation. Tom Hay, head of payments at Icon Solutions, writes read more

What does Brussels really think about Brexit?

  • 10,48,30,06,2016

Brussels is in shock and emotional- losing patience with the UK and not prepared to stand back and have European economies adversely affected while Britain takes its sweet time to navigate the landscape it has so recklessly created for itself. Anna Milne speaks to Monica Monaco for the Brussels view from within read more

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