All articles by Douglas Blakey

Douglas Blakey

Mastercard highlights Credit Card Competition Act concerns to Congress

Mastercard’ tells US Congress that the proposed legislation would remove consumer choice, erode security, eliminate rewards, and prevent small businesses from investing in their future

Harris & Trotter to provide independent, third-party attestations to Chainlink Proof of Reserve

Its advocates argue that Chainlink Proof of Reserve is a game-changer for the tokenised index market and decentralised finance, providing verifiable proof of the assets backing tokenised indexes

Sift unveils new PayPal and Adyen integrations

Sift says that customers can efficiently win even more disputes through the power of a combined Sift Payment Protection and Dispute Management solution

CGI to support instant payments for FedNow

The Federal Reserve’s FedNow Service is being deployed in phases, with the initial launch taking place in July 2023

BICS secures Payconiq app

BICS teams with Bancontact Payconiq Company to deliver multi-factor authentication on the new Payconiq by Bancontact app

Mondu launches Digital Trade Account for businesses to drive more sales

New solution from B2B payments company Mondu enables merchants to onboard new business customers fast and grant them purchasing power, allowing them to conduct multiple purchases within a defined time period and receive a consolidated statement 

Bluefin adds Mastercard Click to Pay

Solution provides seamless checkout options for merchants

Beyond compliance: are banks truly ready to embrace the future of payments?

Olivier Goube explores whether simply complying with regulations such as ISO 20022 and PSD3 is enough, or whether banks need to go further leverage emerging technologies to surpass customer expectations and outpace their rivals

Intesa Sanpaolo and Nexi launch Italy’s first SoftPOS solution

Turning the POS into an app: Intesa Sanpaolo partners with Nexi to offer its customers a convenient and secure way to accept payments

CGI All Payments solution now available in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace

All Payments is CGI’s modern, modular, cloud-ready solution built on global industry standards