All articles by Robin Arnfield

Robin Arnfield

Payments-as-a-service ushers in new era of payments

In an age of rapid digitalisation, Payments as a Service (PaaS) has become a fast-track route to payments modernisation, reports…

The Rise of cross-border financial services for migrants

UAE-based fintech Rise is bringing a raft of financial services to migrant workers. Rise acts as a financial hub, referring…

Paytech regulation first step towards Canadian payments modernisation

Canada has moved closer to modernising its payments industry with the government’s announcement of plans to introduce regulatory oversight for…

Nium modernises international payments for banks, enterprises, fintechs

Banks, fintechs, PSPs, e-marketplaces and enterprises with international payment needs are using Nium’s payments platform to improve efficiency, reduce costs…

Visa expands reach of Visa Direct transfer platform

Visa has expanded the reach of its real-time push payments platform beyond cards with the launch of Visa Direct Payouts.…

Caribbean central banks forge ahead with digital currencies

Two Caribbean central banks have introduced central bank digital currencies, overtaking developed countries which are still at the investigation stage.…

dLocal sees growth in emerging markets e-commerce payments

Cross-border e-commerce processor dLocal is leveraging the global boom in digital payments to expand its penetration of emerging markets. It…

Open payments providers face competition from incumbent OBeP schemes

New entrants taking advantage of PSD2 regulations to offer open payments-initiation services in Europe are faced with incumbent online banking…

US fintechs transform B2C payments by streamlining customer experience

A number of US fintechs are helping businesses to reduce their payments costs, streamline the customer experience and speed up…

Competition, financial inclusion spur Brazilian, Mexican instant payments, open banking

Brazil and Mexico are leading Latin America’s move to open banking and instant payments, driven by the need to increase…