Latest Payments & Fintech News And Insights

The Paypers covers the latest global news and analyses on payments, ecommerce, fintech, and the digital economy

We report on global payments news and innovation in an increasingly digital economy. We’re on top of all payments and fintech news: payments infrastructure, payments systems, payments behaviours, ecommerce payments, Open Banking and Open Finance, Banking-as-a-Service, B2B payments, cryptocurrencies, fraud and financial crime prevention, along with breaking news on the digital economy. Follow us for the latest regulation updates, along with relevant company news on payments investments, product launches, partnerships, and mergers and acquisitions.

We report on global payments news and innovation in an increasingly digital economy. We’re on top of all payments and fintech

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How business debit cards help to control your corporate spending

Interviews | Cards | Published Tuesday 17 May 2022 08:51 CET

Daumantas Barauskas, CEO of Genome, reveals why corporate cards are trendy now and what we can do to make sure that by using them we stay completely safe

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How business debit cards help to control your corporate spending

Interviews | Cards | Published Tuesday 17 May 2022 08:51 CET

Daumantas Barauskas, CEO of Genome, reveals why corporate cards are trendy now and what we can do to make sure that by using them we stay completely safe

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Top Stories

ECB pushes digital coin despite mixed feelings from population

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 18 May 2022 15:37 CET
The European Central Bank has released another working paper on the digital euro, despite Europeans’ concerns regarding a central bank digital currency (CBDC)
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German BaFin official calls for EU-wide DeFi regulation

News | Cryptocurrencies | 18 May 2022 15:05 CET
Birgit Rodolphe, executive director at Germany’s Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin), has called for uniform regulation of the decentralised finance (DeFi) space throughout the European Union.
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Circit completes EUR 6.5 mln Series A

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 18 May 2022 15:04 CET
Circit, an Ireland-based audit confirmations and Open Banking platform, has completed a EUR 6.5 million Series A funding round.
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Barclays upgrades agreement with Barrenjoey Capital Partners

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 18 May 2022 15:00 CET
UK-based banking group Barclays has announced that it increased its shareholding in Barrenjoey Capital Partners from 9.9% to 18.2% by way of subscribing for GBP 42 mln of new capital.
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RBC integrates MYPINPAD's Identity Verification Service

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 18 May 2022 14:57 CET
Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) has teamed with payments solution provider MYPINPAD to integrate the latter’s bank-grade Mobile Banking Authentication SDK (MBAS) into RBC’s mobile banking app.
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Central Bank of Chile tackles digital currency

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 18 May 2022 14:53 CET
The Central Bank of Chile (BCCH) has announced it is considering issuing its Central Bank digital currency, the digital peso.
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UK Treasury to legalise stablecoins

News | Cryptocurrencies | 18 May 2022 14:41 CET
United Kingdom’s Department of Treasury has shown intend to go ahead with legalising stablecoins as a form of payment.
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US registers first criminal cryptocurrency sanctions case

News | Cryptocurrencies | 18 May 2022 14:39 CET
The US Justice Department has launched its first criminal prosecution involving the alleged use of cryptocurrency to evade US economic sanctions, according to the Washington Post.
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BSP confirms introduction of 3 e-payment streams in 2022

News | Payments General | 18 May 2022 14:33 CET
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) has reaffirmed the introduction of Bills Pay, Request-to-Pay, and Direct Deposit by the end of 2022.
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Nigeria issues new digital assets regulations

News | Cryptocurrencies | 18 May 2022 14:29 CET
Nigeria’s Securities and Exchange Commission has released new rules to guide the issuance, custody, and exchange of digital assets, while also classifying them as securities.
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InDebted to help with stressful traditional debt collecting in the UK

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 18 May 2022 14:28 CET
InDebted, a global fintech aiming to transform the consumer experience of debt, has revealed new research highlighting the impact of the UK’s existing broken debt collection model on consumers.
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Commonwealth Bank launches Unloan

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 18 May 2022 14:16 CET
Australia’s Commonwealth Bank (CBA) has launched Unloan, Australia’s first digital home loan with a discount that increases every year for up to 30 years, according to the official press release.
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Australian money app teaches kids about digital money

News | Online Payments | 18 May 2022 14:03 CET
Australia-based CommBank-supported money app Kit has recently launched as a trial to help children learn to earn, save, spend, and manage money, in a digital economy.
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Central Bank of Nigeria issues Open Banking framework

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 18 May 2022 13:52 CET
The Central Bank of Nigeria has issued the Regulatory Framework for Open Banking in Nigeria in its efforts to improve competition and innovation in the banking system. 
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Deutsche Bank partners with FinLync for real-time treasury

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 18 May 2022 13:43 CET
Deutsche Bank has partnered with FinLync, a global fintech company offering products that are transforming corporate finance and treasury offices. 
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Ingenico to enable the rollout of Alipay+

News | Mobile Payments | 18 May 2022 13:40 CET
Ingenico has announced that acquirers and PSPs will be able to implement Alipay+ across their merchant networks using its Payment-Platform-as-a-Service.
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Ophelos, Plend partner for ethical debt resolution

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 18 May 2022 13:25 CET
Technology company Ophelos has partnered with Open Banking ethical consumer lender Plend.
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VoPay and TurnKey Lender deliver AI lending automation platform

News | Payments General | 18 May 2022 13:05 CET
Canadian company VoPay and US-based TurnKey Lender have partnered to deliver an AI-powered lending automation platform used by traditional, alternative, and embedded lenders.
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Emirates airline to integrate Bitcoin payments and release NFTs

News | Cryptocurrencies | 18 May 2022 13:04 CET
UAE-based airline Emirates has intended to use Bitcoin as a payment option and will launch NFT collectibles tradable on its website.
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