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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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Electronic identification made easy thanks to self-sovereign identity

Expert Opinion | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | Published Friday 25 Nov 2022 09:09 CET

Raffael Grob, Senior Product Manager at Netcetera, talks about the new era of electronic identification with the help of self-sovereign identity, an ecosystem that provides complete transparency for consumers about the use of their digital IDs.

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Electronic identification made easy thanks to self-sovereign identity

Expert Opinion | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | Published Friday 25 Nov 2022 09:09 CET

Raffael Grob, Senior Product Manager at Netcetera, talks about the new era of electronic identification with the help of self-sovereign identity, an ecosystem that provides complete transparency for consumers about the use of their digital IDs.

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Top Stories

Tink launches balance check for direct debits

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 25 Nov 2022 15:17 CET
Europe-based Open Banking platform Tink has announced the launch of Balance Check, a key feature enabling Tink customers to verify account balances. 
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Experian to operate Singapore's BNPL bureau

News | Online Payments | 25 Nov 2022 15:01 CET
Experian has announced its appointment by the Singapore FinTech Association (SFA) and the Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) Working Group as a BNPL bureau operator.
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Infineon partners Fingerprints to improve biometric payment cards

News | Cards | 25 Nov 2022 13:55 CET
Germany-based Infineon has partnered Sweden-based Fingerprints to launch a plug-and-play turnkey solution for biometric payment cards.
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FSS to review Apple Pay launch in South Korea

News | Mobile Payments | 25 Nov 2022 13:50 CET
The financial regulator of South Korea, Financial Supervisory Service (FSS) has announced it is reviewing the Apple Pay service launch clause submitted by Hyundai Card.
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Novo secures USD 125 mln in Series B funding

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 25 Nov 2022 13:33 CET
US-based neobank Novo has raise a USD 125 million Series B round to scale operations and reach more customers in the near future.
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Spain approves windfall taxes

News | Payments General | 25 Nov 2022 13:04 CET
Spain has pushed ahead with its plan to impose windfall taxes on banks and energy companies as lawmakers approved the move despite the concerns of international institutions.
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The Paypers introduces the Crypto Payments and Web 3.0 For Banks, Merchants, and PSPs Report

News | Cryptocurrencies | 25 Nov 2022 12:54 CET
The Paypers has launched Crypto Payments and Web 3.0 For Banks, Merchants, and PSPs, an essential guide to accepting crypto payments and the cash management around it.
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PhonePe to buy BNPL platform ZestMoney, as reported by Times Now

News | Online Payments | 25 Nov 2022 12:40 CET
India-based payments company PhonePe has been reported to acquire Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) ZestMoney.
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Paysera expands to Georgia

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 25 Nov 2022 12:17 CET
The Paysera network of financial technology companies has announced it is expanding to Georgia, where the first Paysera bank will open its doors.
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The IMF wants to increase the regulation of Africa's crypto markets

News | Cryptocurrencies | 25 Nov 2022 12:12 CET
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has proposed an increase in regulation and better consumer protection in Africa’s cryptocurrency market.
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Bank of Japan to trial digital yen

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 25 Nov 2022 11:57 CET
The Bank of Japan (BOJ) has partnered with three megabanks and regional banks to conduct a central bank digital currency (CBDC) issuance pilot starting in spring 2023.
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Lloyd's updates its password policy

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 25 Nov 2022 11:07 CET
Lloyd’s has moved to make access to its applications more secure by updating the Market’s password policy and enabling multi-factor authentication (MFA).
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Payset taps Thought Machine to augment its payments platform

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 25 Nov 2022 11:01 CET
Banking technology company Thought Machine has partnered with Payset to provide multi-currency IBAN accounts, debit cards, budget management, and other products.
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Paycoin expands into global crypto payments via TripleA partnership

News | Cryptocurrencies | 25 Nov 2022 10:43 CET
South Korea-based Paycoin has partnered Singapore-based crypto payment gateway TripleA in order to expand into the global crypto payments space.
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European banks don't prepare for upcoming fraud risks, Ondato says

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 25 Nov 2022 09:36 CET
UK-based fraud prevention company Ondato has published a new report on how European banks fail to plan for future KYC and AML risks.
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Volt, Kriptomat launch real-time payments for crypto

News | Online Payments | 25 Nov 2022 09:22 CET
Open Banking provider Volt has partnered with crypto exchange platform Kriptomat to launch real-time account-to-account (A2A) payments for cryptocurrencies.
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Tempo France and Elsa Care roll out remittances to Philippines

News | Online Payments | 24 Nov 2022 15:08 CET
Remittances company Tempo France and Spain-based Elsa Care Technologies have rolled out money transfers to the Philippines.
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VERMEG and LUXHUB launch Custodix Hub for data collection and processing

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 24 Nov 2022 15:06 CET
Netherlands-based VERMEG and LUXHUB have launched Custodix Hub to connect data from custodian banks and insurance companies.
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Enfuce, Síminn Pay to launch virtual credit card

News | Cards | 24 Nov 2022 15:01 CET
Finland-based fintech Enfuce has partnered with Síminn Pay, the fintech subsidiary of telco provider Síminn, to launch a virtual credit card tailored for the lifestyle app.
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