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LINE, Mizuho announce additional investment, ahead of launching a smartphone bank

News | Payments General | 22 Feb 2021

LINE Financial and Mizuho Bank have jointly agreed to make an additional investment and a change to the management structure of LINE Bank Preparatory Company.

Line, Mizuho, partnership, banking, LINE app

Australia's Bank of Queensland to buy ME Bank for AUD 1.33 bln

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 22 Feb 2021

Australia-based Bank of Queensland (BoQ) has announced it will buy ME Bank, a digital lender owned by 26 industry pension funds, for AUD 1.33 billion.

Bank of Queensland, ME Bank, digital lender, equity raise, Big Four, banking, boq, Australia

M&T to acquire People's United for USD 7 billion

News | Payments General | 22 Feb 2021

US-based M&T Bank is set to acquire People’s United Financial in an all-stock deal valued at more than USD 7 billion.

M&T, People’s United, acquisition, banking, purchase, regional banks

Thrive, Mastercard unveil AI-based product for SMEs

News | Payments General | 16 Feb 2021

Thrive has developed a product that uses artificial intelligence to automate banking, accounting, tax, and lending for small-to-medium businesses. 

Thrive, product launch, business account, MasterCard, SME, AI, ML, cardholder, payments, banking, cash flow

TBI Bank partners Onfido to add to onboarding process

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 16 Feb 2021

Bulgaria-based TBI Bank a phygital lender, has announced its partnership with Onfido, a global identity verification and authentication provider.

TBI Bank, Onfido, banking, onboarding, KYC, Bulgaria, ID verification, ai id, partnership, securing transactions

AI-based intelligent verification and authentication are coming

Voice of the Industry | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 19 Feb 2021

Ralph A. Rodriguez, Summit Partners, believes in an AI-based intelligent verification and authentication solution and explains towards where the future of identity is moving 

Ralph A. Rodriguez, Summit Partners, digital identity, behavioural biometrics, authentication, online identity, COVID-19, pandemic, coronavirus, online accounts, banking, ecommerce, KYC, AML blockchain

EBA CLEARING's RT1 platform reaches critical mass

News | Payments General | 10 Feb 2021

France-based EBA CLEARING has announced that its RT1 platform has reached critical mass in Belgium for instant payments.

EBA clearing, RT1, Belgium, banking, payment accounts, instant payments, SEPA, Single Euro Payments Area, SCT, real-time payments

Lead Bank implements Finzly's Payment Hub

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 10 Feb 2021

US-based Lead Bank has implemented Finzly’s Payment Hub to add to the bank’s payment and digital capabilities.

Lead Bank, Finzly, payment hub, banking, payments, digital banking, trade finance, digital onboarding, bankos, SWIFT, ACH, API, Open Banking

Klarna launches bank accounts in Germany

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 10 Feb 2021

Sweden-based fintech Klarna has announced it will be turning its mobile app into a banking app in Germany offering customers a consumer bank account and a Visa debit card.

Klarna, BNPL, banking, Germany, debit cards, Visa, ecommerce, mobile banking, banking app, fintech, financial app

Temenos adds Tink on its Marketplace

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 09 Feb 2021

Banking software company Temenos has announced that Open Banking platform provider Tink has joined Temenos MarketPlace, according to the official press release.

Temenos, Tink, Temenos MarketPlace, banking, software, Open Banking, platform, banks, online banking, personal finance, time to market

Bankdata, Nordic API Gateway to empower 9 banks with Open Banking

News | Payments General | 09 Feb 2021

A large IT provider in the financial sector in Denmark, Bankdata, has enabled Open Banking from Nordic API Gateway to its 9 member banks with more than 1.7 million customers.

BankData, Open Banking, Nordic API Gateway, banking, account aggregation, PSD2, payment initiation

Nigeria's Central Bank to ban crypto accounts

News | Cryptocurrencies | 08 Feb 2021

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has ordered all banks to close any accounts transacting with cryptocurrencies.

Nigeria, crypto, Bitcoin, cryptocurrency, banking, crypto payment, CBN, exchange bankruptcy

Ant Group to restructure as financial holding company

News | Payments General | 05 Feb 2021

Ant Group has reached a restructuring agreement with the Chinese regulator to turn the fintech firm into a financial holding company.

Ant Group, China, restructuring, regulator, banking, holding company, nationalise

India to ban private cryptocurrencies

News | Cryptocurrencies | 01 Feb 2021

The Indian Parliament has announced it will consider a government-introduced bill that would ban private cryptocurrencies in its upcoming budget session. 

India, crypto, crypto exchange, RBI, banking, blockchain, central bank, CBDC

Cybersecurity threats and digital transformation top of mind for bankers

News | Payments General | 29 Jan 2021

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, cybersecurity threats and digital transformation remain top of mind for bankers, according to Computer Services’ sixth annual Banking Priorities Survey.

COVID-19, banking, cybersecurity, digitalisation, data, UX, regtech, cyberattacks, study, Computer Services

Exclusive interview: Konsentus' backstory and the acquisition of OBE from PRETA

Interviews | Online & Mobile Banking | 29 Jan 2021

The Paypers sat down with Mike Woods, CEO of Konsentus, to discuss the drivers and motivations behind the founding of Konsentus and future growth plans for the Konsentus Group following the acquisition of OBE from PRETA 

Mike Woods, Konsentus, PRETA, OBE, Open Banking Europe, Open Banking, regulation, financial institutions, fraud, TPP checking, Konsentus Verify, TPPs, banking, fintech, Open Finance, expansion, PSD2, acquisition, identity checking

Ant Group plans to sell biometric security firm EyeVerify

News | Payments General | 28 Jan 2021

Tech in Asia has reported that Ant Group is planning to sell its US-based asset EyeVerify, a biometric security firm.

Ant Group, US, biometrics, security, EyeVerify, business sale, US, China, banking, payments

Branch reveals Employer Payments Platform

News | Online Payments | 27 Jan 2021

Branch has unveiled the launch of an Employer Payments Platform (EPP) in order to help businesses accelerate payments. 

branch, product launch, Employer Payments Platform, payments, on-demand payments, paycard, banking, API

Knab implements Konsentus Verify to secure their PSD2 API service

Voice of the Industry | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 26 Jan 2021

Knab discusses how Konsentus Verify allowed them to improve the level of security needed to protect customers from the risk of Open Banking fraud

KNAB, Konsentus Verify, case study, security, Open Banking, fraud, TPP checking, identity verification, data, PSD2, API, banking

The Bank of France to shut down a third of cash handling centres

News | Payments General | 25 Jan 2021

The Bank of France has announced it will shut down more than a third of its cash handling centres by the end of 2022 as the pandemic accelerates a decline in the use of notes and coins.

The Bank of France, cash, online payments, digital payments, cards, banknotes, banking