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Using payments to drive growth: the Amex perspective

Voice of the Industry | Online Payments | 09 Aug 2021

With the pandemic driving businesses’ adoption of digital payments, Dean Henry, Executive Vice President at American Express, reveals top tips to ensure payment processes are set up for success

American Express, digital payments, B2B payments, coronavirus, digitalisation, virtual card

Significant decline in Denmark-based banks' profits in 2020

News | Payments General | 06 Apr 2021

The corona crisis has led to a large decline in banks' profits in 2020, according to finansdanmark.dk

banks, coronavirus, lending

Banks' support to businesses increases to EUR 44.3 bln in the Netherlands

News | Payments General | 06 Apr 2021

Netherlands-based banks have announced that they will continue to support businesses during the corona crisis, according to nvb.nl

banks, coronavirus

New report: debit, biometrics and faster refunds are vital to meet shopper expectations

Voice of the Industry | Online Payments | 24 Mar 2021

William McMullan of Trustly points out the results of their survey which shows how checkout factors like payment types, authentication, and the refund process can influence consumers’ buying process

report, biometrics, ecommerce, merchants, refund, coronavirus, Open Banking, digital payments

3 out of 4 UAE SMEs optimistic about recovery, Visa Small Business Recovery study reveals

News | Payments General | 23 Mar 2021

The ‘2021 Small Business Recovery’ by Visa has found out that three out of four small businesses in the UAE feel optimistic about business recovery in 2021.

Visa, merchants, survey, retail, coronavirus, digital payments, contactless payments, POS

ACH transactions rise because of the stimulus payments

News | Online Payments | 04 Mar 2021

Payments made through ACH have risen to record levels in 2020, driven in largely by last year's Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. 

online payments, ecommerce, coronavirus, ACH

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

What merchants should do to address evolving fraud

Interviews | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 04 Feb 2021

Rahul Pangam, VP, Trust Solutions and Simility at PayPal, discusses the impact the pandemic has had on the digital world and how fraudsters, consumers, and merchants are refining their methods in response 

Rahul Pangam, PayPal, merchants, fraud, COVID-19, pandemic, coronavirus, consumer behaviour, fraud prevention, synthetic ID, card fraud, phishing emails, PII, crime-as-a-service, risks, transactions , machine learning, artificial intelligence

Visa introduces AI-powered services for smarter payments

News | Payments General | 03 Feb 2021

Visa has launched VisaNet +AI, a suite of AI-powered services that address long-standing challenges and pain points for banks, merchants, and consumers.

Visa, launch, VisaNet +AI, banks, merchants, transaction authorisations, COVID-19, coronavirus, pandemic, cardholders

Ecommerce in Germany was worth EUR 83.3 bln in 2020, Bevh reported

News | Online Payments | 02 Feb 2021

Ecommerce association Bevh has reported that ecommerce in Germany was worth EUR 83.3 billion in 2020.

BEHV, study, research, ecommerce, Germany, coronavirus, pandemic, online retail, online shopping

FCA proposes changes to SCA-RTS and to payments and e-money guidance

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 29 Jan 2021

The UK’s FCA has proposed amendments to their Technical Standards on Strong Customer Authentication and Common and Secure Methods of Communication, among others. 

FCA, SCA-RTS, payments, e-money, guidance, Open Banking, electronic money, CP21/3, SCA, RTS, innovation, COVID-19, pandemic, coronavirus

Card payments growth in Australia declines in 2020 due to COVID-19, reveals GlobalData

News | Cards | 21 Jan 2021

GlobalData’s Payment Cards Analytics has revealed that the value of card payments in Australia is estimated to register a subdued growth of 1.9% in 2020 against the previous estimate of 5.3%.

Global Data, research, analysis, s Payment Cards Analytics, cards, card payments, Australia, pandemic, COVID-19, coronavirus, contactless payments

Malaysia-based e-wallet Touch 'n Go in talks to raise USD 150 mln

News | Mobile Payments | 21 Jan 2021

A Malaysian e-wallet operator owned by CIMB Group and China’s Ant Group (Touch ‘n Go) has negotiated with investors to raise at least USD 150 million to fund expansion plans.

TNG Digital, CIMB Group, Ant Group, Malaysia, e-wallet, investment, funding round, fundraising, coronavirus, pandemic, Touch ‘n Go

How the pandemic will feed an account takeover explosion

Voice of the Industry | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 22 Jan 2021

Al Pascual, Breach Clarity has explained why he believes that 'until strong authentication becomes more the norm than the exception, fraudsters armed with compromised credentials will only drive ATO higher among ecommerce merchants'

Al Pascual, Breach Clarity, account takeover, pandemic, COVID-19, coronavirus, card data, merchants, online transactions, ecommerce fraud, authentication, login credentials, risks

Silkbank, Visa team up to reduce fraud and false declines

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 14 Jan 2021

Silkbank has partnered with Visa to utilise their ‘Visa Consumer Authentication Service’ (VCAS), which provides the bank risk-based authentication to reduce fraud and false declines through an improved online authentication service.

Silkbank, partnership, Visa, fraud, false declines, COVID-19, coronavirus, pandemic online transactions, security, authentication

TrueLayer helps sync. launch in Lithuania and Germany

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 14 Jan 2021

Open Banking-powered fintech sync. has launched in two more European countries with the help of financial API provider TrueLayer, according to AltFi.

sync., Lithuania, Germany, Open Banking, fintech, Europe, API, TrueLayer, Middle East, Qatar Fintech Accelerator, coronavirus, pandemic, e-money, licence, FCA

Experian identifies synthetic identities and COVID scams as fraud trends in 2021

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 12 Jan 2021

Experian has unveiled a Future of Fraud Forecast, which identifies five of the biggest threats that businesses should expect to face in 2021, Find Biometric reports. 

Experian , synthetic identities, COVID-19, pandemic, coronavirus, scams, fraud predictions, product launch, account takeover, identity fraud, phishing attacks, security

SEON's cross-sector report shows how fraud has changed during COVID-19

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 11 Jan 2021

SEON has announced the release of its Fraud Prevention During a Pandemic – SEON Sector Report, which delves into how fraud prevention has changed during COVID-19. 

SEON, report, cross-sector, fraud, COVID-19, coronavirus, pandemic, organised crime, friendly fraud, banks, transactions

How is the ecommerce space influenced by the pandemic?

Voice of the Industry | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 13 Jan 2021

Kevin J. Sprake, The Fraud Practice: 'It is difficult to put history into words, especially as we are living through it, but the pandemic has influenced ecommerce in a way that will change how we think about everything going forward'

Kevin J. Sprake, The Fraud Practice, ecommerce, pandemic, coronavirus, COVID-19, fraud, risk mitigation, omnichannel, fraud prevention, phishing scams, cybersecurity, data breaches, social engineering, chargebacks

FCA shows survey data on coronavirus financial resilience

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 07 Jan 2021

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published the results of its coronavirus financial resilience surveys sent to solo-regulated companies to inform of the impact of the pandemic, according to the official press release.

FCA, UK, survey data, coronavirus, financial resilience, Financial Conduct Authority, pandemic, solvency, companies