Articles with tag: e-money

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Spilling the tea with compliance introduction - video interview with Payoneer

Interviews | Payments General | 15 Jan 2021

Jani Gode and Micheal Sheeny of Payoneer invite us to watch their ‘compliance chat’ where they discuss trends and challenges impacting the fintech and money transmitter industries worldwide

Payoneer, Jani Gode, Micheal Sheeny, compliance, fintech, e-money issuer, banking, transaction monitoring, regulation, video interview

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

Ukraine drafts law to open its payment market

News | Payments General | 30 Nov 2020

The Ukrainian Parliament has registered a draft payment services law that aims to open the Ukrainian payment market.

banking, fintech, PSD2, Ukraine, payments, remittances, e-money, PSPs, banks, payments providers, Ukrainian Central Bank, FX transactions, acquiring services

bunq, phos to offer Android-based POS payments

News | Mobile Payments | 24 Nov 2020

UK-based phos, has announced that it is working with Dutch neobank bunq to add solutions to the way its retail merchant customers accept payments.

bunq, phos, POS, neobank, NFC-enabled, Android, contactless payments, mobile banking, mobile payments, e-money

JoomPay obtains e-money license

News | Mobile Payments | 24 Nov 2020

Social finance app JoomPay has obtained an electronic money license in Luxembourg.

JoomPay, social finance app, electronic money license, e-money, online payments, Europe, instant payments, marketplace, mobile payments

SumUp obtains e-money licence from the Central Bank of Ireland

News | Payments General | 10 Nov 2020

Global payments service provider SumUp has received a new e-money licence from the Central Bank of Ireland, the country's financial services regulator.

SumUp, e-money licence, Central Bank of Ireland, payments

Uganda-based police hunt for mobile money hackers

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 12 Oct 2020

The Uganda-based police force has begun searching for hackers who accessed the systems of a third party that processes phone-based transactions.

Uganda, mobile money, hackers, fraudsters, third party, phone-based transactions, MTN Group, Standard Bank, mobile-money systems, Criminal Investigation Department, Bloomberg, utility bills, payments, cell phone

BigPay expands its money transfer offerings to Singapore

News | Mobile Payments | 30 Sep 2020

BigPay has announced is coming to Singapore, after 2 years of rapid growth with over 1 million users in Malaysia.

BigPay, Singapore, Malaysia, e-money, remittance, merchants, money transfer, mobile payments

TransferMate expands North American regulation with Mexico licence approval

News | Online Payments | 08 Sep 2020

Cross-border B2B technology payments provider TransferMate has secured a new payments licence in Mexico.

National Banking and Securities Commission, TransferMate, remittance, online money transfer, online payments, money licence, e-money licence, payment technology, Mexico, Latin America

Global fintech platform Nium receives EMI licence in UK

News | Payments General | 01 Sep 2020

Nium, a global financial technology platform, has received the Electronic Money Institution (EMI) licence from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in the United Kingdom to issue e-money and provide cross-border digital payment services in the UK.

Nium, fintech, financial technology platform, Electronic Money Institution, EMI licence, FCA, UK, e-money, cross-border digital payment services

Mastercard expands crypto card partner program; Wirex becomes first crypto member

News | Cryptocurrencies | 21 Jul 2020

Mastercard has expanded its cryptocurrency program, with payments platform Wirex becoming the first cryptocurrency-native platform to be granted a Mastercard principal membership.

Wirex, Mastercard, crypto, payment cards, mobile app, Bitcoin, e-money license, crypto card partner program

Currencycloud secures e-money license from Dutch Central Bank to help drive European expansion

News | Payments General | 15 Jul 2020

Global payments platform Currencycloud has secured an e-money license from the Dutch Central Bank (De Nederlandsche Bank), allowing it to continue operating across the EU. 

Currencycloud, e-money license, Dutch Central Bank, Europe, expansion, payments, cross-border payments, fintech

FCA sets out customer protection requirements for PSPs and e-money issuers

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 10 Jul 2020

In a “Dear CEO” letter the FCA has set out customer protection requirements for payment services companies including payments institutions (PIs) and e-money institutions (EMIs), to ensure that they are compliant with the regulatory obligations across six key areas.

FCA, Financial Conduct Authority, customer protection, Dear CEO, security, payments institutions, PIs, e-money institutions, EMIs, compliance, regulation, safeguarding, prudential risk management, financial crime, financial promotions, consumer communications, governance, oversight, records management, reporting

2020 Darwinian shakeout in European fintech

Voice of the Industry | Payments General | 07 Jul 2020

Joel Van Arsdale from Flagship Advisory Partners provides insights regarding the rapid growth in licensed payment and e-money institutions in recent years and his expectation for a shakeout among fintechs in 2020 due to challenging market circumstances

Joel Van Arsdale, Flagship Advisory Partners, fintech, payments, payment institutions, e-money, finance, commerce, money remittance, Open Banking, banking, FX

Moneycorp receives e-money license in Dublin for EU expansion

News | Online Payments | 03 Jul 2020

Moneycorp Group, a UK-based foreign exchange and payments company, has obtained an e-money and MiFID license to operate in Dublin, Ireland.

MoneyCorp, e-money, Dublin, Ireland, Europe, Central Bank of Ireland, E-money license, online payments, Brexit

Wirecard, Payhawk team up to launch a Visa corporate card

News | Cards | 16 Jun 2020

Wirecard has revealed it is collaborating with Bulgaria-based fintech Payhawk to launch a new Visa corporate card to provide companies with a solution to manage corporate expenses. 

Wirecard, Payhawk, launch, Visa, cards, expenses, accounting, digital financial technology, Bulgaria, fintech, collaboration, management, startup, card infrastructure, e-money, fraud, risk management, issuing processing, card management

Bank of Lithuania gives guidelines on opening accounts for e-money and payment institutions

News | Payments General | 29 May 2020

The Bank of Lithuania has prepared and approved its position on the right of electronic money institutions (EMIs) and payment institutions (PIs) to access bank accounts opened with credit institutions.

e-money, payments, banks, financial institutions, fintechs, Bank of Lithuania, credit institutions

Cambrist enters the Swedish market

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 21 May 2020

Ireland-based fintech Cambrist has announced its entry into the Swedish market with the launch of its fx NOTIFY solution with Länsförsäkringar Bank.  

Ireland, fintech, Cambrist, Sweden, fx NOTIFY, Länsförsäkringar Bank, cards, banking, cross-border payments, European Central Bank, banks, API, SaaS, data, retail banks, e-money

EedenBull extends its commercial cards platform to B2B market

News | Payments General | 18 May 2020

Norway-based fintech EedenBull has announced rolling out its commercial cards platform to banks.

fintech, EedenBull, B2B, payments, Norway, cards, banks, B2B, Q Business, e-money, Mastercard, Visa, UnionPay

Uzbekistan substantially updates payments services regulations

News | Online Payments | 11 May 2020

Uzbekistan has updated its regulations regarding payments systems, to clarify whether companies need to be licensed for providing payment services in the country.

Uzbekistan, Central Bank of Uzbekistan, Rules on the Issuance and Circulation of Electronic Money, e-money, electronic money, online payments, payments regulation