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Britain to focus on regulating stablecoins

News | Cryptocurrencies | 05 Apr 2021

The financial services minister of Britain has announced that Britain will focus first on regulating stablecoins rather than the broader cryptocurrency market.

cryptocurrency, stablecoin, financial services, regulation, distributed ledger technology, Bitcoin, e-money

Privat3 Money launches mobile app

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 26 Mar 2021

Privat3 Money (P3), a UK-based e-money solution, has announced the launch of its mobile app available for both Apple IOS and Android devices.

e-money, mobile money, fintech, API, product launch, digital onboarding, SEPA

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

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

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

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

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

Curve extends its partnership with Mastercard

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 01 May 2020

Curve, a UK-based banking platform, has announced an expanded partnership with Mastercard that sees Curve become a principal member of scheme.

Curve, MasterCard, partnership, UK, card, e-money, Wirecard

Egypt's central bank to support e-payments, fintech, and more

News | Payments General | 17 Mar 2020

Measures to support electronic payment system and financial technology (fintech) have been reviewed by the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE).

e money, Maaza, fintech, registry, settlements, payment cards, PIS, cash contactless payments, electronic payments, Central Bank of Egypt, CBE

Fintech Pleo to work with J.P. Morgan, Mastercard to scale-up in Europe

News | Payments General | 03 Feb 2020

Denmark-based fintech Pleo has announced that it has entered into a collaboration with J.P. Morgan and Mastercard products.

J.P. Morgan, MasterCard, Pleo, Denmark, fintech, financial technology, Kinnevik, Creandum, Founders, Stripes, expense management, Expense Reporting, payments, e-money, e-money licence

European bank experts seek clarification on e-money definition plus related fraud reporting requirements

News | Payments General | 21 Jan 2020

Banks from nine EU countries have endorsed a note seeking clarification on the definition of e-money transactions and the related fraud reporting requirements issued by the European Banking Authority.

European Banking Authority, Fraud Reporting, e money, PSD2, banks, payments