Articles with tag: europe

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Samsung lets German customers link any bank account to Samsung Pay

30 Sep 2020 | Mobile Payments

Samsung Electronics has announced a partnership with Visa to enable German users to link their personal bank accounts with Samsung Pay and use a virtual Visa debit card for mobile payments.

Samsung, Samsung Pay, SolarisBank, Splitpay, Visa, Visa debit card, Germany, bank accounts, KYC, know your customer, video identification, Europe

Judopay, Mastercard to expand support of touch-free payments

30 Sep 2020 | Online Payments

UK-based mobile-first payments provider Judopay has teamed with Mastercard to expant its network with a direct route to Mastercard's Payment Gateway Services.

JudoPay, Mastercard, UK, online payments, card payments, acquirer, payment gateway system, UK, Europe, North America, company expansion

Entersekt, ndgit partner on secure open banking

30 Sep 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Entersekt, a device identity and omnichannel authentication provider, has teamed up with ndgit, a Germany-based open banking platform provider.

Entersekt, ndgit, open banking, SCA, PSD2, identity verification, Europe

ShipBob receives USD 68 mln in series D funding

30 Sep 2020 | Ecommerce

ShipBob, an ecommerce enablement technology company, has announced USD 68 million in series D funding.

ShipBob, funding round, ecommerce platforms, marketplaces, SoftBank Vision Fund 2, US, Canada, Europe

Instant payments transaction values to reach USD 18 trillion by 2025

28 Sep 2020 | Payments General

The value of instant payments, where transactions are completed within ten seconds, will reach USD 18 trillion in 2025, according to a new study from Juniper Research.

Juniper Research, instant payments, real-time payments, B2B payments, digitalisation, study, RTP, US, Europe

The European Commission releases legislative package for crypto assets

28 Sep 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

In September 2020, the European Commission has published a legislative package for crypto assets in the EU. 

European Commission, legislative, crypto assets, cryptoassets, Digital Finance Strategy, Regulation on Markets in Crypto Assets, Pilot Regime for Market Infrastructures, DLT, regulations, best practices, national frameworks, CASPs, Crypto Asset Service Providers, Single Market, EU legislation, standardisation, crypto regulations

Computop, RBI strengthen their partnership for omnichannel payments in Eastern Europe

25 Sep 2020 | Payments General

Computop and Raiffeisen Bank International (RBI) have announced that their cooperation is to be strengthened further to propagate the expansion of omnichannel payments.

Computop, partnership, Raiffeisen Bank International, omnichannel, payments, Eastern Europe, payment processor, cashless payments, merchants, ecommerce

Digital Euro seen as an alternative to 'private digital currencies', ECB

25 Sep 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

The European Central Bank (ECB) has been analysing the benefits and risks of a digital currency, according to its president, Christine Lagarde.

European Central Bank, ECB, Christine Lagarde, digital euro, digital currency, cryptocurrency, blockchain, retail payments

EU to launch crypto-assets regime by 2024, EU documents say

25 Sep 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

The European Union aims to introduce new rules within four years to modernise cross-border payments using of blockchain and crypto assets like stablecoins, two EU documents showed.

Stablecoins, cryptocurrency, blockchain, Libra token, Instant payments, crypto assets, Europe

SCA for PSD2 could cost merchants more than EUR 100 bln in 2021

24 Sep 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

CMSPI has released a research that shows how Europe-based merchants struggling with the COVID-19 pandemic risk losing more than EUR 100 billion in online sales in 2021.

CMSP, research, Europe, merchants, COVID-19, SCA, 3DS2, checkout, retailers, credit card, debit card, fraud, digital wallets, Apple Pay, PayPal, 3DS2

Solarisbank, Samsung Electronics, and Visa partner to launch Samsung Pay in Germany

24 Sep 2020 | Payments General

Banking-as-a-Service platform Solarisbank has partnered with Samsung Electronics and Visa to bring mobile payment solution Samsung Pay to Germany. 

Solarisbank, Samsung Electronics, Visa, Samsung Pay, Germany, Banking as a service, platform, mobile payments, Visa debit card, debit card, bank account, Europe, KYC, video id, KYC process, Splitpay, instalments, NFC, smartphone, encrypted payments

Accelerated Payments reaches EUR 210 mln in funding

24 Sep 2020 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

SME funding provider Accelerated Payments has reached EUR 210 million worth of invoice financing as it celebrates its third anniversary.  

Accelerated Payments, funding, Europe, SME, SME funding, invoice financing, invoices, fintech, America, Toronto, financial services, entrepreneurs, cash flow, invoice financing service, client portal, payments, SMEs trading, exporters, worldwide invoicing

Mobey Forum forms Payment Expert Group to boost future digital financial services

23 Sep 2020 | Payments General

Finland-based banking and fintech association Mobey Forum has launched the Payments Expert Group that will analyse the strategic options for banks in the payments landscape. 

Mobey Forum, Payments Expert Group, digital bank, online banking, banking and fintech, financial technology, Finland, Europe, business strategy, consultancy

Australian e-invoicing startup Link4 signs deal with the Federal Treasury

23 Sep 2020 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

Australia-based e-invoicing startup Link4 has signed a deal with an Australian Treasury to accelerate invoice payments. 

Link4, Australia, Australian Treasury, Pan-European Public Procurement Online, PEPPOL, e-invoicing, Sage One, MYOB, Reckon One, Saasu, Xero, QuickBooks,

Basware updates SmartPDF tool for e-invoicing

23 Sep 2020 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

Finland-based e-invoicing company Basware has launched SmartPDF AI, the latest edition of its SmartPDF service.

Basware, Finland, product update, SmartPDF, AI, artificial intelligence, Europe, e-invoicing, accounts payable, purchase-to-pay, OCR, optical character recognition

Developments in biometric authentication and biometric cards

23 Sep 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Úna Dillon, Managing Director at MRC Europe, elaborates on the key developments in biometric authentication and biometric cards

Úna Dillon, MRC, Europe, biometric authentication, biometric cards, biometrics, retailers, UX, fraud, chargebacks, ecommerce, checkout, electronic payments, cardholder, CDCVM, mobile payments, ApplePay, Samsung Pay, Visa Checkout, mobile commerce, contactless card payments, onboarding process

EBA to gradually stop loan repayments guidelines

22 Sep 2020 | Payments General

The European Banking Authority (EBA) has made plans to phase out its Guidelines on legislative and non-legislative payment moratoria in accordance with its end of September 2020 deadline.  

EBA, Europe, legislative loan repayments, non-legislative loan repayments, guidelines, payment moratoria, European Banking Authority, covid-19, pandemic, regulatory framework, banks, loans

Worldline, Unwire partner for public transport transformation

22 Sep 2020 | Payments General

France-based PSP Worldline has partnered with Denmark-based fintech Unwire to accelerate innovative digital payment technology in transportation. 

Worldline, Unwire, public transport, transportation, digital payments, PSP, France, Denmark, Europe, fintech, digital payment technology, Mobility as a Service, Maas, UK, Ireland, payment systems, financial institutions, merchants, mobile platforms, app, smartphones

Tink buys UK-based OpenWrks' aggregation platform

21 Sep 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

Open banking platform Tink has acquired the aggregation platform of OpenWrks, a UK-based provider of open banking applications. 

Tink, UK, United Kingdom, aggregation, platform, OpenWrks, open banking, bank connectivity, personal account, business account, data, fintech, SME, Xero, Liberis Finance, Snoop, open banking platform, MyBudget, data services, Europe

Paymentology, Thought Machine to create model digital bank platform

18 Sep 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

UK-based cloud-native payment processor Paymentology has announced it is partnering with digital banking platform Thought Machine.

Paymentology, Thought Machine, MOX Bank, partnership, digital banking, online banking platform, fintech, Vault, financial technology, UK, United Kingdom, Europe