Articles with tag: mea

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Post-PSD2: one year on, where are open banking payments now?

15 Oct 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

Ciaran O’Malley, Head of Commercial Strategy at Trustly, gives an important overlook on how PSD2 improved the payments industry and how Open Banking payments will continue to play out 

Trustly, Europe, PSD2, open banking, open banking epayments, OBeP, PISP, bank account, EMEA, banks, APIs, SCA, EBA, cards, payments

Interview with Rebekah Moody, LexisNexis® Risk Solutions on cybercrime trends amid COVID-19

12 Oct 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Rebekah Moody, Market Planning Director, Fraud & Identity, LexisNexis Risk Solutions shares with The Paypers what were the main fraud trends that the team has seen from analysis of the LexisNexis® Risk Solutions Digital Identity Network® between January and June 2020

LexisNexis Risk Solutions, Rebekah Moody, fraud, cybercrime, Digital Identity Network, Cybercrime Report, automated bot attacks, EMEA, customer journey, COVID-19, digital banking,

Huawei, Mondia Pay partner to boost contactless payment options across MEA

01 Oct 2020 | Mobile Payments

China-based tech group Huawei has partnered with digital payments solution provider Mondia Pay to offer its contactless payments service to users in the MEA region.

Huawei, Mondia Pay, partnership, DCB, HMS, MEA, IAP, Africa, Middle East, contactless payments, mobile payments, fintech

The Bayesian Group acquires Money Button to offer digital wallet solution

01 Oct 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

UK-based fintech Bayesian Group has announced the acquisition of crypto non-custodial wallet Money Button.

Bayesian Group, Money Button, digital wallet, blockchain, smart contracts, mergers and acquisitions, acquisition, UK, Europe, EMEA

LexisNexis Risk Solutions reveals new risks for EMEA in online channels during the pandemic

15 Sep 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

LexisNexis Risk Solutions has released its biannual Cybercrime Report, which tracks global cybercrime activity from January 2020 through June 2020.

LexisNexis Risk Solutions, Cybercrime Report, cybercrime, COVID-19, LexisNexis Digital Identity Network, EMEA, desktop transactions, attack rate, UK, human-initiated cyberattacks, bot attacks, US, ecommerce, online payments, merchants, digital payments, account takeover, identity spoofing, chargeback, fraud

Back-to-school season spurs increase in global ecommerce transactions, ACI Worldwide reveals

14 Sep 2020 | Ecommerce

New data from ACI Worldwide has revealed that global ecommerce transactions increased by 24% in August 2020 compared to August 2019.

ACI Worldwide, report, ecommerce, merchants, gaming, retail, travel, US, EMEA, fraud, chargebacks

Huawei and TPAY MOBILE to drive app monetisation for developers in the MEA region

08 Sep 2020 | Mobile Payments

Huawei has partnered with TPAY MOBILE to support developers in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region to monetise their apps on HUAWEI Mobile Services (HMS). 

Huawei, TPAY MOBILE, Middle East, Africa, MEA, monetise, HUAWEI Mobile Services, Direct Carrier Billing, subscriptions, mobile payments, alternative payments

Idemia to power African welfare payments transfer system

01 Sep 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Guinea’s National Agency for Social & Economic Inclusion (ANIES) has launched a welfare cash transfer program through a partnership with security services provider Idemia.

Idemia, biometric authentication, MTN network, Guinea National Agency for Social & Economic Inclusion, ANIES, Africa, EMEA, fraud prevention, digital identity, securing transactions, secure payments,

Western Union enters Brazil with international payment services

07 Aug 2020 | Payments General

Cross-border and cross-currency payments provider Western Union has announced a partnership with Banco SEMEAR in Brazil to offer the WU GlobalPay for FI platform.

Western Union, Brazil, Banco SEMEAR, WU GlobalPay for FI, cross-border, cross-currency, payments, platform, banking system infrastructure, international payment services, online platform, Business Solutions, processing transactions, financial institutions

Bank of America expands commercial contact-free payments in EMEA and APAC

31 Jul 2020 | Mobile Payments

Bank of America has expanded its mobile wallet capabilities for corporate clients in EMEA and APAC. 

Bank of America, mobile wallet, mobile payments, EMEA, APAC, US, corporate travel card, contactless payments

PayU, Feedzai expand their risk management partnership

29 Jul 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

PayU and Feedzai have announced a partnership expansion that will enable PayU to augment its fraud prevention capabilities in Latin America in addition to the EMEA region.

PayU, Feedzai, expansion, risk management, partnership, EMEA, LATAM, financial services provider, fraudulent activities, ML, analytics, fraud prevention, fraud detection

Dubai International Financial Centre partners with a Chinese fintech platform

27 Jul 2020 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) has signed a MoU with Jiaozi Fintech Dreamworks, a China-based fintech innovation and entrepreneurship platform.

DIFC, fintech, China, Dubai International Financial Centre, Dubai, MoU, Jiaozi Fintech Dreamworks, China, innovation, entrepreneurship, Middle East, Africa, South Asia, MEASA, UAE, Belt and Road, partnership, People’s Bank of China, banks

The payment cards market growth from Taiwan is expected to sustain the COVID-19 outbreak

22 Jul 2020 | Cards

GlobalData has revealed that the value of card payments in Taiwan is estimated to grow by 5.6% in 2020.

GlobalData, research, card payments, Taiwan, stimulus measures, triple stimulus, Cardholders, credit card, debit card, ecommerce, online purchases, COVID-19

ACI Worldwide research reveals increase in June 2020 ecommerce sales

15 Jul 2020 | Ecommerce

ACI Worldwide has revealed that global ecommerce sales rose 28% in June 2020 compared to June 2019.

ACI Worldwide, research, ecommerce, non-fraud chargebacks, EMEA, APAC, US, online fraud, online payments

Experian, Global Data Consortium team up for international identity verification

13 Jul 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Experian and identity verification provider Global Data Consortium (GDC) have announced a new partnership.

Experian, partnership, Global Data Consortium, identity verification, onboarding, KYC, AML, anti fraud measures, bank accounts

Edenred Romania launches Apple Pay mobile payments for digital meal vouchers

26 Jun 2020 | Mobile Payments

French-based prepaid corporate services provider Edenred has announced launching Apple Pay mobile payments for digital meal vouchers in Romania.

Edenred, Apply pay, prepaid card, meal ticket, corporate card, mobile payments, Romania, Eastern Europe, CEE

BPC enters Visa's Fintech Fast Track Program

17 Jun 2020 | Payments General

Switzerland-based provider of digital payment solutions BPC has announced that it has joined Visa’s Fintech Fast Track Program.

BPC, Visa, Fintech Fast Track Program, Switzerland, digital payment, fintechs, APAC, EMEA, LATAM, VisaNet, SmartVista, Visa Ready, Saas, PaaS, paytech, Radar Payments

Mastercard reveals consumer protection programme

19 May 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Mastercard has unveiled a new consumer protection programme to address the fraud vulnerabilities that exist today at fuel merchants.

Mastercard, consumer protection, measures at the pump, fraud, security, EMV, terminals, vulnerabilities, banks, issuers, fraud prevention, transactions, compliance, safety

nCino, Yourban to launch digital banking platform

15 May 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

nCino, a US-based cloud banking provider, and Sweden-based SME lender, Yourban, have agreed to support SME lending processes through the nCino Bank Operating System.

nCino, Yourban, SME lending, Bank Operating System, cloud-based platform, loan, EMEA markets, onboarding

Best Buy takes measures to mitigate 30% sales drop since 21 March 2020

20 Apr 2020 | Ecommerce

US-based retailer Best Buy has announced plans to start furloughing staff and cutting wages to deal with reduced sales amid COVID-19 chrisis. 

Best Buy, ecommerce, online shopping, financial measures, coronavirus, COVID-19, wage cuts, buyback, financial support