Voice Of The Industry

Explore of the latest payments and ecommerce commentary and insights, directly from the experts most involved in the industry

These are just some of the various topics that experienced The Paypers editors and our expert collaborators cover extensively in this section. From the minds and research of reputed thought leaders comes a constantly updated collection of thought-leader pieces dedicated to keeping you up to date with all the knowledge – spanning from the latest ecommerce trend to the inner-workings of the freshest fintech innovation – so you have the most pertinent data and analyses to take your decision-making process to the next level.

These are just some of the various topics that experienced The Paypers editors and our expert collaborators cover extensively in this

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Where do alternative payment methods fit into the future of digital payments?

Expert Opinion | Online Payments | Published Thursday 26 May 2022 12:55 CET

Yuval Ziv, President at Nuvei, talks about the importance of alternative payment methods and the importance of payment companies providing these tailored solutions to their clients.

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Where do alternative payment methods fit into the future of digital payments?

Expert Opinion | Online Payments | Published Thursday 26 May 2022 12:55 CET

Yuval Ziv, President at Nuvei, talks about the importance of alternative payment methods and the importance of payment companies providing these tailored solutions to their clients.

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Latest Voices of the Industry

Could Open Banking revolutionise the hospitality industry?

Expert Opinion | Online & Mobile Banking | 26 May 2022 08:26 CET

Richard Carter, CEO and co-founder of OrderPay, tells us the benefits and customer incentives Open Banking could bring to the hospitality industry


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Merchant Acquiring 2.0

Thought leader insights | Ecommerce | 24 May 2022 09:10 CET

How can Merchant Acquirers up their game to deliver value-added services to existing customers and create new business in the SME market? Peter Theunis, Head of Payments, EMEA, Endava, reveals more.


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How sanctions against Russia complicate cryptocurrency acceptance

Expert Opinion | Cryptocurrencies | 24 May 2022 08:30 CET
As sanctions against Russia continue to impact the country, MRC explains how cryptocurrency provides an extra layer of obfuscation for those who wish to bypass traditional means of currency transfer.
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Fraud and payments management: key findings for 2022

Thought leader insights | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 23 May 2022 08:36 CET
Mark Strachan from Cybersource discusses the latest findings on fraud and payments management, identifying the main types of fraud attacks experienced by merchants, and the steps they must do to keep their businesses protected.
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Two months with SCA – what's changed?

Thought leader insights | Online & Mobile Banking | 20 May 2022 10:00 CET
How has SCA impacted merchants and consumers? Ciaran O’Malley, VP of Ecommerce & Financial Services at Trustly, analyses the past, present, and future of checkouts and explores why SCA has accelerated the transition to A2A. 



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The blockchain brief: What payments industry professionals should understand about Web3 domains

Expert Opinion | Cryptocurrencies | 19 May 2022 08:41 CET
Tom Barrett, founder EnCirca, of  explains how financial firms can define what their brand’s presence will look like on the decentralized web and how to register their trademarks in these blockchain-specific extensions.
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Why payment localisation is a must when selling to Latin America

Thought leader insights | Online Payments | 19 May 2022 08:30 CET
Peter Elfgren, Head of Account Management at BoaCompra by PagSeguro, highlights the main aspects merchants must consider when localising the payments experience for Latin American consumers.


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Crypto – friend or foe? Explaining the latest crypto crash

Expert Opinion | Cryptocurrencies | 17 May 2022 12:52 CET

‘Bitcoin was, very simply, a new way of creating, holding, and sending money. 


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Taking on fraud: navigating the big financial services challenges

Thought leader insights | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 17 May 2022 09:20 CET
Janer Gorohhov from Veriff shares some practical ideas on how to address financial services challenges such as digitalisation, stopping bad actors, and complex regulations
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COVID-19: the catalyst accelerating the digitalisation of B2B digital payments

Expert Opinion | Online Payments | 16 May 2022 09:42 CET
Grégoire Toussaint, Director at Edgar, Dunn & Company (EDC), elaborates on the increasing digitalisation of B2B payments and the main trends behind it
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The BNPL opportunity in Brazil – up-to-date perspectives on instalment payment methods

Thought leader insights | Online Payments | 12 May 2022 08:53 CET
Despite Brazil’s already well-established instalment payment methods, this new solution is gaining momentum among fintechs with underbanked and cardless customers. Vinícius Vieira of Bexs Pay details this momentum shift.
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Why Belgium is Europe's best hidden ecommerce secret

Thought leader insights | Ecommerce | 11 May 2022 10:41 CET
Jose Martinez-Benavente from PPRO analyses the particularities of Belgium’s ecommerce market and highlights the positive aspects that could draw more merchants to do business in this Western European country
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Digital Identity in Romania

Expert Opinion | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 11 May 2022 07:39 CET

With the EC advancing the initiative for a European wide Digital Identity Wallet, Andrei Dumitru from IT Smart Systems shares how Romanians are setting up local digital identity solutions to get ready


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A light at the end of the tunnel… or not? Changes to Australian merchant fees in 2022

Expert Opinion | Ecommerce | 10 May 2022 09:22 CET
Athena Zhang, Payments Analyst and Insights Specialist at CMSPI, elaborates on the changes to Australian merchant fees following the RBA’s new interchange regulation



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Human behaviour and the tools of the scammers

Thought leader insights | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 10 May 2022 09:07 CET

From RATs to psychological tricks, bad actors are using every trick in the book to defraud their customers – with a high success rate. Callsign’s Andreas Eliasson says that needs to change


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Russia sanctions & PEPs lists require new tools for compliance

Expert Opinion | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 09 May 2022 10:37 CET
The unprecedented scale and speed of sanctions against Russia has highlighted the need for a new approach to compliance that is enabled by better data and Artificial Intelligence (AI) automation
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Digitalisation of identity as a channel to financial inclusion

Expert Opinion | Online & Mobile Banking | 09 May 2022 10:08 CET

When identity becomes 'digital first', opportunities arise. Jaume Dubois, CEO of ID30, discusses the many facets of digital identity and how digitalization can help create financial inclusion


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Sustainability in payments- Looking to the future

Expert Opinion | Online Payments | 06 May 2022 09:30 CET
Adrian Hawliczek, Product Manager at Netcetera, talks about sustainability in the era of ecommerce, and what can companies do to protect the environment and become more conscious
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Marketplace activity in Africa and South America – what new data shows

Expert Opinion | Ecommerce | 05 May 2022 09:09 CET
Experts from the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences dive deep into the latest data of online marketplaces operating in Africa and Latin America and the Caribbean (LATAM)
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'Wrapped around the customer': context is king

Thought leader insights | Online & Mobile Banking | 05 May 2022 08:49 CET
In today’s world, contextual banking means understanding the vision in which customers can be offered services that are especially tailored to them and the circumstances that they are in. Offering solutions that stays with a consumer is what will take consumer banking to the next level
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