Demystifying cross-border payments – history, challenges, and the road ahead

Thought leader insights | Online Payments | Published Thursday 29 Jul 2021 07:43 CET

Dawei Wang, Head of Strategy at Thunes, lifts the hood on international payments and dives deep into the mechanics and the economics of moving money across borders

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Demystifying cross-border payments – history, challenges, and the road ahead

Thought leader insights | Online Payments | Published Thursday 29 Jul 2021 07:43 CET

Dawei Wang, Head of Strategy at Thunes, lifts the hood on international payments and dives deep into the mechanics and the economics of moving money across borders

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2021's changing payments landscape (Part II)

Expert Opinion | Mobile Payments | 28 Jul 2021 11:39 CET
Joel Van Arsdale along with a team of experts from Flagship Advisory Partners have put together an extensive analysis of the current payments landscape, from facts, figures, to a dissemination of the high-rising trends and future prospects
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2021's changing payments landscape (Part I)

Expert Opinion | Online Payments | 28 Jul 2021 10:32 CET
Joel Van Arsdale along with a team of experts from Flagship Advisory Partners have put together an extensive analysis of the current payments landscape, from facts, figures, to a dissemination of the high-rising trends and future prospects
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Anti-money laundering and cryptocurrencies – safe or too risky to touch?

Expert Opinion | Cryptocurrencies | 27 Jul 2021 08:17 CET

Regulators are still grappling with cryptocurrencies, as Colin Whitmore, senior analyst for Aite Group says. Will the rule makers be able to solve the issues in the near future?


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Regtech M&As and investments under the microscope – Part 2 - Americas and Asia

Expert Opinion | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 26 Jul 2021 09:55 CET

After addressing the key factors influencing the growth of the regtech market (accelerated digital transformation, regulation, compliance, cutting costs) and presenting some European major investments and acquisitions in this space, let’s continue our regtech M&A with Americas and Asia.


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Time to reimagine business banking: helping optimise business processes

Expert Opinion | Online & Mobile Banking | 23 Jul 2021 08:56 CET

Financial institutions have been focused on the transformation of consumer-driven payments and the move to faster online and mobile payment methods. Now is the time for financial institutions to support their business and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) customers with the same fast, automated and friction free digital experiences



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Building useful financial products for SMBs with BNPL and fintech services

Expert Opinion | Online Payments | 23 Jul 2021 08:40 CET
Edo Omoniyi, the COO of Cape, shares best practices on how SMBs can benefit from financial products and manage cash flow, by emphasizing what BNPL services and fintechs can bring to table, as well as pointing out on why traditional solutions are no longer effective

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Key steps to define a payment strategy in 2021

Expert Opinion | Online Payments | 22 Jul 2021 12:52 CET
Delphine Bos and Catherine Tong of Allyiz signal out what are five of the most important steps for businesses to take when building their payments strategy
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Is your checkout conversion-rate optimised?

Expert Opinion | Ecommerce | 21 Jul 2021 10:02 CET
Jose Martinez-Benavente of PPRO takes us on a step by step journey through all the ways in which merchants can improve the checkout experience in order to optimise conversion rates.
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The FinTech FinCrime Exchange story

Expert Opinion | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 21 Jul 2021 09:06 CET

Observing that fintechs in the UK are exposed to criminal activity but they lack a way to communicate with each other, FINTRAIL and the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) have decided to establish the FinTech FinCrime Exchange


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B2B fintech in focus: ready for prime time

Expert Opinion | Payments General | 20 Jul 2021 09:02 CET
Put in the spotlight by the pandemic, the B2B fintech industry doesn’t seem to be slowing down; on the contrary, B2B fintechs are booming
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FIs need to boost digital agility in response to AML Act

Expert Opinion | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 19 Jul 2021 08:28 CET

While a key theme in AML is building the agility to handle a faster-moving environment, there is more to the world of money laundering than that. Ron V. Giammarco from EY discusses AML in detail


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How SMBs are rising to new challenges through their payments strategy

Expert Opinion | Online Payments | 19 Jul 2021 08:20 CET
Daniel Nordholm, Head of Regional Businesses in Worldline’s Merchant Services business line, summarises the main setbacks that SMBs are facing and how they are proactively responding to them by leveraging digital solutions

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Get ready, account-to-account payments are going mainstream

Thought leader insights | Online & Mobile Banking | 16 Jul 2021 08:42 CET
Todd Clyde, the CEO of Token, shares valuable insights about how the future of Open Banking will include A2A payments, what are the benefits, and who will see them as a risk

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Asia's financial hubs to lead regional regtech growth in 2021

Expert Opinion | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 16 Jul 2021 08:01 CET

How is regtech evolving in Asia? What are the leading countries when it comes to innovation? Matthew Fulco of Kapronasia has the answers to that


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Regtech M&As and investments under the microscope – Part 1 - Europe

Expert Opinion | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 15 Jul 2021 09:57 CET

‘Our goal is that all of our clients are in a position to build better digital experiences for their consumers’, Terry Angelos, Senior Vice President and Global Head of Fintech at Visa


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DeFi in a nutshell

Expert Opinion | Payments General | 14 Jul 2021 10:11 CET

More than a buzzword, Decentralised Finance (DeFi) provides a broad range of benefits in financial services for users. But what is DeFi? Igor Mikhalev, BCG Platinion, and Igor Struchkov, Firmshift explain


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The story behind Lithuania's Centre of Excellence in Anti-Money Laundering

Expert Opinion | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 14 Jul 2021 07:08 CET
Jekaterina Govina, Director of the Financial Market Supervision Service of the Bank of Lithuania, has told the story of creating the Centre of Excellence in Anti-Money Laundering and how its five initial tasks evolved and improved over time

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Gaming is in hyper-growth, and with it, fraud

Case Study | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 13 Jul 2021 08:44 CET
Erika Dietrich, Head of Risk Services at ACI, takes a look at some of the unique challenges of managing fraud in gaming, offering practical insights and revealing how the company is helping its gaming customers in the fight against fraud

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What merchants need to know about the latest chargeback scheme changes

Expert Opinion | Online Payments | 13 Jul 2021 08:03 CET
Recent changes to the chargeback rules from Visa and Mastercard mean that merchants and issuers need to adjust their approaches to chargeback management. In this Q&A, Craig McClure, Director of Relationship Management at Fi911 and Chargebacks911, outlines the main implications and what merchants can do to fight back against chargebacks

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How to prevent account takeover with a layered security approach

Thought leader insights | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 12 Jul 2021 09:54 CET
Mark Freeman, SecuredTouch, talks about how a layered security approach can prevent account takeover and other new fraud methods, like phishing or social engineering

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