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The European Banking Authority (EBA) has published the results of its assessment of the applicability and suitability of EU law to crypto-assets. Typically, crypto-asset activities do not constitute regulated services... more

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This past year has seen a number of significant changes in the payments industry. From new transfer methods to the PSD2 push, the demand for faster, smarter, and safer transactions has reached fever pitch. 2017 seems almost as though it was a primer, setting the stage for the game-changing payments progress promised in the coming [...]

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55% of retailers and merchants in the EMEA region are planning to increase their investment into new payments capabilities in the next 18 to 24 months, according to the  2017 Global Payments Insight Survey: Merchants and Retailers by ACI Worldwide and Ovum. The report, which surveyed more than 260 EMEA retailers and merchants across industries such [...]

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For many years payments processing has been considered the ugly sister of the payments industry that quietly ticks over in the depths of back offices. In the last 18 months it has emerged as a hot sector, as companies rush to take advantage of the huge growth potential stemming from the global shift towards digital [...]

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Key facts Allows adoption of instant payments with confidence Accelerate time-to-market, save time and control cost Includes simulation features for an end-to-end testing ecosystem Solution will be presented at Money 2020 Europe conference Banks, payment service providers and clearing houses worldwide are moving to real-time payments systems. Whilst there are different options available to migrate [...]

The post FIS Streamlines Journey to Real-Time Payments for Banks, Processors and Clearing Houses with New Test Solutions appeared first on Payments Cards & Mobile.

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