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Global payments preferences for consumers vary considerably around the world, reflecting an infinite diversity of historical, technical, cultural, economic and regulatory factors. Alternative payment methods like digital wallets and bank... more
The recent announcement from a group of Irish banks to set up an instant money-transfer app called Synch, has hit a regulatory block, as the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission... more
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iBanFirst has launched a ‘Payment Tracker’ – a real-time payment-tracking service that sets new transparency standards for the payments industry. Rolled out to both payers and payees, this unique feature... more
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Amidst all the hype about new payments methods and channels, it’s easy to ignore smaller, single-market players – but to do so would be a mistake. Domestic payment schemes accounted... more
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The European Payments Initiative (EPI) has entered its next phase and has announced Worldline and Nets as shareholders of the EPI Interim Company, as the first third-party acquirers to join... more
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