Europe’s banks are undergoing one of the greatest periods of transformation in their 800-year history. Banking models that prioritised delivery through branch networks are disappearing, replaced by digital as mobile... read more
On March 10, 2021, the European Commission (EC) published an Inception Impact Assessment (IIA) on the Commission’s planned initiative on real-time payments in the EU. The IIA was open for feedback... read more
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A new report that reveals 33% of FinTechs have faced regulatory intervention due to agency banking resiliency failures. The report How well are FinTechs served by banks? The state of... read more
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The Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) has set out provisional accusations for five payments companies including Mastercard, in which it states the companies violated antitrust laws, by operating a cartel for... read more
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Since 2008, there has been much speculation about the role of digital currencies in global payments, and the application of the software engineering behind cryptocurrencies built with blockchain. While speculation... read more
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