Wealthify is teaming up with Tink for open banking powered payments.
Wealthify is teaming up with Tink for open banking powered payments.
In order to receive 3D Secure messages, process said messages, and authenticate card users, issuing banks must deploy Access Control Servers (ACS). To ensure that transaction integrity is never compromised, the Okay software works in parallel to prevent attacks and protect user information during confidential transactions. The process looks a little something like this:
Sam Head of Currencycloud shares his top 3 recommendations on what to look for in the right partner for your strategic, long-term journey to borderless transactions.
He covers the pros and cons on a bundled solution, the idea of future proofing your partner choices for business growth ambitions, the important considerations involved in the costs as well as owning the customer experience.
Transact365 is more than a gateway. It is a methodology platform that has been designed to operate as a technical consultancy business, lending our years of experience and knowledge whilst building on new and exciting technology that can zero out fraud.
Monneo, virtual IBAN and eCommerce bank account provider, has unveiled an innovative new look logo and website design this week, as the brand expands across Europe and beyond.
Top UK fintech pitches a 100% recyclable card product – that even picks up on antennae.
Embedded finance is making waves in the lending industry by challenging the status quo – giving rise to a new breed of Fintech provider: the Lendtech.
While the goal of Lendtechs is not necessarily to compete directly with incumbent financial institutions on their turf, embedded finance – and subsequent embedded lending – has dented their market share. These legacy providers now have a choice: stick to what they know or embrace the opportunities embedded finance creates for their products and services by working in partnership with Lendtechs.
In this blog post Jack Wilson, Head of Policy & Regulatory affairs at TrueLayer, examines the security and protections provided by open banking when buying online.
A major study reveals how banks and building societies are responding to the post-pandemic world.
A world where digital commerce has become the default and customers expect their services, including payment processing, to be real-time and traceable 24/7.
With more and more fintech start-ups cropping up with shiny new card programmes, it’d be all too easy to assume launching one yourself would be counterproductive. But owning a card programme comes with a whole host of benefits, regardless of the competition, and it’s never been easier to launch one. Discover the benefits of starting a card programme for your customers in Moorwand’s payment guide.
Thames Technology is delighted to launch its new ELEMETAL range of high-quality metal payment cards, offering the ultimate in style and sophistication for premium banking customers.
The Bank of England and the UK Treasury have announced a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) Taskforce to coordinate the exploration of a potential British CBDC. But how could a digital Pound actually work? As it happens, this is something that Consult Hyperion knows rather a lot about. Apart from our work on the first British central bank digital currency (Mondex) back in the 1990s, our work on the first population-scale mobile money scheme (M-PESA) in the 2000s and our work on the most transformational contactless payment roll-out (Transport for London) in the 2010s, our practical experience across implementation platforms means that we understand the architectural options better than anyone.
Vista Bank Group in West Africa has chosen Radar Payments for its processing activities and to drive digital payment adoption in the region. The solution will include SmartVista’s card issuance and lifecycle management, payment switching, ATM and point-of-sales management as well as providing digital channels such as mobile banking and e-wallet; personalised to both retail and corporate clients.
The Wirecard scandal 2020 shook the Fintech community and created a lot of questions for the industry regulators in Germany – thousands of people lost their jobs and client operations all over the world were disrupted.
But as we all know, in the middle of difficulty there is always lies opportunity. So we decided to act – this is a blog article that tells a story of how Gain The Lead came to be.
Tink and American Express are partnering to improve the onboarding process for prospective card members in Europe, by using open banking technology to instantly verify identity, income and account information.
In this blog, fscom’s Dipesh Patel discusses the Temporary Permissions Regime (TPR) for EEA firms, the communication of timeframes from the FCA and the proposed changes to the approach document in CP21/3.
In this blog, Blue Train Marketing delve into the transformation of video marketing, its increase in popularity and the pandemics impact. They reveal some tips and tricks on how to improve your video content whilst restrictions are still in place.
fscom’s Greg James looks at the proposed changes to strong customer authentication (SCA); one of the most contentious regulatory developments introduced by the second Payment Services Directive (PSD2). Greg breaks down the changes into those that will generate the most conversation and those that are simply explicit confirmations in existing guidance.
Trust Payments is proud to announce its recognition as one of the “Best Companies to Work For” in several categories in the UK.
The payments group has received several employee-recognition awards, including one of the top 30 Financial Services firms to work for in the UK, as well as regional awards in London and Wales. It also received a 1 Star rating signifying ‘very good’ levels of workplace engagement.
The new PXP research report ‘The COVID-19 Effect on European E-Commerce and Retail’,
explores UK and European consumer attitudes to the future of retail shopping.
Open banking platform Tink partners with payments technology provider Tribe for open banking payment initiation and account check services.
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Sokin Enterprise has addressed the issue of traditional payments burdening users with high and hidden fees by creating a seamless cross-boarder payments ecosystem. Focused on facilitating speedy transfers and transparent fees for both consumers and businesses.
Three key things the UK can do to continue leading the way on fintech – innovation, inclusion and partnerships. Article by Jill Docherty, Head of Business Development, UK&I, Visa.
Compliance, requirements, deadlines, oh my! By now you should have a comprehensive overview of what to be aware of as PSP. As such, it is time to wrap up the topic of SCA compliance. In this article, we cover how Okay uses security evaluations to fine-tune our product as well as how we can help you meet SCA PSD2 RTS compliance standards.
Compliance. A scary term for any payment service provider (PSP) in a world of increasingly stricter regulations and requirements. To make it a little less scary, we are opening the PSD2 RTS Compliance door to extract some key points of interest. Read on for the fundamental requirements PSPs should be aware of if issuing cards or e-money payments and why said requirements are necessary.
Fintech is a market that is in many ways defined by specialism. The first fintech disrupters took aim at specific services and through technology reduced costs, improved the experience, and boosted accessibility. In this article, Moorwand CCO Luc Gueriane speaks to Financial IT about why fintech specialists need fintech specialists to succeed and scale.
Launching a payments business in Europe requires every founder to understand their market. That means doing customer research, scoping out competitors, and – perhaps the trickiest of them all – navigating the regulatory environment. In this payment guide, Moorwand breaks down three of the key regulations you need to know about when thinking about launching a business in Europe.
ekko partners with Paynetics UK to power fintech arm of new app that is turning the tide on climate change
Paynetics’ sister company phos, the fintech behind the leading software point of sale (POS), has partnered with Nordics fintech innovator maxaa to give merchants access to a complete and affordable digital payments solution.
Rebranding and website relaunch
In this payment guide, the Moorwand team break down the three key payments regulations a founder needs to know about when launching their new card programme.
One of the more vexing problems of the modern age when it comes to international business is that regulatory regimes often do not keep pace with technological innovation.
Nonetheless, novel solutions to B2B cross-border business have emerged in the form of virtual IBANs, financial instruments that drive the innovation economy and enable new, powerful business models.
Here we have outlined three ways that virtual IBANs are transforming the way companies do business locally and abroad:
When it comes to digital banking and compliance, robust KYC practices not only prevent fraud and financial losses but also strengthen a firm’s ability to conduct business with confidence.
This is typically because of the four key elements of strong KYC practices that make sure firms know who they’re doing business with and what to expect from that relationship.
We’ve identified the four essential elements of effective compliance in KYC practices for digital banking in order to show you how they help improve the competitiveness of businesses of any size or scale:
The year 2020 saw many of the innovations and prognostications of analysts come true as contactless payments and digital banking solutions drove the field of Fintech innovations. Looking ahead, however, 2021 could be the year that consolidates much of this growth and prepares the economy for the next stage of digitization.
We at Monneo have identified five major trends that we think are driving the Fintech innovations in digital banking, in 2021 and beyond:
The digital banking era is upending traditional payment solutions and transforming the global financial industry in the process. And this is on both the corporate and consumer level with changes in payments solutions reaching into every facet of the international economy.
These innovations in digital banking are not only enabling increased efficiencies and expediting capital flows at a rate previously unthinkable but also are leading the way in changing the dynamic and level of depth of the business-customer relationship.
The reason why re-enrollment is so sensitive is simple: when you do an app-based strong customer authentication (SCA), the user has already been authenticated on the device. This means that it is possible to check the ‘possession’ factor using a device fingerprint from before.
If a customer has a new device, and has an existing device registered to their account, we recommend using SCA to enroll. A typical way to do this would be to use a QR code that the user can scan from one device to another. In the case where there are no existing devices linked to an account, we recommend that the customer go through a full “know your customer” (KYC) procedure in order to re-enroll their new device.
One of the ways we’ve helped our customers strengthen their re-enrollment process is to implement a mechanism known as ‘magic link’. A magic link is a link received through a semi-secure channel that authorises the customer to use a particular device. Using a link like this can be practical, as the re-enrollment procedure might be stretched out over time.
Interested in hearing more about Magic Links? Be sure to read the full article at okaythis.com/blog.
Join Modulr on 11th May at 10 am for the launch of this quarter’s industry pulse on payments – Leaders vs Laggards: The Race to Escape the Payments Dilemma.
We will discuss how leaders are overcoming their payments dilemma and overcoming the laggards as fintech fast-tracks innovations in a legacy ecosystem.
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Okay has been running compliance audits since 2016. What did it look like back then compared to today? Are two channels for SCA really needed? This week we briefly explore the changing security environment of mobile phones related to identity verification.
The London based E-Money solution for global citizens Privat3 Money (P3), is pleased to announce the launch of its new Mobile App available for both Apple IOS and Android devices. This milestone is P3’s latest step to provide its global citizen clients a completely seamless user experience and ultimately greater control over their finances.
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How to provide 30 million SMBs access to sophisticated financial products, and drive innovation? That’s the question SteadiPay asked, as it finds ways to bring modern Fintech offerings to this underserved market.
The Fintech for Fintech’s Kani Payments, specialising in payment reconciliation and reporting has announced hitting £5 billion reconciliation milestone and the appointment of three senior hires.
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