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A Payments Regulation Road Map – EPA in partnership with Eversheds Sutherland

To make it easier for members of the Emerging Payments Association to navigate the evolving landscape of payments regulation, the EPA and Eversheds Sutherland are providing you with a resource that will keep you on track. The Payments Regulatory Roadmap is designed to give an overview of the areas of payments regulation that our members should be anticipating in the next two years and to know the next steps and action required. And to help you prioritise what is of critical importance and what is less impactful.

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A Payments Regulation Road Map – EPA in partnership with Eversheds Sutherland

This paper will keep you on track with the evolving landscape of payments regulation. The Payments Regulatory Roadmap is designed to give an overview of the areas of payments regulation that our members should be anticipating in the next two years and to know the next steps and action required. And to help you prioritise what is of critical importance and what is less impactful.

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eBook: It’s Time to Take Your Business Global

Over the past 18 months e-commerce has become a lifeline, not just a convenience – both for businesses and consumers alike. This has amplified the importance of digital payments and the ability to transact seamlessly across borders. Find out what you need to know to take your business global and why now is the time to do it, download our eBook.

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Customer Disputes – A review of Chargebacks and Double Credits – An EPA Whitepaper

This whitepaper sheds light on the unprecedented and sudden rise in customers claiming double refunds or ‘double credits’ through chargebacks and alternative avenues, particularly from the travel, hospitality, and entertainment sectors due to the pandemic. The paper identifies best practices and makes a series of recommendations on how to improve the customer dispute process for all stakeholders in the payments value chain.

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PSD2 is Live – What are merchants experiencing?

Ekata and Allyiz (formerly STRATGranat) interviewed top global merchants on their experiences now PSD2 is live. Download our latest eBook to understand what these merchants are seeing in the market – the ultimate temperature check on all the effort undertaken by the various payments players in the ecosystem.

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2021 Industry Outlook

What is the future for Industry post-pandemic?

Our strategists have performed a broad analysis of multiple data points for this report, helping form a clear picture of how different sectors are positioned for 2021 and provide guidance on questions such as:

Which sectors have benefited most in 2020?
Which are best placed for 2021 should lockdowns persist?
Where could we see acceleration post-pandemic, looking 3-5 years ahead?

Download the report to find out more!

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Fintech 2030: The Industry View

Industry views are captured in this report, which is essential reading for fintech and finance professionals looking to understand the biggest challenges and opportunities ahead.

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All Aboard. The role of the Fintech industry in solving the problems of financial exclusion

Project Inclusion, at the Emerging Payments Association, wanted to ask how well financial services work for the youngest and oldest age groups, where risk of exclusion might reasonably be expected to be at its greatest. This report will shed light on service design and usability, lesser known but important use cases, customer motivation, and convey the essence of what financial inclusion services should be about– accessibility, choice, value for money, and no compromise on service quality.

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EWPN report on Fintech for Women in partnership with Keen Innovation

Have you ever thought how strange it is that financial solutions for women should be marketed in pink? Or what financial services firms are missing by not fully meeting female customers’ needs? Get the answer and find a first overview of the ecosystem of fintech for women in this study by EWPN in partnership with Keen Innovation undertaken by EWPN Research Partners Dr. Erin B. Taylor and Dr. Anette Broløs.

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Avoiding a Payments Lockdown – An EPA Review Paper

The paper seeks to identify the current vulnerabilities of the business models that underpin the payments industry, highlight how the direct implications of the FCA’s intervention left consumers vulnerable, and aims to further discussion with the FCA to consider such regulatory processes in the future.

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COVID-19, Fintech and Financial Inclusion – Survey Summary Report

Last month, the Inclusion Foundation in partnership with the EPA conducted a survey with the aim to better understand the role of FinTech in tackling financial exclusion and in doing so provide insights and guidance for policymakers and firms, on the role of FinTech in participating/championing and coordinating efforts to tackle financial exclusion.

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Your Guide to UK Payments in 2020

Your one-stop guide by Modulr to making sense of the bright new future that’s just around the corner. This eBook is intended for businesses across lending, FinTech, employment services, payroll, travel, accounting and many more services.

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Ingenico Fighting Fraud Report 2020

This report provides a detailed summary of fraud up to the present, the various solutions that have been developed to tackle it, an explanation of the innovative new technologies being utilised against fraudsters, and how fraud is expected to evolve in the future.

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Risk Assessment Guidance Document

The guide describes an AML risk assessment and why is it necessary. It describes an ‘EnterpriseWide Risk Assessment (EWRA)’ and a ‘Customer Risk Assessment (CRA)’. It then makes the case for why and how often a risk assessment should be conducted.

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Women in Changing Times

The EPA, in conjunction with the European Women in Payments Network (EWPN) undertook this project to: 1) set a baseline in gender equity issues that will
allow for the measurement of change over time; 2) understand the social and structural barriers that inhibit change, and 3) make recommendations

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