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3 Markets To Watch When Assessing Real-Time Payment Fraud Trends

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FedNow Service: A foundation for an instant payments world


Considering Instant Payments? 4 Steps To Take Now

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The Complete Guide to Merchant Payments Orchestration

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Why Financial Institutions Must Meet Consumer Expectations Through Modernization

The way we pay has evolved exponentially in the last few years, with huge appetite from consumers to move from plastic cards towards digital card payment methods, such as QR codes and mobile wallets.


The European Parliament draft report on the European Commission draft Regulation on instant credit transfers in euro: how could the content of the Regulation change?

On March 2, 2023, the European Parliament’s Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) adopted its draft report on the proposal for a Regulation on instant payments. The Rapporteur on the file in the ECON Committee is Mr. Michiel Hoogeveen MEP (ECR, the Netherlands).


ACI Webinar About the EU Instant Payments Legislation – Redrawing the Payments Landscape

On the 29th of November 2022, ACI organized a webinar to discuss the European Commission’s  proposal for a Regulation on Instant Payments (IPs Regulation).

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3 Essential Considerations for New Zealand’s Real-Time Payments Journey

Modern consumers expect real-time experiences and services, as well as instant fulfillment from the companies providing them.

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How to Unlock the Potential for Instant Payments?

On May 5, I attended the CEPS ECRI event on “How to unlock the potential for instant payments?” which covered the European Commission plans to create an integrated retail payment system for Europe.

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A Real-Time Payments Retrospective

Real-time payments growth is accelerating globally — growth that is documented in detail in the 2022 Prime Time for Real-Time report, which covers 53 markets around the world.

Prime Time for Real-Time

Global Payment Trends
As the world adopts real-time payments, how does your market stand to benefit?

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The Time to Act is Now As the World Goes Real-Time

Around the world, people now expect real-time experiences in everything they do, and payments are no exception to this.  While payments themselves are increasingly commoditized, the faster movement of money has been at the forefront of enabling this digital acceleration.

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Real-Time Payments Are Reshaping Economies Around the World

The title of our yearly report exploring the growth and impact of real-time payments – Prime Time for Real-Time – is more apt than ever.

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A Digital Euro for the EU? The European Commission’s Call for an Impact Assessment

On April 5, 2022, the European Commission (EC) published a call for evidence for an impact assessment on a digital euro for the EU.

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What You Need to Know About the Launch of Real-Time Payments in the United Arab Emirates

A sizable proportion of payments activity in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is cash-based, but the market continues to shift toward modern, digital payment methods.


Driving Asia’s Real-Time Payments Boom

There is no doubt, COVID has led to a profound shift in Asia’s payments landscape, transforming long-accepted payment behaviours, almost overnight. As social distancing became a basic part of life, contactless payments, and their real-time nature, provided a simple and immediate solution for the multiple payment issues faced by consumers.


What Does the Future Digital Payments Ecosystem Look Like?

Across the world, markets are gearing up to change the way they pay. Convenience and speed are key and a huge benefit to customers. To enable the real-time movement of money and support the on-demand economy, there is a need for payments system modernization and this need for real-time modernization is increasing from all corners.