Merchants

September 28, 2022

Decrypting Crypto: Staying Safe With Crypto Payments

Banking

September 13, 2022

What is the Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA)? Final Council of the European Union Compromise Texts of the DORA Directive and the DORA Regulation

Billers

September 1, 2022

How a Fortune 500 Utility Company Took Bill Payments Mobile

Merchants

August 17, 2022

New Experiences Driven by QR Codes

Banking

September 13, 2022

What is the Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA)? Final Council of the European Union Compromise Texts of the DORA Directive and the DORA Regulation

On 23 June 2022, the Council of the European Union published the consolidated version of the DORA Directive.

Banking

August 2, 2022

Clamping Down on Payment Scams

If the last couple of years have taught us anything, we should be ready for change at the drop of a hat. And this learning should by no means go ignored in the world of fraud.

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Banking

July 25, 2022

How Scale, Simplicity and Flexibility Transforms Payments-as-a-Service

Sam Jawad, ACI’s Executive Vice President and Head of Banks & Intermediaries, explains how managed services for payments have evolved over the past two decades, and how banks can take advantage of the ongoing evolution in cloud architectures.

Banking

July 20, 2022

What Would the EBA Want PSD3 to Look Like? The European Banking Authority Opinion on its Technical Advice on the Review of PSD2

As outlined in last month’s blog, on 10 May the European Commission (EC) published a public consultation and two targeted consultations that cover the PSD2 review and a future Open Finance Legal Framework for Europe.

Banking

June 23, 2022

What is PSD3 Likely to be About? The European Commission’s Public and Targeted Consultations on the Review of Directive 2015/2366/EU (PSD2)

On 10 May 2022, the European Commission (EC) published a public consultation and two targeted consultations, which cover the PSD2 review and a future Open Finance Legal Framework for Europe. The two targeted consultations close on the 5 of July, the non-targeted consultation closes on the 2 August.

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Banking

May 19, 2022

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.

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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Banking

May 16, 2022

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.

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Banking

May 13, 2022

No Time To Waste Ahead of U.K.’s New Payments Architecture Launch

The U.K. payments industry is entering an all-important demand creation phase, as it prepares to launch the country’s New Payments Architecture (NPA). I spoke with Andy Morris, strategic solution consulting director at ACI Worldwide, to learn more about the opportunities on the horizon for the U.K.

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Banking

May 10, 2022

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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Banking

April 28, 2022

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.

Above the clouds

Banking

April 19, 2022

Going Above and Beyond: Maximizing Payments in the Cloud With SaaS

Payments in the cloud. It’s a conversation at the top of the agenda for a growing number of financial institutions.

Digital Euro

Banking

April 13, 2022

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.