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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Banking

April 11, 2022

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.

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Banking

March 29, 2022

Real-Time in Real Life: The State of Real-Time Payments in the U.S.

A wave of digital change affecting both real-time payments and consumer behavior has swept across the world since the onset of the pandemic, but this wave was well underway before COVID-19 hit.

Banking

March 2, 2022

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.

Prime Time for Real-Time

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

Banking

January 24, 2022

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.

Banking

January 20, 2022

How is the World of Payments Changing and How Can EU Rules and Regulations Respond to These Changes? Insights from Commissioner McGuinness’ Speech

On the 16th of November 2021, Ms. Mairead McGuinness, Commissioner for Financial Services, Financial Stability and Capital Markets Union, gave a speech in Brussels covering the changes taking place in the world of payments, how these might develop and how EU rules and regulations could respond to such changes.

Banking

December 10, 2021

A Year of PIX in Brazil: What Does the Future of Real-Time Fraud Look Like?

In October 2020, the Central Bank of Brazil introduced PIX, a real-time payments system offering speed and ease of use. PIX was introduced to bring interoperable QR codes to digital wallets 24/7/365, meaning that person-to-person (P2P) payments can be made conveniently and instantly, and that merchants can accept payments without incurring extra acquiring charges. This has been transformational for payments in Brazil.

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Banking

October 22, 2021

Real-Time in Real Life: The Evolution of Real-Time Payments in the U.S.

The growth and maturation of real-time payments throughout the world has predictably led to a rapid rise in challenges to solve, opportunities to exploit and questions to answer.

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Banking

September 27, 2021

ISO 20022 for Europe: How to Speak the New Language of High-Value and Real-Time Payments

The implementation of the ISO 20022 data standard for financial messaging has been accepted by major central banks, payment schemes around the world and system operators including SWIFT.

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Banking

September 15, 2021

Why Real-Time Payments and Why Now?

As evidenced by ACI’s most recent Prime Time for Real-Timeglobal payments report, the real-time payments revolution has taken hold around the world. Consider, in just the past year and a half: India’s UPI set a record for monthly transactions with more than 3.5 billion in August 2021 The U.S.