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Commercial cards in a post-COVID world

The Payments Association’s recently issued report, Navigating the New Opportunities for Corporate Cards, takes a close look at the world of corporate card payments, finding that there is much to do to make them as seamless as personal payments or even those for small businesses, but that there are innovative FinTechs who are solving the specific problems of making payments in a business setting.

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Wintermute and BCB Group Announce Partnership as Wintermute Joins BCB Group’s BLINC Network

Wintermute, one of the largest players in the global digital asset markets, has today announced a partnership with BCB Group, Europe’s leading provider of business accounts and trading services for the digital asset economy. Wintermute has also integrated with BLINC, BCB’s global payments network, and one of the first real-time payment networks of its kind to allow free, real-time transactions across fiat and digital currencies, enabling participants to settle instantly in any of the currencies supported, with no limits.

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GPS expands into MENA

The award-winning global payments processor sets up regional hub to promote its innovative offering throughout MENA, led by ex-Majid Al Futtaim payments expert, Arnav Rath, as Head of Region

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Wintermute and BCB Group Announce Partnership as Wintermute Joins BCB Group’s BLINC Network

Wintermute, one of the largest players in the global digital asset markets, has today announced a partnership with BCB Group, Europe’s leading provider of business accounts and trading services for the digital asset economy. Wintermute has also integrated with BLINC, BCB’s global payments network, and one of the first real-time payment networks of its kind to allow free, real-time transactions across fiat and digital currencies, enabling participants to settle instantly in any of the currencies supported, with no limits.

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Debunking Myths that may be hindering your global expansion

Today, the imperative is to innovate. The market is going through changes in regulations and consumer behaviour and grappling with new expectations, new technologies and new protagonists. Growth is expected, yet it is a time of change that requires organisations to be flexible and ready to act quickly. How can businesses benefit from these opportunities? In this white paper, Karen Penney, UK VP of Payment Products at Western Union Business Solutions, will debunk some myths that could be preventing your business from becoming more flexible and expanding globally.

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New Survey Report on Variable Recurring Payments and Sweeping

Token’s survey report on Variable Recurring Payments (VRPs) and Sweeping features key data and insights from over 55 senior open banking and payments professionals. Read this report to understand what the most compelling use cases for VRPs are, why VRPs and Sweeping will make finance smarter, what portion of merchants plan to support VRPs, and more.

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PPS Whitepaper – Embedded Finance

In this new Whitepaper, PPS chart the rise of BAAS, Embedded Finance & Embedded Fintech, exploring how banks, fintechs, non-financial brands and consumers stand to benefit from the latest trend to sweep the financial services sector.

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THE ONLY CONSTANT IN FRAUD IS CHANGE

– What is Behavioral Biometric Analysis?
– What is a BionicID™?
– What makes Revelock’s BionicID™ solution unique in fraud prevention?
– How can BionicIDs™ be used to stop Impersonation and Manipulation attacks?
– What is BionicID™ analysis best suited for?
– Does BionicID™ data collection or analysis impact the User Experience (UX)?

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Contactless 2021: Will a £100 contactless limit be the final nail in the coffin for cash payments in the UK?

Cash payments have been in decline in the UK over the past decade, with contactless payment becoming the popular choice. But with the limit on contactless transactions set to double to £100 by the end of the year, what chance does cash stand? In this new article from Ingenico’s Contactless 2021 series, Blair Stalker examines the impact of the change and the #SCA mitigations against an increase in fraud.

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Modulr Pulse Webinar: Fast-tracking financial technology innovation

Modulr has recently conducted the research  Laggards vs Leaders: Fast-tracking financial technology innovation from 280+ interviews and surveys of CEOs and leaders at financial institutions has brought to light how financial service innovators are responding to the post-pandemic world and how they give great customer experiences.

This upcoming digital event taking place on 16 September at 10 AM BST is on the same theme bringing together financial services leaders from EverUp, Crypterium and Paysafe to explore how to fast-track financial technology innovation.

During the 45-minute live webinar, we will share with you: 

-The 3 key challenges faced by today’s FinTechs and non-banks
-The tips and recommendations on how to overcome those challenges
-The 5-point plan to fast-track payments innovation to give great customer experiences

As an attendee, you can expect an exclusive access to valuable recommendations and a chance to ask the speakers any questions you might have.

Secure your place for the webinar here: https://landing.modulrfinance.com/fast-tracking-financial-technology-innovation-webinar

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Digital Payments Whitepaper: Is This Really Goodbye to Cash?

The fast, frictionless payment transactions experienced by consumers are influencing B2B customer expectations and driving payments digitisation. Find out about the main drivers and the unexpected benefits for businesses in this new whitepaper by Accuity, a LexisNexis® Risk Solutions Company.

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Finally, a real alternative to cards

For e-commerce and contact centre payments, cards have been the only payment option but are costly to businesses and increasingly difficult to use for consumers. Open banking regulation and technologies has created new options for businesses

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Currencycloud embedded finance research

Currencycloud is working with partners to research and write a report on the current state of embedded finance and the future trends of what to expect in the coming years. As you are an expert in the industry, we’d love to capture your thoughts. Please complete our survey, it should take no more than 3-5 minutes.

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Nearly £1m in additional revenue generated by fintechs who outsource to specialists

Moorwand, a payments solution provider, today launched a report that reveals fintechs who outsource to specialist partners generate nearly £1m in additional revenue.
The report ‘Specialists vs. generalists: How do fintechs fuel growth?’ explores why and how fintechs outsource to third parties, the importance of outsourcing for fintech growth, and the impact of working with specialists or generalists on fintech businesses.

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Monneo Launches First Multi-Currency Merchant Settlement Solution for Acquirers to Streamline International Payments

Monneo, a virtual IBAN and eCommerce bank account provider, has announced its new Multicurrency merchant settlement solution. This unique solution enables acquirers to receive and distribute settlements to their merchants through the Monneo platform. The service will help make transactions across borders and currencies easier and quicker, which is vital for acquirers that operate in different verticals.

Many acquirers, PSPs and Payment Facilitators face challenges when distributing funds to merchants across borders, and this unique service will help make settlements easier and quicker to send out. This is yet another example of how fintech innovation is helping to solve problems relating to cross border payments and underbanked eCommerce verticals.

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6AMLD Deadline is Nearing: A Look Back on Key Changes in Legal Framework Since 1AMLD

The deadline for the 6th Anti-Money Laundering Directive (6AMLD) is rapidly approaching — currently, it is set for June 3rd. That said, the question of whether 6AMLD’s measures are clear and robust enough to combat the ever-growing problem of money laundering remains.

Marius Galdikas, CEO at ConnectPay, has taken the opportunity to overview how the AML regulatory framework has changed over the years, starting with the first Anti-Money Laundering Directive. He has also outlined what to expect in the near future, as some challenges regulators have yet to outline as possible threats.

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Paysafe streamlines US SMB payments with SimplyPayMe

We are extremely proud to announce our expansion to the United States with Paysafe Group & Mastercard as a partner of their Digital Doors program.

SimplyPayMe will from now on empower & enable American SMBs by allowing them flexibility in getting paid and the ease of running their business, all within one single application.

We are also working with banks and digital partners to help them serve their SMBs better, giving them the option to offer SimplyPayMe as a value-added service or as a white label.

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The rise and evolution of embedded finance

Demand for cash injections from alternative finance providers shows no signs of abating, as such, lenders must embrace innovation to improve their business finance offering. Read @Currencycloud’s blog to discover how APIs are the future of invoice finance. https://bit.ly/3wEqwCr

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