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How the abuse of Companies House has facilitated financial crime and the likely reforms


Cybercrimes Threat in the Payments’ Sector

In a changing world where businesses and their employees have grown used to working from home, it’s no surprise that cybercrime is on the rise and business email compromise remains the dominant type of cybercrime. According to sources*, cybercrime losses increased by 64% in 2021. Join us on Thursday, 26th May at 11 AM GMT to learn about the current and future cybercrime threats and methodologies. During the webinar, Alex Beavan, our head of Fraud Training, will cover the following topics: - Current cybersecurity threat and statistics - Business Email Compromise (BEC) scams and stages - Real fraud scenarios, cases, and prevention techniques - How we tackle payment fraud at WUBS Source: *FBI IC3 data Register here: https://bit.ly/3yOVRa2

Natasha Powell Joins BCB Group as Chief Compliance Officer to Oversee Global Compliance for Institutional Digital Assets

BCB Group, the leading provider of business accounts and trading services for the digital asset economy, is pleased to announce the appointment of Natasha Powell as Chief Compliance Officer.

Countering Fraud in E-commerce in LATAM with Transact365

There are approximately 300 million digital buyers in LATAM (with this figure forecast to grow 25% by 2025). Transact365 evaluate how to tackle fraud in the region.

Swipen continues its winning streak!

The Swipen team made their way to London on 5th May for The Card & Payments Awards. We attended the event as a Category Finalist for the Best Payments Industry Newcomer award. The Card & Payments Awards recognise success and innovation within the payments industry from a diverse range of corporations. Winners are chosen by an experienced and completely independent panel of industry experts.

Orenda and Stripe Team Up To Create a Formidable Force in the Global Payments Landscape

Orenda Finance announced today it has been selected to use Stripe’s new Beta APIs for Financial Accounts, allowing for a flexible payments system on a reputable platform. This will allow clients to reach further afield across borders in various industries, giving them the environment to easily expand their business reach by doing financial transactions between countries seamlessly.

Interview with Anastasia Tenca, COO Noda Pay

Noda was launched in a private beta mode in Summer 2021. Company’s core area is Open Banking solutions for online services. Noda focuses on direct communication with online merchants, and instantly searches for new ways to apply Open Banking technologies in different fields to help e-commerce businesses grow and evolve. During the first year, we grew the team from 5 to 20 people, contracted with the first few merchants and polished the technologies and processes. As we see the increasing demand and specter of possible Open Banking applicability, we keep growing the muscles on product and sales expertise, with a high attention to both merchants and end-users online experience. For the moment, we quite fully covered our UK and European connections. So we are currently active in two areas: Expanding the geography of connections - this year we plan to connect to the banks in Canada, Australia, and ASEAN countries. Next year, as soon as local banks are ready - USA, Latin America, Africa Optimization of “Sign in via Bank” functionality - we are actively exploring technological and legal opportunities to increase the value of the service for merchants by providing them with the functions of benchmarking potential customers based on financial information. This will allow us to offer the most relevant products and services in the future, and optimize the Customer Experience for end-users.

How Fable Fintech has transformed Bahrain’s leading telecommunications company Batelco, by enabling money transfer through the use of its automated cross-border payments platform

Bahrain Telecommunication Company – Batelco – has an impressive track-record of transforming its international money transfer services. In order to help Batelco integrate with Mastercard’s Transfast, Fable Fintech’s Growth Suite provides innovative technology and infrastructure support alongside Finleap. Fable’s Growth Suite offers its customers the unique opportunity to provide their own, white-labelled, cross-border payments system which incorporates a variety of methods. As a global banking infrastructure Company, Fable Fintech is ready to exceed that which banks can offer in ensuring the seamless movement of global payments. Batelco required speed, security, compliance, digital readiness and control; this is the story of the way in which Fable Fintech’s Growth Suite was able to meet those challenges.

Whitepaper: Born in the cloud

Uncovering the key questions and decisions that make a Payments-as-a-Service platform an increasingly viable option for banks looking to future proof their payments capabilities.

Whitepaper: Instant payments in Europe: where next?

Payments are evolving significantly – and while there are many areas of development, one of the most significant is that of instant payments. But what’s driving the adoption of instant payments, and how is this area progressing in Europe and beyond?

A guide to dealing with late payments

A recent study found that SMEs across the UK currently owed a staggering £61bn in late payments. Take a look at our guide with how to manage late payments.

Launch a new digital bank ‘in 72 hours’, with DigiDoe

DigiDoe has unveiled a super-fast ‘Banking as a Service’ (BaaS) solution which enables innovative businesses to launch a new digital bank within days.

Neil Harris, CEO of b-yond and The Payments Association Advisory Board Deputy Chair takes up role as Group CEO of Pannovate

Neil Harris, CEO of b-yond and The Payments Association Advisory Board Deputy Chair takes up role as Group CEO of Pannovate. Pannovate is a leading TechFin focused on the delivery of Banking and Payment products and services through a suite of full-stack omni-channel digital solutions. Prior to this new appointment, Neil Harris, was leading the global business growth for Global Processing Services (GPS) since 2017, and in his new role will support the next phase of growth for Pannovate

Inclusive Crypto and CBDC's: Emerging Themes and Propositions - with Jennifer Lassiter

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