PSD2 heralds a new dawn for mobile payments, as the regulatory technical standards around the upcoming European open banking regulations are expected to put mobile devices at the heart of new payment techniques. But despite the regulatory environment nudging markets towards certain payment types, it is not easy to predict exactly how consumers will adopt the technology.
The UK’s Prompt Payment Code will have a significant impact on the relationship between large businesses and their suppliers. What does the Code mean for your business? And how can you navigate this change effectively?
Small businesses are the backbone of the global economy, driving innovation that is upending entire industries and fuelling growth and jobs. But they’re facing some tough times.
A surprising alliance is slowly coming together, in the global war on cash. Large Internet-based companies and commercial banks are mixing interests with top-level governmental bodies to press for the disappearance of hard currency, and speed up the digital transition towards a cashless world. On the losing end of the intended shift, central banks which seem to be putting up feeble resistance.
Tech-savvy banks and the new wave of disruptors will be the beneficiaries as banking undergoes a long-awaited transformation.
Both 2017 and 2018 have been predicted to be years that blockchain breaks through to the mainstream in fintech, but as of today businesses are still floundering when it comes to finding use cases for the innovative technology.
As the 10th anniversary on contactless payments draws near, western retailers are taking steps to incorporate Asian contactless payment methods.
Bitcoin is moving out of the realms of the dark web and into the light as it becomes increasingly accepted in the mainstream, with the digital currency's value recently charging past the $4,400 barrier. It is time to reconsider bitcoin opportunities and risks.
From music festivals to motor racing, events and festivals are an integral part of the move to a cashless society, reports SIX Payment Services.
The information and communications technology sector is suffering a triple whammy from slower growth, thin profit margins and fierce competition, claims Atradius.