China’s central bank issues a 3-year FinTech development plan

The People’s Bank of China (PBOC) on Thursday released (in Chinese) a three-year plan with the aim to strengthen support for the fintech sector and curb its risks.

Open Banking Expo returns to shape the future of Open Banking

Open Banking Expo will bring together the innovators, disruptors and visionaries who will shape the future of Open Banking.

Provinzial NordWest focuses on a new strategy for a young target group with its IDnow platform

Speeding up onboarding processes through digital identification - IDnow supports Provinzial NordWest with a video identification solution.

(Whitepaper & Podcast) What are the new challenges to fight against payment fraud?

After the first edition of our French Meetup, we've prepared a podcast and whitepaper for our french audience to understand the challenges against payment fraud.

Rabobank IDB is PSD2 compliant thanks to Sopra Banking Software’s Digital Experience Platform

Sopra Banking Software announced that Rabobank International Direct Bank is using its “Digital Experience Platform” (DxP) in order to comply with PSD2 regulations.

Key takeaways from our Industry Meetup: Open Banking

On April 24, 2019, Payments & Cards Network held a very successful new edition of its Industry Meetup in Spaces Herengracht near its Amsterdam HQ. Here're some key takeaways.

A new era of virtual banking for Hong Kong

Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) issued the first round of virtual banking licenses.

KHCB adopts to enable its open banking services

Open banking platform provider, announced its partnership with Khaleeji Commercial Bank (KHCB) to accelerate open banking services in Bahrain.

Mastercard selects as a partner for its new open banking hub Limited announces it has been selected by Mastercard to power the connectivity layer of its open banking hub.

SWIFT teams up with major banks, SGX to trial blockchain voting

Financial messaging giant SWIFT has teamed up with the Singapore Exchange and four banks to trial a platform for e-voting based on blockchain tech.

European Commission considers regulatory push for TIPS instant payments

The European Commission is pondering a 'regulatory push' to encourage adoption of the new TIPS instant payments service.

What is the security concern resulted from PSD2 and open banking?

As a result of the passage and adoption of open banking regulations, like PSD2 in Europe, banks and other financial firms are sharing data more freely than ever before.

Key takeaways from our industry meetup with Payvision

Our industry meetup gathered industry leaders to share their insights on automation and AI, fraud and risk and how to get the most out of your data.

SWIFT creates financial sector API blueprint

SWIFT has today published a blueprint for common API standards following collaboration with European banking standards bodies STET and Berlin Group NextGenPSD2.

ShapeShift hires new Chief Legal Officer

ShapeShift AG, one of the world’s leading cryptocurrency companies, announced that FinTech law expert Veronica McGregor is joining the company as Chief Legal Officer.

Has PSD2 in the Netherlands failed already?

The Netherlands has not yet implemented PSD into local law but the Minister did reveal plans to make additional changes relating to privacy. So, has PSD2 in the Netherlands failed already?

My SIBOS impressions - Geneva 2016

Oscar Neira, a Banking Consultant talks about his impression about SIBOS impressions held in Geneva 2016.

The Swiss ISO-20022 payments harmonization

Oscar Neira, a banking consultant tells us more about Swiss ISO-20022 - the Swiss Payment Harmonization project.

Payment bancronyms - What is this?

George Solomos, a cards and payments specialist introduces us more about all the payment bancronyms.

How customer centricity is revolutionizing the fintech world

Customer centricity has been driving innovations in the financial services industry. Savvy digital consumers want personalized services that are more convenient while still being secure.