COLUMN: PSD2 laggards no surprise

That five of the nine banks won’t be fully ready for the initial compliance deadline is disappointing but not entirely surprising as the Jan. 13 date was always viewed as a ‘rolling start’ to open banking. The six-week testing phase ...

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Major UK banks closed to fintech business

The following is a guest post from Andrea Dunlop, the CEO of acquiring and card solutions at Paysafe and deputy chair of the Emerging Payments Association advisory board. With London leading the way as the global fintech hub, some may ...

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Strands puts banks’ UX into context

Stop me if you’ve heard this before – banks have to behave more like fintechs if they want to maintain past levels of profitability. But in concrete terms what does that mean? The answer isn’t simply technology that delivers faster ...

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