Global Payments & Transfers Insights

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How Deutsche Bank is forging a path to PSD2 compliance

5th December 2017

Company: bobsguide
Are you PSD2-Ready?, a new whitepaper published by Deutsche Bank, outlines a number of challenges for banks tasked with becoming PSD2-compliant.  bobsguide sat down with Christian Schaefer, Global Head of Payments, Cash Management, Deutsche Bank, to discuss the report's key findings. What are the key takeaways from the... read more
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Are banks ready to embrace invisible banking?

4th December 2017

The traditional banks of bricks and mortar have made way for the invisible bank of the future. Customers no longer revolve their time around banking, they want services that integrate into their lifestyle and provide a seamless banking experience - more convenient, faster and enjoyable - “invisible”. But what is invisible... read more
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bobsguide's interviews of the year: Brett King | Fintech recap 2017

3rd December 2017

Company: bobsguide
In the second look back at our favourite interviews of 2017, we speak to best-selling author, keynote speaker and CEO and founder of Moven, Brett King. Brett King is an author, keynote speaker, radio host and most importantly, an innovator. He is also the founder and CEO of digital banking app Moven. With a wealth of experience in the... read more
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bobsguide's interviews of the year: Citi & EQ Global | Fintech recap 2017

2nd December 2017

Company: bobsguide
As part of our review of the past 12 months in fintech bobsguide is revisiting some of the standout interviews we have conducted in the past 12 months. First up is a joint bank/fintech interview we conducted back in May. Industry attitudes to collaboration between fintechs and banks in the payments space have turned a corner in recent years.... read more
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The most significant news, events and trends of Q2: Fintech recap 2017

30th November 2017

Company: bobsguide
Over the next month we will be looking back at fintech in 2017 from every angle, in order to determine the most significant developments in the industry during that time. To kick off bobsguide’s review of the last 12 months in fintech we have recapped the biggest breaking news, deals, people moves, and themes we covered this year.   ... read more
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The most significant news, events and trends of Q1: Fintech recap 2017

30th November 2017

Company: bobsguide
Over the next month we will be looking back at fintech in 2017 from every angle, in order to determine the most significant developments in the industry during that time. To kick off bobsguide’s review of the last 12 months in fintech, we have recapped the biggest breaking news, deals, people moves, and themes we covered this year.  ... read more
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Open banking: How Barclays, HSBC and Monzo are rethinking reward loyalty

29th November 2017

Company: Foolproof
Open Banking is a general term that describes two pieces of regulation: the Competition and Market Authority’s ‘Open Banking remedy’ and the European Payment Services Directive 2 (PSD2). (For a handy guide on the legislation, here's everything you wanted to know about PSD2.) By opening up customers’ banking data... read more
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How emerging financial utilities could solve the pain points for international payments

28th November 2017

Pressure continues to weigh heavily on the shoulders of the financial services industry, with increased regulation, the high cost of cross border payments, and the correspondent banking system becoming even less effective as banks retrench from foreign markets. Added to that, financial tech businesses and other new entrants that are also able to... read more
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How open banking and APIs are changing Mastercard's business strategy

28th November 2017

Company: bobsguide
This interview was originally published on our sister website PaymentEye   James Anderson is Executive Vice President of Digital Payment Products at Mastercard. Based in New York, he leads his multi-national team to redefine the way the business examines the emerging payments platforms. PaymentEye sat down with Anderson at... read more
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Editor's pick: 50 days until PSD2

24th November 2017

Company: bobsguide
With 50 days to go until PSD2 comes into force on the 13th of January 2018, we've compiled five articles to help clarify and keep you, the digital finance industry, updated on all aspects of PSD2. Everything you want to know about PSD2 but were too afraid to ask Alara Basul, Reporter, bobsguide The Second Payment Services Directive... read more