Pelican is the world’s leading platform being used by banks and corporates to achieve Intelligent Payments Management.

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How Open Banking can help SME’s grow and thrive

20th November 2020

In September the UK’s Open Banking implementation body (OBIE) announced a significant uptake in the number of Open Banking service uses in the UK, with over two million people now benefiting from Open Banking products. This represents a 100 percent increase in users in just over six months since the start of the global pandemic. Both...
How AI can combat the growing menace of trade-based money laundering

9th December 2019

The menace of trade-based money laundering (TBML) is an increasing, yet often under-reported, financial and reputational risk to banks and a growing concern to governments and regulators. Transnational crime is worth up to $2.2trn each year and much of it is facilitated by various forms of trade-based money laundering. A PWC report stated that...
Embracing real-time payments: Challenges and opportunities

21st March 2018

Since the introduction of ACH payments around forty years ago, the infrastructure of the US payment system has remained relatively stagnant. The last few months, however, have seen a significant shift – arguably the most major since the 1970s – with large banks accelerating the adoption of real-time payments (RTP) schemes. Indeed, an...
Real-time drives AI uptake

20th December 2016

This has been a defining year for artificial intelligence (AI), with banks and corporates starting to realise its potential. Recent developments in big data and cloud computing are certainly aiding this uptake, but for me the key driver in the world of payments is the move to real-time. Real-time payments kicked off in Europe and the wave of change...