18 January 2021

Visa abandons its $5.3 billion bid to acquire Plaid

A Department of Justice antitrust suit has prompted Visa to abandon its takeover of consumer open...
15 December 2020

Singapore and Hungary collaborate on fintech

It’s not only fintechs that forge cross-border partnerships, but regulators too.
30 November 2020

Interchange fees are a “regressive tax” on SMEs, says Bank of England

Bank of England Chief Economist Andy Haldane criticised commercial card interchange fees, as a ‘regressive...
10 November 2020

FCA announce changes to open banking identification requirements

The FCA has announced changes to limit the risk of disruption to open banking services after the...
10 November 2020

ESMA find loopholes in German supervision of Wirecard’s financial reporting

The ESMA has published the results of its Fast Track Peer review evaluating Wirecard AG and its...
3 November 2020

Fed announces FedNow Pilot Program

The US Federal Reserve has announced the creation of the FedNow Pilot Program which would support...
13 October 2020

Wirecard wraps up its Singapore business

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has directed Wirecard entities in Singapore (Wirecard...
14 September 2020

Wirecard UK wound up and sold

23 June 2020

American Express receives network clearing license in China

American Express announced this week that its joint venture with Express (Hangzhou) Technology Services...
26 May 2020

Niche Global Selects Volante Technologies’ SEPA Instant Payments

Hong-Kong-based fintech Niche Global has selected Volante Technologies’ SEPA Instant Payments...