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September 22, 2023

On the web

Sibos TV: Enabling Interoperability Between Private and Public Blockchains


"Tokenised assets have the potential to become a new source of value within the financial industry, but to make this possible, private and public blockchain interoperability must be enhanced. Sergey Nazarov, Co-Founder of Chainlink and Jonathan Ehrenfeld, Head of Securities Strategy at Swift talk about recent experiments with more than a dozen of the world's largest financial institutions to make this a reality."

Sift Unveils New PayPal and Adyen Integrations, Automation Capabilities for Dispute Management and Payment Protection Customers

GlobeNewswire News Room

"Sift, announced new integrations and capabilities for its Dispute Management product, providing merchants with a more accurate, efficient, and effective way of managing chargebacks. The latest Integrations with PayPal and Adyen,  allow Dispute Management customers to ingest chargeback data, dynamically deliver disputes according to network requirements, confirm dispute response delivery, and view win/loss outcome updates."

Ingenico and Diggecard Announce a Comprehensive Gift Card Solution for Acquirers Using PPaaS, Ingenico's Payments Platform as a Service


"Ingenico, a global leader in payments acceptance solutions and Diggecard, a global provider of gift card expertise and technology, have announced that Diggecard's services are now available on PPaaS, Ingenico's innovative cloud Payments Platform as a Service...Digital gift cards can be distributed by SMS, E-mail or as a QR code and Diggecard also provides a full range of reporting capabilities that deliver analytical insights for merchants to better understand their customers."

On the wires

U.S. Bank Unveils Connected Partnership Network


"U.S. Bank today unveiled an online marketplace of third-party payment and treasury solutions that are fully integrated with U.S. Bank systems...Erario added, “Our vision at U.S. Bank is to deliver integrated, real-time payment solutions, which allow clients to experience embedded payment and reporting capabilities quickly and seamlessly.”"

September 21, 2023

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U.S. Congressional Committee Passes Anti CBDC Bill

Ledger Insights

"Yesterday the House Financial Services Committee voted in favor of the ‘CBDC Anti-Surveillance State Act“. The Bill prevents the Federal Reserve (Fed) from opening digital dollar accounts for individuals. It also bars the Treasury from directing the Fed to issue a central bank digital currency (CBDC) without Congressional approval."

Sibos TV: Better Preparing for T+1 Settlements [Video]


"The move to T+1 in the US and Canada will have a significant impact upon settlement and post-trade processes, especially on cross-border payments. With reduced timelines for processing, Jonathan Ehrenfeld, Head of Securities Strategy at Swift and Samuel Riley, CEO of Clearstream Securities Services speak explain how better automation and new technology such as unique transaction identifiers can ease this transition."

Sibos TV: Harnessing the Power of Generative AI [Video]


"As financial institutions launch pilot programmes exploring the use of generative AI, they must consider how to ensure their proprietary technology operates in a way that is open, trusted, targeted, and empowering. John Duigenan, General Manager of Financial Services, Global Industries, IBM Technology discusses how banks and financial institutions can harness the power of generative AI, and what their top considerations should be as they experiment with this powerful emerging technology."

On the wires

September 20, 2023

On the web

How Much Will Payment Providers Have to Refund APP Fraud Victims [UK]?

The Banker

"To address the impact of authorised push payment (APP) fraud, the UK is introducing a new reimbursement requirement on payment service providers (PSPs)....It is proposed that PSPs will only be required to reimburse customers who are victims of APP fraud up to the maximum level of reimbursement (potentially subject to a claim excess), and if the customer met a standard of care when executing APPs."

Sibos TV: Exploring the CBDC Sandbox [Video]


"Swift recently announced a series of major advancements in its development of an innovative solution for interlinking Central Bank Digital Currencies. Gues speakers sit down with Sibos TV to share details on their collaborative efforts to create a connector solution for central banks to integrate into their infrastructure."

Stripe Launches the Biggest Set of Upgrades Yet for Its Optimized Checkout Suite


"Stripe, a financial infrastructure platform for businesses, added new features to its optimized checkout suite to help users increase their revenue by making it easier for their customers to complete a purchase. New features include: Access to more than 100 payment methods; An A/B testing tool that allows businesses to rigorously identify the best-performing payment methods; The Express Checkout Element."

Sibos TV: Navigating the Cyber and Fraud Threat Landscape [Video]


"The cyber & fraud threat landscape for the financial services industry is constantly evolving. Emerging risks are being exploited by advanced nation-state, cybercriminal, and hacktivist threat actors, targeting the sector through espionage, data theft, and criminal operations. J.F. Legault, Deputy CISO at JP Morgan disects the current threat landscape and explains how bad actors are using AI to generate new and evolving threats."

On the wires

WhatsApp Adds Rival In-App Payment Options in India Commerce Push


"WhatsApp said on Wednesday that it will offer credit card payments and services from rival digital payment providers within its app in India, the latest bet by the Meta-owned service to boost commerce offerings in its biggest market. WhatsApp has more than 500 million users in India, though regulators there have capped its in-app WhatsApp Pay service to only 100 million people."

September 19, 2023

On the web

Sibos TV: Harmonising Payment Messaging for ISO 20022 [Video]


"Message standardisation across multiple jurisdictions in accordance with the ISO 20022 is a global, multi-year effort requiring substantial industry collaboration.  With the migration of the Clearing House Interbank Payments System (CHIPS) slated for April 2024, Richard Dzina, Senior Vice President of Product Development at The Clearing House joins Sibos TV to talk about implementation efforts and the benefits of the work ahead."

On the wires

Nuvei Launches the New iDeal in the Netherlands

GlobeNewswire News Room

"Nuvei Corporation, the Canadian fintech company, announces today that it is one of the first payments services provider to integrate the new iDEAL, an enhanced solution for the leading alternative payment method in the Netherlands that enables consumers to complete transactions effortlessly through their online banking app."

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