Smart thinking for smart payments professionals

Payments On Fire is the industry’s leading resource center for payments professionals. Here, you’ll find the resources and thought leadership that only Glenbrook’s experienced team can provide. Curated news stories, insightful opinion papers, provocative podcasts, and more – it’s all the thinking you need to stay competitive in a dynamic payments world.

September 26, 2023

Bank ABC Introduces JPM Coin Payments in Bahrain


“Bank ABC has become the first Middle East bank to introduce faster cross-border payments to specific corridors for corporates and financial institutions using JP Morgan’s Coin Systems. Coin Systems is a blockchain-based permissioned system that serves as a payment rail and deposit account ledger and sits within Onyx by JP Morgan.”

September 21, 2023

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 […]

September 19, 2023

September 18, 2023

September 14, 2023

Citi Launches Suite of Auto-Enabled Payment Solutions for Financial Institutions


“Citi Treasury and Trade Solutions launches a set of four payment solutions for Financial Institution (FI) clients, which are designed to improve the client experience for their end users. It includes: Extending the capabilities of Citi’s 24/7 USD Clearing for FIs to include payments to companies and individuals; Confirmed Value Transfer (CVT), allowing for transparency […]

September 13, 2023

Corpay Cross-Border Launches Payments GPS for Live Payment Tracking

Business wire

“Corpay, a FLEETCOR® brand and global leader in business payments, is proud to announce that Corpay’s Cross-Border business has launched Payments GPS, a proprietary tracking technology that allows clients and partners to monitor payments in real time. Leveraging best-in-class technologies, including SWIFT GPI (Global Payments Innovation), Payments GPS allows for a comprehensive infrastructure for clients […]

September 12, 2023

September 5, 2023

August 30, 2023

Payments on Fire™: Episode 218 – The Technologies, Policies, and Realities of Cross-border Payments

Glenbrook Partners

“Globally, cross-border payments represent $156 trillion annually – roughly 25% of global GDP – and are projected to reach nearly $250 trillion by 2027…In this episode, we’re looking at the rapidly evolving space of cross-border payments with Glenbrook colleagues who have been traveling the globe working extensively with regulators, corporations, and governments on cross-border initiatives.”

SWIFT: Small Payments. Big Opportunity


“Research: To help better understand the booming demand for low-value cross-border payments, we asked consumers and SMEs in eight key markets what they value most when sending money abroad. Those markets were Australia, China, Germany, India, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, the UK and the US.”

August 22, 2023

August 10, 2023

August 9, 2023

UnionPay International Partners with Malaysian Payment Network PayNet to Promote Cross-Border QR Interoperability

PR Newswire

“Today, UnionPay International (UPI) and Payments Network Malaysia Sdn Bhd, or PayNet, Malaysia’s national payments network jointly signed an agreement in Shanghai to promote the cross-border QR code linkage and enable the full acceptance of the UnionPay App (Chinese-mainland, Hong Kong and Macao versions) and Chinese-mainland bank apps connected to the UnionPay App Network Payment Platform at the QR merchants in Malaysia.”

AWC, Ant Group Partner for Wide-Ranging Initiatives to Enable Seamless Cross-border Payments for Consumers, Businesses


“Asset World Corp Public Company Limited or AWC, Thailand’s leading integrated lifestyle real estate group, and Ant Group, a global digital technology provider, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to launch various cross-border payment and digital financial solutions catered to the needs of AWC’s different businesses across hospitality, retail, wholesale and commercial, benefitting consumers, […]

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