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Simon Skinner

PSD3: Implications for the U.S.

Much has already been written about the Third Payment Services Directive (PSD3) and its anticipated scope following the release of the draft texts earlier in the year, but, understandably, mostly from a European standpoint. Arguably, PSD3 is likely to be more of an evolution than a revolution, with the transition from PSD2 to PSD3 less […]

October 24, 2023

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AFP Survey Reveals Over 75% of Businesses Will Utilize Real-Time Payments in Next 5 Years

PR Newswire

“The 2023 AFP® Real-time Payments Survey, conducted by the Association for Financial Professionals® (AFP) and sponsored by The Clearing House, found that corporates plan to drastically increase their use of real-time payments in the next five years to benefit from lower transaction costs, improved transparency into the payment process, increased efficiency, and better cash flow.”

October 18, 2023

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Cross River and Further Expand Optionality for Real Estate Transactions with Real-Time Payments Through The Clearing House’s RTP® Network


“Cross River Bank, and, a cloud-based financial operating system for digital payments that allows title insurance companies and real estate brokerages to send and receive digital payments in and out of escrow accounts, announced the expansion of their partnership to bring real-time payments to customers over The Clearing House’s RTP® network.”

How Can FedNow Recruit More US Banks? Lessons From Brazil

Bank Info Security

“The launch of the Federal Reserve’s FedNow payment rail in July made a big media splash, but only 57 financial institutions and service providers signed on to the real-time payments program. By Sept. 1, only 90 had joined, leaving observers wondering how long it will take to convince 10,000 financial institutions to join.”

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