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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.

July 19, 2023

June 28, 2023

Treasury Prime Announces Partnership with Sardine to Strengthen Fraud Detection Capabilities for Enterprises and Banks on the Platform

PR Newswire

“Treasury Prime, a leading embedded banking software company, announced today its strategic partnership with Sardine , an all-in-one fraud detection, compliance, and risk management platform. This collaboration will empower companies and financial institutions within Treasury Prime’s multi-bank network to leverage Sardine’s Sponsor Bank Operating System, offering turnkey fraud management and oversee BSA/AML compliance at 3rd parties.”

June 9, 2023

May 25, 2023

May 23, 2023

May 22, 2023

Fifth Third Announces Acquisition of Rize Money, Inc.


“Fifth Third Bancorp is pleased to announce the acquisition of Rize Money, Inc., an embedded payments platform that provides payment infrastructure and risk management capabilities to fintechs and other technology companies that want to offer innovative financial products through a single application programming interface.”

May 17, 2023

Payments On Fire® Podcast: Episode 201 – Fintechs, Banks, and the Companies Joining Them Together – In Conversation with Tarun Gupta, Jump Capital, and Chris Uriarte, Glenbrook Partners

Glenbrook Partners, LLC

“In this episode, we are taking a closer look at the relationship underpinning much fintech innovation in payments – the fintech, bank, and BaaS trilogy. These 3-way partnerships have spurred innovation, increased access to financial services, and created offerings that appeal to a broad range of businesses and consumers. But in the context of these […]

May 10, 2023

Feedzai Launches ScamPrevent™, Advanced AI and Additional Capabilities to Detect and Stop Scams

Business Wire

“Feedzai, a leading provider of financial crime and risk management solutions, today announced significant enhancements to its RiskOps Platform, enabling banks to better protect their customers from a wide variety of financial scams. These new Feedzai ScamPrevent™ capabilities deliver industry-leading detection, classification, and interception of the widest variety of payment scams and financial fraud typologies.”

May 1, 2023

Beyond Payments for High-Risk Industries

Andreessen Horowitz

“Today, most merchants looking to sell a product or service online can quickly get their payment system live with the help of a modern checkout platform. If the merchant works in a “high-risk” industry like games, sports betting, telehealth, travel, or cannabis, however, it’s more complex. Such industries lack viable out-of-the-box software products that help […]

April 25, 2023

The EU and U.S. Diverge on AI Regulation: A Transatlantic Comparison and Steps to Alignment


“The EU and the U.S. are jointly pivotal to the future of global AI governance. Ensuring that EU and U.S. approaches to AI risk management are generally aligned will facilitate bilateral trade, improve regulatory oversight, and enable broader transatlantic cooperation. The U.S. approach to AI risk management is highly distributed across federal agencies, many adapting […]

March 22, 2023

GTreasury Launches ClearConnect Gateway to Give CFOs and Treasurers the Industry’s Fastest and Most Comprehensive Banking API Integrations

GlobeNewswire News Room

“GTreasury, a treasury and risk management platform provider, today announced the launch of ClearConnect Gateway, a uniquely-comprehensive, out-of-the-box global bank API connectivity suite. ClearConnect Gateway offers GTreasury customers a giant step forward from the expensive, slow, and time-intensive connections commonly found in corporations today.”

March 14, 2023

How Virtual Cards Are Improving T&E Management

Total Retail

It’s hard to imagine companies funding employee travel and expenses (T&E) without plastic credit cards. They offer the ultimate flexibility for employees to get whatever they need when they’re away on company business. However, these cards aren’t always the best — or most lucrative — option. The biggest challenge with physical cards is that companies […]

February 24, 2023

Regulators: Banks That Offer Crypto Deposits Must Mitigate Risks

ABA Banking Journal

“Banking regulators today issued a joint statement reminding financial institutions of their risk management obligations should they offer depository services for cryptoassets. In the statement, the Federal Reserve, FDIC and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency said that banks are neither prohibited nor discouraged from providing banking services that are permitted by law or […]

February 16, 2023

New LexisNexis Risk Solutions Report Reveals Financial Inclusion is Accelerating the Adoption of Alternative Data Across Financial Institutions

LexisNexis Risk Solutions

LexisNexis® Risk Solutions unveiled the findings of its Alternative Credit Data Impact Report, a nationwide survey assessing the adoption, utilization and impact of alternative credit data for credit portfolio growth and management in consumer and small/mid-sized business (SMB) lending. The report surveyed those who identify as senior decision makers for marketing, lending and credit risk […]

February 14, 2023

Accelitas Enhances Bank Account Validation Solutions with Real-Time Transaction Data


Given today’s changing rules and economic uncertainty, the need for robust, pre-transaction account validation and risk modeling is more important than ever. However, most companies don’t measure Bank Account Validation (BAV) at all, leaving themselves unaware of risk management outcomes, return on investment, and opportunities for business growth. Through an expanded relationship with Fiserv, a […]

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