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Latest Articles

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2023: A Big Year for Regulation in the US?

2023: A Big Year for Regulation in the US?

As we dive into the new year, we at Glenbrook reflect on the key themes and learnings within payments from 2022 and assess what we believe will emerge as key trends in 2023. My colleague Chris Uriarte recently shared his 8 Payments and Fintech trends for 2023 on...

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Decoupled Debit: How Fintechs Profited  from Durbin

Decoupled Debit: How Fintechs Profited from Durbin

This Payments Views post was jointly authored by Neel Saunshi and Andrew Liang If you have followed the Durbin Amendment since its 2011 implementation, you have seen stakeholders adapt in different ways. Consumers saw their debit rewards programs disappear. Large...

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Latest Podcasts

Glenbrook speaks with industry leaders to share a variety of perspectives on the latest payments trends and activities.

Episode 189 – Fanning the Flames: A Year in Travel – Singapore

The next destination on our journey around the world is Singapore! Glenbrook’s Chris Uriarte and Bethany May come on the show to share their stories using local and regional payment methods. Listen in to hear their experiences using GrabPay, QR codes, and even digital currency to pay a friend back for dinner.

While at the Singapore FinTech Festival, Bethany also had the opportunity to participate in a Central Bank Digital Currency pilot put on by the Monetary Authority of Singapore. She provides her insights on the “purpose bound money” trial and overall observations on the research and experimentation being done on CBDCs in Singapore.

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Episode 188 – Fanning the Flames: A Year in Travel – Turkey & Ethiopia

Next up in Glenbrook’s travelogue series, Nikhat Choudhury joins Yvette Bohanan to share her experience making payments on a recent trip to Turkey.

In this double feature episode, Elizabeth McQuerry and Bethany May also provide observations on the local payments scene in Ethiopia, including their use of the e-money wallet Telebirr.

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Episode 187 – Fanning the Flames: A Year in Travel – Brazil

In 2022, travel started to get back to “normal” and the Glenbrook team had many opportunities to get out and about. No trip would be complete without running a few payments experiments. Over the next 5 Fanning the Flames episodes, we’ll take you with us on our journeys to hear first hand experiences and observations with local payment networks across the globe. 

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Latest News

Glenbrook objectively curates the news to keep you abreast of important daily headlines in payments.

4 Payment Trends for Grocers to Watch Throughout 2023

A landscape of mixed economic signals surrounds grocers entering the New Year. Inflation has slowed yet remained persistent, affecting everyday purchases like gas and groceries, while supply chains have yet to stabilize...So, how are grocers responding? We see...

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