Blogs

CMA, APIs & PSD2: The knowns and the unknowns Copy

Author: Sahana Hussain
Date: 23rd February 2017

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) recently mandated that larger banks adopt and maintain a common standard for open APIs (Application Programming Interface) to help create more innovation and competition in the...

Categories API Banking PSD2

The Treasury’s view of PSD2: A step in the right direction?

Author: Tom Hay
Date: 22nd February 2017

As a European directive, PSD2 has to be transposed into UK law. HM Treasury has recently launched a consultation inviting comment on the proposed legislative changes. The consultation document is written in...

CMA, APIs & PSD2: The knowns and the unknowns

Author: Sahana Hussain
Date: 15th February 2017

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) recently mandated that larger banks adopt and maintain a common standard for open APIs (Application Programming Interface) to help create more innovation and competition in the...

Categories API Banking PSD2

Instant Payments and the Reactive Manifesto

Author: Richard Dear
Date: 8th February 2017

  Over the last year, we’ve been talking with many banks and payment service providers about the challenges of instant payments.  The most progressive organisations are looking to instant payments as an...

Post-PSD2: What Will Banking Look Like?

Author: Chris Kong
Date: 31st January 2017

The revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2) has been the cause of much hand-wringing in the banking space, with incumbents foreseeing a future when the new banking giants are Starling, Tandem, Monzo and...

Hungary marches towards Instant Payments

Author: Aniruddha Maheshwari
Date: 17th January 2017

The end of 2016 witnessed an excellent step by the Hungarian Central Bank (MNB) – the release of the ‘Operational model of the instant payment service in Hungary’. It is remarkable for...