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New survey on the real demand for instant payments

Date: 16th January 2017

  A recent survey conducted by InstaPay.today highlighted that key stakeholders within the instant payments industry overwhelmingly believe that it is consumer demand driving instant payments, and not new regulations. The survey was carried out with members of the InstaPay Community – a knowledge hub designed specifically for payments professionals globally. The survey focused primar...

Countdown to SEPA inst

Date: 30th November 2016

  SEPA instant payments (SCT inst) is the first instant payment scheme to be inter-operable in a region as large as SEPA and is a response to European customer needs for faster payments. From November 2017, customers of participating banks will be able to send money to accounts in 10 seconds regardless of the SEPA countries involved in the transaction, and can do this 24/7/365. Tom ...

Instant Payments research in key publications

Date: 24th November 2016

New research from Lipis Advisors, commission by Icon Solutions, has hit the headlines with a number of payments focused publications. The research “Instant Payments: Insights from Early Adopters” dispels the myths that migrating to an Instant Payments infrastructure is hugely costly and beyond the reach of small and medium-sized banks and creates guidelines for successful, on time and on b...

Icon hosts instant payments roundtable in Amsterdam

Date: 24th November 2016

Icon Solutions was delighted to host its first Payments Breakfast roundtable in Amsterdam, in association with EBA and Finextra on Tuesday 22nd November 2016. The topic of this exclusive roundtable was ‘Instant payments – preparing for the transition’ and included guest speakers Gijs Schreuder (Head Marketing Infrastructures & Business Management, ABN AMRO), Inge van Dijk (Program ...

Icon to host PSD2 Payments Workshops in Budapest

Date: 23rd November 2016

  We’re delighted to have been invited by the Hungarian Banking Association to present at their PSD2 Payments Workshop on Monday 12th December 2016 in Budapest, Hungary. At the event, we’ll be covering two key topic areas: Overview of Regulatory Technical Standards: Secure Customer Authentication PSD2 Roadmap: Threats, Opportunities and Implementations We will also be hos...

Icon Solutions announces the appointment of Richard Dear

Date: 22nd November 2016

  Icon Solutions announces the appointment of Richard Dear, Business Development Director, to lead the market development of Icon’s Instant Payments Framework (IPF). Having previously worked at ACI Worldwide and VocaLink Richard brings significant experience in payment systems, including Faster Payments, ACH, ATMs and acquiring solutions. Tom Kelleher, Commercial Director at Icon ...

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