FinTech – Too Big to Stay Unregulated

September 18, 2017    By : Nidhi Prabhu

Financial technology has been growing by leaps and bounds in the last few years – with regard to the technology itself, the discovery of its use cases in making the financial lives of users easier, and in acceptance by users

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Fraud Detection to Payments Processing – a Natural Extension for The ai Corporation

September 6, 2017    By : Nidhi Prabhu

As ai Corporation expands its footprint into payments processing, the company is looking at converting its core competency of using ML for fraud detection as its USP. Exploring new geographies, it has partnered with Quatrro, understanding that partnerships are the

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Exclusive Interview With Mr. Radi Abd El Haj, CEO & Executive Director at RS2

July 17, 2017    By : Nidhi Prabhu

RS2, a global payments software and managed service provider has announced a tie-up with Quatrro Processing Services (Quatrro), a global FinTech company that specializes in full-service payment processing, to offer an end-to-end hosted credit card processing and acquiring technology platform

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The Rise of RegTech

May 30, 2017    By : Nidhi Prabhu

The onset of the global financial crisis (GFC) had many far-reaching consequences for the financial sector. Not only did it open the regulators’ eyes to the fallibility of the big players, it also revealed the ability of these entities to

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RegTech – the Missing Piece in an As-Yet Emerging Area

May 18, 2017    By : Nidhi Prabhu

RegTech, or technology that enables regulations to be complied with in a cost-effective, efficient and timely manner, is increasingly gaining traction in the financial system. Regulations are becoming all-encompassing, exceedingly complex and demanding – whether in terms of activities (Basel

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Week in Review: Bitcoin Recognition, State Regulators Sue OCC, and Identity

April 30, 2017    By : Nidhi Prabhu

Japan’s official recognition of bitcoin as legal tender from Saturday may result in material economic upturn (The Fintech Times) With Japan’s recognition of Bitcoin as an official form of payment, Wirex comes out with a multi-currency physical and virtual prepaid card.

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Account Aggregation – Questionable Viability

April 19, 2017    By : Nidhi Prabhu

The PSD2 (Revised Payment Service Directive) – going to be implemented across SEPA (Single Euro Payments Zone) in 2018 – is going to bring about many changes to how financial services are delivered to customers. The Directive has, however, been

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New PPI Draft Guidelines – Shift in Approach?

April 18, 2017    By : Nidhi Prabhu

For many decades, despite the government’s best efforts, a vast segment of the Indian market was underserved in terms of financial services, including basic banking services. In this context, and taking into account other inadequacies of the market, the Reserve

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