Liz Oakes, Executive Vice President (Market Development), Mastercard

New Payment Platforms, Mastercard

Application programming interfaces (APIs) have overwhelmingly become banks’ preferred mechanism to meet their PSD2 obligations, but a year on, much of the conversation is still centred on their ability to deploy them effectively. Perhaps a better question is not how financial institutions comply with new technological obligations, but rather how can they can use APIs to drive new revenue.

Andrew Moor

Industry Insight, Andrew Moor, CEO, Equitable Bank

Canada Focus In last year’s federal budget, Canada’s Finance Minister committed to studying the merits of Open Banking. Understandably, his decision triggered intense discussion among industry insiders and policymakers but we are now gradually seeing a broader conversation take place in the media. As a supporter of Open Banking but…

Fouad Husseini

Industry Insight: Fouad Husseini Founder, Open Insurance Initiative

The quickly-rising number of conferences, InsurTech (insurance technology) hubs, podcasts and online InsurTech magazines across the globe is indicative of an industry that is looking to reshape its image, products, and customer experience.

Industry Insight: Yvonne Dunn, Pinsent Masons

Open Banking is ushering in a brave new world, with many possibilities as to how it could develop. Already parts of the industry are expanding the discussion from Open Banking to Open Finance – looking beyond banking to additional applications.

Emerging Payments Awards 2019: Become a winner of a prestigious Award

The Emerging Payments Awards is returning for its twelfth anniversary this year and will be staged at a new exciting venue, the InterContinental London O2.

Insight: PSD2 and Strong Customer Authentication- Defining new customer journeys

As a component of the Payments Service Directive 2 (PSD2) legislation, that was introduced in January 2018, the security measures that are outlined in the Regulatory Technical Standards come into effect from September 2019.

Insight: Proven APIs hold the key to Open Banking success in Bahrain

The spirit of co-opetition will make Bahrain’s banks the envy of the world, says Abdulla Almoayed, CEO, Almoayed Technologies.

Insight: Rizwan Khalfan, Chief Digital and Payments Officer, TD Bank

Source: TD Bank Finance Canada has invited businesses to provide their perspective on what they think a Canadian Open Banking system could look like. We caught up with Rizwan Khalfan, TD’s Chief Digital and Payments Officer, to get his thoughts on the opportunities and challenges Open Banking brings to Canadians.…

Bill Roberts

Pioneering progress in Open Banking

Earlier this year, we saw the first anniversary of the launch of open banking in the UK. What’s been happening in the intervening 12 months? During 2018, Account Servicing Payment Service Providers (ASPSPs) rolled out the read/write APIs developed by the Open Banking Implementation Entity (OBIE) together with their customer…

Jonny Hawkins

The small business end: driving adoption with education

It’s no secret that Open Banking is set to notably increase consumer access to financial products, whether that be debt management tools, overdrafts and loans, or modern banking. But how can this new technology benefit businesses, as well as the individual consumer? Here at Liberis, we believe the most prominent…