Insight: The role of Open Banking in a polarised UK economy

TransUnion’s senior director of Open Banking in the UK, Nino Ocampo, writes about how lenders can use Open Banking to help consumers better navigate their post-pandemic finances

Q&A: Digital Pound Foundation’s Jim Ford on taking CBDCs mainstream

Jim Ford, payments consultant at Digital Pound Foundation, reveals what needs to happen for CBDCs to become part of mainstream finance.

Insight: Why momentum tells the true UK Open Banking success story

Roland Selmer, chief product officer at Yapily, writes about why it’s time to change the narrative when it comes to measuring the success of Open Banking in the UK.

Q&A: Aman Cheema of FIS on why CBDCs are an ‘historic opportunity’

Aman Cheema, senior vice president and general manager, global real-time payments​ at FIS considers whether CBDCs will change the balance of power of global reserve currencies, and explains the work FIS is doing on CBDCs.

Q&A: 60 seconds with Deutsche Bank’s Manuel Klein on the CBDC front runners

Manuel Klein, product manager, blockchain solutions and digital currencies at Deutsche Bank, reveals which countries and regions are setting the pace when it comes to CBDCs.

Insight: How voluntary standards can de-risk the booming alternative lending market

The pandemic has cemented mass transition from traditional to alternative finance in the UK. A pandemic-driven cash flow crisis among businesses, and the rise of fintech and challenger banks, is spurring the rise of alternative lending models – with the market now worth £6.26 billion.

Insight: What does 2022 hold for Open Banking and Open Finance?

Nesta Challenges’ Catherine Thompson makes four predictions for UK Open Banking and Open Finance in 2022.

Barclays announces payments tie-up with SAP

Insight: As 2022 looms, will Open Banking payments make another breakthrough?

Open Banking Expo caught up with Todd Clyde, CEO, Token to get his view on whether 2022 really will be the year we remember A2A becoming the primary payment method for loading digital wallets.

Q&A: Axway’s Eyal Sivan on why Canada needs ‘practical steps’ and ‘not just talk’

Eyal Sivan, head of Open Banking at Axway, explains why ‘strong leadership’ is only part of the way to get Open Banking over the line in Canada, and what it can learn from Brazil’s implementation journey.