Experian appointed to operate BNPL bureau in Singapore

The Singapore FinTech Association and BNPL Working Group have chosen Experian’s technological infrastructure, given that it already operates BNPL bureaus in the US and UK.

Tink unveils ‘Balance Check’ feature powered by Open Banking

The new feature will enable business customers to verify how much a user has in their bank account in seconds to reduce instances of payment failures, which drive up the cost of direct debit transactions.

Salt Edge brings Open Banking services to Saudi Arabia

The company has entered the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on the basis it is embracing Open Banking “at a higher pace than other regions”.

Insight: How can we make Open Banking better?

Lena Hackeloer, CEO of Brite Payments, on why tackling a lack of standardisation across banking APIs will unlock Open Banking’s full potential.

Iceland’s Síminn Pay partners with Enfuce to launch app-based credit card

The fintech subsidiary of Iceland’s largest telco provider Síminn is the first non-financial institution in the country to issue its own credit card.

US Treasury says regulators need to “robustly supervise” bank-fintech relationships

The Treasury makes the recommendation in a new report, ‘Assessing Impacts of New Entrant Non-bank Firms on Competition in Consumer Finance Markets’.

Ex-TrueLayer ANZ CEO Brenton Charnley launches Open Finance Advisors

The new firm will help businesses “get ready” for the Consumer Data Right and develop their Open Banking strategy.

Checkout.com launches in Israel with Tel Aviv-based R&D hub

Chief product officer Meron Colbeci will establish the hub, and will be joined alongside a newly-appointed team of senior leaders.

The Paypers releases ‘Enablers of Open Banking, Open Finance, and Open Data Report 2022’

The latest edition features interviews with Canada’s Open Banking lead Abraham Tichjian and the UK’s OBIE chair and trustee Charlotte Crosswell.