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60 seconds with Maciej Kostro, Polish API Project Leader, Polish Bank Association

Hear from our latest Open Banking Expo, Europe speaker on his hopes and dreams for Open Banking.

60 seconds with Maciej Kostro, Polish API Project Leader, Polish Bank Association

Hear from our latest Open Banking Expo, Europe speaker on his hopes and dreams for Open Banking.

Whitepaper: NDGIT launch global Open Banking whitepaper

NDGIT invite you to tap into its expertise and discover how flexible infrastructure can open up bank data, accounts and systems to create customer experiences that put banks at the heart of the new ecosystem

Automated Open Banking API testing solution launched by FIME

FIME has announced the availability of TrustAPI, a fully automated test tool for open banking APIs.

Starling Bank partners with CreditLadder to enhance its marketplace

Starling has partnered with CreditLadder, the UK’s largest rent recognition platform, in a move that will help thousands of Starling customers improve their credit score and get on to the property ladder.

Over-ruled?

While regulation can be credited with driving the speed of development of Open Banking in the UK, concerns lurk that more rules will follow.

SpareBank 1 chooses Nets to drive Open Banking

Norwegian bank group SpareBank 1 has announced it has selected Nets to provide its Open Banking infrastructure.

Bank APIs not ready for PSD2 deadline

Source: Tink With PSD2’s Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) deadline fast approaching, Swedish Open Banking platform Tink is claiming that European lenders have failed to provide the proper technology environment for third party providers to access payments data as required by the new law. European banks were mandated to make their…

Breakfast briefing: The future success of Open Banking will rely on partnerships

The future success of Open Banking will rely on banks and fintechs forging partnerships that provide customers with better financial products and an improved user experience.

Westpac embraces start of Open Banking

Westpac Group has welcomed the first stage of open banking in Australia by today launching generic product data as part of the Federal Government’s pilot program.

Newcastle Building Society uses Open Banking to help customers in financial stress

Newcastle Building Society has used Open Banking tools to launch a digital debt help service for customers in financial difficulty.

Report: Publication of Consumer Priorities for Open Banking

A new report (link a bottom of story) is published today which shows Open Banking could realise £18bn value for people and small businesses in the UK over the course of a year. The report highlights the complex challenges ahead to realise this value and sets out a series of…

Yolt Pay in final Beta stage with Nationwide, Santander and Barclays

Source: Yolt Yolt, the smart thinking money app, today announced it has extended its payment test phase to UK customers who bank with Nationwide, Santander and Barclays. Following the successful launch of ‘Yolt Pay Beta’ just two months ago with six of the major high street banks, the app is…

Senate gives green light for Open Banking in Canada

The government must give consumers the means to share their financial data safely and securely by facilitating Canadian Open Banking.

Open Banking Expo launches European Open Banking conference

Open Banking Expo has launched its first European event in Amsterdam, in collaboration with Token, which will address the opportunities and risks that Open Banking presents as the financial services sector prepares to roll out the PSD2 directive.

Lloyds steps up Open Banking surge

Source: Lloyds Banking Group Lloyds Banking Group has launched an app that allows customers to see their current accounts, savings and other features across three of its brands. The new app links Lloyds Bank, Halifax and Bank of Scotland accounts in real time. The group said that under the new…

Bottomline partners with Starling to provide real-time payments

Source: Starling/Bottomline Technologies Bottomline Technologies, provider of financial technology for business payments, is launching its Real Time Payments Express Service in partnership with Starling Bank, which allows banks and corporates to send, receive and track payments in real-time to any UK bank account. Bottomline, who was already the payment technology…