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Why Talk About Risk in Payments?

“Let’s be honest, risk is not the first topic people gravitate to in payments. It’s much cooler to talk about open banking, fret about PSD2 implications, or ponder the pros and cons of a cashless society. Even risk managers I know tend to keep quiet about risk – especially at social events. So why are […]
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Episode 99 – Reducing Chargeback Handling Pain – Rick Lynch, Verifi

“In this Episode 99 of Payments on Fire® we talk with Rick Lynch, VP of Business Development from Verifi , about the impact of chargebacks on merchants and issuers. He updates us on rule changes by Visa and Mastercard. And he addresses the process and techniques al approaches needed to handle these post-authorization events. While […]
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In Zuck We Trust?          

We got the first real details this week on the Facebook-sponsored Libra cryptocurrency. Opinions are still taking shape around Glenbrook, but it’s fair to say that the team is deeply intrigued by the possibilities and sees it as both a novel and potentially very practical application of blockchain technology. We think the consortium-based governance, open […]
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U.S. Faster Payments Council Reveals Results From Inaugural Faster Payments Barometer

“Overall, survey participants view the United States as falling behind the rest of the world when it comes to faster payments adoption. Fifty-nine percent of survey respondents indicated that the U.S. is not making “satisfactory progress toward faster payments adoption.” Reasons cited for the U.S. being behind included “existing faster payments systems have not yet reached ubiquity […]
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NCC Advocates Financial Inclusion With Banking Industry, Others

“At the meeting, Danbatta said the inaccessibility of 35 million Nigerians to telecommunications services has resulted in a lack of access to digital financial services, a condition that undermines financial inclusion. The EVC while advocating for the cooperation of telecoms and banking industry identified the cause of the problem from the inadequacy of both wireless […]
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Merchant Payments Operations: Reporting and Analytics

“In Kavita Jiandani’s post Assessing a Merchant’s Payments Operations , she introduced Glenbrook’s methodology for our in-depth assessment of a merchant’s payments operations. In her introductory piece, Kavita highlights the major Key Assessment Areas we evaluate during each engagement. In this Payments Views entry, I continue with a focus on one of the Key Assessment […]