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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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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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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 […]
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Where Necessity Meets Innovation – Government Disbursement in the Time of COVID-19

“Given the coronavirus pandemic and its pressure on governments and individuals alike, Glenbrook’s Global Practice has been looking into how emergency social disbursements can be made quickly to the most vulnerable populations. In our examination, we found some exciting and hopeful examples of how governments and fintech players have mobilized to meet this need in both […]