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Regulators to dig deeper into worries over money-laundering checks

By Huw Jones LONDON (Reuters) - Global regulators will try to get more insight into why major banks are withdrawing from handling cross-border payments, making it harder for people to send money to relatives and loved-ones abroad. Banks...Show More Summary

Happy Birthday: my campaign to liberate the people's song – video

For years, global music publisher Warner/Chappell claimed copyright of the Happy Birthday song, demanding payment for any public performance of it. Jenn Nelson tells the story of her four-year campaign to prove that the company did not in fact own the rights to the world-famous song, whose tune was composed by two sisters in Kentucky in 1893. Show More Summary

The Land of Genghis Khan Is Having an Epic Economic Meltdown

Mongolia, a mineral-rich and landlocked $12 billion economy bordering Russia and China, is staring at a full-blown balance of payments crisis. It's caused barely a ripple in global financial markets, but the nation's economic meltdown...Show More Summary

Apple opens carrier billing in Japan, a day after Taiwan and Switzerland

Apple's direct phone billing plans are unfolding, with the company allowing Japanese users to opt to add their apps and music purchases to their phone bills. This makes Japan Apple's fifth market globally to get this payment method after...Show More Summary

Talks to Focus on Impact of AI, Social Commerce and Bots on Mobile Shopping at the 2016 Mobile Payments Conference

On Wednesday, Mobile Marketing and Technology announced that executives from Accenture Digital, FIS Global and … The post Talks to Focus on Impact of AI, Social Commerce and Bots on Mobile Shopping at the 2016 Mobile Payments Conference appeared first on Mobile Marketing Watch.

A £6 billion payments firm kicked an analyst out of its earnings briefing after he wrote negative reports about the company

The chief financial officer of a Hong Kong-based fintech company ejected a Macquarie analyst from a briefing after a disagreement over his negative reports on the stock. Chris Lee, the CFO of PAX Global — a £5.7 billion firm that makes...Show More Summary

Jazz Cash Empowers Pakistanis With Visa Debit Cards

The country’s fastest growing Mobile Financial Service, JazzCash, which is a collaboration of the country’s largest Telco Mobilink and Mobilink Microfinance Bank, has joined hands with global payments technology company, Visa, to offer Visa debit cards to consumers. Show More Summary

Tilt Wants To Be Venmo, But Everywhere

With $62 million in funding, Tilt may be poised to establish itself as the social payment app for a global audience. With $62 million in funding, Tilt may be poised to establish itself as the social payment app for a global audience....Show More Summary

Arun Sarin (ex CEO, Vodafone PLC) and Vicky Bindra (Visa Global Head) Join Pine Labs’ Board

Pine Labs, a leading provider of payments solutions, today announced board level appointments of Arun Sarin (ex CEO, Vodafone PLC) and Vicky

Digital is Western Union's primary driver (WU)

This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Payments Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Western Union’s Q2 2016 results were impacted by global political and economic instability and currency fluctuation. But...Show More Summary

U.S. Admits Global Banks 'Don't Understand' Its Sanctions On Iran

State Department says banks are confused by US sanctions on Iran, which is blocking investment in the country, as a storm rages over a $400m payment by the US to Tehran

SunEdison plans to stop interest payments on yieldcos' notes

(Reuters) - Bankrupt solar company SunEdison plans to stop making interest payments on behalf of its two yieldcos, TerraForm Global Inc and TerraForm Power LLC, due to its Chapter 11 proceedings, the two companies said. SunEdison had...Show More Summary

Gold Markets Just Got Their Big Upgrade

Months in the making, earlier today Goldmoney Inc announced the launch of its new globally "unified platform." The new Goldmoney Network is the largest gold savings and payments network worldwide, with more than 1.14 million accountShow More Summary

MoneyGram's digital business inches forward (MGI)

This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Payments Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. MoneyGram, the second-largest global remittance provider, posted gains in its largest segments in Q2 2016. But...Show More Summary

Visa's new portfolio could give it a boost (V)

This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Payments Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Visa posted gains in revenue and payments volume in Q2 2016, despite global political and economic challenges...Show More Summary

Mastercard unveils next-level Masterpass features and a company-wide rebranding, all in one fell swoop

July 14 was a big day for Mastercard.    The company held an event to unveil two significant developments for its future: An enhanced version of the innovative Masterpass global digital payment service that’s designed to positively change...Show More Summary

The US has the third-highest card fraud rate in the world

This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Payments Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. On average, 30% of consumers globally have experienced card fraud in the past five years, according to new data from ACI Worldwide. Even more, 14 out of 17 countries studied saw an increase in fraud between 2014 and 2016. Show More Summary

For The First Time In India, A Mobile Wallet Is Integrated At A Retail Pharmacy Store Chain

98.4°, a leading chain of retail pharmacy stores by Global Healthline, today announced its collaborations with MobiKwik, India’s largest digital payments company

Women in Business Q&A: Karen Penney, VP and GM, American Express Global Corporate Payments and Small Business Services UK

Karen Penney is the Vice President and General Manager of Global Corporate Payments and Small Business Services UK at American Express, an industry leader in corporate payments and management solutions. Within this role, Karen is responsible...Show More Summary

Just 2% of US transactions were compliant with the new security standard in 2015 (V, MA, AXP)

This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Payments Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. New data from EMVCo, the organization of major card networks that creates and enforces the global EMV security standard, indicates how immature the U.S. Show More Summary

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