Nocashevents Berlin Group interview about what does the future hold for TPPs and banks in a post-PSD2 era and the art of standardising APIs. Berlin Group is coming to Banking 4.0

Berlin Group interview about what does the future hold for TPPs and banks in a post-PSD2 era and the art of standardising APIs. Berlin Group is coming to Banking 4.0

Wijnand Machielse and Ortwin Scheja, part of the team that edits and moderates Berlin Group activities, have agreed to share with The Paypers their take on the latest updates of a post-PSD2 European open banking scene. What is the pulse of the market right now, post-PSD2 deadline? How do you feel the European banking and the TPP ecosystems have handled the deadline? Although the majority of TPPs were rather late in starting to test […]

Nocashevents Banks are challenged to evolve from the Open Banking approach towards an Open X mindset – global survey

Banks are challenged to evolve from the Open Banking approach towards an Open X mindset – global survey

Banks must collaborate with start-ups to remain relevant as the financial ecosystem evolves from ‘Open Banking[1]’ to ‘Open X[2]’ Retail banks are struggling to deliver a positive last-mile experience[3] as customers demand more comprehensive and personalized banking, according to the World Retail Banking Report (WRBR) published today by Capgemini and Efma. “In an era of rising consumer expectations, banks are challenged to offer their customers a consistent engaging experience across all channels – branch, web and […]

Nocashevents Let’s talk about PSD2 and open banking. The European Banking Authority is coming to Banking 4.0

Let’s talk about PSD2 and open banking. The European Banking Authority is coming to Banking 4.0

At this moment, when a series of central banks and competent national authorities have introduced a transitional phase and new terms for PSD2 compliance, from the perspective of strong customer authentication (SCA) in the online environment, the market needs guidance and answers to a series of questions. At Banking 4.0, The European Banking Authority (EBA) will open the panel dedicated to regulatory authorities and relevant industry associations, with a keynote […]

Nocashevents LUXHUB launches best in class API Product for account aggregation. The company is coming to Banking 4.0

LUXHUB launches best in class API Product for account aggregation. The company is coming to Banking 4.0

After developing one of the leading European Open Banking platforms allowing banks to smoothly comply with the PSD2 regulation, LUXHUB unveils LUXHUB One, „a fast and simple solution for banks and third-party providers to leverage Open Banking without experiencing the amount of work involved to implement fragmented APIs.”, according to the press release. LUXHUB One represents an integration layer that allows access to any financial institution via a unified API, […]

Nocashevents Salt Edge Partner Program – a door to open banking without extra investment. Salt Edge is coming to Banking 4.0

Salt Edge Partner Program – a door to open banking without extra investment. Salt Edge is coming to Banking 4.0

Via Salt Edge Partner Program, companies can start using real-time data from across all the EU, in just 15 minutes. Salt Edge handles all the technical, security, compliance matters so that companies can focus on providing services to their clients. Canada-based Salt Edge announced that it now offers a simple solution which enables companies to get instant access to open banking channels in a compliant way, without having their own PSD2 licence. Salt […]

Nocashevents Open banking, the payments industry and BigTech challengers: „in a market defined by innovation, many incumbents are more fearful than optimistic about the pace and direction of change”, CapGemini report

Open banking, the payments industry and BigTech challengers: „in a market defined by innovation, many incumbents are more fearful than optimistic about the pace and direction of change”, CapGemini report

As global non-cash transactions boom and competition flourishes, many banks remain reluctant to embrace Open Banking via data sharing, ecosystem partnerships and open platforms, with multiple incumbents still being cautious of change. Instead, they perceive Open Banking as a potential challenge when it is a necessity for improved customer experience and retention in the long-run. That’s according to Capgemini’s World Payments Report 2019, which tracks and analyzes non-cash transaction volume, regulatory […]

Nocashevents Banks and TPPs provide update of their joint PSD2 task force to the European Commission

Banks and TPPs provide update of their joint PSD2 task force to the European Commission

Following the Joint Statement between the ECSAs and TPP associations, banks and TPPs now write to provide the European Commission with an update from the Joint PSD2 Task Force. In the Joint Statement, banks and TPPs agreed on some topics, together with progress made so far: 1. The parties agree to call upon ASPSPs to provide contingency relevant documentation in their developer portals, more specifically on TPP identification and use of […]

Nocashevents Salt Edge integrates with 400+ open banking APIs. The global fintech company is coming to Banking 4.0

Salt Edge integrates with 400+ open banking APIs. The global fintech company is coming to Banking 4.0

As more and more banks open their APIs before the September 14 deadline, Salt Edge has added another one hundred to the list of its connected open banking APIs in the EU, making it 400+ integrations. Gaining more speed along the open banking trajectory, just in the last two weeks Salt Edge has added a hundred more APIs and after the big number of 300+ in August has already integrated with 400+ […]

Nocashevents The European body representing the interests of payments service providers for merchants calls for 18-month extension to SCA rules under PSD2

The European body representing the interests of payments service providers for merchants calls for 18-month extension to SCA rules under PSD2

The European trade association (EPSM) fears that the uncoordinated delegation of the migration plan responsibilities to national competent authorities will lead to a very heterogeneous situation within the European Union. Therefore, EPSM recommends that „all regions should agree an additional timeframe of 18 months for standard applications, as well as up to 36 months for challenging applications, such as those in the travel and hospitality sector.”, according to a press release. […]

Nocashevents EBA report assesses impact of FinTech on payment institutions’ and e-money institutions’ business models

EBA report assesses impact of FinTech on payment institutions’ and e-money institutions’ business models

Most institutions are adapting their business models to cope with the competitive pressure and embrace PSD2 changes, while some of them may in parallel embrace the positive impact of FinTech. In the medium to long term, a number of factors will define the transformation of institutions’ business models: (i) the progress of Open Banking and APIs, facilitated partially by PSD2, (ii) the level of implementation of innovative technologies and (iii) […]