The June Newsletter is Available!

The June Newsletter is Available!

06 June 16

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The June 2016 newsletter is now online.

This 30th issue features articles about the latest news and trends in the payment industry. Among other topics, the newsletter provides updates on the various public consultations currently organised by the :

  • on its three existing schemes,
  • on the proposed Instant Credit Transfer scheme,
  • and on the Cards Standardisation Volume (this latter consultation being jointly organised with the Cards Stakeholders Group).

As usual, the newsletter welcomes external contributions from high-level stakeholders of the payment community:

  • Sylvain Debeaumont and Antonia Hamova from the European Central Bank explain what real-time gross settlement services will be like in the future, with efficiency and innovation as a motto.
  • Sirpa Nordlund, from Mobey Forum, looks at biometrics in payments, which after having been ‘the next big thing’ for over two decades is finally reaching commercial maturity, thanks to the growth in mobile banking and payments.
  • Edmund Esch, from the BNY Mellon, gives an acute overview of the innovative solutions launched in the US to make payments faster, in a cost-effective and convenient way.

Finland, one of the most innovative countries in the world in terms of payments, is featured in our ‘Country profile’ section. Päivi Pelkonen, from the Federation of Finnish Financial Services, comments the key payment characteristics of her country.

To answer payment professionals’ needs for fast-to-grasp information, we propose in this issue several infographics on our key topics. Don’t hesitate to share them with your colleagues and on social media!

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Click here to read the full issue of the June newsletter.

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