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ABN Amro selects SIA to cope with instant payments growth

SIA is providing instant payment connectivity to ABN Amro, one of the largest banks in the Netherlands, linking it to EBA Clearing’s pan-European RT1 clearing and settlement (CSM) platform. The network infrastructure SIAnet is intended to meet the requirements of instant payments in terms of security, reliability, ease of integration with any application environment and […]

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Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase strikes deal with Barclays

Digital currency exchange Coinbase has been granted an e-money license by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and has indirectly joined the Faster Payments Scheme (FPS) through a partnership with Barclays Bank. Barclays is the first UK bank to strike a deal with a cryptocurrency exchange, in an effort to make it easier for British customers […]

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ACI HELPS TRANSFERWISE CONNECT TO FASTER PAYMENTS SCHEM

TransferWise is first fintech to connect to UK scheme via New Access Model* Friday, October 14, 2016 ACI Worldwide, a leading global provider of real-time electronic payment and banking solutions, today announced it has provided the back-end technology for TransferWise’s successful integration into the Faster Payments Scheme. Craig Saks, Group President Strategic Products, ACI Worldwide comments: “In December, […]