On August 18, 2017, Worldpay published data analysis on mobile contactless payments made in the UK in first half 2017....
Wirecard, which supports companies in accepting electronic payments from sales channels, has announced a partnership with Singtel's mobile wallet Dash to support the rollout of Singapore's first...
Visa and PayPal have signed an agreement aiming to increase the offer of their payments services across Europe. The companies are already collaborating in the United States and Asia-Pacific with...
Singapore’s financial regulator has predicted the end of the traditional card business within the next three years, hailing the launch of an interbank peer-to-peer mobile payment system as a leap...
A Boston-based technology firm has launched legal proceedings against Apple Pay and Visa, claiming the companies infringed patents on electronic payments technology it had invented.
The European Parliament rejects a list of countries believed to be at high risk of money laundering and terrorism financing; Jersey's financial regulator issues warning and advice about the recent...
On May 11, 2017 the Italian Competition Authority announced that the two investigations opened against WhatsApp in October 2016 for alleged infringements of the Consumer Code have been closed....
A United Nations report has praised regulators in China for their “wait and see” approach to its multi-trillion dollar mobile payments market, although experts are dubious about policymakers’...
The European Payments Council (EPC) has published the minutes from the second meeting on mobile contactless SEPA card payments conducted on February 21, 2017, in which the group decided to seek to...
Allowing Australian banks to negotiate collectively with Apple for access to its contactless payment technology would have done little, if anything, to increase competition in the card and digital...
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) has issued a determination denying authorisation to four banks to collectively bargain with Apple for access to its near field...
Global technology giant Apple has won its legal battle against a group of Australian banks, after antitrust regulators denied them permission to bargain collectively for access to Apple Pay’s...
Following a public consultation, which was carried out between June 1, 2016 and September 1, 2016, the European Payments Council (EPC) has published version 5.0 of its white paper on mobile...
Kenyan regulators have denied wanting to force M-Pesa owner Safaricom to spin off the mobile payments service this week, following reports that officials were poised to intervene in the market.
The European Payments Council (EPC) released its consultation on mobile payments with the aim to assist in the evolution of an integrated market for payments by mobile phone across the Single Euro...
Kenya's mobile payments system M-Pesa has been slated by U.S. officials over its alleged vulnerability to money laundering, in rare criticism for a service widely praised for boosting financial...

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