Blogs

Access to Accounts – the great security debate

The Access to Accounts provisions of PSD2 oblige banks to allow third parties (TPPs) to access bank details and initiate payments on behalf of the bank’s customers. The huge unanswered question is,…

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28 August 2016

Blogs

Beyond Babel: A New Blueprint for Global Instant…

Following on from the topic of fragmentation in Part 1, we have much to discuss. Techno-genies, the value chain and realism Rather than lamenting the lack of international interoperability, we should consider whether…

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27 June 2016

Blogs

Beyond Babel: A New Blueprint for Global Instant…

Fragmentation has become a very real challenge for the industry as instant payment schemes are being implemented on a country by country basis, and each country is doing it differently. Like the…

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22 June 2016

Blogs

Fast forward – The landscape of faster payments

The landscape of faster payments has been changing rapidly over the past 12 months, with more change to come. This article tries to capture some of the key debates that have been…

Tom Hay

20 May 2016

Blogs

Watch out EBA, SWIFT & VISA..here comes Masterlink!

Mastercard’s planned acquisition of Vocalink has the potential to create a new payments powerhouse in Europe and beyond. The news of the planned acquisition broke a few days after the Payment Systems…

Saara Day

16 May 2016

Blogs

What does clearXchange tell us about the battle…

Seven major US banks – including JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America Corp, Wells Fargo & Co and Bancorp – are collaborating on a jointly owned system that will speed up and simplify…

Saara Day

9 May 2016

Blogs

How to capitalise on the API banking revolution

Here at Icon we always look to the future on how Banks can improve their service offering. The following  informs you of the criteria that the API platform needs to meet in…

Saara Day

2 February 2016

Blogs

Icon Solutions’ Directors embark on their toughest challenge…

I have a milestone birthday coming up in November. ‘What do you mean, 43 isn’t a milestone’ I hear you cry! But yes, the years have been kind I know, however I…

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28 August 2015

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