Blogs

The Meat in the Sandwich

  Caught between two regulatory juggernauts I’ve been really enjoying the recent Six Nations rugby: there is some phenomenal skill on show, and some very astute tactics, but you can’t beat the…

Mady Dyson

13 March 2018

Blogs

Instant Payments: What can we expect in 2018?

  2017: The year of Instant Payments  Unless you’ve spent the last 365 days hiding under a rock, you’ll be fully aware that 2017 has been the year of Instant Payments. Regulators…

Mady Dyson

28 December 2017

Whitepapers

Global Payments: Spotlight on Guatemala

Author: Lauren Jones Date: 13th July, 2017 Lauren Jones, Icon Solutions’ International Payments Ambassador, has created a country profile on the Guatemalan payments market. This shares key facts and figures for this country including modernisation plans…

Lauren Jones

14 July 2017

Whitepapers

Global Payments: Spotlight on Belize

Author: Lauren Jones Date: 4th July, 2017 Lauren Jones, Icon Solutions’ International Payments Ambassador, has created a country profile on the Belize payments market. This shares key facts and figures for this country including the launch…

Lauren Jones

3 July 2017

Whitepapers

Global Payments: Spotlight on Mexico

Author: Lauren Jones Date: 18th May, 2017 Lauren Jones, Icon’s International Payments Ambassador has created a country profile on the Mexican payments market. This shares key facts and figures for this country including the names of…

Lauren Jones

18 May 2017

Whitepapers

Fast track to PDS2

Author: Tom Hay Date: 13th July 2016 Until now financial institutions (FI’s) have been in control of their digital presence, offering their own branded services to customers via tablets, mobiles and wearable…

Theme Group

9 March 2017

Blogs

The Treasury’s view of PSD2: A step in…

As a European directive, PSD2 has to be transposed into UK law. HM Treasury has recently launched a consultation inviting comment on the proposed legislative changes. The consultation document is written in…

Saara Day

22 February 2017

Blogs

NextGen Banking: From Start to Finnish

Icon’s Payments team have just returned from the FinExtra’s  NextGen Banking conference in Helsinki, Finland and thought we’d share some highlights from the event. To open the event, Erkki Poutiainen summed up…

Theme Group

14 October 2016

Whitepapers

PSD2 Draft RTS: Ten Key Points

Following the recent publication of the European Banking Association (EBA) draft Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS), covering Secure Customer Authentication (SCA) and secure communication, Icon’s Tom Hay takes a closer look at ten…

Marketing Icon

2 September 2016

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,…

Icon Solutions

28 August 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…

Theme Group

22 June 2016

News

Icon launches ‘Instant Payments Framework’ to open up…

Icon Solutions, the independent IT payment consultancy and specialist technology provider, today announced the worldwide launch of its Instant Payments Framework (IPF). IPF is an agile yet robust software product that expedites…

Saara Day

29 April 2016

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