News

Icon Solutions featured in Financial IT winter magazine

24th November 2020 – Icon Solutions, the leading provider of technology solutions and real-time payments expertise, has been featured in Financial IT’s winter magazine ‘Innovations in FinTech‘ (page 28). Financial IT interviewed…

Katy Press

24 November 2020

Blogs

Striving for ubiquity and interoperability in the US

The first Faster Payments Barometer, conducted by the US Faster Payments Council in partnership with Glenbrook, received over 700 responses with broad coverage across industry stakeholder groups such as financial institutions, core…

Gene Neyer

11 December 2019

Case Studies

UK Faster Payments Build and Support

Learn how Icon refreshed this Tier 1 Bank’s technology, providing robust documentation and a flexible foundation for ongoing change.

Kate Nelson

29 November 2019

Case Studies

Implementing a ring fence banking solution

Discover how Icon Solutions implemented a Ring Fence Banking Solution for a major UK Bank in under four months, ensuring fast and effective delivery.

Kate Nelson

29 November 2019

News

Meet Icon at AFP 2019 in Boston!

London, 4th October 2019 – Icon Solutions, the leading provider of technology solutions and payments expertise, is delighted to announce it will be exhibiting at this year’s AFP 2019 Show in Boston 20-23rd…

Katy Press

4 October 2019

News

Payments Transformation Scorecard launched

Icon Solutions, a leading Fintech provider of payment and technology solutions, has commissioned Aite, an independent research and advisory firm, to explore the payments transformation progress of global banks. The research provides…

Katy Press

21 June 2019

Blogs

What does real-time payments really mean for corporates?

Faster Payments have changed the world for the better and many corporates are already reaping the benefits. During our recent webinar we heard from industry experts in the US, Steve Ledford –…

Katy Press

20 June 2019

News

Icon Solutions commissions research on payments transformation progress

Icon Solutions, a leading Fintech provider of payment and technology solutions, has commissioned Aite, an independent research and advisory firm, to explore the payments transformation progress of global banks. ‘Payment transformation’ is…

Katy Press

12 June 2019

Research

The Payments Transformation Race: Criteria for Success

While payments transformation is high on the list of priorities for banks, there is a lack of information around strategic considerations, best practice and how to minimise risk to ensure success. In…

Katy Press

12 June 2019

Blogs

The journey to RTP in Canada

While Canada has been a leader in mobile and app-based banking technology, the same cannot be said for the speed of their implementation of Real Time Payments (RTP).  However, the last Payments…

Jason Hayes

7 June 2019

News

Head of Continental Europe to speak in Madrid

Icon Solutions, a leading Fintech provider of payment and technology solutions, is delighted to announce that Gema Montoya, Head of Continental Europe, will speak at NACHA’s Alliance 2019 Spring Meeting in Madrid…

Katy Press

5 June 2019

News

Icon Solutions’ RTP survey results are in!

Thank you to all who completed our recent survey, developed in partnership with InstaPay.  As you’ll remember, the aim of the survey was to understand how far along banks are from adopting…

Katy Press

4 June 2019

News

Adoption of real-time payments and payments modernisation survey

As part of a NACHA initiative, we are conducting a short survey to collect views from the banking community on the adoption of real-time payments and payments modernisation in North America. The results…

Katy Press

2 May 2019

News

The era of collaborative payments platform

Discover the era of collaborative payments platform at NACHA Payments 2019! For the last 10 years banks have focused on consolidating payment infrastructures, but have ended up with multiple ‘hubs’, inefficient processes,…

Katy Press

30 April 2019

News

Icon Solutions to keynote at the 2019 Payments…

Icon Solutions Executive Advisor, Gene Neyer, has been invited to keynote at the 2019 Payments Summit which will be taking place at the Hyatt Regency Phoenix between Monday 11th and Thursday 14th March. Gene…

Katy Press

12 February 2019

Blogs

Women in Payments debate the impact of the…

Last week I attended a Women in Payments event entitled, ‘New Payments Architecture – What can we expect and how will we get there?’ The event was hosted by AmazonPay in London…

Katy Press

29 January 2019

News

Icon Solutions is ready to connect to TIPS…

  London, 22nd November 2018 – Icon Solutions, a leading provider of Payment Solutions, is now ready to help payment service providers connect to the European Central Bank’s Target Instant Payments Settlement (TIPS) service…

Kate Nelson

27 November 2018

News

Icon Solutions announced as a founding member of…

  London – 13th November 2018 – Icon Solutions, the specialist provider of global payment technology solutions and consultancy services, was recently announced as a founding member of a newly launched organisation, the…

Saara Day

14 November 2018

Blogs

Payments – an unexpected catalyst for innovation

Germany is undergoing something of a fintech renaissance with startups like challenger bank Number 26 taking advantage of the culture of innovation fostered in cities like Berlin. This spirit of innovation is…

Richard Dear

5 November 2018

Blogs

Creating customer value from new technologies

  I recently had the pleasure of speaking at an event in Paris organised in partnership with DXC, one of Icon’s partner organisations. The audience included representatives of banks and corporates, and…

Tom Hay

19 July 2018

News

Shaping the future of faster payments

Icon Solution’s Chief Strategy Officer Gene Neyer recently co-led a webinar discussion in conjunction with WingCash CEO Bradley Wilkes, about the newly proposed organization, the U.S. Faster Payments Council (FPC). Neyer and…

Kate Nelson

20 June 2018

Blogs

The difference between fast and real-time

  A few years ago, the question “how fast is fast” was being debated across the globe, with many organizations feeling that faster was good enough and hoping to get away with…

Mady Dyson

19 April 2018

Blogs

Optimizing your Chances of Real-time Payments Success

  “Been there, done that, got the scars to prove it!” Experience is a great thing, but it’s sometimes painful to get it the hard way. It’s quicker, less expensive, and generally…

Tom Hay

29 March 2018

Blogs

Top 5 TIPS for the Introduction of SCT…

  The recent InstaPay webinar “Transitioning to Instant Payments in Germany” provided some more TIPS (pun intended) for the introduction of SCT Inst.  Icon’s very own Gene Neyer took part along with…

Richard Dear

28 March 2018

News

Icon Solutions appoints new Head of Payments Architecture

  London, 9th March 2018 – Icon Solutions, the leading provider of technology solutions and real-time payments expertise, today announced the appointment of Toine van Beusekom as Head of Payments Architecture. With…

Mady Dyson

9 March 2018

Blogs

I pagamenti istantanei in Italia diverranno più popolari…

I vantaggi di essere i primi ad adottare il sistema dei pagamenti istantanei Benché l’azienda EBA Clearing abbia lanciato i pagamenti istantanei dell’area unica dei pagamenti in euro (SEPA) a novembre 2017…

Mady Dyson

7 March 2018

Blogs

The business case for RTP – moving past…

  While the conversations we have had with payments business leaders point to a willingness to participate in the Clearing House’s RTP scheme, many of them are struggling with the business case…

Mady Dyson

15 February 2018

Blogs

Will Instant Payments be more popular than coffee…

The benefits of being an early-adopter of Instant Payments Even though EBA Clearing launched SEPA Instant Payments in November 2017 via RT1, so far only a handful of banks (early-adopters) have decided…

Aniruddha Maheshwari

15 February 2018

News

Icon’s Darren Capehorn and Gene Neyer Speak to…

  In a recent interview with PYMNTS, Darren Capehorn, Icon’s Director of Services, and Gene Neyer, Executive Advisor, discuss how payments are changing and how flexible technology can help banks adapt to…

Mady Dyson

8 February 2018

Blogs

Some TIPS for the introduction of SCT Inst

  At the European Central Bank’s #TIPSapp event on Tuesday there was lots of focus on opportunity, both short-term and longer-term from the introduction of Instant Payments (IP). The day was to…

Mady Dyson

7 February 2018

Blogs

Video – Instant Payments: ça marche!

  As part of Icon’s continued efforts to support the adoption of Instant Payments across the Eurozone, we were invited to present our thoughts and expertise on Instant Payments to a wide…

Mady Dyson

12 January 2018

News

Icon Solutions appoints real-time payments expert Gene Neyer…

  London, 10th January 2018 – Icon Solutions, the leading provider of technology solutions and real-time payments expertise, today announced the appointment of industry luminary Gene Neyer as Executive Advisor to the…

Mady Dyson

10 January 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

Blogs

Canada embraces Real-time Payments as a platform for…

  In the Canadian market, both consumers and banks have been early adopters when it comes to banking innovation, whether it is mobile, desktop or behind the scenes technology. Canadian consumers generally expect,…

Mady Dyson

14 December 2017

Blogs

Real-Time Payments Adoption in the US: the non-mandated…

  The Clearing House’s (TCH) central processing scheme in the US has recently started Real Time Payments (RTP) testing for the clearance and settlement of funds between banks. The event is significant…

Mady Dyson

7 December 2017

News

Research: Icon unveils changing face of commercial banking…

  Ovum Report: Real-Time Payments Key Driver for $3.3 Billion Rise in Technology Spend by North American Commercial Banks 50 percent of U.S. and 40 percent of Canadian banks to increase investment…

Kate Nelson

5 December 2017

Blogs

Germany’s role in the uptake of SEPA instant…

  The latest stats from the European Payments Council (EPC), show there are over 400 German Payment Service Providers (PSPs) gearing up to go-live early next year with EBA Clearing’s new SCT…

Kate Nelson

27 November 2017

Blogs

Preparing for Instant Payments? Don’t take a knife…

There was much agreement at Retail Banking Europe (#RBE2017) in Amsterdam last week. Banks need to support the digital economy and are slowly reinventing themselves to become digital entities. Although different approaches…

Kate Nelson

21 November 2017

Blogs

Insights from Money 20/20

  This week the Icon team was at Money 20/20 where we saw a lot of discussion around the new ways in which consumers are interacting with their money, modes of payments…

Kate Nelson

27 October 2017

Blogs

Insights from Sibos 2017: It’s time to think…

  At the recent Sibos 2017 conference in Toronto, one theme rang out loud and clear – it’s time to think about the corporate. The common thread throughout the four-day conference was…

Kate Nelson

25 October 2017

News

Icon to attend Money20/20 Las Vegas

  London, 12th October 2017 –Icon Solutions, the leading provider of technology solutions and real time payments expertise, are looking forward to attending the highly regarded Money20/20 in Las Vegas, which will…

Kate Nelson

12 October 2017

News

Icon’s RTP Team Attend Sibos, Oct 16-19th, Toronto

  London, 10th October 2017 –Icon Solutions, the leading provider of technology solutions and real time payments expertise, are delighted to announce their participation at Sibos, SWIFT’s annual global event for the…

Kate Nelson

9 October 2017

News

Tom Hay, Head of Payments at Icon, appointed…

  London, 5th October 2017 – Icon Solutions are delighted to announce the appointment of Tom Hay, Head of Payments, to the European Payments Council’s Scheme Technical Forum (ESTF). The Forum is…

Kate Nelson

5 October 2017

Whitepapers

Spotlight on Central America

Author: Lauren Jones Date: 2nd October, 2017 Lauren Jones, Icon Solutions’ International Payments Ambassador, has created a profile on Central America’s regional payments scheme: Sistemas de Interconexíon de Pagos (SIP). This shares key facts and figures…

Lauren Jones

2 October 2017

News

Icon Solutions completes functional testing with EBA Clearing’s…

London, 19th September 2017 – Icon Solutions, a leading provider of technology solutions and instant payments consultancy, has successfully completed EBA Clearing’s testing procedure for SCT Inst payments – proving full compliance with the…

Kate Nelson

19 September 2017

Whitepapers

Changing lanes in Hungary: From batch to instant…

From July 2019, customers of Hungarian banks will be able to make instant credit transfers of up to HUF 10 million and the beneficiaries would be able to use these funds within…

Aniruddha Maheshwari

19 September 2017

News

Icon Solutions Extends its Real Time Payments Expertise…

  London, 5 September 2017, Icon Solutions, the independent IT payment specialist technology provider and consultancy, has today announced the appointment of a strategic senior hire in Canada. Jason Hayes, has joined Icon…

Saara Day

5 September 2017

News

Icon Solutions begins functional testing with EBA Clearing’s…

London, 4th August 2017 – Icon Solutions, a leading provider of technology solutions and instant payments consultancy, today announces the start of functional testing between the Instant Payments Framework (IPF) and RT1,…

Kate Nelson

4 August 2017

News

Icon’s Director of Services, Darren Capehorn to speak…

Icon’s Director of Services, Darren Capehorn is scheduled to speak at Payments International on Thursday 14th September 2017. Darren will be presenting ‘Instant Payments – it’s not all about speed…or consumers’ and…

Kate Nelson

3 August 2017

Blogs

Are traditional hubs a good fit for instant…

Any mention of payments and multiple schemes, and the gurus are quick to respond with an “industry leader payments hub” as your go-to solution. These hubs are ‘centralized payments platforms’ which provide…

Icon Solutions

3 August 2017

Blogs

Taking Care of Business – The US Approach…

The US has always been more business-friendly than the Old World, and New York is peppered with temples to industry built by 19th century tycoons such as John D. Rockefeller and J….

Mady Dyson

31 July 2017

News

Icon announces charitable donations totalling £62,000

  London, July 13th 2017 – Icon Solutions, an independent award-winning payment and specialist technology company, has donated £62k during the last 12 months in charitable programmes around the world supporting health,…

Saara Day

13 July 2017

Blogs

PSD2 Set to Topple Europe’s ‘House Of Cards’…

We’re at something of an inflection point in the payments landscape. It’s pretty clear that the arrival of PSD2 and Instant Payments will significantly disrupt retail payments, and the media has been…

Mady Dyson

6 July 2017

Blogs

PSD2 and Instant Payments – Membership has its…

  In 2014 Europe started ramping up the rhetoric for building a pan European Instant Payments solution (now known as SCT-Inst). In response, various forums sprung up to enable interested parties to…

Kate Nelson

28 June 2017

Blogs

Insights from EBAday 2017

  It’s fair to say that Dublin in the June sunshine was out to impress the financial world attending the European Banking Association’s 12th annual congress. Dublin, founded by the Vikings during…

Kate Nelson

27 June 2017

News

Finextra interviews Richard Dear on the consequences of…

London, EBAday 2017,  Finextra     Finextra interviews Icon’s Richard Dear on the Ovum research “Instant Payments and the Post-PSD2 Landscape” as well as the challenges banks are facing when planning and implementing…

Saara Day

26 June 2017

News

Finextra interviews Richard Dear on implementing instant payments

London, EBAday 2017,  Finextra     Finextra  interviews Icon’s Richard Dear regarding financial organisations seeking to move to instant payments. In this interview, Richard identifies some of the key challenges involved and…

Saara Day

22 June 2017

Blogs

The ERPB Highlights the Holes in PSD2

A year ago, the European Retail Payments Board (ERPB) flagged that “In practice, PSD2 and the EBA RTS will not cover all aspects that are relevant for the development of an integrated…

Kate Nelson

22 June 2017

Blogs

The EC’s PSD2 RTS: Winners & losers

While the industry continues its race against time to be PSD2-ready in January 2018, there still remains a number of unknowns and conflicting opinions on how the banking and payments landscape will…

Kate Nelson

22 June 2017

News

Icon’s IPF completes connectivity testing with SIAnet

Dublin, June 21st 2017 – Icon Solutions has completed connectivity testing between IPF and SIA’s high-speed and secure network infrastructure SIAnet, which provides access to EBA Clearing’s platform for instant payments. SIAnet…

Kate Nelson

21 June 2017

News

Form3 selects Instant Payments Framework (IPF) for SEPA…

London, 14 June, 2017 – Form3, the cloud based end-to-end secure standard for global payments processing, today announced a partnership with Icon Solutions, a payment and specialist technology provider. The deal extends…

Kate Nelson

14 June 2017

News

Icon announces partnership with T-Systems Hungary for Icon’s…

  London, June 13th 2017, Icon Solutions, a leading provider of technology and instant payments solutions, has today announced its expansion into the Hungarian market by partnering with T-Systems Hungary to provide customers with…

Saara Day

13 June 2017

Blogs

How PSD2 is replacing the benefits of cards

The world is now immediate. We’re able to buy things online and have them delivered the same day (sometimes within an hour), our correspondence is sent and reacted to in seconds, and…

Kate Nelson

8 June 2017

News

Icon partners with Capgemini to host a PSD2…

  With PSD2 around the corner and Instant Payments no longer a dot on the horizon, the crucial question is: are you ready? Icon Solutions will be partnering with Capgemini to host…

Kate Nelson

8 June 2017

Blogs

Why SEPA Inst is set to become standard

SCT Inst – or SEPA Instant Credit Transfers – is set to completely change the way that payments are made across Europe. Under the current SEPA scheme, cross-border European payments are processed…

Saara Day

30 May 2017

Blogs

PSD2 and Instant Payments Rewrite the Script

  PSD2 brings a seismic shift in what it fundamentally means to be a bank. It’s no longer enough to be a trusted custodian of consumer transactions and the traditional bank position…

Daniela Sarti

22 May 2017

News

Icon Expands its Payments Expertise to the American…

  London, 23 May 2017, Icon Solutions, the independent IT payment specialist technology provider and consultancy, has today announced the appointment of a strategic senior hire in the US.  James Methe, previously Capgemini’s Senior Director,…

Saara Day

22 May 2017

News

Financial IT magazine features Icon’s “The PSD2 final…

  London, 15 May 2017,  Icon Solutions, the specialist provider of instant payments technology has been published in the April issue of Financial IT’s magazine.  This international publication is renowned for providing cutting edge FinTech…

Saara Day

15 May 2017

News

PYMNTS.COM interviews Icon’s Head of Payments on US…

 London, 09 May 2017, PYMNTS.COM Past Lessons May Prove Invaluable For US Real-Time Payments Rollout Real-time payments initiatives are under way all across the globe, but there is little consistency across jurisdictions…

Saara Day

9 May 2017

Blogs

How real is the US on real-time payments?

  With real-time payments on the horizon for the US, NACHA’s Faster Payments 2017  was a key conference for payments professionals. But how close is real-time payments to becoming the norm there…

Daniela Sarti

9 May 2017

News

Webinar: Is Europe Ready for SCT Inst?

  Icon Solutions is delighted to be participating in the InstaPay webinar: Is Europe ready for SCT Inst? How ready are organisations for SCT Inst? Webinar: Wednesday 3rd May 2017 12pm BST/…

Saara Day

20 April 2017

Blogs

Preventing fraud in real-time payments

  What insights can the U.S. take from early real-time payments adopters?    Change is constant in the banking and payments industry – and organizations that can keep pace with this change…

Kate Nelson

19 April 2017

Blogs

Real-time payments – it’s not always about the…

  Real time means ‘now’, like boom – you have it, just like receiving a WhatsApp message. And if we think of what ‘now’ means for e-commerce, the first things that come…

Kate Nelson

18 April 2017

News

Why Icon’s IPF should be on your radar…

London, 13 April 2017,  Ovum releases: On the Radar – Icon Solutions adds real-time capability to existing systems, which evaluates Icon’s Instant Payments Framework (IPF).This is the latest release in their series…

Kate Nelson

13 April 2017

News

Icon Solutions’ Instant Payments Helps Keep Banks PSD2…

London, 12 April 2017,  Richard Dear is interviewed by Julie Muhn at Finovate on Icon’s Instant Payments Framework (IPF) that will help keep banks PSD2 compliant. IT payment consultancy Icon Solutions is tackling…

Kate Nelson

11 April 2017

Blogs

Mexico: Cash is king, but not if it’s…

  Lauren Jones, ex Head of Standards at Payments UK, and now Icon’s International Payments Ambassador, reports from out in the field where she is actively testing different methods of payments and…

Kate Nelson

10 April 2017

News

Icon Solutions to exhibit at NACHA Faster Payments…

  Icon Solutions is delighted to be an exhibitor at NACHA’s prestigious Faster Payments 2017 event in Austin, Texas. Taking place in April, Faster Payments 2017 brings together those who are driving and…

Kate Nelson

28 March 2017

News

Icon to speak at PSD2 techUK event

  London, 27 March 2017, Tom Hay, Icon’s Head of Payments will speak at the forthcoming techUK event: PSD2 Authentication…the rumours, facts, challenges and solutions on 3rd April, London Last month, saw the release of PSD2…

Saara Day

27 March 2017

News

Icon Solutions confirms sponsorship of EBAday

  London, 23 March 2017 Icon Solutions, the specialist provider of European payment and technology solutions confirms sponsorship of EBAday, 2017 in Dublin Tom Kelleher, Icon’s Commercial Director has confirmed that Icon…

Saara Day

23 March 2017

News

Fintech Finance interview Tom Hay and Richard Dear…

London, 6 March 2017,  Fintech Finance      Fintech Finance interview Richard Dear and Tom Hay at Finovate 2017,  on Icon’s Instant Payments Framework (IPF), a real-time payments orchestration engine, built from the ground…

Saara Day

6 March 2017

Blogs

Payments, the internet of things, and the end…

The internet of things (IoT) is at the peak of the hype cycle, so it’s not surprising to find payment companies trying to jump aboard the gravy train. The problem is, consumers…

Saara Day

6 March 2017

News

Payments Cards & Mobile publish Icon’s blog on…

  London, 27 February 2017,   Payments Card & Mobile publish Tom Hay, Head of Payment and Mark Burlison, Senior Consultant at Icon Solutions blog on SEPA: Is the ECB stifling competition…

Saara Day

27 February 2017

Blogs

7 Minutes of Fame at Finovate

  At Finovate Europe, 2017, 71 Fintech companies got to present their latest and greatest products via a 7 minute live demo, in front of 1,500 people.  What makes this years’ Finovate…

Daniela Sarti

27 February 2017

News

International Business Times interviews Tom Hay and Richard…

 London, 13 February 2017, International Business Times   Apple, Facebook and Amazon primed for PSD2 demolition of the card networks     Quite often people talk about the fabulous opportunities that open…

Saara Day

13 February 2017

News

Financial IT report on Icon Solutions’ partnership with…

  London, 8 February 2017,  Icon Solutions the specialist provider of instant payments technology, has today announced that it is partnering with Featurespace, the world’s leading supplier of Adaptive Behavioural Analytics technology. ARIC™, Featurespace’s advanced…

Saara Day

9 February 2017

News

Icon to speak at instant payments webinar

  London, 7 February 2017, Tom Hay, Icon’s Head of Payments will speak at the forthcoming webinar: Avoid the common pitfalls of instant payments installations in association with InstaPay.Today and Lipis Advisors on…

Saara Day

7 February 2017

News

Icon Solutions partners with Featurespace to provide instant…

  London, 6 February 2017, Icon Solutions the specialist provider of instant payments technology, has today announced that it is partnering with Featurespace, the world’s leading supplier of Adaptive Behavioural Analytics technology….

Saara Day

5 February 2017

News

Icon selected to present at Finovate Europe 2017

  London, 17 January 2017. After a competitive application process, Icon Solutions have been selected to showcase their innovative response to the need for global Instant Payment solutions, Instant Payment Framework (IPF),…

Saara Day

17 January 2017

Blogs

Hungary marches towards Instant Payments

The end of 2016 witnessed an excellent step by the Hungarian Central Bank (MNB) – the release of the ‘Operational model of the instant payment service in Hungary’. It is remarkable for…

Saara Day

17 January 2017

News

New survey on the real demand for instant…

  A recent survey conducted by InstaPay.today highlighted that key stakeholders within the instant payments industry overwhelmingly believe that it is consumer demand driving instant payments, and not new regulations. The survey was…

Saara Day

16 January 2017

News

Countdown to SEPA inst

  SEPA instant payments (SCT inst) is the first instant payment scheme to be inter-operable in a region as large as SEPA and is a response to European customer needs for faster…

Saara Day

30 November 2016

News

Icon hosts instant payments roundtable in Amsterdam

Icon Solutions was delighted to host its first Payments Breakfast roundtable in Amsterdam, in association with EBA and Finextra on Tuesday 22nd November 2016. The topic of this exclusive roundtable was ‘Instant payments –…

Saara Day

24 November 2016

News

Icon to host PSD2 Payments Workshops in Budapest

  We’re delighted to have been invited by the Hungarian Banking Association to present at their PSD2 Payments Workshop on Monday 12th December 2016 in Budapest, Hungary. At the event, we’ll be…

Saara Day

23 November 2016

News

Research reveals lower cost of Instant Payments implementation…

 Average five year cumulative costs for small and medium-sized banks as low as €500,000 By year five, maintenance fees can make up over 50% of total costs Modular, highly configurable systems remove…

Saara Day

21 November 2016

Blogs

Push towards “less cash” society

While the world was waiting with bated breath and crossed fingers for the outcome of the American Presidential race and Election Night events being organised around the world, on other side of…

Theme Group

11 November 2016

News

Icon joins Euro Banking Association (EBA)

Icon Solutions has recently been announced as an Associate Member of the Euro Banking Association (EBA). The EBA is a practitioners’ body for banks and other service providers supporting a pan-European vision…

Saara Day

6 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

News

Faster Payments 101: Podcast with Tom Hay

Hear an Icon podcast with PaymentEye – Faster Payments 101 with Tom Hay, Head of Payments at Icon Solutions, discussing the real costs of implementing faster payment solutions and the dangers to…

Saara Day

13 July 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…

Theme Group

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…

Theme Group

22 June 2016

News

Icon’s Head of Payments, Tom Hay appointed to…

Tom Hay, heads up Icon’s payment team and has a wealth of experience in aiding financial institutions move to faster payments. With two decades of payments experience as Head of Architecture with…

Saara Day

10 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

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

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

News

Icon Solutions readies Instant Payments Framework

Icon Solutions is gearing up to launch a technology framework that enables banks to connect to instant payment schemes. Read More

Saara Day

27 April 2016

News

Icon’s IPF solution offers financial institutions flexibility, lower…

Icon Launches Instant Payments Framework To Facilitate Real Time Payments. Icon’s IPF solution offers financial institutions flexibility, lower cost of ownership and faster time to market. Icon Solutions, an independent IT payment…

Saara Day

27 April 2016

News

Instant Payments Framework launched by Icon Solutions

The new framework – available worldwide – is set to open up access to real-time payments for banks. UK-based Icon Solutions, an IT payment consultancy and specialist technology provider, describes its Instant…

Saara Day

27 April 2016

News

Moving Banks, Big And Small, To Real-Time Payments

The term “instant payments” conjures up effortless fund flows from one place to another, between individuals, from consumers to companies and between firms themselves. But the latticework and infrastructure behind such speed…

Saara Day

24 April 2016

News

Icon’s Head Of Payments is invited to speak…

Tom Hay, Icon’s Head of Payments has been invited to speak at this year’s Money 20/20 Europe, 4-7 April in Copenhagen, the World’s Largest FinTech event. Tom will take to the stage…

Saara Day

15 March 2016

News

Icon launches Payments At Breakfast series

Icon Solutions was delighted to host our first Payments Breakfast roundtable, in association with Finextra, this morning. The topic of this exclusive roundtable was ‘The new access model to Faster Payments: Will…

Saara Day

7 May 2015

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