Regulatory Fragmentation and Real-Time Payments

Author: Gene Neyer
Date: 26th September 2018

There is a lively debate on whether the modern real-time payment infrastructures came into being through regulation or out of commercial necessity and end-user demand. Although regulators are almost always involved in...

Creating a Next-Gen Payments Platform for an Evolving Digital Economy

Date: 31st May 2018

The convergence of Open Banking, PSD2 and instant payments are giving rise to new use cases in the payments industry on an almost daily basis. The creation of new customer centric value-added...

ISO 20022: The good, the bad and the better

Date: 29th March 2018

  You would think from the many articles, discussion panels and chaotic clamour regarding ISO 20022 in recent years, that it was the new kid on the block. However, ISO 20022 has been slowly...

Global Payments: Spotlight on Colombia

Author: Lauren Jones
Date: 14th November 2017

Lauren Jones, Icon’s International Payments Ambassador has created a country profile on Colombia and their payments market. This paper shares key facts and figures on their payments system, including modernisation plans for...

Spotlight on Central America

Author: Lauren Jones
Date: 2nd October 2017

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...

Changing lanes in Hungary: From batch to instant payments

Author: Aniruddha Maheshwari
Date: 19th September 2017

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...