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Can your current payments technology be future-proofed?

For banks and FIs ready to upgrade their payments platforms to maintain pace with customer demand, it can appear that ‘rip and replace’ is the only option. Of course, full system replacement has its benefits; an ‘off the shelf’ solution will typically be better supported, better suited to future innovation and easier to implement as…

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PSD2 Is A Huge Opportunity for Online Merchants

Europe’s Payment Services Directive 2 (PSD2) is due to come into force in January 2018, once all the national parliaments have passed the required legislation. Some commentators are calling it the biggest change in banking, ever. The main thrust of the new regulation is to improve competition in payments across the Eurozone by: enshrining strong…

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Is there a way out of the legacy systems trap?

They have been the mainstay of payments systems around the world over the last three decades. Today, however, financial institutions (FIs) we talk to are telling us that their legacy payments systems such as BASE24 Classic can no longer support their plans for the future. Facing uncertain upgrade paths, they are confronted with difficult choices…

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