Payments and Collections

Are regulators now set to turn their attention to anti-money laundering?

Posted on Oct 18 2014 by

Critical success of AML and KYC initiatives have to be underpinned by a combination of vigilance and due-diligence.

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4 payments issues to watch out for after the SEPA migration

Posted on Oct 13 2014 by

EuroFinance has kindly invited me to moderate a session entitled “Open Spaces: Beyond SEPA” at their conference next week. Yesterday, in preparation, I was on a conference call with six treasury experts from businesses across Europe which highlighted issues and opportunities and so promises to make our discussion in Budapest very lively. You may be […]

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5 reasons why you need to take care when using IBANs

Posted on Oct 06 2014 by

The move to global standardisation using ISO2022 XML has meant the adoption of the International Bank Account Number (IBAN) by many countries and organisations. This means the IBAN effectively supplants a country’s domestic bank account data, such as account number and sort code.  

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Five things you might not know about IBAN

Posted on Sep 26 2014 by

Initiatives such as SEPA (Single Euro Payments Area) and the move to global standardisation using ISO2022 XML have led to the adoption of the International Bank Account Number (IBAN). Here are five things you might not know about the IBAN:

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4 types of bank account data errors that may be causing payments failure

Posted on Sep 18 2014 by

Any successful bid to resolve payment failures caused by invalid bank account data hinges on the ability to accurately understand the causes: error types, their frequency and specific category.Without this understanding the error will never be fixed and simply continue. 

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Four reasons why you might be holding invalid bank account data?

Posted on Sep 12 2014 by

Sending and receiving payments are business critical processes and when payments fail the impact on a company’s bottom line can be very serious. One area which causes payment failure but which may be overlooked is in the collection and storage of bank account data. When you collect and manage customer and supplier bank account data […]

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Plug in to Payments FM

Posted on Jul 23 2014 by

Payments FM gets a revamp.

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Turning your credit report into your credit score

Posted on Jun 09 2014 by

Chris McGuckin outlines how your credit report is converted into your credit score.

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New OpenSSL flaw puts online security back in the spotlight

Posted on Jun 09 2014 by

Hot on the heels of Heartbleed, a new high-profile OpenSSL flaw has emerged.

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Payments FM podcast – Using mobile devices in banking and payments

Posted on Jun 06 2014 by

The latest in a series of payments related industry podcasts from our cohort of in-house experts.

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