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COVID-19 Continued to Accelerate Change During 2021 in Fintech and Financial Services Sector, Along with New Regulations: Report

2021 continued to be another “unprecedented year in the financial services industry,” according to an update from payments specialist Banking Circle. The team at Banking Circle points out that not only did the impact of COVID-19 “continue to accelerate change, but a number of new… Read More

B2B Cross-Border Payment Provider, Verto, Partners with Payments Fintech Banking Circle

B2B cross-border payment provider, Verto, has teamed up with payments bank, Banking Circle, in order to streamline global payments for its customers. Utilizing the Banking Circle Virtual IBAN solution, alongside access to Banking Circle’s domestic payment channels, Verto is “addressing the pain points of complicated… Read More

Payments Fintech Banking Circle Appoints Timo Florian Zwez as Head of Inst Banking for DACH Region

Payments Fintech Banking Circle, the tech-focused payments bank, has appointed an experienced banker as its new Head of Institutional Banking for the DACH region. Timo Florian Zwez has reportedly joined Banking Circle from commercial wholesale bank, Bayerische Landesbank (BayernLB), where he spent around 6 years… Read More

Instant Payments Volume to Surge 470% in 5 Years, CBDCs May Also Streamline Cross-Border Transactions: Report

There have been many new developments in the banking and Fintech space with new research predicting growth across various areas of the fast-evolving sector. The team at payments specialist Banking Circle notes that they were recognized at Money 20/20 by two industry awards. Banking Circle… Read More

Real Time or Instant B2B Payments Are Being Offered, but Service Needs Improvements: Report

The team at Banking Circle, an established payments service provider, has looked into how collaboration can “speed up the real-time payments revolution for corporates.” As noted in a blog post by Banking Circle: “For retail customers, instant payments have come to be expected, but in… Read More

Financial Institutions are Increasingly Adopting AI for Supporting AML as Fintech Adoption Rises: Report

There has been a special focus on anti-money laundering (AML) in the industry during August 2021, with accelerations in the use of artificial intelligence for AML, as well as certain updates made to regulatory guidelines, according to a report from Banking Circle. Payments specialist Banking… Read More

Dave Burns, CRO at Napier AI, Says There’s Huge Potential for What Artificial Intelligence Can Bring to AML

In the fast-evolving digital economy, money laundering and financial crime have been increasing quite rapidly as regulation and banking processes struggle to address the rise in “criminal innovation.” Because of these developments, financial institutions have to respond quickly and effectively, by utilizing the appropriate tools… Read More

Banking, Fintech Report Highlights UK’s Fast-Growing Financial Tech Space, while Challenges Include Centralized Cloud Providers

Payments specialist Banking Circle notes in a recent update on the payments, banking and Fintech space that there have been record-level investments in the UK’s vibrant Fintech sector, with $5.7 billion of VC invested across 317 deals so far in 2021. Banking Circle‘s CIO, Michel… Read More

Payments Fintech Banking Circle Chooses European Firm SIA to Provide Instant Payments

Banking Circle, the Payments Bank for the digital economy, has chosen SIA, an established European hi-tech firm in payment services and infrastructures, controlled by CDP Equity, in order to introduce its instant payments service in Europe “connecting to the TARGET Instant Payment Settlement (TIPS) service… Read More

Payment Service Provider Paymaster24 Chooses Banking Circle to Enhance Digital Payments Platform

Full-service payment service provider (PSP) of local digital payment solutions, Paymaster24, has reportedly chosen Banking Circle in order to improve its existing service proposition for merchants. Importantly, the collaboration with Banking Circle should assist Paymaster24 with speeding up payments while offering additional currencies to its… Read More

Digital Transformation Specialist SnapSwap Chooses Banking Circle to Offer Fast, Low-Cost Payments to Clients

SnapSwap, a provider of digital transformation services for financial services and businesses, has reportedly chosen Banking Circle to offer quicker and lower-cost payments to its clients. By leveraging Banking Circle’s Payments on Behalf of (POBO) and Collections on Behalf of (COBO) services, SnapSwap will see… Read More

B4B Payments, a Global Prepaid Payments Firm, to Leverage Digital Infrastructure from Banking Circle

B4B Payments, a multinational prepaid payments provider, has chosen Banking Circle to offer  payments infrastructure to support its corporate banking services. Offering prepaid solutions to businesses for over 15 years, Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) approved B4B Payments enables companies to effectively manage their finances, which… Read More

London based PayAlly, an Integrated Payments Ecosystem for SMEs, to Leverage Banking Circle Tech

PayAlly, a fully integrated payments ecosystem for small businesses, is reportedly using Banking Circle solutions to enhance its multi-currency B2B cross-border payments platform. Through the partnership, PayAlly will be able access a wider range of payment channels via the Banking Circle super-correspondent banking network. This… Read More

Banking Circle to Act as Front-Runner Bank in Creating Bulk-Clearing for Danish Krone after Joining P27 Nordic Payment Initiative

Global financial infrastructure provider, Banking Circle, has reportedly joined the P27 Nordic payment initiative as a “front-runner” bank in developing “bulk-clearing” for the Danish Krone, “underlining its commitment to building a global payments infrastructure.” P27 has been recognized as an important initiative to address the… Read More

European Payments Specialist Banking Circle Reports Significant Rise in Transactions, Users After Acquiring License Last Year

Banking Circle, the payments specialist, has revealed that there’s been a significant “uplift in payments flow” and clients just a year after it launched its Banking License. At the end of February 2020, Banking Circle was awarded a Banking License from the Commission de Surveillance… Read More

Safenetpay, an E-Money Institution Authorized by UK FCA, Partners with Payments Specialist Banking Circle

One-stop business payment solution provider, Safenetpay, has partnered with payments specialist, Banking Circle, to enhance its international payment offering. By utilizing Banking Circle’s multi-currency accounts, SEPA and SWIFT transactions solutions and foreign exchange (FX) capabilities, Safenetpay’s business clients will be able to “access additional currencies,… Read More

Netherlands based Payment Services Provider Online Payment Platform Selects Banking Circle to Help it Support Global Marketplace

Earlier this week, Online Payment Platform, the Netherlands based payment services provider, chose Banking Circle to help it support global marketplaces As confirmed in a release, Online Payment Platform selected payments specialist and licensed bank, Banking Circle, to “enhance its marketplace offering.” As mentioned in… Read More

Financial Infrastructure Developer Banking Circle Reveals it’s Now Fully Cloud based, Shares Other Fintech Industry Updates

The team at Banking Circle, a leading financial infrastructure developer, notes that as the first quarter of 2021 comes to an end, anti-money laundering or AML measures have been “a key focus in the industry.” The company writes in a blog post that following the… Read More

Banking Circle Survey: 42% of Senior Bankers Say Outdated Tech Is Major Hurdle in Adopting AI to Improve AML Processes

Banking Circle, a financial infrastructure developer, notes that the rapid and widespread digital adoption by banking clients, and the accelerated digitalization across financial services following the COVID-19 outbreak have “expanded the opportunity for fraud.” Criminals are increasingly exploiting “gaps” found between digital solutions or platforms,… Read More

Money Laundering via Global Financial System Estimated at Up to $2T Annually, AI Models May Address Issues, Banking Circle Explains

Banking Circle, a financial infrastructure developer, notes that McKinsey has found that around $800 billion to $2 trillion has been laundered annually via the international banking system. Banking Circle reveals that criminals keep using more sophisticated methods to launder funds, which may put the reputations… Read More

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