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Volume 18

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The future of payments

Global trends, changing business models and innovation are creating a new world for payments. New entrants, able to facilitate their own payment processes, are both a threat and an opportunity to many existing financial services players in the ecosystem.

Our global payments leaders welcome a global dialogue on these issues as we aim to help our clients develop practical payment strategies that work.

Articles from this volume of #payments

Open APIs in banking: Asia-Pacific perspectives

As global standards for an open API framework emerge, how will the Asia-Pacific regional financial ecosystem develop its own open architecture propositions? The opportunities for traditional (and non-traditional) financial service providers to benefit from an open API framework are immense. One thing is certain: open APIs will drive the future of banking. Read the full article.

Payments as a driver for market sector convergence

Payments will play a key role in the convergence of previously divergent market sectors. This trend--along with digitization, new business models and the rapid advancement of new technology—will provide new opportunities for banks and payment service providers. Successful payment providers will be in the driver’s seat and those that hesitate will be left behind. Read the full article.

VC market round-up

Q3 2017 was characterized by an increasing number of Initial Coin Offerings (ICO) and a strong focus on alternative payment systems and security solutions. Read the full article.

M&A market round-up

Deal volume in the payment industry reached a new peak in the second quarter of 2017, exceeding US$25.9 billion. Read the full article.


EY - The impact of MiFID II

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