25 November 2014

Company announcements

Retail banking

Cardtronics pays $1.5m to settle ATM access suit

6 hours ago  |  790 views  |  0

Cardtronics, Inc., the world's largest owner and operator of retail ATMs, has agreed to pay $1.5 million to resolve claims that it failed to comply with a previous court-approved settlement to make many of the company's machines in Massachusetts, and throughout the country, accessible to blind and visually impaired users, Attorney General Martha Coakley announced today.

Wholesale banking

Wall Street Horizon names Bruce Fador president and CCO

6 hours ago  |  514 views  |  0

Wall Street Horizon, a rapidly growing provider of single-stock event calendar data services for institutional investors and traders, today announced the appointment of Bruce R. Fador as President and Chief Commercial Officer.

Virtual currency

BitFury adds Samsung Electronics president Young Sohn to strategic advisory board

8 hours ago  |  552 views  |  0

BitFury Group, the leading Bitcoin infrastructure provider and Bitcoin transaction processing company has added Young Sohn, Samsung Electronics president and chief strategy officer, to its strategic advisory board.

Retail banking

ProfitStars releases Kernel digital marketing tool

8 hours ago  |  579 views  |  0

Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. is a leading provider of technology solutions and payment processing services primarily for the financial services industry. Its ProfitStars® division today announced the general availability of Kernelâ„¢, a targeted digital marketing tool that helps financial institutions deliver relevant content to consumers and enhance lead generation.

Transaction banking

Swift expands corporate services centre in Kuala Lumpur

9 hours ago  |  661 views  |  0

SWIFT today announces that it has doubled its office space in the Kuala Lumpur Corporate Services Centre, Malaysia, further strengthening its physical presence in the region to meet the growing needs of customers and the industry.

Retail banking

NCR to power Banco Falabella ATM marketing

9 hours ago  |  590 views  |  0

NCR Corporation, the global leader in consumer transaction technologies, announced that Banco Falabella of Colombia is introducing a new ATM experience powered by a complete NCR software and hardware solution.


Dovetail opens Canada office

9 hours ago  |  788 views  |  0

Dovetail, a leading provider of market ready payment and liquidity management solutions will open a Canadian office in Toronto as Canadian banks focus on improving the customer experience and revenue potential of their payments lines of business.


SIX Payment Services adds contactless payment function to cCredit software

9 hours ago  |  564 views  |  0

SIX Payment Services is adding a contactless payment function to its cCredit software terminal.

Risk & regulation

CFTC finds deficiencies in market compliance

12 hours ago  |  800 views  |  0

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission's Division of Market Oversight (Division) today issued three separate rule enforcement reviews of certain Designated Contract Markets (DCMs).

Risk & regulation

Isda publishes key principles on CCP recovery and resolution

12 hours ago  |  627 views  |  0

The International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc. (ISDA) today announced the publication of a set of key principles on the adequacy and structure of central counterparty (CCP) loss-absorbing resources and on CCP recovery and resolution.

Transaction banking

EPC publishes updated version of SCT and SDD rulebooks.

12 hours ago  |  822 views  |  0

Brussels: The European Payments Council (EPC), representing the European banking industry in relation to payments, today published updated versions of the SEPA Credit Transfer (SCT) and SEPA Direct Debit (SDD) Rulebooks.


FCA publishes terms of reference for credit card market study

13 hours ago  |  810 views  |  0

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today published the terms of reference for a credit card market study. The FCA announced the market study in April 2014 after its own research showed that the credit card market was not working well for some consumers.

Risk & regulation

Reval closes $20 million in structured financing with Goldman Sachs

13 hours ago  |  735 views  |  0

Reval, a leading global Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider of a scalable and integrated Treasury and Risk Management (TRM) solution, announced today that it has closed a private placement of $20 million in structured financing with Goldman, Sachs & Co. Proceeds will be used for general corporate purposes.

Risk & regulation

Liquidity has eroded post-crisis - ICMA survey

13 hours ago  |  496 views  |  0

Liquidity in the European secondary bond market: perspectives from the market ICMA publishes survey on current state and future evolution of the European corporate bond market.

Risk & regulation

Top prepaid card issuers may benefit from new CFPB regulations - Fitch

13 hours ago  |  1015 views  |  0

US federal proposals released on Nov. 13 that would tighten regulation of the prepaid card market may spur a consolidation of small, high-fee prepaid issuers who may be less transparent or uncompetitive, while boosting low-cost, more transparent providers, according to Fitch Ratings.


European ATM Security Team publishes third fraud update for 2014

13 hours ago  |  1012 views  |  0

The European ATM Security Team (EAST) has just published its third European Fraud Update for 2014.

Trade execution

OTAS launches developer toolkit for visual analytics

13 hours ago  |  676 views  |  0

OTAS Technologies, the preferred decision support partner to the world's largest global institutions, today launched OTAS Base, an API and visualisation toolkit for developers to assist in building applications that integrate OTAS analytics and visual elements.


Acculynk acquires PayPlum IP portfolio

24 November 2014  |  979 views  |  0

Acculynk, a leading technology driven payment processor announced today that it is acquiring the intellectual property (IP) of PayPlum, LLC, the first enterprise-class distributed PCI Compliance software solution focused exclusively on reducing the risk, costs and burden of safeguarding the acceptance and transport of sensitive payment card data within the online and mobile channels.

Trade execution

BSE deploys Solfareflare network I/O software

24 November 2014  |  775 views  |  0

Solarflare, the leader in application-intelligent 10/40 Gigabit Ethernet (10/40GbE) technology, today announced BSE Ltd. - formerly known as Bombay Stock Exchange Ltd. - has deployed Solarflare's intelligent network I/O software and hardware on their customer gateways and throughout their core network.

Retail banking

Fime and Barnes International jointly launch CPV test tool

24 November 2014  |  985 views  |  0

EMV(R) chip testing providers, Barnes International and FIME, have announced that their latest jointly developed card personalization validation (CPV) test tool has been qualified by MasterCard.

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