ACI Worldwide has joined forces with Mastercard to create a unique partnership capable of leading the world towards advancing the on-demand economy through payment system modernisation.
Central bank says prototype would operate without bank account, contract or smartphone
Remote working on a large scale had never been done before, but central banks appear to have successfully adapted IT and cyber frameworks
Central bank kicks off pilot exercise with limited issuance of currency to banks and payments firms
Existing and planned payments system upgrades appear sufficient, governor says
Dave Birch breaks down the forces that are pushing central banks towards CBDC
Central banks taking divergent approaches to scrutiny of crypto firms
Safeguards needed to guarantee operational resilience of financial system
Test processed 300,000 payments simultaneously; carbon footprint smaller than current card payments
As central banks embrace new technology, providers are jostling to be first in line
Central bank is still researching underlying technology and design features, says T Rabi Sankar
Tony Sio, Nasdaq’s head of marketplace regulatory technology, explains the role market surveillance tools play in central banks’ suptech portfolios.
Technology could cut costs and offer faster processing, traceability, security and risk management
Report stresses the importance of reinforcing cyber security processes
Authors make case for “public digital payments” as tool to boost competition and innovation
Central bank chooses telecoms company subsidiary following tender process
Researchers argue stablecoins are not medium of exchange, and so are not money
Central bank confirms digital yuan will be direct central bank liability
Risk-based approach will bring crypto operations within South Africa’s regulatory perimeter
Lars Schröder, senior engagement manager at SkySparc, looks at what is driving shifts in central banks’ technology requirements.
Swedish central bank points to false online information claiming it is selling e-kronor
Communications system based on Scion technology aims to increase cyber security
Authors say regulators should take action as digital innovation drives changes in market structures
Central bank supports European Commission plan for e-identity rollout across the eurozone