Perspectives

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20thFeb '17

Merchant Payments Ecosystem Conference

By | February 20th, 2017|

Ulf Geismar presented at the Merchant Payments Ecosystem conference in Berlin last week. With over 1,000 attendees, it is one of Europe's leading events on merchant payments. Ulf discussed 'Global Trends and Developments in Instant [...]

20thFeb '17

EDC Interface – March

By | February 20th, 2017|

In our new monthly post, we provide comment & analysis on key developments across business strategy, regulation, M&A and technology. Amongst this months topics - see below - are the possible review of the [...]

24thJan '17

EDC’s Annual Payments Industry Survey

By | January 24th, 2017|

Every year, we conduct an Advanced Payments Survey to identify industry trends, capture expectations, and understand perspectives from industry stakeholders. We would like to invite all industry professionals to participate in our 2017 survey. The [...]

3rdJan '17

How Not To Digitise

By | January 3rd, 2017|

A noted historian once observed that history is nothing but the unfolding of miscalculation. If this is true, then the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi made history on November 8th when he ordered two large [...]

21stDec '16

Fintech Connect Live

By | December 21st, 2016|

In early December EDC once again joined the debate at the Fintech Connect Live event in London. This is an event that has grown considerably since last year and it was interesting to see what [...]

2ndDec '16

A Payments Strategy For The 21st Century

By | December 2nd, 2016|

Following almost 12 months of work, the UK’s payments industry, made up of hundreds individuals from over 200 organisations, representing a significant collaboration and commitment, has launched the new payments strategy ready for the 21st [...]

2ndDec '16

Samee Zafar Speaking To CEE Fintech In Budapest

By | December 2nd, 2016|

Watch Samee Zafar, Director, speaking to CEE Fintech in Budapest. CEE-Fintech matches fintech startups with financial institutions, technological integrators and investors interested in the field. The matchmaking is provided by professional partners and members.

30thNov '16

Blockchain And The Future

By | November 30th, 2016|

Getting it wrong Pollsters whose job it is to talk to people and predict the outcomes of elections, sometimes get things badly wrong: the general election in Britain in 2015 when Labour performed unexpectedly poorly; [...]

4thNov '16

Payment Roadmap For Merchants

By | November 4th, 2016|

In today’s digital world where everything happens in an instant, convenience is no longer a luxury but the expectation. Every day, new forms of payments are being developed – mobile, apps, e-wallet, contactless, online banking, [...]

4thNov '16

EDC At The Smartex Forum

By | November 4th, 2016|

Tim Mason presented at the Smartex Forum on 11 October, held at Browns in Covent Garden, London. The title of his presentation was “Smart Payments for connected IoT Devices” in which the rise of the [...]