Open Banking – January 13th is Just the Beginning

It is just over a month until Open Banking becomes a reality.  At least for the customers of the leading nine UK banks, the so called CMA 9, who have been mandated to share their payment account data from 13th January 2018.  The industry is, however, still be a long way from where it needs to be to deliver on the significant opportunity promised.  The provision of third party access to payment accounts is certainly a great stride forward but it is only the first of many steps to realise Open Banking’s full potential.  Check out our latest blog post which looks at the challenges of ensuring that Open Banking delivers on its promise, focussing particularly on the need...

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2018 Open Banking Market Map Released

Open Banking promises to trigger major changes in the way consumers and small business access and use financial services.  It presents major opportunities to Fintechs and would be new entrants.  Our new Market Map provides a compelling summary overview of the emerging ecosystem around Open Banking across Europe and the regulatory drivers behind it. Download the Map Here....

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Meet FirstPartner at Money 20/20 Europe

FirstPartner is looking forward to attending Money20/20 Europe in Amsterdam between the 4th and 6th June. We will be there in conjunction with our partners at The Human Chain and sharing insights from recent work on areas including PSD2, Strong Customer Authentication, Open Banking and B2B payments in an open API endvironment.  If you would like to meet with us at Money 20/20, please contact us on hello@firstpartner.net.      ...

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