Meet FirstPartner at Money 20/20 Europe 2019

FirstPartner is looking forward to attending Money20/20 Europe in Amsterdam between the 3rd and 5th June. We will be there alongside 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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Our Highlights from Money 2020 Europe 2019

In early June, FirstPartner and our partner company The Human Chain visited Money 2020 Europe 2019. Read our highlights from the event in the Human Chain's newsletter. With 350 speakers on 6 stages and over 6000 attendees from more than 2000 companies and 82 countries, this is by far the largest and most relevant banking, payments & fintech event in Europe. The event comes at a really critical time for the payments market in Europe with PSD2 SCA and Open Banking regulation coming into force in September 2019.the largest banking, payments and fintech event in Europe.  The event comes at a really critical time for the payments market in Europe with PSD2 SCA and Open Banking ...

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The EBA's latest PSD2 SCA opinion - why the payments industry needs to act

Less that three months before the regulation comes into foirce, the EBA acknowledges lack of readiness for PSD2 Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) and sanctions some flexibility on implementation, while making clear that the most widely used SCA approach is non-compliant. FirstPartner and The Human Chain analyse the impact for the payments industry. On Friday 21st June the European Banking Authority (EBA) published a new Opinion Paper on the elements of strong customer authentication (SCA) under PSD2 which has subsequently been backed up by a confimatory statement from the European Commission. This opinion has significant practical implications for issuers, acquirers, card ...

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