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Banks Must Innovate or Else, Experts Say
The payments industry is at a crossroads, in which industry players are constantly challenged to innovate, all the while trying to decrease expenses and respond to changing regulations, said Janet Estep, president and CEO of NACHA. Estep emphasized that payments professionals—including those in corporate treasury—must focus on the possibilities of tomorrow, rather than just the needs of today.
AFP Fraudwatch: Fraud a Top Concern for Payments Pros
SAN DIEGO-Charles Bretz, director, payment risk, Financial
Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC),
provided insights on the most prevalent cyberthreats to corporates
and said account takeovers remain one of the most frequent methods
that cybercriminals use.
AFP, Aite Release Guide on Managing Acquirer Relationships
AFP and Aite Group released a new Payments Decision Guide at NACHA PAYMENTS 2013 Monday, presenting retail treasurers with strategies for managing payment acceptance costs and negotiating with merchant acquirers. The guide also provides details on the impact of industry mandates and legislative and court challenges to interchange fees and pricing.
Mobile Moves: Are Anonymous M-Payments Coming?
Amazon has filed a patent for an “anonymous” mobile payments system, which would allow users to pay retailers without disclosing personal information. If the service comes to fruition, it could put to rest concerns about the security of mobile payments.