Amex Cleared To Operate In China

PYMNTS

The post did not say when Amex would start operations in the country. Final approval from the PBOC is still required in order for Amex to begin operating there.

Lithuania Suspends SatchelPay Operations

PYMNTS

6) that the nation’s central bank has suspended the company’s activities because it allegedly failed to provide the government with required financial data on its operations this year.

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California Lets Aurora Operate Driverless Cars

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Aurora, with logistical operations currently in Palo Alto, Pittsburgh, and San Francisco, has approximately a dozen self-driving vehicles used for testing on American public roads.

Deutsche Bank To Overhaul Trading Operations

PYMNTS

Deutsche Bank has announced that as part of a complete overhaul of its trading operations it’s creating a non-core asset unit, or “bad bank,” to house tens of billions of euros in assets, according to a report by the Financial Times.

Gearing Up New Operations

Independent Banker

When Leto took the executive helm last year of Bryn Mawr Trust’s parent company, it was operating a very small insurance agency that was hardly making money. “We General Highlighting Operations & Management

What’s holding you back from modern banking operations?

Accenture

In the first of a four-part series, our team of guest bloggers will share how getting to simplified, future-ready bank operations may be more easily imagined. . However, banks are unable to support this if they do not modernize their operations.

Uncovering the Hidden Efficiencies in Loan and Deposit Operations

Gonzobanker

Addressing common loan and deposit operations process inefficiencies can help financial institutions deliver optimized value to customers and stockholders. Now, a shift is under way in FIs’ operational units as the conversation turns to transforming legacy banks into “smarter banks.”.

PSD2 Creates Turbulence For Travel Operators

PYMNTS

With PSD2 in full swing in the European Union (EU), any merchant dealing with the payment data of EU citizens must upgrade their payment protocols to stay compliant.

Careem Concludes Operations In Sudan

PYMNTS

Less than a year after the ride-hailing company rolled out in Sudan, Careem has concluded its operations in the country, with a planned takeover by Uber on the horizon. However, the report noted that ride-hailing apps like Tirhal do operate in the country.

Restaurant Operators On Life Before, During And After COVID-19

PYMNTS

Restaurants are tough businesses to operate, even in the best of times — 60 percent fail within their first year, and 80 percent within their first five. The same holds true for Bamboo Asia, an establishment that operates throughout San Francisco’s financial district, said van de Rijt.

JPMorgan Consolidates SMB, Enterprise Payment Operations

PYMNTS

JPMorgan Chase is planning the consolidation its corporate payment operations by combining small business (SMB) and large enterprise solutions, the Financial Times ( FT ) reported on Thursday (Jan.

Boost efficiency through operational innovation in financial services

Insights on Business

Operational innovation is vital in a highly competitive financial services sector, with a new community of digital banks and other firms vying for market share. Drivers for Operational Innovation. People are at the heart of any financial operation.

Operant Calls for Consortium to Improve Debt Collection

Bank Innovation

Operant Founder and CEO Allan Fisch said at a meetup yesterday at Bank Innovation’s headquarters in New York that a consortium would allow the FIs to contribute anonymized data on the performance of their third-party […]. Toronto-based fintech Operant.AI

Aussie FinTech 3Pay Launches Invoice Finance Operations

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Australian FinTech 3Pay has launched operations, connecting businesses to an invoice financing solution designed to support cash flow and prevent small businesses from being placed on hold by their B2B suppliers.

Grocers Speed Up Hiring To Fill eCommerce Orders, Operate Stores

PYMNTS

As staffers need time away from work to tend to their children, or they become ill, supermarket companies are speeding up hiring to have workers able to fulfill eCommerce orders or operate stores.

On-Demand Delivery Service Munchery Ceases Operations

PYMNTS

Munchery , the on-demand delivery startup that raised $125 million in venture funding, has shut down the service effective immediately.

UBS Appoints New Head Of EU Operations

PYMNTS

Swiss Bank UBS has announced that it has hired a new CEO of European Union operations, according to a report by Reuters. . The bank appointed Christine Novakovic to the position.

Three success factors in security operations

Insights on Business

The model delivers better customer experiences, creates operational efficiencies, and can lead to new revenue sources. They are looking for end-to-end security operations that are flexible and scalable, data-driven and applied with automated, operational accuracy.

Following Brexit, N26 Will No Longer Operate In The UK

PYMNTS

FinTech bank N26 , based in Germany, will no longer operate in the U.K. The timings and framework outlined in the EU Withdrawal Agreement mean that the company will, in due course, be unable to operate in the U.K. following Brexit, according to reports.

PBOC Approves Amex Application To Operate In China

PYMNTS

The post did not say when Amex would start operations in the country. Final approval from the PBOC is still required in order for Amex to begin operating there.

Ready Or Not, Faster Payments Will Impact Corporate Operations

PYMNTS

“We are seeing, what I think is, an unprecedented amount of change that is being proposed and introduced in terms of [payment] operations,” he told PYMNTS in a recent interview, emphasizing that his remarks are his personal viewpoints, and not those of WesPay or the Center for Payments.

BMO’s Digital-First Transformation Unlocks Operational Efficiencies

PYMNTS

These operations are quantifiably more efficient: A recent study found that customers typically spend nine minutes to acquire a check from a bank teller, but only 40 seconds to complete the same task with a self-service kiosk.

Restaurant Operator Blames Bankruptcy On Wage Hike

PYMNTS

an eatery operator with 35 restaurants, has filed for bankruptcy and is blaming the misfortune on a recent minimum wage hike in court filings, according to a report by Bloomberg. Restaurant Unlimited Inc.,

Sinemia Shuts Down U.S. Operations Amid Lawsuits

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operations. In a letter on its webpage, Sinemia said it was ending operations in the U.S. operations,” Sinemia wrote in the letter. Sinemia , the movie theater subscription service that tried to take a page from MoviePass, is shuttering U.S.

Bank Expenditure Operational Risk

Banker to Banker

Operational risk gets the short shrift in banking. Credit and interest rate risk are the big men and woman on campus (just to throw in a back to school metaphor) while operational risk is usually relegated to the shallow end of the pool.

Link, ATM Operator Face Potential Court Fight

PYMNTS

NoteMachine , one of the biggest ATM operators in the U.K., A Link spokesman declined to comment on the fight with NoteMachine , but Link chief operating officer Sue Wallace wrote in an email seen by The Financial Times that the company “strongly” rejects the contention. “It

Rethinking the operating model: How a global bank accelerates transformation results

Insights on Business

Business model innovation only just begins once you’re on the cloud—and the leading global banks are already making the move and are now exploiting cloud for innovation – and while they do that, they are having to rethink their operating models.

Mastercard Names New President Of Canadian Operations

PYMNTS

Mastercard announced on Thursday (May 30) the appointment of Sasha Krstic as president of the company’s Canadian operations. In a press release , Mastercard said Krstic will head up customer relations, product development and sales as the company aims to drive electronic payments in Canada.

MasterCard strengthens ties to mobile network operators

Mobile Payments Today

The Purchase, New York-based card network has already helped MNOs such as Vodafone Ukraine, Digicel Group in the Caribbean, Viettel Telecom in Vietnam and Taiwan's Chunghwa Telecom to roll out various services related to digital payments

PULSE Taps New Leaders Of Product Management, Operations

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Previously serving as its executive vice president of operations, Schroeder steps in for Judith McGuire, who is now serving in an executive role with PULSE’s parent company, Discover Financial Services. Jim Lerdal will take over the position of executive vice president of operations.

Goldman Gets Green Light To Operate Bank In South Africa

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South African regulators also approved Goldman Sachs for a bank operation license as the firm strives for growth in the most liquid and sophisticated economy on the continent. The filings also indicated that interest income would be spread across operating segments.

Snap Lets Select Accounts Operate In-App Stores

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Snap , the maker of the disappearing messaging app Snapchat, is rolling out new tools to enable select accounts to operate a store within Snapchat.

Walmart Promotes John Furner To President, CEO Of U.S. Operations

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Walmart has announced the departure of Greg Foran , president and CEO of Walmart U.S. His replacement with be John Furner , who currently serves as president and CEO of Sam’s Club. Furner has worked under Foran for the last five years.

Mastercard Names New President For Canadian Operations

PYMNTS

Mastercard, the payments company, announced Thursday (May 30) the appointment of Sasha Krstic as president for the company’s Canadian operations.

Mumbai Bus Operator To Test India’s National Transit Card

PYMNTS

India’s One Nation One Card will be test-piloted with Mumbai bus operator BEST in November, NFCWorld reported on Tuesday (Aug. The national transit card system uses a bank-issued card that will run on India’s RuPay payments network, the news outlet said.