Oneglobal expands into Middle East with CEO appointment

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Oneglobal Broking is expanding into a new market with the appointment of Matthew Warren (pictured above) as CEO of Oneglobal Middle East.

The new operation is located at the Dubai International Financial Centre. Warren, who reports directly to group CEO Mike Reynolds, will oversee Oneglobal’s efforts to build out its operations across the region.

The move follows the opening of Oneglobal’s offices in the Netherlands and Bermuda earlier this year.

“Oneglobal is delighted to be opening an office in the dynamic market of the Middle East,” Reynolds said. “This has been an important objective of ours since our launch in

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PayPal doubles down on red hot BNPL market with Paidly acquisition

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PayPal has agreed to acquire Paidy, a leading two-sided payments platform and provider of buy now, pay later (BNPL) solutions in Japan, for ¥300 billion or approximately $2.7 billion, principally in cash.

PayPal doubles down on red hot BNPL market

The acquisition will expand PayPal’s capabilities, distribution and relevance in the domestic payments market in Japan, the third largest e-commerce market in the world, complementing the company’s existing cross-border e-commerce business in the country.

“Paidy pioneered buy now, pay later solutions in the Japanese market and quickly grew to become the leading service, developing a sizable two-sided platform of

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GC&C engages new head of claims

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Generali Global Corporate & Commercial (GC&C) has announced the appointment of Pedro Ruano as head of claims. Ruano (pictured above) formerly served as head of GC&C Iberia and LatAm. In this newly created role, he will be responsible for steering claims processes at a global level.

Ruano will report to Hayden Seach, GC&C head of insurance, within the newly created insurance function, formerly the underwriting function. The new insurance structure leads and oversees the activities related to the entire process of insurance.

“We are delighted to announce these organisational appointments that will further equip us in executing our strategy and

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Banks and processors need a single digital card solution

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As the market moves away from physical EMV cards to instant mobile-first banking experiences, Antelop CEO Nicolas Bruley argues issuing banks and processors should be using a unified solution to reduce cost and complexity while enhancing the scope of services offered through mobile and digital channels.

Banks and processors need a single digital card solution

As the digital revolution gathers pace, consumers are growing accustomed to the speed and convenience of digital and mobile experiences.

Digital cards respond to this need, using card numbers that are created and then tokenized to enable mobile and e-commerce transactions as well as NFC

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