Four markets predicted to succeed in the evolving payments landscape

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A new white paper unveils the markets which will be at the forefront of powering the payments industry in the coming years.

Released by Transact Payments Ltd (TPL), it reveals that the UK, Germany, Spain, and the Nordic countries will be the most well-positioned markets as digital transformation in the industry continues to gather pace, a trend also highlighted by PCM in its Open Banking Readiness Index.

The white paper comes at a time of significant change in the payments sector, presenting significant opportunities for all kinds of organisations issuing new payments products across the UK and European Economic Area

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Marine insurers expected to ‘feel the pain’ of the container crisis

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Moss added that while China – where the majority of the world’s shipping containers are exported from – has recovered from the initial effects of the pandemic, only a relatively small number of shipments have arrived at their rightful destinations due to strict lockdown procedures in the US and the EU.

The “perfect storm” of the Suez Canal blockage in March and other pandemic-related events like the partial shutdown of China’s Ningbo-Zhoushan Port – the world’s third busiest port – for two weeks last August after a dock worker tested positive for the coronavirus did not help the industry’s cause

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France and cryptocurrency: from laggard to vanguard

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As part of our series on cryptocurrency regulation and usage, we turn our attention to France – a country usually associated with high levels of regulation.

France and cryptocurrency: from laggard to vanguard

France has recently overhauled its attitude to crypto to become more crypto-friendly while introducing innovative legislation – writes Alex Moss, Business Development Executive, W2.

In June 2021, France enacted new crypto regulations that impact not only French companies, but also international firms seeking to operate in France. The new rules signal the biggest shift in crypto rules since France began regulating the sector in 2019.

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BASIS ID unveils Entr to redefine digital KYC and AML

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BASIS ID, an innovative electronic identity verification company, providing KYC and AML solution, along with risk and fraud management services worldwide, is pleased to announce a successful launch of a new real-time, biometric e-ID verification software product called «Entr».

The official launch date for Entr is 21st of September.

This fully automated solution enables BASIS ID to continue its commitment to fight against fraud and offers companies of all sizes the opportunity to meet regulatory challenges while fully focusing on customer experience.

Based on Artificial Intelligence and machine learning techniques, «Entr» is designed to instantly build confidence in relationships

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