Saturday, Sep 26, 2020
International Finance

Tag : transactions

Business Leaders

Jones Day Adds Two New Partners in London to Firm’s Banking, Finance & Securities Practice

The global law firm continues to expand in Europe's key financial centers with the arrival of Lee Federman and Ewen Scott, both of whom will join the Firm's Banking, Finance & Securities Practice in its London Office...
Economy

Big banks still refuse transactions with Iran

Fear backlash from US Suparna Goswami Bhattacharya September 08, 2016: Post-sanctions, things are not exactly smooth for Iran. Many international banks are not letting their customers carry out transactions with Iran. Recently, ANZ bank refused its customers transactions with Iran fearing a backlash from the US treasury. Though Australia has dropped trade sanctions with Iran,...
Fintech

Americans being served cards with chips

Following several breaches, US companies are forced to offer credit cards with greater security features Tom Groenfeldt November 4, 2014: The US is the last country with paved roads to adopt EMV, said Thad Peterson, senior analyst at the Aité Group, passing along a quip he had heard. That’s changing — almost all the new...
Banking

Ukraine conflict: UK wants SWIFT punishment for Russian banks

SWIFT is a crucial real-time gross payment system for cross-border transactions September 2, 2014: The UK will press EU leaders to consider blocking Russian access to the SWIFT (Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications) banking transaction system under an expansion of sanctions over the conflict in Ukraine, Bloomberg reported on Friday, August 29, citing an...
Banking

Mobile, i-banking transactions worth nearly £1 billion a day in UK

In 2014, the rate of adoption of digital banking grew strongly with more than 15,000 people downloading banking apps a day July 22, 2014: Mobile and internet banking are now being used for transactions worth nearly £1 billion a day in the UK, according to a major industry-wide report into consumer-friendly technology by the BBA...