4AMLD and Its Impact on the Prepaid Industry in Europe

21 May 2014 - Paybefore Viewpoint: 4AMLD and Its Impact on the Prepaid Industry in Europe - See more at: http://paybefore.com/op-ed/4amld-and-its-impact-on-the-prepaid-industry-in-europe/

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ONLINE SHOPPERS FIGHT BACK AGAINST CREDIT FREEZE

12 May 2014 - Shoppers who are refused credit and bank accounts find a new way to pay

Frozen out and unable to benefit from exclusive online deals, 3.5 million shoppers1 are fighting back against credit refusal by finding alternative methods of payment.…

RAC chooses Grass Roots’ pure card

22 April 2014 - Motoring organisation the RAC has teamed up with Grass Roots, the world’s leading provider of employee and customer engagement solutions, to launch a promotion to attract new customers for their roadside breakdown and insurance services.

New customers can earn up to £100 cashback when they join RAC, to spend using an RAC branded pure card - with the further benefit of getting rebates onto their card when used at over 60 participating high street retailers.…

PIF Publishes Position Paper on the Draft of the 4th Anti-Money Laundering Directive

22 April 2014 - Prepaid International Forum warns that abolishing current monetary thresholds for Simplified Customer Due Diligence will stifle innovation, reduce competition and limit consumer choice

International not-for-profit trade association, Prepaid International Forum (PIF) has published its view on the proposed Simplified Customer Due Diligence (SDD) provisions in the draft 4th Anti-Money Laundering Directive (4 AMLD) issued by the European Commission.…

Paybefore: PIF Comments on RBI’s Revised Prepaid Guidelines

17 April 2014 - The Reserve Bank of India recently published revised guidelines on the issuance and operation of prepaid payment instruments in India. PIF shared its perspective on the revised guidelines with Paybefore:  http://paybefore.com/op-ed/blog-pif-comments-on-rbis-revised-prepaid-guidelines/

How Prepaid Helps Deliver Personal Financial Success – i2c White Paper

16 April 2014 - i2c Inc has released a new White Paper: Budgeting: How Prepaid Helps Deliver Personal Financial Success

VIRTUAL PREPAID CARD LAUNCHED BY ONLINE CASH PAYMENT PROVIDER

15 April 2014 - A virtual prepaid card, launched by online cash payment provider Ukash, could help 34 million1 UK shoppers to stay out of their overdraft.

The Ukash Prepaid MasterCard® has been launched to help shoppers manage their finances each month, topping up with Ukash, cash or via bank transfer.…

Prepaid Cards Dominate Japan Cards & Payments Market, According to Timetric Report

03 April 2014, London, UK (PRWEB) - During 2009-2013, the number of prepaid cards in circulation in Japan increased from 139.3 million cards to 224.5 million cards

From 2009 to 2013, the number of cards in circulation in Japan registered a 2.94% CAGR and climbed to 980.9 million cards in 2013.…

MasterCard Reports 40% Growth in Prepaid Business across Asia/Pacific, Middle East & Africa for 2013

Cross Border and E-commerce Transactions Key Drivers for Growth 

China Presents Biggest Opportunity for Further Growth

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Singapore, 3 April 2014 – MasterCard reported a growth of 40% in gross dollar volume, or GDV, for its prepaid card business across Asia/Pacific, Middle East & Africa (APMEA) for 2013 (y-o-y).

Grass Roots releases new pure card design to celebrate birthday

01 April 2014 - Grass Roots, the world’s leading provider of employee and customer engagement solutions, is celebrating 34 years serving hundreds of the biggest brands around the globe, with the launch of a new design for their prepaid debit product: pure card.…