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Reaping the benefits of enhanced e-commerce security with Worldline

From September 14, 2019, new European Union rules will enhance the security of e-commerce transactions and limit online fraud. Additional security authentications will be required for certain online transactions using the latest version of the industry protocol for Strong Customer Authentication (SCA), 3D Secure (3DS). Worldline’s Deputy CEO Marc-Henri Desportes talks here about how Worldline is helping banks and merchants seize the opportunities of these far-reaching developments.

Why the challenging implementation of PSD2 should not overshadow the road to a pan-European payment infrastructure

Do you remember the introduction of the Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA), about five years ago? SEPA is the initiative of the European Union and joint European banks to harmonize euro payments within Europe. The main goal was to establish a single set of tools and standards that have made cross-border payments in the Eurozone as easy as national payments.

E-commerce merchants who will be ready for the PSD2’s September deadline are poised to gain business

The deadline for the introduction of Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) as part of the PSD2 regulations is fast approaching. The new rules - which require an extra level of verification such as a PIN, token or fingerprint for most online payments (two factor authentication) - goes into effect on September 14th.

Can the incumbent financial services industry remain relevant in the era of platformization?

Non-European finance players stole the show on the first day of Money20/20, the largest European fintech event in Amsterdam. American payment company PayPal grabbed the spotlight when it announced the launch of the PayPal Commerce Platform, an e-commerce system that facilitates buying and selling, fully equipped with functions like fraud protection.