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Not all fun and games
30 Jun 2014

Developments in financial services are rolling out at a remarkable pace as disruptive technologies shake up the industry. So much so that it can be hard to see the wood for the trees

By Donal Conaty

Mobile Money Watch
30 Jun 2014

An interoperability partnership in Tanzania, the introduction of a mobile money Visa card in South Africa and the launch of a mobile money joint venture in Singapore grabbed industry headlines in June 

Segmentation Science
30 Jun 2014

Whether based on shifting class structures in emerging markets or evolving psychographics in the West, Insights expects data to make the difference in segmentation

By Fin Keegan

Global Merchant Services Council
3 Jun 2014

The latest Global Merchant Services Council in London centred on the key issues of building customer-centric regulatory frameworks, the mobile money tipping point and acquirers’ need to increase their relevance in the merchant services arena

International Cards and Payments Council
3 Jun 2014

Technological developments, the rise of the payments start-ups and the lack of leadership in the industry were all hot topics at the latest International Cards and Payments Council in London

The Software Solution
3 Jun 2014

The remarkable achievements of the world’s top software firms, and the IT sector’s success in disrupting conventions in industries from entertainment to telecommunications, have caused payments players to look carefully at the business models involved, models that consumers are taking to by the million

By Fin Keegan

Lafferty Retail Banking Insights
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News: Australian inquiry suggests ring-fencing retail banking

Features: Asia-Pacific Activity

Webinars: Bank Branch of the Future

Everybody wants to be a banker

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Lafferty Cards & Payments Insights
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News: Visa's new e-commerce offering could mean the end of 'abandoned checkouts'

Features: Global Merchant Services Council

Webinars: The Global Credit Cards Market – What’s Happening?

Wearable payments

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Lafferty Databanks 2014

Two new series of executive research reports covering the credit and debit cards markets.
Each databank is available by region – Africa, Asia-Pacific, Eastern Europe, Latin America, North America, Middle East and Western Europe.

Published throughout July 2014

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Bank Branch of the Future

A new Lafferty executive management report

Publishing in July 2014

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Risk is not a Number -
The impact of UK banking standards around the world

Thursday 21 August, 10am BST

Presented by:

Bruce Packard,

Author, Commonsense Risk Management, published by Lafferty Group

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Lafferty Global Research Databases

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IARB co-chairmen Michael Lafferty and Dick Harryvan discuss the latest rate rigging scandal and ethics in banking on the BBC World Service's World Business Report. co-chairmen Michael Lafferty and Dick Harryvan discuss the latest rate rigging scandal and ethics in banking on the BBC World Service's World Business Report.