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Lafferty Daily Briefing provides a concise round up and analysis of critical developments in the world of consumer and SME banking, cards and payments and digital finance.

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Daily briefing - 17 September 2019

The VC investment model works by throwing enough mud at the wall until some sticks. Even Masa Son himself grew worried about the WeWork IPO. It's...

Daily briefing - 16 September 2019

"In an attack blamed by the U.S. on Iran, a https://finance.yahoo.com/news/attacks-may-impact-saudi-aramco-051720352.html.11(swarm of drones laden...

Daily briefing - 13 Sept 2019

"Affirm, founded by PayPal's Max Levchin, is said to be raising as much as $1.5 billion in a combination of debt and equity," writes Techcrunch....

Daily briefing - 12 September 2019

PSD2 is being widely adopted in other parts of the world outside Europe and it seems that it's been around forever, yet PSD2 is only really getting...

Daily briefing - 11 September 2019

What a world. In place of workplace solidarity and a clear understanding of the difference between labour and capital, these days we have...

Daily briefing - 10 September 2019

Equity Bank continues to expand across Africa with chief executive James Mwangi announcing that Equity will acquire a controlling stake in the Commercial...

Daily briefing - 09 September 2019

Can one go from unbanked to neobanked rather than brick-and-mortar banked? Not only is the answer yes, but the unbanked are more likely...

Daily briefing - 06 September 2019

Stripe makes a long-anticipated move this week by launching Stripe Capital. In fact, it's a model that has been tested in recent years by Square...

Daily briefing - 05 September 2019

Warren Buffett has been making piles of money for years by backing the biggest banks and cards networks in the US. What's so hard about that, said...

Daily briefing - 04 September 2019

"It might not have been his intention," writes Jonathan Ford in the FT today, "but Julian Richer recently became a socialist...

Daily briefing - 03 September 2019

How about some flashing warning signs in today's news? Lafferty Group laid out the likely sequence of events for its Brexit Council members two years...

Daily briefing - 02 September 2019

Daily we write stories that essentially come down to one thing: a maturity mismatch. P2P lending is a great idea, and many P2P lending platforms have...

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