After PayPal launched a program last week offering free transaction processing for merchants who switch to its point of sale card reader, Square hit back yesterday by announcing it will be offering a P2P payments service via email.
U.S. Judge Dismisses ATM Fee Collusion LawsuitsFebruary 13, 2013A federal judge has dismissed antitrust
lawsuits accusing Visa Inc, MasterCard Inc,
JPMorgan Chase & Co, Bank of America Corp and
Wells Fargo & Co of conspiring to fix automated teller
Global Watchdog Needs More Time on Derivatives RulesFebruary 13, 2013New rules on how much collateral
is needed to back derivatives trades are unlikely to be
finalised before September, leaving markets in limbo as global
regulators seek to minimise potential harm to economic recovery.
FIS Launches P2P Payments SolutionFebruary 11, 2013FIS People Pay allows banks to offer their customers the ability to send payments directly to other consumers using an e-mail address or mobile phone number.
Cracks Appear in European Banking Union SchemeFebruary 08, 2013It was billed as a
reform that would tighten policing of Europe's banks and end
their ability to suck states into crisis. Now fears are growing
that a central element of banking union will be scaled back,
undermining the whole scheme.
New Measures to Lift Veil on Banks' Capital RatiosFebruary 03, 2013The game may soon be up for banks
that have made themselves look healthier by understating how
risky their businesses are, which should help pension funds,
savers and companies to decide which institutions to invest in.