UK business payments

UK Business Payments, Evaluating the Current Landscape

The recently released “2018 UK Business Payments Barometer” provides some unique and somewhat surprising insights into how the trends surrounding UK business payments are impacting the success of organizations in the U.K. For example, out...

/ August 15, 2018
API Standardization

API Standardization vs. Flexibility with B2B Payments: NACHA and Bottomline Technologies Sound Off

APIs are not new, but the rapid growth of technology in B2B payments has encouraged banks to embrace them as a means of connecting more seamlessly and effectively with technology and customers. In a fintech...

/ August 6, 2018
How blockchain works

How Blockchain Works

Understanding how blockchain works does not need to be a mystery. Information in a blockchain is recorded in an unchangeable electronic “block”; each block is linked to the previous block, which publicly stores a chronological...

/ July 26, 2018
Anti-money laundering beneficial ownership

Opinion: House Anti-Money Laundering Bill Reform Threatened as Beneficial Ownership Registry Creation Tabled

The world of anti-money laundering beneficial ownership regulations has seen its ups and downs as of late. As of May 11 when the Financial Crime Enforcement Center (FinCEN) issued its “Customer Due Diligence Requirements for...

/ July 17, 2018
Financial Operations Management for Small Businesses

Effective Financial Operations Management for Small Businesses: A Look from the Inside

Effective Financial Operations Management for Small Businesses: A Look from Inside Ally Pediatric Therapy In this recurring SmartPayments feature, we sit down with business payment professionals from the corporate and banking space to talk to them...

/ July 5, 2018
Blockchain explained

Blockchain Explained: What is it and how does it impact the payments landscape?

Blockchain explained… The term ‘Blockchain’ seems to be popping up everywhere these day, but what is it, why is it getting so much attention and how does it impact the payments landscape? To explain blockchain...

/ June 25, 2018
electronic payment adoption

B2B Electronic Payment Adoption & Fintech’s Evolving Role: NACHA and Bottomline Technologies Sound Off

Despite offering innumerable benefits, electronic payment adoption continues to face challenges as organizations cling steadfastly to their tried and true paper-based processes. Fintechs have worked and continue to work hard to change that, however. To...

/ June 14, 2018
Treasury Fraud

Understanding the State of Treasury Fraud & Controls

Once upon a time, stealing money from a bank or business meant that criminals had to put on a mask and commit a robbery. Coming into the second half of 2018 however, that thought seems...

/ June 12, 2018
B2B Payments Trends

Trends in B2B Payments and Working Capital Management

The payments landscape is changing faster than ever before. To say that the challenges faced by corporates and banks are heavily complex would be a significant understatement. For an organization to be successful, understanding the...

/ June 12, 2018
request for payment

Request for Payment and the Need to Balance Speed & Security: NACHA and Bottomline Technologies Sound Off

As you consider the proliferation of new payment options flooding the industry, such as request for payment, it’s easy to be overwhelmed by the choices and confused by what it all means to you and...

/ May 29, 2018