Mastercard and U.S. Bank Launch First EMV Fleet Solution for the Voyager Network

Mastercard and U.S. Bank today announced that the U.S. Bank Voyager Network is the first fleet card network to adopt the EMV M/Chip Fleet solution from Mastercard.

Voyager Fleet card customers will soon benefit from the added speed and security of EMV and safeguard the use of future payments solutions including mobile wallet and connected car technology.

Building on a multi-year partnership, Mastercard and U.S. Bank are further enhancing security and convenience for fleet managers and drivers with a reliable, proprietary network with more than 320,000 retail and private fueling sites, truck stops and maintenance and service providers. The new enhancements also enable Voyager Fleet Card customers to capture more data from their card users with ten data capture fields that can be tailored to the unique requirements of employers.

SwiftNet Instant to provide access to EBA Clearing’s RT1 system

SWIFT and EBA CLEARING today announced that users of EBA CLEARING’s instant payment system, RT1, will be able to access the platform via SWIFTNet Instant from November 2018.

The SWIFT solution will address all RT1 customer requirements, including instant messaging, file transfers and a browse solution.

Erwin Kulk, Head of Service Development and Management, EBA CLEARING, said: “RT1 will provide the European payments industry with a pan-European infrastructure platform for real-time payments in euro from day one of the SEPA Instant Credit Transfer Scheme. We expect to see close to 30 joiners for the go-live on 21 November 2017 and more than 50 users in the system by mid-2018. We are pleased that SWIFT’s instant payments solution will become available to RT1 participants from November 2018 on, providing the user community with additional choice in terms of connectivity options.”

Revista messaging repository launches in UK

Today sees the official UK launch of Revista Systems; a new firm created to support the specialised communications needs of the financial services community.

At the same time, the company is also delighted to announce the availability of Revista CCM, a unique communications convergence management solution which seamlessly links and tags all relevant voice, intercom, hoot, mobile, chat and other electronic mediums via a simple, intuitive user interface. The business is led by Umesh Patel, who mostly recently established and ran ICAP’s RESET bond business. Revista System is a subsidiary of CSF Capital, a Melbourne based family office, led by serial entrepreneur Andrew Robinson.

Revista CCM, available as a private cloud or a SaaS solution, integrates quickly and easily with existing communications infrastructure to structure and link metadata to and create a structured record management repository. Improved workflow and automation capabilities facilitate the instant and accurate linking of every relevant interaction related to enquiries and trades from inception to settlement.

Fenergo selected by four of Australia’s top five banks

Fenergo, the leading provider of Client Lifecycle Management software solutions for Corporate & Institutional, Business & Commercial and Private banks, has today announced that it has been selected to partner with four of the top five banks in Australia.

Fenergo’s enterprise-wide Client Lifecycle Management software solutions are in the process of being implemented in each of the banks. Unsurprisingly, regulatory compliance was a big driver behind the deals, with the majority of banks concerned over the never-ceasing pace of regulatory change and more intensive scrutiny by regulatory authorities on AML and KYC policies and controls.