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Irish Government proposes legislation to protect access to cash
Charles Mangion

Charles Mangion

  Cash is rapidly disappearing from use.  In time it will totally disappear.  There is really no need for it now other than for those people that prefer to use it.
Safeguarding Zelle and P2P Transactions with Real-time Fraud Protection
Ketharaman Swaminathan

Ketharaman Swaminathan

  I'm rooting for US banks to block the potential extension of Reg E to authorized payments. There's no reason why shareholders of banks should cough up to compensate bank customers whose negligent actions are responsible for causing the scams in the first place. Fraud v Scam: Who Is Liable For Cybercrime
Zilch set to cut ten percent of staff
Ketharaman Swaminathan

Ketharaman Swaminathan

  Any idea the 10% will amount to how many jobs? Layoffs make headlines but, going by my back-of-the-envelope calculations, even in extreme cases of overhiring like $SNAP, hirings vastly outnumber firings. Seeing as how Zilch created 250 new jobs, if we knew how many job losses the 10% layoff translates to, we can see how well Zilch fits the hirings >> firings track record of tech startups.
Polish regulator takes aim at PayPal
Ketharaman Swaminathan

Ketharaman Swaminathan

  One more for Finextra community members from Poland: We heard last year that the Polish regulator was planning to forbid Twitter and other social media platforms from censoring content that didn't break any local laws ("not illegal").  Any idea what's the status of this regulatory action?
Asheeta Regidi

The India Policy Series: How the RBI Guidelines will impact digital lending models

Asheeta Regidi - Associate Director, Policy - Cashfree Payments