P2P Mobile Payments: Investigating the factors of adoption among students in Germany

January 27, 2017

Germany is still in its infancy when it comes to mobile payments. Preferences for traditional payment methods remain high among the population but the recent introduction of new service offerings and increased mobile payment usage indicate that P2P mobile payments hold potential for the future. This white paper provides a deeper understanding of the factors…

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Instapay interview featuring Leo Lipis

November 15, 2016

The UK-based website, Instapay, an intelligence hub for real-time industry stakeholders recently released an interview with our CEO Leo Lipis, who sits on the Instapay advisory board. Leo spoke with Instapay editor Mark McMurtrie about a range of topics related to real-time payments including pricing strategies, and expected changes to the market. Among insights shared in the…

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The crossroads of technology and innovation

April 28, 2016

In collaboration with the global IT and business process services provider, CGI, Lipis Advisors released a white paper entitled, Practical innovation using cutting-edge technology. This white paper explores strategies for how banks can modernize to incorporate new technology and use cases into their product offerings and how new players such as fintechs can bridge the…

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Father and son discuss the history and future of the ACH

April 28, 2016

Phoenix clip   On April 20th, two payments experts took the stage at the NACHA conference in Phoenix. They happened to both have the same last name. Dr. Lipis was the owner and CEO of Global Concepts before he sold the company to McKinsey & Company. Through more than forty years of consulting to the…

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Reinventing Transaction Banking white paper released

March 30, 2016

Technology has changed consumer and business expectations in payments and transaction banking. Many corporates seek solutions from banks that enable flexibility, speed, and regulatory compliance while remaining scalable and easy to implement. Banks have struggled to meet these needs as they deal with legacy IT systems and ever-changing regulations, particularly banks that operate on a…

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Frankfurt Payments Network Symposium 2016

February 25, 2016

  Lipis Advisors travelled to Frankfurt on February 17 for the second annual Frankfurt Payments Network symposium. The event brought together leaders in banking, software development, consulting, and regulation to discuss the way forward for the payments industry in Europe. The nine presentations and two panel discussions throughout the day touched on topics such as…

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The evolution of real-time payments: part 1

February 02, 2016

This is the first in a series of blog posts which explores various aspects surrounding real-time payments. It is meant to complement Lipis Advisors’ ongoing research for the Global Payment Systems Analysis (GPSA), which will also be covering 19 real-time systems. Check back every month for additional insights into real-time systems and the broader payments…

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How immediate payments change the game for banks

November 17, 2015

Lipis Advisors is pleased to announce the publication of a new white paper on real-time payments entitled How immediate payments change the game for banks. The report was sponsored by ACI and focuses on use cases for immediate payments that benefit consumers, businesses, banks, and the industry as a whole. Immediate payments are inevitable, and…

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NACHA Payments Innovation Alliance Meeting in Barcelona

July 01, 2015

The Lipis Advisors team travelled to sunny Barcelona for NACHA’s annual European Payments Innovation Alliance meeting on June 2-3. The two day conference featured lively discussions between decision-makers from banks, infrastructure operators, rule-makers, regulators, and software vendors from the US and Europe. The speakers focused on topics such as innovation in banking and fintech, real-time…

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