Robert McKinley, Senior Analyst/Editor Robert McKinley, with 33 years experience covering payment cards and payment systems, is Senior Analyst/Editor for CardFlash and other payments-related publications. He is the retired founder and chief executive of RAM Research, CardWeb and CardTrak. McKinley served as an expert witness in 100+ litigations including two multi-$billion trials, testified before the U.S. Congress, chaired multiple payments conferences, hired as consultant by Fortune 100 companies and several overseas financial institutions. Full Bio: www.rbm4.com

China UnionPay Signs Sweden’s Largest Acquirer in Sweden

China UnionPay Signs Sweden’s Largest Acquirer in Sweden

China’s UnionPay has inked a cooperation agreement with Swedbank to enable the merchants in several Nordic countries and the three Baltic states to accept UnionPay cards in two years, substantially expanding UnionPay’s acceptance scope in the region. Now, about two million merchants in Europe accept UnionPay cards, which satisfies tourists’ payments needs. Since this year,…

Coinsecure and OKLink Ink a Deal

Coinsecure and OKLink Ink a Deal

Coinsecure, the Indian Bitcoin company inked a new partnership with OKLink to offer blockchain technology powered remittance services in India. The newly launched OKLink is part of OKCoin’s initiative to provide digital assets and blockchain based global transaction settlement system. With India being the largest inward remittance receiving country in the world, this partnership marks a huge…