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

Delinquency Among Top 100 Bank Credit Card Issuers Heads North

Delinquency Among Top 100 Bank Credit Card Issuers Heads North

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] The 30+ day delinquency rate, seasonally adjusted (SA), among the top 100 U.S. banks for the second quarter (2Q/16) increased 5 basis points (bps) sequentially (QTQ), and up 9 bps year-on-year (YOY). On a not seasonally adjusted basis (NSA), the delinquency rate among the top 100 U.S. banks for 2Q/16, declined…

Briefs: WORLDPAY; CPI; ACI; and SHIFT4

In Other News: WORLDPAY (AU); CPI (Wesbanco); ACI (Wargaming); and SHIFT4 (TSYS). WORLDPAY – Worldpay is expanding in Australia after winning its licence to process payments in what is one of Asia Pacific’s largest eCommerce markets. The company’s expansion in Australia comes at a time of sustained growth for Worldpay, which processed 13.1 billion transactions…

Infinite Peripherals Ankles Former Blackberry Exec

Infinite Peripherals Ankles Former Blackberry Exec

Infinite Peripherals (IPC) has added mobile communications industry veteran Eric Nicolaisen to the newly created position of director, enterprise product management. At IPC, Nicolaisen will identify and develop new enterprise hardware and software solutions to offer customers and resellers innovative, turnkey enterprise mobility systems. He also will manage branding and marketing around these new solutions.…

Brazil Banks to Rethink Digital Strategy

Brazil Banks to Rethink Digital Strategy

Brazilian banks face the challenge of competing with companies that are different from their traditional and sometimes rigid business models. To reinforce their footprints on the space, some banks have acquired or created partnership, incorporating local commercial banks that have moved to digital banking and online payments in recent years. Brazil’s large banks will have…