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Three threats to Australasian banks from Afterpay's acquisition by Square
18th Sep 21, 10:03am
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Three threats to Australasian banks from Afterpay's acquisition by Square
Buy now, pay later service providers tipped to replace banks as the dominant issuers of Visa and Mastercard cards
17th Aug 21, 10:08am
Buy now, pay later service providers tipped to replace banks as the dominant issuers of Visa and Mastercard cards
Square's swoop on Afterpay is a 'game-changing deal', addressing nearly all the issues Square faces as it strives to become 'a dominant payments ecosystem'
9th Aug 21, 12:14pm
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Square's swoop on Afterpay is a 'game-changing deal', addressing nearly all the issues Square faces as it strives to become 'a dominant payments ecosystem'
Buy now, pay later service provider Afterpay set to be acquired by Jack Dorsey's Square in major payments sector acquisition
2nd Aug 21, 11:39am
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Buy now, pay later service provider Afterpay set to be acquired by Jack Dorsey's Square in major payments sector acquisition
Concerned about any consumer harm from buy now, pay later services, Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister David Clark says government to consult on possible regulation
9th Jun 21, 9:15am
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Concerned about any consumer harm from buy now, pay later services, Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister David Clark says government to consult on possible regulation
Gareth Vaughan looks at what merchant service fee regulation may mean for loyalty & rewards schemes, surcharging, and buy now pay later service providers, and why
16th May 21, 6:01am
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Gareth Vaughan looks at what merchant service fee regulation may mean for loyalty & rewards schemes, surcharging, and buy now pay later service providers, and why
With Westpac reviewing its ownership of Westpac NZ, Gareth Vaughan ponders the questions of why anyone might sell an oligopoly bank, and who might want to buy an oligopoly bank
5th Apr 21, 6:31am
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With Westpac reviewing its ownership of Westpac NZ, Gareth Vaughan ponders the questions of why anyone might sell an oligopoly bank, and who might want to buy an oligopoly bank
Buy now pay later service provider Afterpay prepares banking app as ASB's parent Commonwealth Bank of Australia readies buy now pay later service
19th Mar 21, 9:24am
Buy now pay later service provider Afterpay prepares banking app as ASB's parent Commonwealth Bank of Australia readies buy now pay later service
British government acting on advice buy now pay later credit sector needs to be regulated 'as a matter of urgency' to protect consumers
4th Feb 21, 12:08pm
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British government acting on advice buy now pay later credit sector needs to be regulated 'as a matter of urgency' to protect consumers
Google Pay and banking-as-a-service business model seen making competitive landscape tougher for banks
28th Jan 21, 3:13pm
Google Pay and banking-as-a-service business model seen making competitive landscape tougher for banks
Australian Securities and Investments Commission says about 20% of buy now pay later users cutting back on, or going without, essentials such as food in order to make their payments
17th Nov 20, 8:06am
Australian Securities and Investments Commission says about 20% of buy now pay later users cutting back on, or going without, essentials such as food in order to make their payments
UBS analysts cook up a hypothetical net interest margin for buy now pay later juggernaut Afterpay on the back of its annual financial results
1st Sep 20, 9:17am
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UBS analysts cook up a hypothetical net interest margin for buy now pay later juggernaut Afterpay on the back of its annual financial results
Buy now pay later schemes could end in an unseemly crash as credit card capacity jumps to accommodate settlement obligations, and shoppers recoil as jobs are lost and these unregulated scheme plans can't be changed, David Chaston argues
6th Apr 20, 12:24pm
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Buy now pay later schemes could end in an unseemly crash as credit card capacity jumps to accommodate settlement obligations, and shoppers recoil as jobs are lost and these unregulated scheme plans can't be changed, David Chaston argues
Gareth Vaughan casts an eye over UBS research tomes on Afterpay and the buy now, pay later sector to get a feel for its success and the threats it faces
21st Oct 19, 9:48am
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Gareth Vaughan casts an eye over UBS research tomes on Afterpay and the buy now, pay later sector to get a feel for its success and the threats it faces
PartPay CEO John O’Sullivan says buy now, pay later service providers will expand into all sorts of areas and services given they can be used anywhere someone wants to pay for something in instalments
27th Aug 19, 7:37am
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PartPay CEO John O’Sullivan says buy now, pay later service providers will expand into all sorts of areas and services given they can be used anywhere someone wants to pay for something in instalments
We detail and compare what the various buy now, pay later service providers are offering New Zealand consumers in a growing market
19th Aug 19, 12:05pm
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We detail and compare what the various buy now, pay later service providers are offering New Zealand consumers in a growing market
ASB CEO Vittoria Shortt says partnership with Swedish fintech bank Klarna is both a defensive & offensive move through which any buy now pay later services will be covered by the CCCFA
8th Aug 19, 9:42am
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ASB CEO Vittoria Shortt says partnership with Swedish fintech bank Klarna is both a defensive & offensive move through which any buy now pay later services will be covered by the CCCFA
Visa unveils 'buy now, pay later service' noting instalment payment volumes have been growing twice as fast as credit card volumes
2nd Jul 19, 3:31pm
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Visa unveils 'buy now, pay later service' noting instalment payment volumes have been growing twice as fast as credit card volumes
Buy now, pay later service provider Afterpay airs concerns about the 'broad and uncertain regulatory call in' power currently proposed by the Credit Contracts Legislation Amendment Bill
22nd Jun 19, 9:01am
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Buy now, pay later service provider Afterpay airs concerns about the 'broad and uncertain regulatory call in' power currently proposed by the Credit Contracts Legislation Amendment Bill
Afterpay falling foul of AUSTRAC highlights the regulatory challenges facing newcomers to the financial services sector, Gareth Vaughan says
14th Jun 19, 4:46pm
Afterpay falling foul of AUSTRAC highlights the regulatory challenges facing newcomers to the financial services sector, Gareth Vaughan says
Australian anti-money laundering regulator AUSTRAC identifies concerns with buy now, pay later service provider Afterpay's AML/CFT compliance and orders probe by external auditor
13th Jun 19, 2:35pm
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Australian anti-money laundering regulator AUSTRAC identifies concerns with buy now, pay later service provider Afterpay's AML/CFT compliance and orders probe by external auditor
The emergence and growth of 'buy now, pay later' services has caught the eye of competitors and regulators. Stephen Forbes takes a look at the fast growing sector
1st Feb 19, 12:16pm
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The emergence and growth of 'buy now, pay later' services has caught the eye of competitors and regulators. Stephen Forbes takes a look at the fast growing sector