As the dust starts to settle on the implementation projects related to PSD2 in the European Economic Area, it's time to reflect on what is happening with the move to open banking and ask, what has it given us so far - and is it really just about payments?
How exactly is PSD2 faring across the EU? Here are the lessons from an actual LIVE PSD2 implementation for a UK based client.
The future of banking lies in open banking. Open banking increases the usability of your accounts and increases its value. Its aim is to make the world of banking more open and accessible - making payments, borrowing money and saving money can all be simplified.
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The arrival of PSD2 in the EU means banks need Open Banking Platforms to compete. Some banks chose to develop their own software in house, while others took the faster and easier route of using off the shelf platforms created by innovative FinTech firms.
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New PSD2 regulations in the EU offer opportunities for the financial and FinTech sectors and will enhance customer’s payment experience and wealth management options. However, banks will need to redesign payment business models, and TPPs will now need to submit to regulatory supervision.