A New Payments Architecture for the UK

Pay.UK runs the UK’s non-card retail payments operations – owning and operating Bacs, Faster Payments and the Cheque and Credit Clearing Company. As the single operator for these systems we act as the guardian of an infrastructure and services that enable…

The World Bank Group's Payment Systems & Financial Inclusion Initiatives

The development and implementation of safe and efficient national payments systems is an integral component of the World Bank Group’s (WBG) work to reduce poverty and boost shared prosperity. The National Payments System (NPS) is the underlying foundation…

Perspective: Weighing the Case for CBDCs

In this exclusive interview, former ECB Director General of Payment Systems and Market Infrastructure Jean-Michel Godeffroy weighs the case for central bank digital currencies.

In Conversation with Ivo Jenik

Sandboxes have come a long way since the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority pioneered the concept in 2016. CBPN was pleased to catch up with Ivo Jenik about his intersecting work on financial inclusion and regulatory sandboxes with the Consultative Group…

CoDi: An Evolution of Mexico’s Main Payment System

One of the three objectives of Banco de México, as established by its law, is to foster the proper functioning of payment systems. We have worked towards accomplishing this mandate through the operation of Mexico’s most relevant payment system, SPEI,…