Forward Features


Cover story | Rolling the dice

Is acquiring gambling merchants actually high risk?

Post offices

Post offices are the ultimate hybrid business, combing retail and financial services. With an enviable branch and logistics network at the heart of many communities, financial services via the post office are undergoing a re-boot. But this is not without growing pains…


There was a regulatory alert every 12 minutes in 2015, according to Thomson Reuters. With the pace of regulatory change showing no signs of let-up and compliance budgets ballooning, regulation is ripe for disruption. Enter a new breed of RegTech disruptors threatening to do for regulation what FinTech is doing for financial services.


News in brief

Highlights from the payments world over the last 60 days

Card notes

Insight and analysis behind some of the biggest payments stories

Mobile payments

Developments on m-payments from around the world


The latest NFC news on cards and mobile devices


Online goings-on

POS terminals

Coverage of the equipment market’s most dynamic sector

Products & contracts

The latest products, contracts and deals