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A prominent voter-roll management system used by 31 states and the District of Columbia has politically compromised ties, according to a new report by independent research group Verity Vote. The Electronic Registration Information Center, or ERIC, was sold to states as a quick and easy way to update their voter rolls. Started in 2012 by …

Almost since the war began, Ukrainians have accused Russian forces of detaining civilians, interrogating them and in many cases forcing them not only from their homes but from their country. Now, new details are emerging about the scope and scale of Russia’s use of “filtration camps,” makeshift detention centers Russia and proxy forces use to …

06 August 2022 Reed Smith (Worldwide) To print this article, all you need is to be registered or login on Mondaq.com. The ICO published new guidelines on Binding Corporate Rules (BCRs) on 25 July 2022. There have been significant delays in approvals of UK BCRs by the ICO following Brexit. The …

The terms “Euronet,” the “Company,” “we” and “us” as used herein refer to Euronet Worldwide, Inc. and its subsidiaries. CAUTIONARY STATEMENT REGARDING FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS This report contains statements that constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (“Exchange …

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United Security Bancshares (NASDAQ:UBFO – Get Rating) and Alerus Financial (NASDAQ:ALRS – Get Rating) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations and dividends. Profitability This table compares United Security Bancshares and …

NBC assistant governor Chea Serey speaks at the inauguration ceremony for the KHQR code system on July 4. Photo supplied The National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) is working with Lao and Vietnamese authorities to expand the use of KHQR code cross-border payment systems to promote trade and investment as well as increase the scope of …

Players may deposit and withdraw money using various payment options in today’s online casinos. It is a must-know for everyone who enjoys playing for real money.  Because there are so many options, it may be tough to choose the best one. This article will discuss ten common payment methods casino players use. 1. Credit and …

United Security Bancshares (NASDAQ:UBFO – Get Rating) and Akbank T.A.S. (OTCMKTS:AKBTY – Get Rating) are both finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations and risk. Earnings & Valuation This table compares United Security Bancshares …

Overview Pensions dashboard developments The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has issued initial guidance setting out the obligations of trustees to onboard onto a pensions dashboard. TPR emphasises the importance of schemes starting to take steps now, regardless of their staging date. The project will require schemes to have accurate, up-to-date and digitised scheme information and this …

In May 2016, you could buy 1 BTC for about $US500, but by early May of this year, a single Bitcoin was worth around $US30,000. That’s growth of nearly 6000%. However, there are two sides to every crypto coin’s success story, and Bitcoin is no different. Alongside impressive gains, BTC has also experienced devastating declines, …

UPI Payment: Everything You Need to Know About it The National Payments Corporation of India developed the instant real-time payment system known as UPI, which also suggests that it is under the jurisdiction of the Reserve Bank of India. With the use of a smartphone app, it is possible to transfer money between two bank …

The Attorney General Alliance (“AGA”)1 recently issued a collaborative White Paper that signals heightened scrutiny of digital asset businesses by state Attorneys General in coming years.2 Recognizing that it is “no longer acceptable to be on the sidelines” because blockchain technology and virtual assets are “here to stay,”3 the AGA issued its White Paper to …

One of the reasons for the astronomic rise of the Tech Industry in Nigeria and worldwide is the monetization/mining of information otherwise known as Data, it also means that Tech companies, especially those in the Social Media subsector, wield some of the greatest forms of influence in modern history, having access to almost everything private …

Though a new draft order from the Irish Data Protection Commission takes aim at Meta’s cross-national data transfer practices, all businesses with an international presence could face new pressure to reform. Europe could see Meta-owned Facebook and Instagram disabled in short order due to a crackdown by Ireland’s privacy regulators. A draft decision by Ireland’s …

The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) issued several decisions in support of digital transformation to provide more support and facilitation to citizens amid increasing demand of customers to use electronic payment methods and channels, in addition to achieving orientation towards digital transformation to a cash-less society. The Central Bank issued 10 decisions to support digital …

In this Newsletter: For previous editions of the Global Payments Newsletter, please visit our Financial Services practice page. Regulatory Developments United Kingdom: Payment Systems Regulator announces two market reviews on card fees On 21 June 2022, the Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) announced its plans to carry out two market reviews focusing on card fees. One …

LIMA — Lisa Niekamp-Urwin was recognized as a “2022 Women of the Channel Awards” and also listed on the “Registry of Business Excellence.” Her business, Tomorrow’s Technology Today offers expertise in network services, computer service and computer support for small business owners. Niekamp-Urwin offers suggestions to people to avoid cyber-attacks. “Ninety-one percent of the cyber-attacks …

No-one listens to me about anything, least of all the future of payment systems, but Jack Dorsey is a billionaire so you should listen to him. Ten years ago, he tweeted that “In general, the shift toward a cashless society appears to improve economic welfare” and I remember being excited that he was on my …

WITH a debt of $1,8 trillion, as revealed by the Zimbabwe Debt Management Office last week, Zimbabwe has effectively slipped into dangerous territory. And by any standards, this debt has outfoxed many of all the Southern African Development Community benchmarks, which means it is an affront to regional integration. It is as big as the …

Mumbai: The current account deficit (CAD) for the fourth quarter of FY22 came in at $13.4 billion, which works out to 1.5% of the GDP, lesser than expected by the market. On a sequential basis, the CAD declined from $22.2 billion, or 2.6% of GDP, in Q3FY22. The CAD for the full year was $38.7 …

Johnson Valley, California — Sixty miles north of Palm Springs, Johnson Valley is synonymous with Ultra4 racing — America’s most demanding off-road competition. Every February, 75,000 people descend on this 96,000-acre desert pasture to watch insane, all-wheel-drive 1,000-horsepower dune buggies on ‘roids vie for the King of the Hammers crown over high-speed flats, mountain passes and extreme rock-choked …

The United States is home to tech companies that amass the most amount of user data worldwide, but the country does not have a law that regulates what data is collected and how it’s used. For years, lawmakers have tried to pass a federal privacy law, but to no avail. The US lags behind the …

Waste crime is now more lucrative than contract killing and criminals are getting more sophisticated. Could technology help end it once and for all? “Our goal for waste crime is very simple: stop it. That’s an audacious ambition, about which we are totally unapologetic,” said a determined Sir James Bevan in a stirring speech to …

Illustrative photo The latest and most innovative changes to occur in the future will be a move towards digital banks, which will provide low cost and short time methods in banking services. They will also provide fair competition than traditional banks do at present. Digital banks will also be the driving force behind new innovations …

Meghalaya recently won the ‘Best Project’ award at the United Nations World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) held in Geneva for its paperless governance initiative, called ‘e-Proposal System’. The initiative is a part of the Meghalaya Enterprise Architecture (MeghEA), set up in 2019 as part of the Digital India Mission, to improve service delivery …

Accor has launched a draw to get its loyalty program members in Australia to book travel to Southeast Asia, South Korea, Japan, and The Maldives. Accor has four prizes for its ALL members who come with a hotel stay and flights from Australia. Note that the ALL member must have their address in Australia to …

After the relentless hype about Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies such as Ethereum, Solana, Dogecoin, LUNA, etc., for the last couple of years, we are now witnessing their complete meltdown. The hype was primarily driven by eye-popping increases in valuations of all the major cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin had gone from around USD 4,000 to USD 64,000, a sixteen …

We may earn a fee if you make a purchase through one of our links. The newsroom and editorial staff were not involved in the creation of this content. Governor Laura Kelly ushered in a new era of legal sports betting in Kansas when she signed SB 84 into law on May 12. It paves …

The U.S. military’s Space Force appears like it’s not going anywhere, having outlasted the Netflix show of the same name. Yet, at two years old, the country’s youngest service branch is still on the receiving end of jokes and bigger questions about what it does and why it exists. “Most people don’t have the information they …

This press release was orginally distributed by SBWire New Jersey, USA — (SBWIRE) — 05/28/2022 — The latest study released on the Global P2P Payments Market by AMA Research evaluates market size, trend, and forecast to 2027. The P2P Payments market study covers significant research data and proofs to be a handy resource document for …

Before moving from China to Canada in 2006, Runkai Chen told immigration officials that he made at most $41,000 a year. His wife, he said, was employed as a clerk. Despite their modest incomes, a series of money transfers poured $114 million into the Chen family’s Canadian bank accounts a few years later. Chen is …

Special to The T&D South Carolina State University is urging its students to be wary of any financial solicitations or job offers arriving by email. Scammers are actively targeting students at S.C. State and other universities with check-cashing and gift card schemes. Scammers are known to sometimes mask their identities by posing as S.C. State …

In its simplest forms, money laundering involves concealing, disguising, converting, transferring or removing criminal property. The common thread is dirty money that—true to the ‘proceeds of crime’ descriptor—traces its roots to corruption, bribery, theft, drug dealing, tax evasion or even a chaotic mix of all. Money launderers dedicate themselves to washing—both literally and metaphorically—dirty money. …

An independent audit of the city of Oakdale found that a now deceased city clerk transferred nearly $500,000 in city funds to her personal bank accounts without authorization over a two-year period. The clerk allegedly made transfers estimated to be $248,564 and $203,753 for the fiscal years ending June 30, 2020 and 2021, according to …

HousingWire recently talked with Chris McEntee, vice president of ICE Mortgage Technology about the latest updates to the MERS eRegistry and what they mean for the industry. HousingWire: The MERS eRegistry is the only registry of its type in the industry. What kind of impact does this have on lenders? Chris McEntee: For over 25 …

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. The app industry continues to grow, with a record number of downloads and consumer spending across both the iOS and Google Play stores combined in 2021, according to the …

Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa looks on as he gives a media conference at the State House in Harare, Zimbabwe, August 3, 2018. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo May 9, Zimbabweans woke up to a sweeping raft of measures announced by President Emmerson Mnangagwa aimed at stabilising the economy. Considering the 100% or so depreciation that had happened on …

Basic Context of the CoC The CoC (so far only available in Spanish here) is a national code of conduct promoted by Farmaindustria (the national business association of the pharmaceutical industry) that regulates how data protection rules impact the development of clinical trials and compliance with pharmacovigilance obligations. It applies to the processing activities of …

Auto accidents such as head-on or multi-vehicle accidents can be devastating. It can have an impact on your emotional, physical and mental health. The shock of an accident may leave an impression on life. Moreover, determining the fault in a multi-vehicle accident is a big task. Often, the chain of reactions makes it difficult to …

The next iteration of the internet, so-called web 3.0, will have the ability to automatically execute transactions using digital currency. Will that digital currency be private stablecoins or a Federal Reserve digital currency (FRDC)?   My guess is that web 3.0 will run on a hybrid digital currency that includes a new type of bank deposit as …

DUBLIN, May 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The “Global Space Power Electronics Market by Device Type (Power Discrete, Power Module, Power IC), Application (Satellites, Spacecraft & Launch Vehicles, Space Stations, Rovers), Platform, Voltage, Current, Material and Region – Forecast to 2026” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The Space power electronics market is projected to …

April 29, 2022 – “Crypto” continues its reign as the newest and hottest form of investing. It has drawn significant attraction among millennials, or those individuals aged 27-41, where most millionaires in this generation have invested a bulk of their wealth. In order to keep up with this investment movement, it is imperative that estate …

MUMBAI : Through its joint venture with India’s largest lender State Bank of India (SBI), Hitachi Payment Services Pvt. Ltd, the wholly-owned subsidiary of Japan’s Hitachi Ltd, has been running back-end operations for a million point-of-sale (PoS) terminals, apart from another 700,000 terminals with other acquirers. It has also been working on the acceptance network …

A World Coin News reader recently reacted to the European Union’s announcement the EU will redesign its bank notes by saying, “I think the less changes to notes and coins, the better it is for commerce and general perception of stability,” adding, “predictability of looks and feel of the U.S. dollars or Swiss coinage seem …

The wait is nearly over for 1.6 million Illinois Facebook users who filed claims in a landmark $650 million biometric privacy settlement. Their $397 checks should be in the mail beginning May 9, according to Chicago attorney Jay Edelson, who brought the lawsuit against Facebook seven years ago. “Not only did we demonstrate that privacy …

Millions of individuals from around the world sacrifice proximity to their loved ones to seek a better life and financial stability in our country. But they know that on the other side, when their money transfers are received, they are supporting elderly parents, siblings, spouses, and sometimes their own young children. Each year, American families …

In January 2020, the U.S. Departments of State and Commerce published regulations transferring certain firearms, ammunition, components, and accessories from controls under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) to the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). Specifically, State amended Categories I, II and III of the U.S. Munitions List (USML) to transfer certain firearms, including non-automatic …

Picture this: your beloved grandfather hands out cash gifts to his three grandchildren every year on their birthdays. Each grandchild receives $100 every year like clockwork. Then, one year, your grandfather gives your cousin $1,000. The next month, he again gives your cousin $1,000 and so on, until your cousin has received $1,000 each month …

Welcome to the latest edition of the Financial Services SpeedRead, a collection of bite-sized updates designed to help you keep on top of key regulatory developments in financial services over the preceding fortnight. Please get in touch if you want to explore any of the topics covered in this fortnight’s edition of Financial Services SpeedRead. …

WATCH: Dr. Bawumia Lecture On Ghana Economy Video Goes Viral On Twitter, YouTube: Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia a vice president who has been making rounds on the web must be wondering why his name is scattering all over the web and on social media too. So let us tell you that he was deliver a lecture …

The FDIC has issued the March 2022 edition of Consumer Compliance Supervisory Highlights which includes a description of some of the most significant consumer compliance issues identified by FDIC examiners during consumer compliance examinations conducted in 2021. The issues described in the report consist of the following: Regulation E liability protections.  Examiners found the following …

Communication Team Member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Kafui Amegah, believes Ghanaians have no other alternative means of conducting financial transactions with ease other than with the mobile money platforms. According to him, choosing to travel to hand over money to a third person is problematic as the risk involved is way higher than …

The Minister of Finance, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta is expected to announce the operational date for the Electronic Transfer Levy Bill (E-Levy) Bill which was assented to by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Thursday. Parliament approved the bill last Tuesday after the Minority had staged a walkout as part of their avowed protest against the bill. …

Owen fleeced for 815k, Tyler for 526k, Mikey for 140k. One year ago, the bookkeeper Shane Maree Hatton was charged with 749 counts of dishonestly obtaining financial advantage by deception totalling more than $1.5 million from Tyler Wright and brothers Owen and Mikey.  Hatton, fifty-three, a family friend of the Wrights, although it was safe …

Lithia Motors Inc. will instantly pay customers who sell their cars to the dealership group via its Driveway digital retailing platform, collaborator U.S. Bank said last week. Lithia is piloting the immediate electronic funds transfers in Portland, Ore., and the approach is expected to be expanded to Driveway nationwide after that pilot is complete. Mike …

BRUSSELS — The European Union and United States made a breakthrough in their yearslong battle over the privacy of data that flows across the Atlantic with a preliminary agreement Friday that paves the way for Europeans’ personal information to be stored in the U.S. President Biden and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen announced …

Nordea Bank Abp / Key word(s): AGMEGM24.03.2022 / 14:30 Decisions of Nordea’s Annual General Meeting 2022 Nordea Bank AbpStock exchange release – Decisions of general meeting24 March 2022 at 14.30 EET The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Nordea Bank Abp was held today at the headquarters of Nordea in Helsinki by applying extraordinary meeting procedures …

Mercuryo is an international fintech company based in London founded in 2018, focused on providing cryptocurrency payment solutions. The company’s cryptocurrency infrastructure provides global access to fast and cheap money transfers with a bank-level oversight and its mission is to reinvent the ease of making digital transactions. Features Of Mercuryo Integrated Multicurrency Wallet This feature …

Image source: Getty Images So you submitted your tax return, either on your own or using tax software, well ahead of the filing deadline only to still be waiting on your tax refund. What gives? First, the IRS doesn’t issue refunds immediately upon the receipt of a tax return. In fact, the typical turnaround for …

Globe President and CEO Ernest Cu led food distribution in a community in Mandaluyong City at a recent #BrigadangAyalaKaakay event. At the event, he also paid a visit to Globe prepaid load retailers including 60-year-old Mary Magaling, who relied on her sari-sari store business to make ends meet during the pandemic. The pandemic posed many …

With 640 million consumers, a growing middle-income group, and deepening smartphone penetration, Southeast Asia presents huge opportunities for technology and ancillary companies. However, each country’s capacity to compete in the digital economy varies and geographical divides impede the region from integrating into a common digital market for investments, goods or labor. The Digital Silk Road …

Western sanctions in Russia keep increasing across the board, with several companies announcing their withdrawal from the territory, including Mastercard and Visa, major financial payment processors. Now, as the companies pulled out of Russia in the wake of the invasion of Ukraine, leading Russian banks are now considering using a Chinese payment rival after Visa …

Editorial Note: We earn a commission from partner links on Forbes Advisor. Commissions do not affect our editors’ opinions or evaluations. You may have a debit card in your wallet, but have you ever stopped to think about how it works? Debit cards blend the basic functions of an ATM card and a credit card …

Cyber Security And Privacy Insurance Claims This is the fifth installment of our series of articles reviewing some of the key trends and developments currently impacting the U.S. insurance industry. To date, the vast majority of cyber coverage decisions have involved traditional first-party, third-party, and crime/fraud policies. Claims under these policies are commonly referred to …

Taken together, the variety, volume and potency of firepower being rushed into the war zone illustrate the extent to which the United States sought to prepare the Ukrainian military to wage a hybrid war against Russia, even as President Biden has expressly ruled out inserting American troops into the conflict. “This is a continuous process. …

We thank you for reading our Top 10 and listening to our CFPB Bites of the Month webinars over the past two years. We are pleased to continue the series in 2022. In this month’s article, we share some of our top “bites” for the prior month covered during the February 16 webinar. So, what …

BILLINGS – A New Mexico man who was convicted of aggravated promotion of prostitution last June was sentenced to 15 years at Montana State Prison with three suspended Friday in Yellowstone County District Court. According to the Montana Attorney General’s Office, while keeping in contact and directing activities over phone calls and text messages, Lavondrick …

“Business is running, but we’re in survival mode over here,” the 37-year-old boss said during a video call from his current refuge after leaving the Ukraine capital. Russia’s military build-up led many Ukrainians to turn to cryptocurrencies, before the invasion seized up the sector. But it is still facilitating global fundraising efforts, albeit through an …

On February 14, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) updated its Supervision and Examinations Manual to reflect changes it made to the Remittance Transfer Rule (Rule) in a final rule published on June 5, 2020. The changes made to Subpart B of Regulation E, effective July 21, 2020, (1) increased the Rule’s safe harbor for …

After the Taliban took full control of Afghanistan in August last year, many international non-governmental organizations and services stopped operating in the country. Among them were payment services like Western Union and Swift. Many Afghans subsequently began to learn about cryptocurrencies and the underlying blockchain technology to — at the very least — receive remittances …

Speaking to the media in Kumasi, Ashanti Region on Friday, February 18, 2022, he stated that “You will be surprised how many of our NPP officers at the local level are not talking enough about the government’s policy, especially E-levy”. “I was at a funeral and I took the time to speak to a lot …

The Green Bay Packers’ sixth stock sale is now entering its final week, with the sale continuing until Friday, Feb. 25, at 11:59 p.m. CT, or until fully subscribed. Orders cannot be processed after 11:59 p.m. on the final day of the sale. Approximately 194,537 shares have been sold thus far in 175,874 transactions, raising …

LCNB (NASDAQ:LCNB) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday, Zacks.com reports. The brokerage presently has a $23.00 price target on the bank’s stock. Zacks Investment Research’s target price indicates a potential upside of 18.62% from the company’s previous close. …

Training and skill development are extremely important in the face of emerging technological advances. They decrease job ambiguity and skill obsolescence, providing job security 14 February, 2022, 12:30 pm Last modified: 14 February, 2022, 12:41 pm Md Kafi Khan. Illustration: TBS “> Md Kafi Khan. Illustration: TBS In January of this year, the Chief Executive …

The Finance Minister, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, says Government’s plan is not to use proceeds from the proposed Electronic Transactions Levy (E-Levy) to solve all the economic challenges facing the economy. He said the government would use monies generated from the E-Levy to complement other sources of revenue to manage its debt situation, improve infrastructure, and …

The world’s largest events, such as the upcoming World Cup in Qatar, present exciting new opportunities for businesses. In order to maximise the commercial potential of these events, companies often need to quickly employ large numbers of staff for a short period of time. Companies need to consider the different options open to them to …

GIVEN THE recent launch of the Bank of Jamaica’s (BOJ) digital currency pilot project and the general positive performance of cryptocurrencies on the world market, many Jamaicans have taken an interest in the new and modern method of exchange. However, there are many persons who may still not understand the concept of cryptocurrencies and central …

Kia Carens will soon be on the roads after its launch in February. It is Kia’s fourth model in India and the latest one at that. The Carens comes after Seltos, Sonet and Carnival. Talking about the other models, it is essential to note that the MPV is built on the same platform as the …

By Sabine Siebold, Andrea Shalal and Mike Stone BERLIN/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Germany is leaning toward purchasing the U.S. fighter jet F-35 built by Lockheed Martin to replace its ageing Tornado in the role of nuclear sharing, a German defence source told Reuters on Thursday, but a final decision has not been taken. Another source, close …