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Paymentwall ‘Postpones Indefinitely’ Its Iran Payments Effort

Paymentwall ‘Postpones Indefinitely’ Its Iran Payments Effort

by January 13, 2017 at 11:10 am 1 comment

Last April, Bank Innovation reported that Paymentwall, a San Francisco-based payments company, had enabled payments to one of the world’s most closed markets, Iran. This news came shortly after the announcement of the deal between the United States, European Union and Iran for Iran’s pledge to cease work on itsRead More

Blame Regulators for Loan to San Bernardino Shooter, Not Prosper or Citi

Blame Regulators for Loan to San Bernardino Shooter, Not Prosper or Citi

by December 14, 2015 at 10:50 am 0 comments

The tumult surrounding the $28,500 loan through Prosper to Syed Rizwan Farook, one of the shooters that killed 14 people, can only be called misguided. There’s also a streak of disingenuousness coming out of bank regulators that deserves to be called out. What is clear is that Farook, the husband inRead More