Visa-Backed Payments Platform Partners With Ripple – Is XRP in the Mix?

Visa-Backed Payments Platform Partners With Ripple – Is XRP in the Mix?

Visa partner Currencycloud is now working with Ripple to expand their business-to-business cross-border payments platform. Currencycloud says the Ripple partnership will help expand business to places where regulations and limitations restrict opportunities for small and medium-sized enterprises, according to a press release from the London-based…

MoneyGram Rolling Out Payments System in Asia – Are Ripple and XRP Ready for Launch?

MoneyGram Rolling Out Payments System in Asia – Are Ripple and XRP Ready for Launch?

MoneyGram is expanding its remittance business across Southeast Asia. The leading payments company launched an online presence in Singapore in February, and Anil Kapur, the company’s head of Asia Pacific and South Asia, tells Digital News Asia that the company is now exploring whether it…

Prince Andrew trust breached charity law over £335,000 payments

Prince Andrew trust breached charity law over £335,000 payments

The Charity Commission has ruled the Prince Andrew Charitable Trust breached charity law over £355,000 payments to a former trustee. In a statement the Charity Commission said: “The Commission identified concerns about a former trustee being paid by the charity’s three trading subsidiary companies as…

The Trump administration extends the freeze on student loan payments through January

The Trump administration extends the freeze on student loan payments through January

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has extended the break on federal student loan payments due to the coronavirus pandemic through the end of January. The freeze on monthly payments and the accumulation of interest on loans were due to expire at the end of December, but…