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Open banking driven by the new Consumer Data Right has helped accelerate innovation in the financial services sector locally during the pandemic according to Tarek Ayoub is the CEO and Co-founder of Beforepay Yet it is still early days in Australia for open banking, compared to a market like the

In a potentially controversial move, regulators have certified financial management platform Yodlee as an Accredited Data Recipient under Australia’s Consumer Data Right. The ruling paves the way for the American data firm to collect and share more consumer data from local banks and fintechs under Open Banking. The clearance also

CBA CEO Matt Comyn is doubling down on his multibillion dollar technology bet, this week announcing a plan to put Australia’s largest bank among the global leaders of digital experiences and to begin receiving open banking data. “CBA wants to remain Australia’s clear leader in digital banking,” Comyn said Thursday.

Android users can get their first taste of Australia’s new data portability scheme from today following an update to Frollo’s mobile application to add open banking data. The Sydney fintech’s app received a major update for Android to incorporate real time transaction insights using Open Banking account linking. The Apple

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Business payments fintech GoCardless has raised A$126 million in a Series F. Led by Bain Capital Ventures, the raise will be used to accelerate GoCardless’s open banking strategy, including card payment alternatives. GoCardless is a UK headquartered global payments network and technology platform company that provides recurring payments services, processing

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Regional Australia Bank announced it is the first non Big Four bank to meet compliance standards of Australia’s new open banking system following the integration and deployment of a Consumer Data Right solution from The bank integrated the cloud-based Platform as a Service provider’s solution in just three months.

Australian open banking platform company Basiq today announced a partnership with global integration vendor Mulesoft to offer a compliance product for the data portability scheme. Basiq will become an official partner of the Salesforce owned company. Under open banking, Australian banks must share customers’ data with other organisations in a

Ping Identity today announced the launch of a Consumer Data Right (CDR) Integration Kit. The enterprise identity management company says it will enable Australian banks and fintech company data holders to align with CDR regulatory requirements while also simplifying data recipient functionality. Under CDR rules, financial institutions must provide customers

Open Banking ramped up in Australia this month with the inclusion of  consumer data held by the big four banks, the first phase to involve actual consumers’ data. The industry has warned, however, uptake by consumers will take years more and uncertainty about the rules is holding back the new

Identity management company ForgeRock today announced the launch of its Open Banking Accelerators, tools for financial institutions to manage the APIs used in Australia’s new data portability scheme. ForgeRock says its Accelerators address some of the strict rules of open banking, which began this year as the first test of