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April 18, 2014

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January 27, 2014

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January 21, 2014

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January 14, 2014

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December 23, 2013

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  • MoneyGram Reaches 200 Country Network Milestone - “This is an important achievement in our continuous efforts to strengthen our network and to reach more customers across the globe,” says Pamela H. Patsley, chairman and chief executive officer at MoneyGram.

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December 05, 2013

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October 08, 2013

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  • Glenbrook's Elizabeth McQuerry will be speaking at this year's NACHA Global Payments Forum on October 17-18 in New York City. She'll be speaking on the topic "Mobile Payments, Interoperability & Faster Funds Transfer".
  • Glenbrook's Carol Coye Benson will be speaking at this year's American Bankers Association Annual Convention on October 20-22 in New Orleans. She'll be participating in a panel discussion on The Future of the Payments Industry.
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September 19, 2013

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  • Glenbrook's Elizabeth McQuerry will be speaking at this year's NACHA Global Payments Forum on October 17-18 in New York City. She'll be speaking on the topic "Mobile Payments, Interoperability & Faster Funds Transfer".
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September 10, 2013

clearXchange Names Michael Kennedy Chief Executive Officer

ClearXchange logo 140pxclearXchange, the joint venture of Bank of America, Wells Fargo and JPMorgan Chase, has announced the naming of Michael Kennedy as chief executive officer.

Kennedy co-founded and served as chairman of clearXchange while working as executive vice president and head of Innovation and Payments Strategy for Wells Fargo Bank. clearXchange says that Kennedy will now devote 100 percent of his time to leading clearXchange and will be based in San Francisco.

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July 15, 2013

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May 23, 2013

Visa Inc. Names Ryan McInerney President, Announces Other Changes

Visa logo 60pxhVisa Inc. has named Ryan McInerney as President of Visa Inc. where he will be responsible for Visa's global client organization, product management and a new solutions group.

I have worked closely with Ryan for many years and know him to have extensive payments knowledge, be a tremendous leader and a great executive capable of motivating and managing large groups of people. I am confident he will be a great fit and asset to the organization," said Charlie Scharf, CEO of Visa Inc.

"As Visa seeks to find new ways to partner with and add value to our clients, I believe Ryan's client focus and deep understanding of the industry will be invaluable."

McInerney joins Visa from JP Morgan Chase where he was the CEO of Consumer Banking.

Separately, JP Morgan Chase has announced the appointment of Barry Sommers to replace McInerney as CEO of Consumer Banking.

Visa also announced Elizabeth Buse will lead a new Global Solutions organization managing the next generation of products and services in areas including mobile, information products and processing. She also will be responsible for CyberSource, Merchant Sales, and Merchant Solutions. Formerly, Buse led Visa's business in the Asia Pacific, Central Europe, Middle East and Africa region.

Visa also announced Bill Sheedy will lead corporate strategy, mergers and acquisitions, government relations. Mr. Sheedy previously managed Visa's business in North America, Central America, South America and the Caribbean.

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May 21, 2013

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April 22, 2013

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April 12, 2013

JP Morgan Chase - Card Services 1Q2013 Financial Results

Chase_logo-140px.jpgJP Morgan Chase has reported financial results for the first quarter 2013. For its card services business, Chase reported:

  • Credit card average loans were $123.6 billion, down 3% from prior year and 1% from the prior quarter.
  • Credit card sales volume was $94.7 billion, up 9% from the prior year and down 7% from the prior quarter; Card Services general purpose credit card sales volume growth has outperformed the industry since the first quarter of 2008.
  • Card Services net revenue as a percentage of average loans was 12.83%, compared with 12.22% in the prior year and 12.82% in the prior quarter.
  • Merchant processing volume was $175.8 billion, up 15% from the prior year and down 2% from the prior quarter; total transactions processed were 8.3 billion, up 22% from the prior year and 1% from the prior quarter.

Chase also noted that it is the "#1 credit card issuer in the U.S. based on outstandings" and the "#1 Global Visa issuer based on consumer and business credit card sales volume."

Chase Chairman and CEO Jamie Dimon commented: "We also saw strong performance in our credit card portfolio, with net charge-offs remaining near historic lows, another sign that consumers are healthier and more confident. As a result, we reduced the allowance for loan losses in Consumer & Community Banking in the first quarter by a total of $1.2 billion and are likely to see further releases."

February 26, 2013

Visa, JPMorgan Chase to Form 'Chase Merchant Services'

Visa logo 60pxhVisa and JPMorgan Chase have announced that the companies have agreed to a letter of intent for a new and expanded 10-year renewable partnership agreement to better serve both Chase cardholders and merchants.

“We are pleased to extend our long-term partnership with Visa,” said Gordon Smith, CEO of Consumer & Community Banking, JPMorgan Chase. “Chase Merchant Services enables us to build direct relationships with merchants and give enhanced benefits, such as targeted offers and discounts to Chase Visa cardholders.”

Chase Merchant Services combines the capabilities of JPMorgan Chase’s acquiring business, support functions and extensive card portfolio with a customized processing solution that Visa and JPMorgan Chase will create using Visa’s network, VisaNet.

October 20, 2011

May 31, 2011

Payments Views - It’s About Time: clearXchange and Bank P2P

GP Logo Horizontal 140px Over on our sister blog, Payments Views, Glenbrook's Carol Coye Benson interviews Mike Kennedy, chairman of the clearXchange board, and shares her thoughts on the new banking industry joint venture in a post entitled "It's About Time: clearXchange and Bank P2P".

This has been a big week for news in the payments industry – with the Google Wallet making a big, loud splash. It’s nice to see banks using the power of their collaborative action to demonstrate that innovation can come from the bank side of the payments world as well.

May 25, 2011

Major U.S. Banks Form P2P Payments Joint Venture

ClearXchange logo 140pxBank of America, JPMorgan Chase, and Wells Fargo have announced that they have formed a new P2P payments joint venture.

Customers of the three banks will be able to move funds directly from their existing checking accounts using an e-mail address or mobile number – instead of providing checking account and routing numbers. The clearXchange service will roll out nationally, and there are plans over time to expand it to include other financial institutions and endpoints to create a money movement capability across the industry.
The three banks will own and run clearXchange, with Bank of America’s John Feldman serving as general manager.

October 13, 2010

JP Morgan Chase - Card Services 3Q2010 Financial Results

Chase_logo-140px.jpgJP Morgan Chase has reported financial results for the third quarter 2010. For its Card Services unit, net income was $735 million, compared with a net loss of $700 million in the prior year. The improved results were driven by a lower provision for credit losses, partially offset by lower net revenue. Sales volume was $79.6 billion, an increase of $4.9 billion, or 7%. Excluding the Washington Mutual portfolio, sales volume was $76.8 billion, an increase of $5.6 billion, or 8%.

Merchant processing volume was $117.0 billion on 5.2 billion total transactions processed.

July 15, 2010

JP Morgan Chase - Card Services 2Q2010 Financial Results

Chase_logo-140px.jpgJP Morgan Chase has reported financial results for the second quarter 2010. For its Card Services unit, net income was $343mm, compared with a net loss of $672mm in the prior year. Credit costs of $2.2B include a reduction of $1.5B to the allowance for loan losses, reflecting a lower level of net charge-offs and lower estimated losses. End-of-period outstandings (excluding the WaMu portfolio) of $127.4B down 14% YoY and 4% QoQ. Sales volume (excluding the WaMu portfolio) of $75.4B was up 8% YoY and 13% QoQ.

Merchant processing volume was $117.1 billion on 5.0 billion total transactions processed.

June 14, 2010

Jack Stephenson Joins JP Morgan Chase to Focus on Mobile, eCommerce

ChaseJPMorgan Chase has announced that Jack Stephenson is joining the firm as Director of Mobile, E-Commerce and Payments. According to Chase, Stephenson, most recently Senior Vice President of Strategy, Partnerships, Analytics and New Ventures at PayPal, "will lead the continuing evolution and implementation of a company-wide strategy for mobile devices and internet payments." READ MORE »

May 19, 2010

Chase Adds New Alerts for Low Balance in Checking, Funds Transfer

ChaseChase has announced rolling out two new free mobile banking features: "customers now can receive a text message the moment their checking account balance falls below a pre-selected amount – and then instantly transfer funds by sending a text-message reply as short as four keystrokes." Chase says it is currently sending out 725,000 low-balance alerts each week. READ MORE »

April 14, 2010

JP Morgan Chase - Card Services 1Q2010 Financial Results

JP Morgan Chase has reported financial results for the first quarter 2010. For its Card Services unit, Chase report a net loss of $303MM compared with a net loss of $547MM in 1Q09. The net charge-off rate (excluding the WaMu portfolio) increased to 10.54% in 1Q10 vs. 6.86% in 1Q09 and 8.64% in 4Q09 and nnd-of-period loan outstandings (excluding the WaMu portfolio) were $132.1 billion, down 12% YoY and 8% QoQ. Card sales volume (excluding the WaMu portfolio) was up 7% YoY to $66.9 billion.

Chase Paymentech merchant processing volume was $108 billion on 4.7 billion total transactions processed.

April 02, 2010

2009 - A Terrible Year for the Credit Card Business

"By all measures, 2009 was a terrible year for our credit card business" - so begins Jamie Dimon's discussion of JP Morgan Chase's Card Services business unit - as Dimon writes in his annual letter to shareholders. The unit lost $2.2 billion in 2009 with an additional impact coming this year resulting from the recent CARD Act changes that have recently taken effect. Dimon notes that "in the future, we will no longer be offering credit cards to approximately 15% of the customers to whom we currently offer them" - due to the changes imposed by the law.

January 15, 2010

JP Morgan Chase Reports 4Q09 Financial Results

JP Morgan Chase has reported financial results for the fourth quarter of 2009. Its Card Services unit reported a net loss of $306 million, compared with a net loss of $371 million in the prior year. End-of-period managed loans were $163.4 billion, a decrease of $26.9 billion, or 14%, from the prior year and a decrease of $1.8 billion, or 1%, from the prior quarter. Charge volume was $86.9 billion, a decrease of $9.1 billion, or 9% over 4Q08 but up 5% from the third quarter 2009.

November 19, 2009

J.P. Morgan's Best Practices in Fighting Corporate Payments Fraud

J.P. Morgan has issued a report titled “Payments Fraud: How It Happens And What You Can Do To Protect Your Organization” in which the company shares best practices for battling check, automated clearing house (ACH), and credit card fraud, as well as tips on protecting treasury operations from advanced phishing techniques. The report also explores the key areas of fraud vulnerability and proliferation, and reviews fraud protection products and services available today. READ MORE »

October 20, 2009

Class Action Lawsuits Filed Against Major Banks re Overdraft Fees

Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP today announced the filing of a series of nationwide class action lawsuits against Bank of America, Wachovia, U.S. Bank, JPMorgan Chase and Citibank in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida in Miami for abusive overdraft fees. READ MORE »

October 19, 2009

A Chip and PIN Card for US Business Travelers

Recently, US travelers to Europe have encountered problems having their magnetic stripe-based credit cards accepted at some merchants where Chip and PIN have been implemented. See, for example, "The End of Cards as We Knew Them?" by Glenbrook's Jacqueline Chilton.

Earlier today, JP Morgan announced several commercial card initiatives regarding expansion into Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. Included in that press release was mention of a new card that the bank will be issuing next year: J.P. Morgan’s International Dollar Card (USD) which the bank calls "a cross-border dollar solution complete with Chip and PIN security, and the ability to support clients’ needs in the Middle East, Africa, and Central and Eastern Europe, including Russia."

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