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Confirmation of Payee

Confirmation of Payee Commitment

Banks committed to deliver Confirmation of Payee extended capability by end 2021 In response to a recent call for views from the Payment Systems Regulator (PSR), the SD10 firms (a group of the major banks: Lloyds Banking Group, Bank of Scotland, Barclays, HSBC, NatWest, Nationwide and Santander who were initially directed by the regulator to introduce Confirmation of Payee) have […]

Confirmation of Payee

Ten Confirmation of Payee ‘take aways’

It’s not a silver bullet but… It all stared with a Which? Super Complaint in 2017 demanding that banks in the UK must do more to protect its customers from Authorised Push Payment (APP) fraud. In 2020 the Confirmation of Payee (CoP) service was formally launched in UK to help reduce fraud and misdirected payments. Confirmation of Payee helps protect […]

Confirmation of Payee

Confirmation of Payee Call For Views

The Payment System Regulators call for views on Phase 2 of the implementation of Confirmation of Payee (CoP) closed at the end of June. The call for views outlined the findings of the PSR’s analysis of the impact of Phase 1 of CoP (following Specific Direction 10 which was served on the UK’s six biggest banking groups) and the feedback […]

Confirmation of Payee

Fraud & Confirmation of Payee

A guest blog by Bob Ford, Payments Business Analyst and SME. The Pay.UK service of Confirmation of Payee (CoP) has been established for just over a year but the life under lockdown under Covid has not abated the attempts by fraudsters to endeavour to try and scam our accounts of our money. A friend asked for my thoughts on fraud […]

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Confirmation of Payee and CRM Code Consultation

The Open Banking Implementation Entity (OBIE) has published a consultation on Confirmation of Payee (CoP) and the Contingent Reimbursement Model (CRM) Code and its implications for open banking payment journeys. The OBIE welcomes stakeholder views on the CoP / CRM Consultation paper via its online Consultation Survey. OBIE have published three papers: CoP/ CRM Consultation paper CoP and CRM Proposition paper […]

Confirmation of Payee

Safer payments need service ubiquity

It all stared with a Which? Super Complaint in 2017 demanding that banks in the UK must do more to protect its customers from Authorised Push Payment (APP) fraud. In 2020 the Confirmation of Payee (CoP) service was launched in UK to help reduce fraud and misdirected payments. Confirmation of Payee helps protect consumers and businesses from certain types of […]

Confirmation of Payee

Confirmation of Payee: Six month scorecard

In 2020 the Confirmation of Payee (CoP) service was launched in UK to help reduce fraud and misdirected payments. Confirmation of Payee helps protect consumers and businesses from certain types of fraud and misdirected payments by letting them know if the account name they have entered matches the account name of the recipient. The Confirmation of Payee service seeks to […]

Confirmation of Payee

Confirmation of Payee

Confirmation of Payee: Why it’s as important for your bank as it is for you. Catch the latest Payments Podcast from Bottomline where Olivia Armstrong unpacks the latest developments within the Confirmation of Payee name checking service. Does your bank have confirmation of payee in place? Whether it’s a small tick, or a logo, the fact your bank confirms the sort code […]

Confirmation of Payee

Modulr becomes first non-bank or building society to launch Confirmation of Payee

Modulr is the first non-bank or building society to join the Confirmation of Payee service. Confirmation of Payee allows users to check if the payment details they’ve entered for a person or business match the details held by the recipient’s bank. This provides reassurance that payments are being sent to the right recipient and protects Modulr customers from certain types […]

Confirmation of Payee

Confirmation of Payee

This week The Guardian reported on a bit of Confirmation of Payee payment friction. A reader’s problem was explained as “spelling out the problems as banks’ name-checker rejects vital payments”. I have been unable to receive a payment I am owed because automated messages repeatedly inform the sender that the payee’s name doesn’t match the name on my account. MdW, […]

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More than a million checks a day

Pay.UK have announced that the newly launched Confirmation of Payee service is handling more than one million checks a day. Source: Pay.UK – Confirmation of Payee requests exceed one million per day. Confirmation of Payee is the UK’s new bank account name checking service that helps protect consumers and businesses from certain types of fraud and misdirected payments by letting […]

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Widespread implementation of Confirmation of Payee

Widespread implementation of the UK’s new Confirmation of Payee (CoP) service has been announced by the payments regulator. Confirmation of Payee helps protect consumers and businesses from certain types of fraud and misdirected payments by letting them know if the account name they have entered matches the account name of the recipient. The Confirmation of Payee service is intended to […]