Dispatch Issue: 3/31/2021

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Here is your link to the archived edition of MAC Dispatch for the week of March 31, 2021.


Articles in this week's issue:


  • Due to a technical error, there are no MAC updates in this week's Dispatch



  • COVID-19 caused unprecedented disruption within the payments industry
  • 2021 Google search trends in banking, digital, payments and fintech
  • COVID-19 fuels 41 percent spike in global real-time payments
  • Dalio sees 'good probability' bitcoin gets outlawed
  • Gett fights evolving payment fraud attacks
  • PayPal will let US users pay with Bitcoin, Ethereum and Litecoin
  • The pandemic created a 'perfect storm' for unemployment fraud. Here's how you can stay protected
  • UK businesses confused by payment solution options, says Tug
  • Visa expands real-time push payments with launch of Visa Direct Payouts
  • Consumers turn to installment payment plans for premium purchases
  • Why embedded finance is this year's most important banking trend
  • PSR Consultations: Could the proposed measures to fight fraud have unintended consequences?
  • Online payments company Paysafe going public in SPAC merger, Bill Foley says
  • Visa Direct Payouts pushes payments to cards, two billion bank accounts globally