793. News: FedNow launch 15sec account verification, and the Metro Bank saga continues

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Host Kate Moody is joined by some great guests to talk about the most interesting stories in financial services over the last 7 days, including: FedNow launch a new account verification service from Orum, Metro Bank strike a rescue deal, and Nationwide unveil a new look.

Our expert hosts Kate Moody is joined by some great guests to talk about the most notable fintech, financial services and banking news from the past week.

This week's guests include:

  • Stephany Kirkpatrick, CEO & Founder at Orum
  • Mandy Beech, Director of Retail Services at Nationwide
  • Uneesa Zaman, CEO of UneesaFinance

We cover the following stories from the fintech and financial services space:

  • Orum launch a first-of-its-kind account verification tool for FedNow
  • Metro Bank find a way out... and a new controller shareholder
  • Nationwide unveil their first major rebrand in 36 years
  • A new open-banking lending platform comes to Bahrain
  • Spanish banks trial a digital Euro
  • US politican George Santos faces charges of wire fraud and money laundering

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Special Guests: Mandy Beech, Stephany Kirkpatrick, and Uneesa Zaman.