launches first Open Banking sandbox in Australia

3 decembrie 2019, thought leaders in Australia’s Open Banking sector, announced the Beta launch of Lab, Australia’s first Consumer Data Right (CDR) Compliant Open Banking Testing Sandbox.

The cloud-based solution, focused on three key themes of Discover, Build and Comply, allows for rapid deployment of many customised environments simulating the CDR, empowering organisations to begin testing their implementations specific to their required use cases.

Open Banking technologists can request to join the Beta program, enabling them to deploy new environments via the Lab, which supports the key components that application developers require to build value propositions based on the CDR Standards including:

. Product Information API: Detailed Product Information for Banking Products.

. Banking Information API: Endpoints containing Account Information, Balances and Detailed Transaction information

. Customer & Consent API: Endpoints containing Customer Information and mandated Consent workflows.

. InfoSec Profile: The security specification defined for the Consumer Data Right.

A number of additional tools are also included within the Lab including:

. Endpoint Discovery and Product Browser: An integrated browser of available API endpoints coupled with a structured rendering engine for Product Information currently delivered by Holders.

. Product Designer: A GUI based designer for Holders to graphically design their products in the CDR Standards format.

. Compliance Reports: A continuous compliance monitoring capability to verify technical compliance to the underlying standards.

Stuart Low, Founder of, said, “For the Australian Consumer Data Right to be a success, it is critical that technology professionals have access to flexible and feature rich tools that enable them to efficiently build solutions utilising the Consumer Data Standards, through this platform we look forward to continuing to contribute to Australia’s Open Data revolution. is a news and resources website dedicated to the emerging Open Banking and Consumer Data Right ecosystem. Providing a regularly updated aggregation of related news, a growing online community and now DataRight Lab,’s objective is to raise awareness of, and educate on, the emerging Australian Consumer Data Right.

Founded in 2017, is a financial technology innovation company focused on the Australian open banking sector. The largest external contributor to the technical specification governing the Consumer Data Right, a member of the OpenID Foundation Financial-Grade API Working Group and a producer of industry leading software products and services, enables financial institutions and startups alike to embrace Australia’s open data future.

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Jan Schildbach – Analyst Deutsche Bank

„Though Libra has met with fierce resistance from central banks and supervisory authorities and might never see the light of day, in many other cases tech firms (both start-ups and established big players) have successfully captured bits and pieces of universal banks’ traditional value chain. This trend may only intensify in the coming years. In this environment, European banks remain squeezed.”

In 23 septembrie 2019, BNR a anuntat infiintarea unui Fintech Innovation Hub pentru a sustine inovatia in domeniul serviciilor financiare si de plata. In acest sens, care credeti ca ar trebui sa fie urmatorul pas al bancii centrale in 2020?