European authorities are investigating efforts by banks to thwart account access for fintechs mandated by the EU’s revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2), with plans to call on national...
The EU’s top banking regulator brushed aside protests from the European Commission when it opted for a 15-month delay to enforcing new rules on strong customer authentication, new records show.
The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is standing by its decision to allow issuers and acquirers 18 months to meet new strong authentication rules, despite European regulators opting for a...
The 4th Anti-Money Laundering Directive (Directive (EU) 2015/849), also known as the 4th AMLD, has brought in a set of obligations for the European Commission, European supervisory authorities ...
France’s central bank could drop its plans for an extended delay to strong authentication reforms, as indications emerge it is likely to fall in line with an EU-wide transition period of 15 months.
The European Banking Authority (EBA) has called for new legislation after finding fintechs passporting across member states are held back by fragmented regulatory oversight, including rules on...
Impending moves by Brussels to cobble together new regulations on cryptocurrencies should focus on clarifying how existing laws apply to the sector rather than creating a new directive, experts...
Authorities in the UK and France are facing pressure to revise their planned delays to enforcing strong authentication rules for online card payments, after EU regulators settled on a shorter 15...
The European Banking Authority (EBA) has agreed to let national regulators delay enforcement of strong authentication rules until December 31 next year, setting a strict 15-month migration plan for...
UK payments and banking regulators have yet to clinch agreements designed to mitigate the damage of a no-deal Brexit with several EU member states, despite the possibility of the UK hurtling out of...
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has not ruled out altering its 18-month enforcement delay of new security rules for online card payments, but says its focus is making sure that its position...
The European Banking Authority (EBA) has reiterated its concerns over the level of Brexit planning among some financial services firms, as the prospect of a no-deal departure looms closer in the...
The EU’s top financial supervisors have urged member states to boost their supervision and understanding of payment and e-money institutions in light of the sectors’ persistent vulnerability to...
The head of Europe’s apex banking association has called for a “radically new approach” to reporting money laundering as the EU wrestles with how to unify anti-money laundering (AML) policies...
New European rules on outsourcing came into effect across all member states this week, but financial institutions still face uncertainty about what the new landscape means for their business...
Europe’s banking lobby has called on the European Banking Authority to put in place a harmonised non-enforcement period of 18 months for new authentication rules for online card payments.

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