The Department of Finance of Ireland launch a consultation with their position intended to inform the Department’s position with regard to provisions of the directive on payment accounts (PAD).This...
German payment service providers have been warned time is running out for them to adhere to a new set of EU-wide minimum security guidelines for internet transactions.
A major European financial regulator is to “intensify its efforts” on the payments sector, with a particular focus on mobile, innovations and consumer protection.
Regulation of Bitcoin at EU level is "absolutely coming and absolutely necessary", senior sources state, and is likely to arrive in the form of new legislation rather than adopted into existing laws. 
The revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2) is set to face a final vote in October after a key European parliamentary committee passed the draft directive by a large majority.
Europe’s top banking regulator has said its cautious approach to crypto-currencies is justified, warning that the Bitcoin network might not be as secure as its supporters claim.
An influential banking body has released two reports acknowledging the revolutionary force of crypto-currency technology.
The technical stage of Europe’s ambitious payment restructuring plan begins today with experts warning the industry not to let the looming changes creep up on it.
A political agreement has been reached today on revisions to the Payment Services Directive (PSD2).The agreement follows closely guarded trilogue negotiations between the European Commission, the...
The European Banking Authority has released its final guidelines on the security of internet payments. In this article, Arno Voerman of Dutch law firm Van Doorne provides details on the minimum...
The EBA released its opinion on lending-based crowdfunding in February 2015; the document which is addressed to the European Commission, the European Parliament and the EU Council identified a...
On October 20, 2014, the EBA released a consultation paper on "the implementation of draft EBA Guidelines on the security of internet payments prior to the transposition of the revised Payment...
The EBA released its opinion on virtual currencies in July 2014. What is considered and the opinion can be found here. 
Two major European finance regulators have announced a tie-up to boost security around retail payments, despite experts warning that increasingly detailed red tape is confusing businesses.
A community too fervent to give ground and a banking system overly sheltered by governments are the main threats to widespread crypto-currency acceptance, financial experts have claimed.Commercial...
It has been hailed as the most significant event in the regulation of crypto-currency, but experts believe the European Banking Authority’s (EBA) hardline call for financial institutions to avoid...

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