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European Banking Authority (EBA)
PSD2: Regulator Responds To Whitelisting And Fraud Rate Queries
29th Oct 2018 | Written by:
The European Banking Authority has responded to uncertainty over the application of incoming authentication rules, particularly when a third-party provider is being used.
European Lawmakers Applaud Plans For Stronger EBA
4th Oct 2018 | Written by:
EU legislators have thrown their weight behind plans to beef up the continent’s defences against illicit finance, with almost unanimous agreement in plenary debate on Wednesday that a stronger...
EU Eyes Shift From Directives To Regulations For Money Laundering
3rd Oct 2018 | Written by:
Plans to reform European anti-money laundering legislation so they take the form of regulations, rather than directives, received cautious accord among ministers on Tuesday, with the continent...
Open Banking: Consent And API Security Top Consumer Concerns
28th Sep 2018 | Written by:
European consumer advocates have weighed in on the open banking authorisation debate, giving their two cents’ worth on contentious issues around customer consent and authentication.
Costly Currency Conversion To 'Disappear' Under Commission Plans
26th Sep 2018 | Written by:
A senior EU official has warned providers of dynamic currency conversion services they may have to offer better exchange rates to consumers or risk being driven out of business.
Danske Bank Supervisors Face EBA Probe After Money Laundering Scandal
25th Sep 2018 | Written by:
The European Commission has called on the European Banking Authority (EBA) to “make full use” of its investigatory powers and scrutinise how nearly €200bn in suspect funds was able to pass through...
PSD2: Fintechs Launch Last-Ditch Assault On 'Redirect' Model
14th Sep 2018 | Written by:
A host of payment providers and industry groups have urged the European Banking Authority to rethink its stance on the “redirect” authentication model for users of third-party providers.
Commission Seeks Stronger EBA After Money Laundering Scandals
13th Sep 2018 | Written by:
The European Banking Authority (EBA) appears set to gain stronger financial crime-fighting powers across the EU, after ongoing concerns about shortcomings in national-level approaches to money...
PSD2: Banks Battle EU Proposals On Public Data Disclosure
11th Sep 2018 | Written by:
Influential banking groups have urged Europe’s top financial regulator to withdraw draft rules that would force them to publish data on the performance of all online and mobile banking platforms.
European Banks 'Flabbergasted' At ECB Criticism Of PSD2 Resistance
5th Sep 2018 | Written by:
Banks in Europe have defended their approach to innovation after a European Central Bank (ECB) policymaker blamed the dominance of US and Chinese payments giants in the region on the defensive...
Industry Cautiously Positive On EBA Fraud Reporting Requirements
31st Aug 2018 | Written by:
A month after European authorities released new guidelines on fraud reporting, the industry has largely come to terms with the new regime — but as major disruptions to the sector loom, it may be...
ICO Regulation Takes Next Step Forward In European Parliament
30th Aug 2018 | Written by:
European lawmakers put virtual currency at the centre of a debate on new crowdfunding regulations on Wednesday, as the ambition of some to plant a flag in the sector was met with disagreement.
PSD2: German Fintechs Lie In Wait As Regulator Issues First Third-Party Approval
17th Aug 2018 | Written by:
The impact of the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2) is beginning to take hold in Germany after the local regulator issued its first third-party licence, with around 20 more applications...
Divisions Surface Over PSD2 ‘Fallback’ Guidelines
15th Aug 2018 | Written by:
An influential banking stakeholder group has backed the European Banking Authority’s authority not to declare “redirection” an obstacle to third parties, but admitted its members are divided on how...
EBA Consults on Guidelines on the Conditions of Exemption from Contingency Measures under Article 33(6) of the RTS
14th Aug 2018 | Written by:
On June 13, 2018, the European Banking Authority (EBA) launched a consultation on Guidelines on the conditions to be met to benefit from an exemption from contingency measures under Article 33(6)...
ESAs Publish AML/CTF Guidelines and Final Draft on Central Contact Point Standard
13th Aug 2018 | Written by:
The joint committee of the three European supervisory authorities (ESAs) — EBA, EIOPA and ESMA — has published its final guidelines on simplified and enhanced customer due diligence and the factors...
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