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European Commission Hints At Work On Push Payment Fraud
22nd Nov 2018 | Written by:
The European Commission has revealed it is looking into whether action could be taken on authorised push payment fraud, particularly as parallel regulatory initiatives seek to boost instant account...
Fintechs Grapple With PSD2 'Whitelisting' Uncertainty
21st Nov 2018 | Written by:
The European payments industry is split on how a “whitelist” of trusted payees will work for third-party providers once new security rules take effect next September.
Support For Pan-European AML Supervisor Grows, But Member States Despair
16th Nov 2018 | Written by:
A European parliamentary committee has published a document restating calls for greater anti-money laundering (AML) enforcement at the supranational level, decrying findings of fractured and...
PSD2: Disputes Unresolved As API Evaluation Group Finalises Guidance
12th Nov 2018 | Written by:
A Brussels-based cross-industry group has issued its long-awaited final recommendations for the functionality that banks’ application programming interfaces (APIs) should offer if they are to gain...
European Commission Calls for Maltese Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit to Take Additional Measures to be 4th AMLD Compliant
9th Nov 2018 | Written by:
On November 8, 2018 the European Commission adopted an opinion requiring the Maltese Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit (FIAU) to continue taking additional measures to fully comply with its...
European Supervisory Authorities Consult on Draft Guidelines on Cooperation and Information Exchange for the Purposes of 4th AMLD
8th Nov 2018 | Written by:
On November 8, 2018 the Joint Committee of the three European supervisory authorities (EBA, EIOPA and ESMA; collectively ESAs) published a consultation paper on draft joint guidelines on...
PSD2: Experts Call For Nuance In Authentication Debate
7th Nov 2018 | Written by:
European payments experts have suggested that banks building application programming interfaces (APIs) should consider creating a better authentication process than provided by their customer...
In Depth: Card Authentication Row Escalates As EBA Asked To Delay Reforms
31st Oct 2018 | Written by:
European payments and retail groups have pleaded with authorities to let them use a payer’s card details as one of two authentication factors for an online transaction, at least for a temporary...
Poor Implementation Of European AML Rules Blamed For Financial Exclusion
31st Oct 2018 | Written by:
A paper from a think tank has suggested that it is uneven and inconsistent application of EU rules by member states, rather than the stricter requirements, that have created the most significant...
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.
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