In the build-up to the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2) entering into force across EU member states in January 2018, PaymentsCompliance provides practical insight on the regulation of...
The 4th Anti-Money Laundering Directive (4th AMLD) is set to take effect from June 26, 2017, repealing on the same date, Directive 2005/60/EC (also known as the 3rd AMLD) and Directive 2006/70/EC,...
PaymentsCompliance takes a look at the regulatory framework for data protection in France, modified in particular by Digital Law No. 2016-1321 of October 7, 2016 to give the French data protection...
On January 31, 2017 the Policing and Crime Act 2017 received royal assent. Part 8 of this act introduces changes to the financial sanctions regime, seeking a more effective implementation of the...
This FAQ provides detail on the key provisions applicable to domestic interchange fees in Switzerland and the role of the Swiss Competition Commission (COMCO) in capping domestic multilateral...
PaymentsCompliance provides an overview of the data protection regime in Colombia, which is regulated by Law 1581/2012 and the Superintendence of Industry and Commerce is the supervisory authority.
This FAQ details the key regulation for providing prepaid card services in Belarus, with complementary information from the country’s central bank, the National Bank of the Republic of Belarus, on...
This FAQ details the key regulation for providing prepaid card services in Mexico, with complementary information from the country’s central bank, the Banco de Mexico (Banxico), on electronic...
PaymentsCompliance takes a look at the framework for the UK’s data protection regime, which, despite the UK’s decision to leave the European Union on June 23, 2016, has not changed so far. 
After years of discussion, the European Parliament adopted the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on April 14, 2016, and the text was published in the Official Journal of the European Union...
PaymentsCompliance spoke to Mutasingwa Enock Baisi, a legal officer at IMMMA Advocates, regarding the financial regulation landscape in Tanzania, where mobile payments fall under the purview of...
PaymentsCompliance spoke to Peter Lloyd, a partner at Gill, Godlonton & Gerrans law firm, about financial regulation in Zimbabwe, where mobile payments are generally used for money transfers...
PaymentsCompliance spoke to Sumbo Akintola, a partner, and Adesegun Agebiyi, a senior associate, from Aluko & Oyebode law firm, regarding the financial regulatory landscape in Nigeria, where...
PaymentsCompliance spoke to Leishen Pillay, a partner at Hogan Lovells, about financial regulation in South Africa, where electronic money transfers can only be carried out by a registered bank.
PaymentsCompliance spoke to Gaurav Bhandari, a senior associate at DV Kapila & Co Advocates, about the financial regulatory landscape in Kenya, in particular with regard to mobile payments...
The Single Euro Payments Area (or “SEPA”) is the European payments integration initiative which allows citizens, businesses and public authorities to make and receive payments in euro under the...

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