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New Laws Key To Trillion-Dollar Industry
29th Jan 2015 | Written by:
Regulating third-party payment processors is “a significant milestone” that will open up a trillion-dollar e-commerce economy and encourage foreign investment in Taiwan, its leaders claim.
Massachusetts Banking Czar Eyes Bitcoin Regulation
28th Jan 2015 | Written by:
Scott Van Voorhis
The Massachusetts banking commissioner leading a national panel on regulation of digital currencies and mobile payments is now pushing for the reform of his home state’s antiquated laws, which have...
Vietnam Streamlines Payment Reporting Controls
27th Jan 2015 | Written by:
Vietnamese banks are subject to new payment reporting requirements, as the county builds on its recent record for tackling money laundering with greater compliance demands.
Call For Order As Bangladesh Adds 1m Mobile Money Customers A Month
26th Jan 2015 | Written by:
Bangladesh’s adoption of mobile money has come at such a frantic pace that regulators must step in to tackle an equally flourishing fraud problem, the country’s oldest communication company has said.
Payments 2015 Outlook Part 3: Latin America and Crypto-Currency
23rd Jan 2015 | Written by:
In the final part of our look at the year ahead in payments we look at Latin America and the phenomenon of crypto-currency.
Payments 2015 Outlook Part 2: Africa and Asia-Pacific
22nd Jan 2015 | Written by:
Part two of our look at the year ahead in payments regulation focuses on Africa and Asia-Pacific.
EU Data Protection Regulations Overview
Lise Breteau, an attorney-at-law at the Paris Bar, anticipates some of the major developments to European data protection laws in the draft regulation currently being discussed by European...
Payments 2015 Outlook Part 1: Europe and North America
21st Jan 2015 | Written by:
The payments industry has evolved more in the last two years than in the previous 50, experts have been fond of telling us, and with looming regulation in every corner of the globe 2015 is shaping...
An Overview Of The Proposed Second Payment Services Directive (PSD2)
Ben Regnard-Weinrabe, partner, and Rachael Welham, trainee solicitor, at Paul Hastings law firm take a detailed look at what key changes the proposed second Payment Services Directive will make to...
Indian Bank Governor Pledges Regulation Will Be Enforced After Uber Case
20th Jan 2015 | Written by:
The governor of India’s central bank has pledged to enforce new payment regulations to ensure “crony capitalism” is stamped out, while taking further aim at controversial taxi app Uber.
Accused Russian Hacker ‘Was Market Leader For Stolen Credit Cards’
19th Jan 2015 | Written by:
The son of a Russian politician arrested by U.S. officials for allegedly harvesting millions of credit cards and selling the stolen data through illicit websites for more than $17m will stand trial...
Post-9/11 Digital Check Processing Laws Taking Shape To Counter Fraud
16th Jan 2015 | Written by:
Major changes to a U.S. payments law put in place following the 9/11 terrorist attacks have been proposed.
Demands High But Progress Sluggish On Turkish E-Money Licence Move
15th Jan 2015 | Written by:
Turkey’s plan to stabilise its troubled e-money sector with a licensing regime will increase compliance demands on operators in the space, but activity has been quiet, legal experts said.
Payments Reforms At Forefront Of Lithuania’s Ambitious Euro Vision
14th Jan 2015 | Written by:
Lithuania has become the 19th country to adopt the euro, a significant move experts believe will open the door to international e-money merchants and payment services providers.
EU Heavyweight Hails New Payment Directive As Endgame Nears
12th Jan 2015 | Written by:
One of Brussels’ top officials has told PaymentsCompliance he expects a final agreement on long-awaited EU payment reforms to be complete inside the next six months, as talks enter “the final mile”.
New Security Rules For Internet Payments Sparks Concern From Legal Experts
9th Jan 2015 | Written by:
A new set of safety guidelines for internet transactions has been published, leading to concerns the increasingly technologically-driven payments sector is becoming mired in bureaucracy.
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