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.
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...
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.
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.
In the final part of our look at the year ahead in payments we look at Latin America and the phenomenon of crypto-currency.
Part two of our look at the year ahead in payments regulation focuses on Africa and Asia-Pacific.
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...
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...
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...
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. 
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...
Major changes to a U.S. payments law put in place following the 9/11 terrorist attacks have been proposed.
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.
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.
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”.
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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