Insights & Analysis

After months of political deadlock, Israel’s banking regulator has taken up the mantle of open banking, announcing it will require banks to provide fintechs with access to customers’ accounts.

Six European countries have announced they are joining the INSTEX payments instrument facilitating trade with Iran, widening the total...

The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has granted U.S. cryptocurrency exchange Bittrex a license to allow customers in sanctioned...

Regulatory Research

On August 8, 2019, Banque du Liban, the central bank of Lebanon, released Circular no. 523 with the title “Regulations on the Control of...
On July 9, 2019, the Bank of Israel released a policy paper in which it states its position in relation to the issue of banks’ payments...
Israel has a highly developed and transparent financial system, dubbed “Silicon Wadi”, which is home to many international technology...