Regulatory Research

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is consulting on draft rules of procedure to govern appeals that may be made to it under Section 79 "Procedure for appeals to the CMA" of the Financial...
On August 18, 2017, Worldpay published data analysis on mobile contactless payments made in the UK in first half 2017....
HM Treasury has published a consultation on the anti-money laundering supervisory regime as a response to the consultation and call for further information in March 2017, which informed on the...
Wirecard, which supports companies in accepting electronic payments from sales channels, has announced a partnership with Singtel's mobile wallet Dash to support the rollout of Singapore's first...
CGAP, the Consultative Group to Assist the Poor, a global partnership of organisations that seek to advance financial inclusion at the World Bank, has published a market and regulatory assessment...
On August 17, 2017 the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published a consultation on the Payment Systems Regulator's (PSR) regulatory fees for 2018/2019, reviewing its approach to allocation and...
On August 17, 2017 the Australian government announced its first step to reform and improve the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act and increase the powers of the Australian...
The Australian government is consulting on a draft bill that includes reforms for credit cards, looking to improve the consumer protection of vulnerable consumers and enhancing competition in the...
On August 11, 2017 the Central Bank of Russia approved National Standard of Russian Federation (GOST) R 57580.1-2017 "Security of financial (banking) operations. Data protection of financial...
In 2017 President Vladimir Putin signed a law imposing a ban on money transfers to Ukraine through foreign payment systems as a response to the Ukraine authorities' ban on the operation of Russian...
The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport has commissioned RSM’s Economic Consulting team (PACEC), in conjunction with the Centre for Secure Information Technologies (CSIT) at Queen's...
On August 9, 2017 the European Commission published an inception impact assessment on broadening law enforcement access to centralised bank account registries. The aim of the inception impact...
The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has released a public consultation on proposed revisions to the licensing framework for authorised deposit-taking institutions (ADIs)....
On March 23, 2017 the European Commission launched a public consultation called “Fintech: a more competitive and innovative European financial sector”, seeking views from stakeholders to further...
On August 10, 2017 the government of the Russian Federation issued Government Resolution No. 913 of July 31, 2017 regulating the process of cooperation between authorities on beneficial ownership...
The National Bank of Ukraine has announced that it has initiated a dialogue with the Ministry of Finance, the State Fiscal Service, the State Financial Monitoring Service, the National Securities...

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