Payments Regulation

On January 17, 2019, the president of the Personal Data Protection Office (UODO) held a press briefing to set out how a no-deal Brexit would affect Polish data controllers and processors, and what...
On January 16, 2019, the Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC), the Financial Sector Conduct Authority, the National Treasury, the South African Revenue Service and the South African Reserve Bank...
On January 17, 2019, the Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC) updated its guidance on suspicious transactions, to assist regulated entities in fulfilling their...
On January 17, 2019, the Bank of Israel presented the new cheque format that is due to enter into circulation in the Israeli territory within the year, ahead of the Reducing the Use of Cash Law...
On January 16, 2019, the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) unveiled its action plan for 2019, which will provide the roadmap for the actions and initiatives that the bank plans to undertake during...
On January 16, 2019, fintech associations from across the Asia-Pacific region announced the establishment of the Asia-Pacific FinTech Network, which aims to facilitate collaboration within the...
On January 15, 2019, the Financial Supervisory Service (FSS) released its annual report for 2017, presenting its main accomplishments and supervision activities for that reporting period,...
On December 11, 2018, the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Justice and Security published a consultation paper on the draft bill that makes amendments to the 4th Anti-Money Laundering...
The 4th Anti-Money Laundering Directive (Directive (EU) 2015/849), also known as the 4th AMLD, has brought in a set of obligations for the European Commission, European supervisory authorities ...
On April 26, 2017, the Ministry of Finance introduced draft legislation seeking to transpose Directive 2015/849 (also known as the 4th Anti-Money Laundering Directive - 4th AMLD) and ensure...
On January 10, 2019, the European supervisory authorities (ESAs) approved the content of a multilateral agreement for the exchange of information between the European Central Bank (ECB) and all...
On January 14, 2019, the central bank of Mexico, Banxico, published Circular 1/2019, which amends Annex 1 of the rules applicable to the reporting of participants to the central bank regarding...
On January 15, 2019, the Financial Services Agency (FSA) released an updated version of its policy approaches regarding the strengthening of cybersecurity in the financial sector, which were...
On January 11, 2019, the Financial and Capital Market Commission (FCMC) in Latvia issued a release to remind all credit institutions registered in the country that Normative Regulations no.1 ...
On November 19, 2018, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced that it has finalised the new regulatory framework for payment services in Singapore. The Payment Services Bill includes a...
On January 11, 2019, the Department of Finance launched a public consultation seeking feedback on the merits of open banking for Canadian citizens, to assist the Advisory Committee on Open Banking,...

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