Payments Regulation

On October 18, 2018, SWIFT, a global provider of secure financial messaging services, released a white paper called “Towards frictionless cross-border payments”, which was drafted in collaboration...
This is the first part of a practical guide on the regulatory technical standards on strong customer authentication and common and secure open standards of communication, providing information on...
On October 18, 2018 the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) published a court order from the New York District Court, which determines that Gelfman Blueprint, Inc. (GBI) must pay more than ...
On October 18, 2018, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced the launch of its Strategic Hub for Innovation and Financial Technology (FinHub), which is to continue the work...
On October 18, 2018, Mastercard released an announcement heralding the end of signatures on the back of payment cards across the globe. As from this day, it will be the cardholders' choice if they...
On October 17, 2018, the New Payments Platform (NPP) Australia announced the launch of a sandbox for testing application programme interfaces (APIs), which was created with global financial...
On October 18, 2019 the Australian government launched a consultation on exposure draft regulations to support the Competition and Consumer Amendment (Gift Cards) Bill 2018 and an explanatory...
On July 12, 2018, the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) released a consultation paper on the Virtual Financial Assets (VFA) Rules for VFA Agents. The initiative follows the approval of the...
On October 17, 2018, the Financial Services Commission of South Korea launched a public consultation on the provisions of an enforcement decree of the special act on the establishment and operation...
On October 16, 2018 the Central Bank of Russia (CBR) launched a consultation on the development of regulatory (regtech) and supervisory technology (suptech) in the country's financial market....
On October 16, 2018, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) issued a guidance paper on interoperability targeted at all prepaid payment instrument (PPI) issuers, system providers and system participants,...
On October 16, 2018 SWIFT, the global provider of secure financial messaging services, published a white paper called "Application Programming Interfaces (API): Delivering a global platform for the...
On January 22, 2018, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) launched a public consultation regarding the access of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to the Financial Ombudsman Service. The...
On October 15, 2018, the Financial Supervisory Authority (Finansinspektionen) released the meeting notes taken during a discussion between the authority and financial industry participants in...
The revised Payment Services Directive (Directive (EU) 2015/2366), also known as PSD2, has brought a set of obligations for the European Commission, the European Banking Authority (EBA), EU member...
On July 3, 2018, the Romanian Ministry of Public Finance launched a public consultation on a draft emergency ordinance on the issuance of electronic money (e-money). Pursuant to that, on July 4,...

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