Poland’s financial regulator will delay enforcement of new strong customer authentication (SCA) rules and is happy to await further clarity on timings from Europe — even if nothing is issued until...
Offshore gambling and payments companies have suffered another setback in their rolling battle to defeat the Norwegian government’s payment blocking campaign.
Visa is set to introduce a new scheme fee for payments that use the 3D Secure protocol, despite complaints from acquirers and retail groups that card acceptance costs are spiralling.
German banks have expressed their shock at a letter from the country’s financial regulator saying it was unlikely their application programming interfaces (APIs) would be approved by September’s...
The European Banking Authority (EBA) has further narrowed the lane for fintechs when it comes to access to customer accounts, rejecting industry proposals for a workaround when third parties are...
Malta’s central bank has confirmed that payment service providers in the online gambling hub will be allowed to delay compliance with EU rules on strong customer authentication (SCA) of online...
Industry groups say the decision by UK regulators to delay enforcement of strong authentication reforms will help steer firms away from a “cliff edge” next month, despite the decision not to give...
The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has formally agreed to grant payment providers an additional 18 months to comply with new strong authentication rules.
UK firms are hoping to seize on regulators’ increasing leniency around incoming strong customer authentication (SCA) reforms, seeking further flexibility on contactless card transactions.
In its final plea for leniency on September’s strong authentication reforms, industry group UK Finance has requested an 18-month transition period — with a six-month carve out for issuers...
The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has decided to give banks and third-party providers an additional six months to meet incoming requirements on account access, after concerns that a lack...
Ireland’s payments regulator has become the latest authority to confirm it will delay the enforcement of incoming EU rules on strong customer authentication (SCA), as it called for a collective EU...
The Dutch central bank has become the latest regulator to offer a transition period for firms to comply with incoming EU rules on strong customer authentication (SCA) designed to tackle payment...
Uncertainty about when national authorities will start enforcing EU-wide strong authentication rules risks causing a stalemate over customer communications, industry figures have said.
Major banks and payment providers are in talks with the Dutch central bank over delaying enforcement of incoming strong customer authentication (SCA) rules, taking inspiration from existing...
Italy has become the latest EU member state to acknowledge the European Banking Authority’s flexibility on enforcing incoming strong authentication rules, as national regulators’ positions...
Europe’s largest payment providers have joined forces to ask authorities for a harmonised 18-month transition period before enforcing new security rules for online card payments.
European fintechs have written to national regulators to express “grave concern” over the quality of application programming interfaces (APIs) being readied by banks, reiterating calls for...
Ukraine’s top financial regulator has embarked on a campaign to liberalise the country’s payments market that will allow non-banks to issue electronic money and payment cards for the first time.
National regulators are pushing for a harmonised pan-European transition period on enforcing new strong authentication rules, although consensus may not be reached until after September’s official...

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