The Office of the Data Protection Commissioner of Ireland has issued this guidance on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which will come into force across the European Union on May 25,...
Elizabeth Denham, the UK information commissioner, gave a speech at the National Association of Data Protection and Freedom of Information Officers (NADPO) Annual Conference on November 21, 2016....
UK data protection authorities have said they are “looking into” the banking arm of retail giant Tesco after hackers stole cash from 20,000 of its customers’ current accounts.
The UK government has revealed plans to invest £1.9bn over the next five years in the fight against cybercrime, vowing to improve the resilience of the financial sector and other “critical”...
Too many payments firms are still complacent over incoming EU data protection laws and risk being slapped with eye-watering fines, a global card security watchdog has warned. 
Financial institutions are reacting cautiously to European authorities’ probe into the innovative use of consumer data, backing the trend despite concerns around consumer consent.
Industry insiders have told payments businesses that blockchain technology will not be the remedy to their compliance woes, advising firms to concentrate on more immediate solutions.
Regtech has the potential to reduce compliance workloads, open up business opportunities and even lower officers' risk of jail time, according to advocates of the technology.
UK-based payroll, accounting and payments software provider Sage revealed yesterday it has become the latest high profile company to suffer a breach of its data security systems.
Industry uncertainty over the financial authorities’ stance on regulatory technology, or “regtech”, is stifling its use in meeting compliance duties, according to an official consultation.
Following the UK’s decision to leave the European Union on June 23, PaymentsCompliance takes a look at the country's various exit scenarios and their data protection implications.
Following years of discussions, the reform of the EU data protection framework was finally adopted by the European institutions in April 2016. ...
British rules on cross-border data transfers are likely to remain stringent despite legal uncertainty created by the UK’s vote to leave the EU, according to government officials and legal experts.
European regulators must improve the design of existing and future rules to make the most of technological change, according to a senior EU advisor on innovation. 
Payments companies in the UK face a raft of legal complications following the country’s decision to leave the EU.
The so-called “right to be forgotten” set to be brought in by European data protection reforms looks likely to be undermined by payments compliance obligations, according to industry experts.