Greece’s central bank has joined the ranks of national regulators granting payment services providers respite from enforcing incoming EU rules on strong customer authentication (SCA) for online...
Swedish fintech Tink has written to regulators across Europe pleading for flexibility around next month’s open banking reforms, claiming its latest survey of banks shows there is not a single...
Germany has confirmed it will delay enforcement of incoming EU rules on strong customer authentication (SCA) for online card payments, with the country’s regulator and banking lobby blaming...
On August 20, 2019, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published a "Dear CEO Letter" on requirements for strong customer authentication (SCA) in card-not-present e-commerce transactions. ...
On August 20, 2019, the Financial Supervisory Authority (Finanstilsynet) announced that it will grant an extension to the deadline of September 14, 2019 to payment service providers (PSPs) for the...
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...
On August 14, 2019, the European Banking Authority (EBA) published responses to the fifth set of issues (XXI to XXVI) raised by participants of the working group on application programming...
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...

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