Authorities in Denmark have confirmed enforcement of strong customer authentication (SCA) rules will be delayed by 18 months, while neighbouring Sweden has also confirmed it will be flexible around...
The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has formally announced it will hand a lifeline to third-party providers by delaying enforcement of account access rules for six months beyond September’s...
Authorities in Luxembourg, Spain and Portugal have confirmed they plan to delay enforcement of incoming strong customer authentication (SCA) reforms, meaning more than half of EU member states have...
On June 12, 2017, the Central Bank of Malta (CBM) launched a public consultation seeking stakeholder input on draft legislation to transpose Directive (EU) 2015/2366, also known as the revised...
Belgium will allow payment providers extra time to comply with incoming EU rules on strong customer authentication (SCA) for online card payments, as more regulators look to the European banking...
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...

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