The UK government is contemplating going beyond the scope of its existing open banking regime and extending third-party providers’ rights to include access to non-payment accounts.
EU authorities have responded to uncertainty about how payment providers should carry out transaction risk analysis under incoming strong authentication rules, as well as whether banks must confirm...
Denmark’s financial authority has told firms to expect strong authentication reforms to take full effect from September, despite concerns across Europe that the industry is nowhere near full...
The Dutch central bank and payments regulator has said authorities are already assessing the risk posed by technology giants from the United States and China, particularly as open banking beds in...
Lithuania is hoping improvements to safeguarding options for e-money and payment institutions will boost customer confidence in the sector and make them more competitive against banks.
UK regulators' willingness to accept a phased enforcement regime for forthcoming strong customer authentication (SCA) rules has been met with opposition from Brussels’ leading consumer protection...
A lack of industry readiness means incoming strong authentication reforms are now expected to cost businesses across the EU a total of €57bn, new research has claimed.
The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has taken the first steps towards delaying controversial strong authentication reforms beyond September’s deadline, PaymentsCompliance can reveal.
The EU will not extend September’s deadline for online payment security reforms but has not yet ruled out a compromise and is working on providing additional clarity to the industry, an influential...
Estonia’s financial regulator has revoked the operating licence held by payment institution GFC Good Finance Company, following a string of breaches of financial crime and payment services laws.
Germany’s top payment services regulator has revealed a recent crackdown on businesses transferring funds for online trading platforms without authorisation.
Third-party providers face an uphill struggle for adoption in Poland, researchers have suggested, with incumbents more concerned about the threat posed by technology giants and rival banks than by...
On October 10, 2018, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published a consultation paper on the temporary permissions regime (TPR) for inbound firms and funds. The consultation sets out how the...
Authorities in Europe appear to be inching closer to a compromise on incoming strong authentication rules, following sustained warnings the reforms cannot be met in time for September’s deadline.
Industry groups are pressing regulators on whether incoming strong customer authentication rules can be delayed, arguing the drip-feed of guidance has created a “bottleneck” and left firms unable...
On May 9, 2019, the Financial Supervisory Authority (Finanstilsynet) published a risk and vulnerability analysis report on the financial sector's use of information and communications technology ...

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