Authorities in Denmark took enforcement action against 45 businesses last year for breaching EU-wide rules on card payment surcharging, the country’s competition regulator has revealed.
On April 5, 2019, the Open Banking Implementation Entity (OBIE), in collaboration with UK Finance, published a document entitled "PSD2 Contingency Exemption Form Illustrative Answers - Publication...
A three-year investigation into whether Norwegian banks were unlawfully blocking third-party provider Trustly has come to an end, after the authority closed the case without making a judgment...
Financial services and trade experts believe the vast majority of UK firms are finally prepared for life after Brexit, having been forced by ongoing political uncertainty to put emergency market...
Banks in France will need to begin testing application programming interfaces (API) for third-party access within the next two weeks or face having to build a second fallback mechanism, regulators...
The UK competition regulator on Monday extended deadlines for five banks that overshot a key milestone in the country’s open banking roadmap, but forced them to hire outside help to monitor their...
On April 1, 2019, the European Banking Authority (EBA) published clarifications to the second set of issues raised and discussed by participants of its working group on application programming...
The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has released the final versions of its guidance in case of a no-deal Brexit, on the same day legislators shot down Prime Minister Theresa May’s third...
European banks providing application programming interfaces (APIs) must make testing facilities available to third-party providers even if they have not yet received authorisation, regulators have...
On March 28, 2019, the Finnish Financial Supervisory Authority (FIN-FSA) announced the commencement of the time framework within which account servicing payment service providers (ASPSPs) will be...
UK authorities have not yet taken any regulatory action against banks that deny account services to payment providers, new figures reveal, reigniting debates over the industry’s battle against...
An independent survey of European banks has suggested that a significant number will miss the chance to gain the fallback exemption from its first availability in September, as many have failed to...
The Australian payments industry is on the cusp of rolling out a self-regulatory framework to “solve” spiralling card-not-present fraud by establishing a risk-based approach to strong customer...
The European Banking Authority (EBA) is consulting on the draft regulatory technical standards (RTS) which set the technical requirements on development, operation and maintenance of the electronic...
New EU payment regulations are drawing increasing attention from outside the continent, as concerns arise in Morocco about the security of new payment methods and the approach that third country...
The Open Banking Implementation Entity (OBIE) has released an update to version 3.1 of the Open Banking Standard published in November 2018. The update provides clarifications to the previous...

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