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Confusion Reigns Over PSD2 Contactless Card Authentication Rules
3rd Apr 2018 | Written by:
Payment firms are confused by incoming EU rules on contactless payments, despite 11th-hour attempts by the European Commission to clarify when strong authentication must be applied.
Educating Consumers On Open Banking Proving Tough, Says Industry
3rd Apr 2018 | Written by:
UK industry figures have revisited concerns over the presentation of open banking to consumers, saying confusion will be most likely during the current “transition period” prior to technical...
Mastercard Seeks Strong Authentication Exemption For Recurring Payments
26th Mar 2018 | Written by:
Mastercard is hopeful that recurring card transactions will be exempt from strong authentication requirements under incoming EU reforms, but said further guidance on the issue would be helpful.
‘Redirection’ Not Banned Under PSD2, Reiterates Commission
23rd Mar 2018 | Written by:
European officials have downplayed industry fears that authenticating users of third-party providers via a "redirect" model could be outlawed by incoming security rules.
Industry Seeks EU Reassurance Over PSD2 Fallback Option
21st Mar 2018 | Written by:
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The European Commission has looked to ease concerns that rules on third-party account access under the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2) could hand too much power to a small number of...
PSD2 Technical Standards Published By EU, But Fragmentation Fears Linger
14th Mar 2018 | Written by:
New rules on authentication and account access under the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2) will take effect on September 14 next year, after the controversial text was finally published in...
EBA Consults on Strong Customer Authentication and Secure Communications under PSD2
13th Mar 2018 | Written by:
The European Banking Authority (EBA) has published a consultation paper on draft technical standards on strong customer authentication and common and secure communication under the revised Payment...
European Authorities Approve PSD2 Technical Standards
2nd Mar 2018 | Written by:
Controversial EU-wide regulatory technical standards on strong authentication and third-party account access have been formally approved and will take effect in September next year.
PSD2: Fintech Alliance Sets Out API Demands
27th Feb 2018 | Written by:
A European fintech lobby group has set out a series of requirements it expects banks’ interfaces to meet when providing services to third parties, ahead of the second API Evaluation Group meeting.
PSD2: Authorities Concerned Banks May Shun APIs
23rd Feb 2018 | Written by:
Senior European officials are concerned that some banks appear not to be developing dedicated interfaces for third-party access under the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2).
Improve Fraud Detection Or Lose Out To Rivals, Acquirers Told
22nd Feb 2018 | Written by:
Incoming EU rules on strong authentication will place unprecedented demands on payment providers to keep fraud rates low or risk losing out to more tech-savvy competitors, industry insiders believe.
European Commission Defends Technical Standards Amendments
19th Feb 2018 | Written by:
EU lawmakers have defended the final drafting of third-party access rules under the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2) against criticism that they had not properly consulted with regulators...
PSD2: ECB Joins Calls For Early Adoption Of Technical Standards
16th Feb 2018 | Written by:
A European Central Bank (ECB) official has called on payments firms to speed up implementation of security rules that accompany the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2) to unlock the potential...
EU Geoblocking Rules In Need Of Work, Warn Experts
12th Feb 2018 | Written by:
Legal experts have warned that there is a "lack of clarity" around incoming EU restrictions on geoblocking by online retailers, after the European Parliament adopted its final position on the...
PSD2: Questions Resurface Over Credential Sharing
9th Feb 2018 | Written by:
Banks and fintechs remain at odds over whether consumers will be able to share their online banking login credentials with third parties under incoming EU-wide security standards.
Regulator Hints At More PSD2 Transition Guidance
6th Feb 2018 | Written by:
European regulators have said further guidance is likely on the "transition period" between the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2) and accompanying security standards, as the issue of screen...
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