The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has become the first national regulator to formally acknowledge EU plans for extending the implementation period for new strong authentication rules,...
From September, European firms will need to tread even more carefully around their operations in third countries when it comes to anti-money laundering (AML) — but idiosyncratic data protection...
Payments firms have called on European-level authorities to learn lessons from the struggles around national-level open banking initiatives as they look to expand the regime into a pan-European...
European regulators have handed a major lifeline to card firms and retailers by giving them more time to comply with incoming security reforms, but experts say more work will be needed at national...
The European Banking Authority has agreed to give payment providers more time to prepare for September’s controversial strong authentication reforms, after pleas for flexibility from across the...
Efforts to open up the euro’s payment and settlement scheme to wider access via application programming interfaces (APIs) has been put on hold, after fintechs insist on getting the first phase of...
Fintechs across Europe have joined calls for a delay to September’s strong authentication reforms, urging authorities to show leniency to firms providing third-party payment services, as well as...
The UK’s financial regulator has revealed details about its preparations for new EU rules on secure customer authentication (SCA) — confirming that the September deadline will have to be swept...
European regulators are readying new guidance on September’s strong authentication reforms that could give payment firms a 15-month transition period to become fully compliant.
A senior executive at American Express has said “collateral damage” caused by EU-wide payment reforms has forced the card network to cut ties with dozens of bank partners.
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...
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.

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