On December 18, 2018, the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) published a consultation paper on draft rules governing crypto-asset platform operators (CPOs), aiming to establish a comprehensive legal...
On July 4, 2018, the Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC) launched a public consultation paper (CP 303) on revised obligations for credit card lending. The consultation paper...
On December 18, 2018, the Customs and Excise Department of the Hong Kong government released a template of a policy statement on anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing (AML/CTF),...
On December 17, 2018, Payments Canada published a consultation to seek feedback from stakeholders on the identified opportunities to broaden access to Canada’s retail batch payments system, the...
On December 17, 2018, the European Central Bank (ECB) released its Threat Intelligence-based Ethical Red Teaming (TIBER-EU) white team guidance, which comprises an integral part of its TIBER-EU...
On December 14, 2018, the Federal Council adopted a report on a legal framework for blockchain and distributed ledger technology (DLT) in the financial sector in Switzerland. The report focuses on...
On December 14, 2018, the Financial Action task Force (FATF) published the first enhanced follow-up report on Ghana, which was prepared by the Inter-Governmental Action Group Against Money...
On December 14, 2018, EMVCo, in line with its vision to facilitate worldwide interoperability and acceptance of secure payment transactions, released an updated version of the EMV® 3-D Secure (3DS)...
On June 26, 2018, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), along with the Financial Ombudsman Service, published a joint consultation paper titled “Authorised pushed payment (APP) fraud — extending...
On December 14, 2018, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) published a bulletin titled "Payment Surcharges: Economics, Regulation and Enforcement", which provides an overview of the surcharging...
On December 13, 2018, the European Banking Authority (EBA) released a consultation seeking feedback in relation to its draft guidelines on information and communication technology (ICT) and...
On April 26, 2017, the Ministry of Finance introduced draft legislation seeking to transpose Directive 2015/849 (also known as the 4th Anti-Money Laundering Directive - 4th AMLD) and ensure...
On December 10, 2018, Payments Canada published its annual payment methods and trends report, which provides an overview of the trends in payments, and demonstrates how Canadians are adopting new...
On December 13, 2018, the UK government published a guidance notice clarifying what will be expected from UK organisations in the context of amendments to be brought about in the data protection...
On December 12, 2018, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) released its activity report 2017 on the banking and payments system, providing detail on the achievements it has accomplished in the last...
The General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation 2016/679), also known as the GDPR, significantly increases the responsibilities and obligations for payments businesses in how they collect and...

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