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PSD2 Consultations and Announcements
EBA Publishes Report on the Impact of Fintech on Payment Institutions' and E-Money Institutions' Business Models
8th Jul 2019 | Written by:
The European Banking Authority (EBA) has published a report on the impact of fintech on the business models of payment institutions (PIs) and electronic money institutions (EMIs). The report...
UK: FCA Issues Safeguarding Arrangements for Non-Bank Payment Service Providers
5th Jul 2019 | Written by:
On July 4, 2019, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published an announcement on the safeguarding arrangements of non-bank payment service providers. The FCA states that under the Electronic...
UK: FCA Consults on Temporary Permissions Regime for Inbound Firms and Funds
24th May 2019 | Written 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...
Czech Republic: Ministry of Finance Issues Consultation on Amendments to Payment Systems Act
21st May 2019 | Written by:
On May 21, 2019, the Ministry of Finance issued a public consultation on amendments to the Payment Systems Act in light of the adoption of Regulation (EU) 2019/518 on cross-border payments (the...
Norway: Financial Supervisory Authority Publishes Report on Risk and Vulnerability Analysis 2018
10th May 2019 | Written by:
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 ...
Lithuania: Central Bank Consults on the Need and Conditions for Open Banking
8th May 2019 | Written by:
On November 27, 2018, the Bank of Lithuania launched a public consultation seeking feedback in regard to the need and conditions for open banking in the country, following regulatory changes made...
Liechtenstein: Finance Ministry Consults on PSD2 Transposition
7th May 2019 | Written by:
On September 4, 2017 the Ministry of General Government Affairs and Finance of Liechtenstein proposed a consultation for the transposition of the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2). The...
UK: OBIE Updates Open Banking Standard
1st May 2019 | Written by:
On May 1, 2019, the Open Banking Implementation Entity (OBIE) released Open Banking Standard version 3.1.2, which enables enhanced features and functionality, extending beyond basic compliance with...
EBA Clarifies Third Set of Issues Raised by Working Group on APIs under PSD2
29th Apr 2019 | Written by:
On April 26, 2019, the European Banking Authority (EBA) published clarifications to the third set of issues (VIII to XIII) that had been raised and discussed by participants of its working group on...
EBA Issues Opinion on Nature of Passport Notifications for Agents and Distributors under PSD2, EMD2 and 4th AMLD
25th Apr 2019 | Written by:
On April 24, 2019, the European Banking Authority (EBA) published an opinion on the nature of passport notifications of payment institutions and electronic money institutions using agents and...
Germany: BaFin Announces Commencement Date for Strong Customer Authentication for Online Direct Debits
18th Apr 2019 | Written by:
On April 17, 2019, the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht – BaFin) announced that, as of September 14, 2019, Article 55(1) of the Payment...
UK: OBIE Publishes Illustrative Answers for PSD2 Contingency Exemption
8th Apr 2019 | Written by:
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...
EBA Clarifies Second Set of Issues Raised by Working Group on APIs under PSD2
1st Apr 2019 | Written by:
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...
Finland: Financial Regulator Announces Commencement of Application Period for Banks Seeking Exemption from Fall-Back
28th Mar 2019 | Written by:
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...
EBA Consultation on RTS and the Future EBA Register Under PSD2
18th Mar 2019 | Written by:
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...
UK: Update to Version 3.1 of Open Banking Standard
15th Mar 2019 | Written by:
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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