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PSD2 Consultations and Announcements
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...
EBA Clarifies First Set of Issues Raised by Working Group on APIs under PSD2
11th Mar 2019 | Written by:
On March 11, 2019, the European Banking Authority (EBA) published clarifications to the first set of issues that had been raised and discussed by participants of its working group on application...
Norway: Ministry of Finance Adopts Regulation on Systems for Payment Services
28th Feb 2019 | Written by:
On February 15, 2019, the Norwegian government published the Regulation on Systems for Payment Services, which was adopted by the Ministry of Finance on the same day. The regulation is part of a...
Ukraine: National Bank Unveils Plans on Reassessing Payments Landscape
28th Feb 2019 | Written by:
On February 26, 2019, the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) announced the start of a comprehensive analysis of all components of the payments landscape of the country, to assess how the payments...
Sweden: Financial Supervisory Authority Publishes Guidelines on Conditions for Using Exemption from Contingency Mechanism under Article 33(6) of EU Regulation 2018/389
25th Feb 2019 | Written by:
On February 25, 2019, the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority (Finansinspektionen – FSA) notified the European Banking Authority (EBA) that it intends to fully comply with, and apply within the...
Netherlands: Consultation on the Transposition of PSD2
18th Feb 2019 | Written by:
The Dutch Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Security and Justice have published a consultation on the draft payment legislation which will implement the revised Payment Services Directive ...
UK: Open Banking Implementation Entity Issues Operational Guidelines and Checklist
1st Feb 2019 | Written by:
On February 1, 2019, the Open Banking Implementation Entity (OBIE) published its Operational Guidelines and accompanying Checklist, with the aim of providing clarification and recommendations to...
Europe: ENISA Publishes Study on Commonalities Between Member States' Approaches to Risk Management and Incident Reporting under PSD2
24th Jan 2019 | Written by:
On January 24, 2019, the European Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA) released a study regarding good practices in the implementation of regulatory technical standards in the field...
UK: FCA Consults on UK-Wide Regulatory Technical Standards for Strong Customer Authentication in Case of No-Deal Brexit
20th Dec 2018 | Written by:
On December 19, 2018, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) launched consultation paper 18/44, by means of which it is seeking feedback on the proposed regulatory technical standards for strong...
UK: FCA Consults on New Rules and Guidelines Regarding Better Implementation of PSD2
19th Dec 2018 | Written by:
On September 17, 2018, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) launched a four-week consultation seeking feedback on its suggested approach towards the final regulatory technical standards on strong...
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