On May 16, 2018 the Banking (Cash Machine Charges and Financial Inclusion) Bill 2017-19 passed its first reading in the House of Commons, under the "Ten Minute Rule"....
On October 8, 2019, the government published a no-deal readiness report. As the country prepares to leave the European Union on October 31, 2019, the document describes changes if the UK leaves...
On October 8, 2019, the European Council adopted new rules on whistle-blower protection (Directive 2018/0106 on the protection of persons who report breaches of union law). The new rules establish...
On October 7, 2019, the National Bank of the Republic of Belarus published a consultation on draft legislation which proposes a single form of legislation for payment systems and payment services....
On July 23, 2019, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) released a draft guidance paper on the fair treatment of vulnerable customers, aiming to provide clarity on its expectations regarding the...
On October 4, 2019, the Liechtenstein parliament approved the Token and VT Service Providers' Law (TVTG) on transaction systems based on trusted technologies, which will also be known as the...
On September 30, 2019, the National Assembly approved a bill to enhance penalties and sanctions for money laundering. The Anti-Money Laundering (Amendment) Bill 2019 aims to restructure the...
On October 4, 2019, the Finnish government announced it had approved a decision on the Cybersecurity Strategy 2019. The strategy is based on the Cybersecurity Strategy 2013 and its purpose is to...
On March 22, 2019, the Ministry of Economy and Finance released a consultation on the draft legislative decree containing the necessary provisions to transpose the 5th Anti-Money Laundering...
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...
On October 3, 2019, the French Prudential Regulatory Authority (ACPR) published a report on the anti-money laundering/counter-terrorism financing (AML/CTF) system of actors of transmission of funds...
On October 2, 2019, the Asia/Pacific Group on Money Laundering (APG) published a mutual evaluation report on Pakistan. The report provides an analysis of the anti-money laundering/counter-terrorism...
The Danish Financial Supervisory Authority (FSA) has launched a consultation on amendments to the Payments Act, to allow the Competition and Consumer Authority to intervene if fees on direct debit...
On October 1, 2019, the Ministry of Finance submitted proposals for a new law that aims to ensure better access to cash services for businesses and consumers in Sweden. The proposal would require...
On May 22, 2019, the Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) released a consultation paper setting out its proposals on its approach to the merchant survey, as part of its initiative to conduct a market...
On July 25, 2019, the Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) launched a consultation paper (CP19/7) with the title “Powers and Procedures Guidance”, which seeks the public’s feedback with regard to the...

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