The Department of Financial Services has published the final BitLicense of New York codes, rules and regulation, which is the product of a nearly two-year-long inquiry.Benjamin M. Lawsky,...
MasterCard has announced its partnership with Premier Bank, becoming the first international payments network to enter Somalia, a country that has not had any form of formal banking service since...
Shri S S Mundra, deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of India, gave a speech at the International Conference on National Payment Schemes, organised by the National Payments Corporation of India ...
Bernard Sheridan, director of consumer protection, gave a speech on the regulation of payment and electronic money institutions at the Financial Services Ireland FinTech Task Force Meeting on May...
The commissioner of banks is trying to help push through House Bill 289, which is making its way on to the floor of the state’s Senate after it passed the state House on May 2015.Cited as the North...
On March 27, 2015, the Financial Conduct Activity (FCA) launched a consultation paper on the proposed 2015/16 regulatory fees and levies for the FCA, the Financial Ombudsman Service and the Money...
A full-scale review into the UK’s £75trn payment systems has been announced, covering charges and offers from the "big four" banks and how their practices affect the modern payments industry.  
This week's payments news in brief, covering regulatory updates from the U.S. and deals and announcements from the UK and Canada.
The UK's Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) has launched a draft of the market review into indirect access services provided to payment systems: Bacs, CHAPS, Faster Payments Scheme (FPS), LINK and...
This week's payments industry news in brief includes deals, announcements and regulatory updates from Europe, the UK, the US and China.
After a rigorous review by the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS), itBit Trust Company, a commercial Bitcoin exchange, received a charter under the New York Banking Law on May 6,...
Malcolm Edey, assistant governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA), gave a speech at the Cards & Payments Australia 2015 conference in Melbourne on May 21, 2015. The RBA is considering a...
On May 20, 2015, Michael Noonan, the minister of finance, opened a consultation in relation to the potential impact of the Interchange Fee Regulation in Ireland.Last updated: December 17, 2015
Mark Falcon, the head of regulatory policy and strategy at the Payment Systems Regulator, gave a speech at the Association of Foreign Banks' International Banking Conference in London on May 12, 2015.
Greg Medcraft, chairman of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), gave a speech at the Australian Financial Review (AFR) Banking and Wealth Summit in Sydney on April 28, 2015.
To ensure the functioning of the payments system and settlement in the Dominican Republic, on May 10, 2015 the central bank announced the availability of “instant payments” services.This service...

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