The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) issued a consultation in February 2015 with the aim of reviewing and revising the Anti-Money Laundering Ordinance-FINMA (AMLO-FINMA) draft.
The Uk's Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) has published a draft of the market review into the ownership and competitiveness of infrastructure provision. This review considers concerns raised in...
PayPal Australia has said Apple and Google must sign up to fraud codes of conduct before doing business in the country, claiming that ignoring this process undermines consumer confidence.
Businesses “issuing, transmitting, transferring, providing safe custody or storage of, administering, managing, lending, buying, selling, exchanging or otherwise trading or intermediating...
The European Central Bank (ECB) and the Bank of England (BoE) have announced measures to enhance financial stability in relation to centrally cleared markets within the EU. They have agreed on...
Stanley Fischer, vice chair of the board of governors of the Federal Reserve System, gave a speech at a conference organised by the Bundesbank and the German Ministry of Finance in Frankfurt am...
New York's Department of Financial Services launched a consultation into a regulatory framework for virtual currency firms. Due to the interest around the proposal, the usual 45-day period for...
The Home Office will review the Suspicious Activity Reporting (SARs) regime contained in the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA) and the Terrorism Act 2000, to develop ways of better identifying...
The Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) has confirmed how it will regulate the payments industry. It has published a policy work programme and the main issues that arose from the consultation on the...
In October 2014, HM Treasury launched a consultation into the designation of payment systems under the forthcoming regulatory regime headed up by the Payment Systems Regulator (PSR). 
UK policymakers are examining regulatory weakness around pre-paid products after a string of high-profile insolvencies led to junking of vouchers collectively worth millions of pounds.
Optimal Payments has swallowed its main e-wallet rival Skrill in a billion dollar deal which chief executive Joel Leonoff said will catapult the company into PayPal territory.
The Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates has reviewed applications submitted by banks and other financial institutions relating to the Digital Payments Project. The board of the central bank...
On January 26, the UK's Payment Systems Regulator launched a consultation, open until March 20, 2015, on procedural guidance relating to the PSR's competition powers. 
On November 3, 2014, the UK Treasury announced a consultation into digital currencies. The details of this consultation are found here. 
Je-Yoon Shin, Vice-President of FATF gave a speech at the Thomson Reuters/2nd Annual Japanese Regulatory Summit in Tokyo on March 10, 2015.

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