Federal Reserve Banks received 190 responses to the 2013 consultation “Payments System Improvement – Public Consultation Paper.” The process of synthesizing the feedback is ongoing with updates to...
Rudiantara, the minister of communications and information technology, has announced plans to issue a set of regulations called the “e-commerce roadmap” in the next few months. "The regulation...
The new UK payments watchdog has delayed the starting date of a series of directions due to enter into force next month.
The Financial Supervisory Service (FSS) has announced the final-warning transition period for the use of credit cards with magnetic stripes for cash withdrawal. The phase-out follows a successful...
The Bank of Israel has created a series of measures to promote the use of debit transactions in the payment cards market, with the aim of creating uniformity in the fee schedules of the companies,...
This is the full list of electronic money institutions (EMIs) and small electronic money institutions in the UK, provided by the Prudential Regulation Authority.This guidance shows the prepaid...
In December 2014, former Commonwealth Bank chief executive David Murray presented the final report of a financial system inquiry, which makes recommendations to promote the efficiency, resilience...
The European Payments Council (EPC) together with the Cards Stakeholders Group (CSG) published new version of the Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA) Cards Standardisation Volume which is going to be...
Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile, Governor of the Bank of Uganda, gave a speech at the Parliamentary Committee on Information and Communication Technology in Kampala on February 25, 2015.
As a result of the President's Obama announcement on December 2014 the limits on generally licensed periodic remittances have been raised from $500 to $2,000 in any consecutive three-month period...
Andrea Leadsom MP, Economic Secretary to the Treasury (City Minister) gave a speech at the “innovative finance global summit 2015” on Fintech ecosystem in the UK: powering the economy.
Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile, Governor of the Bank of Uganda, gave a speech at the workshop on "The Economics of Mobile Money" in Kampala on February 12, 2015.
Encik Abu Hassan Alshari Yahaya, Assistant Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia gave a speech at the ASEAN regional Bank on "Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism", in...
The report released by the European Central Bank (ECB) in February 2015 reiterates the previous ECB’s report, "Virtual currency schemes, October2012" and adds perspective and detail, based on...
The EBA released its opinion on lending-based crowdfunding in February 2015; the document which is addressed to the European Commission, the European Parliament and the EU Council identified a...
Italian businesses can accept crypto-currencies without the fear of the Italian tax office penalising them for accepting it as payment for services or products; however, the Bank of Italy shares...

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