On April 3, 2019, the Saeima (parliament) introduced Draft Law no. 295/Lp 13 with the title “Amendments to the Law on Prevention of Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism”, with the aim of...
On April 29, 2019, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published a report titled "The impact and effectiveness of Innovate", which details the FCA’s work to encourage and support firms to deliver...
On April 29, 2019, the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) announced that it will start accepting applications from companies wishing to participate in the 2019 summer cohort and receive an...
On April 26, 2019, the European Banking Authority (EBA) published clarifications to the third set of issues (VIII to XIII) that had been raised and discussed by participants of its working group on...
On April 3, 2019, in an announcement dated March 29, 2019, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) announced that Payments Japan has been advancing in discussions on creating a unified...
On April 26, 2019, the Financial Supervisory Authority (FIN-FSA) announced that the President has approved the Act on Virtual Currency Providers and a briefing has been arranged for virtual...
On April 25, 2019, the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) published a guidance note addressed to consumers interested in investing in crypto-assets, to help them detect, avoid and defend...
On April 25, 2019 the Russian Electronic Money and Remittance Association (REMA) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the general standards for the servicing of inactive e-wallets....
On April 25, 2019, the Austrian parliament introduced for consultation a draft law titled “Federal Law amending the Financial Market Authority Act” (Bundesgesetz, mit dem das...
On April, 24, 2019, Banco Central do Brasil (BCB), the country's central bank, approved and issued guidelines to be considered while the open banking system model is implemented....
On April 25, 2019, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) updated its E-Payments User Protection Guidelines to clarify that they do not override customers’ instructions to their financial...
On April 25, 2019, the European Payments Council (EPC) announced that it is preparing a public consultation document on amendments to version 1.0 of the SPL Scheme Rulebook....
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...
On April, 24, 2019, the Financial Analytical Unit (FAU) published its annual report for 2018, summarising information about its activities in 2018 and information on the current trends with regard...
On March 21, 2018 the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published a consultation on its approach to supervision and enforcement. Following the launch of the FCA's Mission in 2016, the authority...
The General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation 2016/679), also known as the GDPR, significantly increases the responsibilities and obligations for payments businesses in how they collect and...

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