The European Banking Authority (EBA) has responded to industry confusion about how strong authentication reforms apply to in-flight offline payments and consecutive low-value online transactions.
Senior figures at Visa remain positive the European Commission will avoid a drastic overhaul of its interchange fee regime, despite claims that rules put in place in 2015 have failed to boost...
European payments firms look set to spend much of next year’s strong authentication grace period devising ways of implementing one-time passwords via SMS, even as they acknowledge that such...
Two investigations into possible breaches of the UK’s money laundering regulations are underway at electronic money institutions, PaymentsCompliance can reveal.
Australia’s central bank is considering a ban on buy now, pay later (BNPL) providers preventing retailers from surcharging customers, as it sketches the outline of a major review of the country’s...
The European Central Bank (ECB) has thrown its weight behind the creation of a new continent-wide payment system for both retail and e-commerce, warning that reliance on global financial giants...
The European Banking Authority (EBA) has revealed it would have set a stricter deadline for member states to enforce new payment security rules under the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2),...
Payments firms in the Netherlands have gained more time to prepare for new requirements around illegal online gambling, after lawmakers declared a six-month delay to the introduction of the Remote...
The Australian stock market regulator has pressed the embattled payment services and regtech provider iSignthis over its onboarding of unlicensed online trading platforms as clients.
Visa and Mastercard are under investigation by federal U.S. antitrust regulators for potential violations of laws giving retailers choice over debit network routing.
European finance ministers have voted in favour of new rules for payment service providers intended to help combat VAT fraud, despite vociferous opposition from the industry.
Denmark will follow the European Banking Authority's (EBA) recommendation of a 15-month transition period for new EU rules on strong authentication of online card payments, a reversal of the...
German payment processor Wirecard has secured entry into China’s lucrative digital payments market by snapping up a local provider.
The EU’s top banking regulator brushed aside protests from the European Commission when it opted for a 15-month delay to enforcing new rules on strong customer authentication, new records show.
The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is standing by its decision to allow issuers and acquirers 18 months to meet new strong authentication rules, despite European regulators opting for a...
France’s central bank could drop its plans for an extended delay to strong authentication reforms, as indications emerge it is likely to fall in line with an EU-wide transition period of 15 months.

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