Australian payment services provider iSignthis has revealed that a quarter of its revenue in the first half of last year came from contracts-for-difference (CFD) brokers, which a regulator said...
The UK government has confirmed it has “no plans” to retain EU reforms on cross-border payments and currency conversion after Brexit, although most of the new rules will take effect while the...
UK officials have revealed that fraudsters are cracking card issuers’ two-factor authentication checks by intercepting SMS messages to impersonate account holders.
Shares in Australia’s buy now, pay later juggernauts have tumbled after the Reserve Bank of Australia said it was gearing up to probe the sector and its refusal to allow retailers to pass on...
Authorities in the UK and France are facing pressure to revise their planned delays to enforcing strong authentication rules for online card payments, after EU regulators settled on a shorter 15...
The European Parliament has recommended that virtual currency exchanges be scheduled for consideration in a proposed directive to recruit payment providers in the fight against VAT fraud.
The UK could depart from the EU in just two weeks after Prime Minister Boris Johnson agreed a revised withdrawal agreement with his counterparts in Brussels, although it is far from certain...
Italy’s new-look government has tabled a series of measures designed to encourage uptake of non-cash payments, pressure retailers into accepting cards and make it harder for individuals to evade tax.
The European Banking Authority (EBA) has agreed to let national regulators delay enforcement of strong authentication rules until December 31 next year, setting a strict 15-month migration plan for...
Australian payments and customer authentication provider iSignthis is under the microscope of the country’s stock exchange over its business with the cryptocurrency, foreign exchange and binary...
Payment providers operating in Italy could be forced to block transactions with unlicensed gambling operators on pain of fines of up to €1.3m, according to a leaked draft law.
On October 14, 2019, the Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit (FIAU) released a consultation paper on proposed amendments to the Prevention of Money Laundering and Funding of Terrorism Regulations ...
On October 10, 2019, Payments Canada launched a consultation on a proposed policy framework for its new real-time gross settlement, high-value payments system, Lynx, which is going to replace the...
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has not ruled out altering its 18-month enforcement delay of new security rules for online card payments, but says its focus is making sure that its position...
Card networks Visa and Mastercard are concerned over plans by UK regulators to quiz merchants on their acquiring relationships, warning there is a risk certain retailers’ views could be over...
On October 8, 2019, the government published a no-deal readiness report. As the country prepares to leave the European Union on October 31, 2019, the document describes changes if the UK leaves...

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