On August 7, 2019, the Finnish Ministry of Justice published a consultation seeking responses on the experiences and challenges faced while applying the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in...
Uncertainty about when national authorities will start enforcing EU-wide strong authentication rules risks causing a stalemate over customer communications, industry figures have said.
Major banks and payment providers are in talks with the Dutch central bank over delaying enforcement of incoming strong customer authentication (SCA) rules, taking inspiration from existing...
On August 2, 2019, the European Payment Institutions Federation (EPIF), along with the co-signatories, has published a statement to express it supports the goals of strong customer authentication ...
Italy has become the latest EU member state to acknowledge the European Banking Authority’s flexibility on enforcing incoming strong authentication rules, as national regulators’ positions...
Europe’s largest payment providers have joined forces to ask authorities for a harmonised 18-month transition period before enforcing new security rules for online card payments.
Ukraine’s top financial regulator has embarked on a campaign to liberalise the country’s payments market that will allow non-banks to issue electronic money and payment cards for the first time.
National regulators are pushing for a harmonised pan-European transition period on enforcing new strong authentication rules, although consensus may not be reached until after September’s official...
Industry associations representing banks and third-party providers across the EU have reached an agreement over account access designed to minimise customer detriment once new rules take effect in...
The Payment Systems Regulator has unveiled a sprucing up of its approach to enforcement, boosting inducements for firms to settle and bringing its approach in line with other financial regulators.
Mastercard has won another chance to fend off a £14bn lawsuit over historical domestic interchange fees, the latest twist in the saga over what would be the UK’s largest-ever class action.
The future of gambling with credit cards hangs in the balance after the UK Gambling Commission confirmed it will open a consultation that is expected to end in an all-out ban.
Hong Kong’s financial regulator said it will adjust rules governing prepaid money providers, following a review of the sector’s vulnerability to money laundering and terrorist financing.
The independent complaints commissioner for the UK’s financial regulators has excoriated the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) for myriad failings in handling complaints from regulated businesses...
The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) has published its 2018 annual report, providing an overview of the key developments of the board for the reporting period. The report summarises the board...
On July 17, 2019, the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) adopted its list of the kinds of processing operations that require and those that do not require a data protection impact...

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