An update on member states' progress in implementing PSD2 and the 4th AMLD; the UK Serious Fraud Office is working with robots to help with complex investigations; Cambodia toughens its payments...
On July 20, 2017, the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) published its annual report, providing an overview of the most significant market and regulatory events that occurred...
On April 26, 2017, the Ministry of Finance introduced draft legislation seeking to transpose Directive 2015/849 (also known as the 4th Anti-Money Laundering Directive - 4th AMLD) and ensure...
Following the delegation of powers established in Articles 11 and 12 of Law 170/2016, the Ministry of Economy and Finance has opened a public consultation on planned amendments to Legislative...
The European Banking Authority (EBA) has finalised authorisation requirements for payments firms under incoming EU reforms, amending criteria for new third-party services following industry...
The revised Payment Services Directive (Directive (EU) 2015/2366), also known as PSD2, has brought a set of obligations for the European Commission, the European Banking Authority (EBA), EU member...
On July 19, 2017, the Bank of England (BoE) published its revised settlement account policy, which governs the settlement services to payment systems, the settlement accounts in sterling in the...
On June 12, 2017, the Central Bank of Malta (CBM) launched a public consultation seeking stakeholder input on draft legislation to transpose Directive (EU) 2015/2366, also known as the revised...
HM Treasury has finalised its implementation of EU payment reforms, extending a surcharging ban to non-card payments and preventing banks from blocking access by third parties using screen...
The Bank of England has announced that payments and e-money firms are now able to apply for a central bank settlement account, allowing them to plug directly into payment systems.
The UK Financial Conduct Authority has revealed that its influence over its continental counterparts is dwindling after the UK’s decision to leave the European Union.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s new arbitration rule has provoked further backlash across Washington, as lawmakers and other regulators push back against the reforms.
The UK’s ambitious open banking project has been hailed as a world-leading programme of reform, yet has faced criticism for its complex and opaque structure. With the deadline for EU payments...
Despite implementing EU financial crime reforms well ahead of last month’s deadline, there are still question marks over the Czech Republic’s hardline stance on beneficial ownership.
The European Banking Authority (EBA) is consulting on regulatory technical standards (RTS) under Article 8(2) of the Capital Requirements Directive (Directive 2013/36/EU) on the information to be...
The European Central Bank (ECB) has criticised Bulgaria’s plans for a drastic lowering of the limit on cash payments, fearing its electronic payments infrastructure is not ready to replace...

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