Payments news in brief, featuring Ghana, Nigeria, China, the UK's Payment Systems Regulator, MasterCard selfies and Commonweath Bitcoin.
Telecommunications giants have gained a stranglehold on India’s multi-billion dollar mobile money market, experts believe, after several familiar names appear on the list of 11 payment bank...
New research has predicted the global mobile payments market will grow to $1trn in value by 2017, driven by explosive growth and encouraging regulatory conditions across the Asia-Pacific region.
More than 55,000 complaints against credit and pre-paid cards and money transfer businesses have been published on a public U.S. regulatory database.
The Basel Institute on Governance, a non-profit organisation, has published a report which ranks 152 countries according to their risk of money laundering and terrorist financing.The 2015 version ...
A new set of draft technical standards could be a “game-changer” for global real-time payments, according to industry trade bodies, which have urged payments operators to engage with the rules.
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has ruled that businesses using blockchain technology to transfer precious metals should be considered money transmitters. Companies must assess...
Payments industry news from Iraq, the UK, Kenya, the Isle of Man and Russia.
Experts have criticised a Japanese court decision to rule against a man seeking compensation for lost Bitcoins following the high-profile insolvency at virtual currency exchange Mt. Gox.
The following companies submitted a response to the FCA Consultation Paper PSR CP14/1 – A new regulatory framework for payment systems in the UK dated March 2015....
The following companies submitted a response to the FCA Consultation Paper PSR CP14/1 – A new regulatory framework for payment systems in the UK dated March 2015....
The following companies submitted a response to the FCA Consultation Paper PSR CP14/1 – A new regulatory framework for payment systems in the UK dated March 2015....
The following companies submitted a response to the FCA Consultation Paper PSR CP14/1 – A new regulatory framework for payment systems in the UK dated March 2015....
The Canadian Payments Association (CPA) has launched a a multi-year initiative plan for 2015-2020. The main components of which include the adoption of ISO 20022, the international global standard...
A new U.S. taskforce is being assembled to monitor regulatory implications of new advances in banking, from Bitcoin to blockchains and mobile payments.
A cross-border transfer business accused by Italian prosecutors of helping launder as much as €4.5bn in illicit funds through China will face court after a lengthy enforcement case.

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