Rodolfo Marco Torres, minister of economy, finance and public banking, and Nelson Merentes, the central bank president, announced on February 10, 2015 the new system which will be "totally free",...
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev issued a decree approved a regulation on the system "Payment ASAN" the last 12 Feb 2015.
Central Bank launch second phase of the electronic money system (SDE) allowing users to set up accounts and it will begin acting as a real means of payment.The system launched in December 2014 is...
Senior associate Daiva Liubomirskienė and associate Artūras Asakavičius at SORAINEN law firm offer some background on the implementation of the euro in Lithuania and the effect it will have on the...
Identity management controls must be at the top of the boardroom agenda for any business active in the payment processing chain, two of today’s foremost security experts have warned.
A top European Central Bank (ECB) expert has warned payments reformers they must not bow to fintech demands after calls for tighter regulation of the space.
A single ten-nation economic area akin to the European Union model will become the world’s largest emerging market later this year, and payment reform has been identified as a key factor for growth. 
Myanmar’s growing engagement with the global economy has been fuelled by payment network reform, but its financial leaders claim more regulation is needed to stir further foreign investment.
France is pushing the EU to clampdown on terrorism financing and anonymous money transfers in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo massacre.
Lithuania has become the 19th country to adopt the euro, a significant move experts believe will open the door to international e-money merchants and payment services providers.
One of Brussels’ top officials has told PaymentsCompliance he expects a final agreement on long-awaited EU payment reforms to be complete inside the next six months, as talks enter “the final mile”.
Nigerian banking officials have called for an overhaul of the country’s payment regulations to push e-money innovation, as the central financial watchdog mulls altering its role.
Irene Fraile of Constantine Cannon law firm takes a look at the content of the Regulation on interchange fees for card-based payment transactions and the key points of disagreement between the...
The Single Euro Payments Area (or “SEPA”) is the European payments integration initiative which allows citizens, businesses and public authorities to make and receive payments in euro under the...
PaymentsCompliance provides a summary of Regulation (EC) No 924/2009 on cross-border payments.
PaymentsCompliance provides an overview of Regulation 1781/2006.