On September 9, 2019, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), the central bank of the Philippines, has published Circular No. 1049/ 2019 on the rules and regulations on the registration of operators of...
The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) has issued a press release stating that the government will introduce a new regime to regulate financial conduct, with the aim of providing customers with...
On September 25, 2019, the French Prudential Supervision and Resolution Authority (ACPR) published a report from the Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Policy Board (COLB), which...
On September 23, 2019, the National Institute for Transparency, Access to Information and Protection of Personal Data (INAI) published Communication INAI/344/19, which states that the country's...
The Ministry for General Government Affairs and Finance has published the approved amendment to Annex 3 of the Due Diligence Ordinance (Law Gazette No. 2019/232). The amendment includes the...
On September 20, 2019, the Ministry of Finance published an agreement titled "Strengthening the Possibilities for Intervention on Fees for Payment Services", which allows the minister of business...
On September 23, 2019, the French Prudential Supervision and Resolution Authority (ACPR) released a report from a working group called “Forum Fintech ACPR-AMF”, made up of representatives of...
Research by consultancy giant McKinsey has suggested the pressure on payments firms to achieve scale has driven a recent wave of consolidation, but said that commercial drivers are running up...
The European Commission will prioritise making future anti-money laundering rules directly applicable in all member states, after widespread failures at national level to introduce reforms fully...
On August 9, 2019, Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) issued an exposure draft titled “Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) – Money Services Business (Sector 3) (Supplementary...
On September 18, 2019, the Lithuanian parliament (Seimas) published amendments to the Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Prevention Law VIII-275, modifying Articles 2, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11,...
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has published a discussion paper on guidelines for payment gateways and payment aggregators, which takes a look at the activities of payment gateways and payment...
The Federal Ministry of Finance (BMF) announced in a joint press release with the German Federal Bank (Deutsche Bundesbank) the decision to set up a programme with TIBER-DE to strengthen the cyber...
The Swedish Gambling Authority, Spelinspektionen, has written to around 170 payment providers across the EU warning that they could be violating Swedish law if they process transactions on behalf...
On September 11, 2019, the Treasury released a set of draft legislation for public comment, which implements the recommendations issued by the ASIC Enforcement Review Taskforce Report.
On September 9, 2019, the Ministry of Finance published a regulation on reporting procedures for the funds of electronic money institutions, principles for calculating the minimum value of an...

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