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SCA Shifting Fraud Attempts To New Areas, Report Finds
13th Dec 2019 | Written by:
Tighter EU controls on card security are already pushing fraud into other areas, with scammers targeting mobile authentication apps and “global wallet” payment instruments, new research has shown.
EMVCo Standards Stifled Competition To Visa And Mastercard, Study Claims
12th Dec 2019 | Written by:
A consortium of U.S. retail associations and debit networks have accused Visa and Mastercard of using EMVCo standards as a vehicle for restricting competition and protecting revenue despite...
EBA Issues Additional Clarity On Strong Authentication Reforms
9th Dec 2019 | Written by:
The European Banking Authority (EBA) has responded to industry confusion about how strong authentication reforms apply to in-flight offline payments and consecutive low-value online transactions.
Issuers Grappling With Technical Challenges Despite SCA Delay
3rd Dec 2019 | Written by:
European payments firms look set to spend much of next year’s strong authentication grace period devising ways of implementing one-time passwords via SMS, even as they acknowledge that such...
EBA Chose 'Market Harmony' Over Stricter Strong Authentication Deadline
26th Nov 2019 | Written by:
The European Banking Authority (EBA) has revealed it would have set a stricter deadline for member states to enforce new payment security rules under the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2),...
Apple Rails Against Germany's Shock Access Reforms
18th Nov 2019 | Written by:
German lawmakers are standing by plans to force Apple to open access to its payments infrastructure to other providers, despite fierce resistance from the Silicon Valley giant.
EU: Practical Guide: EBA Q&A on PSD2
11th Nov 2019 | Written by:
The European Banking Authority's (EBA) single rulebook Q&A contains information on various regulations and directives to ensure consistent and effective application of the new regulatory...
EBA Overruled Commission On Strong Authentication Delay
4th Nov 2019 | Written by:
The EU’s top banking regulator brushed aside protests from the European Commission when it opted for a 15-month delay to enforcing new rules on strong customer authentication, new records show.
FCA 'Remains Supportive' Of 18-Month Strong Authentication Delay
4th Nov 2019 | Written by:
The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is standing by its decision to allow issuers and acquirers 18 months to meet new strong authentication rules, despite European regulators opting for a...
Hungary Unveils New Strategy For Lacklustre Fintech Sector
1st Nov 2019 | Written by:
Hungarian regulators have proposed initiatives aimed at boosting financial innovation in a market still dominated by cash, including speedier licensing, digital ID requirements and industry-wide...
France Eyes Shorter SCA Transition After European Pressure
30th Oct 2019 | Written by:
France’s central bank could drop its plans for an extended delay to strong authentication reforms, as indications emerge it is likely to fall in line with an EU-wide transition period of 15 months.
EBA Settles On 15-Month Strong Authentication Delay
16th Oct 2019 | Written by:
The European Banking Authority (EBA) has agreed to let national regulators delay enforcement of strong authentication rules until December 31 next year, setting a strict 15-month migration plan for...
UK Tells Firms To Put Brakes On Contactless SCA
17th Sep 2019 | Written by:
The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has urged issuers and acquirers to avoid changing how contactless transactions are handled for a limited period, despite new strong authentication rules...
Industry Braces For Chaos On Eve Of Card Security Reforms
13th Sep 2019 | Written by:
European retailers, acquirers and issuers are braced for chaos. This Saturday, highly controversial payment security rules go live across the EU, and although almost all member states have agreed...
Hungary To Delay SCA Enforcement For 12 Months
11th Sep 2019 | Written by:
Hungary’s central bank has announced it will allow a 12-month transition period before enforcing new strong customer authentication rules for online card payments, due to take legal effect at the...
Industry Coalition Pleads For EBA Clarity On Strong Authentication Delay
5th Sep 2019 | Written by:
A coalition of payments industry giants, retail groups and card schemes has written to the European Banking Authority (EBA) urging it to make a decision on how long member states can delay...
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