The INSTEX payments instrument is still secure for the foreseeable future despite the challenges facing the Iranian nuclear deal more broadly, but the prospective mechanism remains at the mercy of...
Russia’s national payment system is gaining ground in Europe, but its history has some wary.
Contention over the finer points of new payments regulation continued to rage in Europe, with industry and regulators clashing over issues with new strong authentication requirements and the...
Still behind Europe when it comes to the regulatory implementation of new measures such as open banking, the Americas nonetheless continued to make strides in the development of new payment systems...
The Norwegian gambling regulator has confirmed that new powers to prevent overseas-based online gambling sites from accepting payments in Norway will come into effect on January 1, 2020.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has ordered e-money institution One Stop Money Manager Limited and payment institution Merchant Optimisation Services Limited to stop operating.
Anti-money laundering (AML) compliance across dozens of financial institutions in Australia has come under the microscope in the wake of the financial crime regulator’s sprawling order against...
Two investigations into possible breaches of the UK’s money laundering regulations are underway at electronic money institutions, PaymentsCompliance can reveal.
Danish regulators have instructed Handelsbanken, one of the largest banking groups in the Nordics, to bolster its defences against money laundering and terrorist financing after an on-site...
E-money firm Paydoo Payments believes the Lithuanian central bank may have departed from accepted practice in its drive to crack down on misbehaving companies, after it was fined for failings in...
Australian payment services and identity verification provider iSignthis has triggered a feud with the country’s stock exchange as suspension of its shares drags on.
Estonian authorities have defended their role in recent money laundering scandals as EU figures continue to press for greater centralisation of power as a response to perceived failings by member...
Denmark will follow the European Banking Authority's (EBA) recommendation of a 15-month transition period for new EU rules on strong authentication of online card payments, a reversal of the...
Financial regulators in Estonia and Sweden have launched an assessment of whether to impose a fine on Swedbank after unearthing evidence during a broader money laundering investigation into the...
The Bank of Lithuania has fined electronic money institution Mistertango €245,000 over repeated failures in its anti-money laundering (AML) and counter-terrorist financing (CTF) controls.
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development has said Latvian authorities are still failing to tackle money laundering linked to foreign bribery, despite broader efforts to tighten up...

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