On August 21, 2017, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) warned companies against making nuisance calls....
As much as a tenth of all newly issued virtual currency is already in the hands of criminals, researchers believe, as a proliferation of initial coin offerings (ICOs) continues to create risks for...
New UK government figures have shown that firms are still ill-prepared to handle cyber-attacks, with fears incoming regulatory reforms will make things worse.
On August 10, 2017 the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) announced that it had fined TalkTalk Telecom Group PLC £100,000 for breaches of the Data Protection Act, including for failing to...
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) commissioned PA Consulting Group (PA) to survey and report on emerging technologies with the aim of detecting and preventing money laundering. The report...
Researchers have warned that cybercriminals will look to exploit the rise of open banking, as financial institutions adapt to the unique issues presented by the changing regulatory landscape.
The European Banking Authority (EBA) has outlined plans to harmonise fraud reporting across the EU, amid concerns that current inconsistencies create a void that threatens the security of retail...
On August 2, 2017, the European Banking Authority (EBA) published a consultation on fraud reporting requirements under PSD2....
UK consumer protection laws for credit card purchases could soon be subject to government review, despite warnings that expanding the rules could harm small retailers.
Industry groups are hoping to fill a gap left by European regulators and create hi-tech registers of authorised third parties, after concerns that incoming reforms might heighten the risk of fraud.
The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has proposed new transparency measures for current account providers, while European and Asian law enforcement will cooperate to establish a task force...
The European Banking Authority (EBA) has extended the timeframe for reporting a major incident from two hours to four, after industry complaints that the initial deadline was “unreasonable”.
The European Banking Authority (EBA) has launched a consultation on its draft guidelines, developed together with the European Central Bank (ECB), on the reporting of operational incidents under...
The European Banking Authority (EBA) has outlined its plans to set up a central register of all authorised payments firms, although it has rejected suggestions the list should be made machine...
An update on member states' progress in implementing PSD2 and the 4th AMLD; the UK Serious Fraud Office is working with robots to help with complex investigations; Cambodia toughens its payments...
A flurry of initial coin offerings (ICOs) — where fintech start-ups, online gambling operators and others raise funds through virtual currency sales — has not gone unnoticed by regulators.

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