The world’s top market stability watchdog has warned national regulators to keep a close eye on emerging financial technologies, although it dismissed fears of any immediate risk.
EU law enforcers have commended the payments industry for its role in an operation that tracked down criminal networks suspected of being responsible for 20,000 fraudulent credit card transactions.
The United States is diverging on Bitcoin regulation; the EBA outlines its fintech ambitions in its annual report; Europol carries out another raid on a card fraud gang; Singapore looks to...
Industry groups have warned UK regulators there will be no way of knowing whether third-party fintechs are authorised providers or fraudsters once the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2)...
Mastercard and the Department of Computer Science at the University of Oxford have published a paper on developing mobile biometrics in financial services, creating guidelines that aim to help...
UK regulators have urged the financial sector to educate and engage with consumers about the potential benefits of open banking, or risk allowing new third-party services to fall through the...
The Bank of Israel attempts to tighten security of the country's payment card market; Dodd-Frank Act reforms pass the U.S. House of Representatives; the FSB examines fintech, virtual currencies...
A European official has admitted that exemptions to security requirements that will form part of the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2) may be too challenging in practice for payments firms.
Banks that refuse to do business with the cross-border remittance sector are opening themselves up to greater risk, according to the head of one of the world’s top money transfer firms. 
The Supervisory Authority of the Financial System (ASFI) has published a formal communication reminding the population that the use and circulation of virtual currencies are prohibited in Bolivia....
On May 26, 2017, police in collaboration with the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA), the Hong Kong Association of Banks and a number of banks launched a 12-month pilot project, the Fraud and...
Legal experts are dismayed over “bizarre” Conservative manifesto plans to end the independence of the Serious Fraud Office, warning it could severely hamper efforts to fight financial crime and...
Consumer rights group Which? has revived its campaign for UK regulators to impose new controls around push payment fraud.
The Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) has issued this call for input to gather views from payment service providers (PSPs) to help inform the authority's work on authorised push payment scams....
The European Parliament has circulated a briefing on blockchain; Israel's central bank takes a further step to opening its card market to competition; the UK's Financial Conduct Authority issues...
On April 27, 2017, the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht – BaFin) issued cease and desist orders against Onecoin Ltd, Dubai, and...

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