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PayPal Growth And Reach Sparks Central Bankers Concern, Bitcoin 'Too Big To Ignore'
25th Sep 2014 | Written by:
A report by international finance chiefs has warned that multi-jurisdictional non-banking entities such as PayPal are slipping through regulatory cracks as they mushroom in size.
Payments Bosses First In New Regulator Crosshairs, UK Watchdog Warns
19th Sep 2014 | Written by:
The UK’s financial watchdog has said scrutiny of senior management in banking and payments institutions will be the early focus of the new industry regulator.
Visa And MasterCard To Face Class Action Following Monumental Target Breach
28th Aug 2014 | Written by:
Payments giants MasterCard and Visa are facing a class action lawsuit over the security of their cards following one of the largest data breaches in history.
Travelling Fast And Light With The Financial Services Passport
27th Aug 2014 | Written by:
A new initiative from industry body techUK could see the identification burden lightened for financial services customers.
PSD2 ‘No Defence’ As Software Company Fined For Breaching Banking Access Rules
14th Aug 2014 | Written by:
A Dutch court has ruled that a software company unlawfully asked bank customers to input their personal security details into its website to access their accounts on the bank’s system.
Fraud To Rise As Two Thirds Of Retailers Remain Ignorant Over EMV, Experts Claim
4th Aug 2014 | Written by:
Card fraud in the US is likely to rise as huge swathes of US businesses remain unprepared for one of the largest transitions in payments history, a leading financial advisory firm has said.
Finance Experts Call For Calm As EU Drops Strong Bitcoin Hint
30th Jul 2014 | Written by:
A senior financial expert has implored regulators to look beyond forceful warnings, following the European Commission’s declaration that stringent crypto-currency policy is imminent.
France: Public Authorities Face Development of Virtual Currencies
23rd Jul 2014 | Written by:
François Marc and Philippe Marini, president and general rapporteur of the committee of finance of the Senate, have published a report on behalf of the finance committee on issues related to...
Financial Crime Watchdog Issues Bitcoin Report As Regulation Calls Grow
4th Jul 2014 | Written by:
Legal experts have said “powerful” crypto-currencies are too large and risky for regulators to ignore, following a new report by the worldwide financial crime standards body.
France: Tracfin Publishes Overview on Virtual Currency Risk
1st Jul 2014 | Written by:
Tracfin's virtual currency working group, comprising members of the French regulator, has produced an overview of the risks and threats associated with virtual currencies. The overview has been...
France: Dangers Associated With Virtual Currencies
5th Dec 2013 | Written by:
Banque de France has published a review with the aim of evaluating the operation of Bitcoin, illustrating particular dangers posed by virtual currencies to users and laying out the challenges of a...
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