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The revised Payment Services Directive (Directive (EU) 2015/2366), also known as PSD2, has brought a set of obligations for the European Commission, the European Banking Authority (EBA), EU member...
Just a month after the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark decision overturning a federal ban on sports gambling, sportsbooks are already getting up and running at brick and mortar locations in Delaware...
The General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation 2016/679), also known as GDPR, will significantly increase the responsibilities and obligations for payments businesses in how they collect and...
Norwegian authorities are pressing ahead with plans to strengthen payment blocking controls as part of efforts to crack down on offshore gambling operators.
The waters for U.S. prepaid payroll cards have calmed considerably in the past year after a tumultuous period of court cases and negative press, but experts anticipate the sector may not have...
Excitement continues for payment companies eyeing new gambling business lines as New Jersey and Delaware roll out their sports-betting markets, but challenges persist in changing the perception of...
European payments firms may soon find themselves having to make a hard choice when it comes to dealings with Iran, as conflicting approaches from either side of the Atlantic come to a head.
Despite a raft of urgent EU regulatory reforms aimed at tackling terrorist financing, officials remain concerned about a lack of visible progress at member state level — with cash, prepaid cards...
The Reserve Bank of India is expected to face fresh legal action over its shock order that financial firms cut off services to cryptocurrency firms and users.
The Norwegian gambling watchdog has launched a consultation on new legislation that aims to strengthen payment blocking measures for transactions involving unlicensed gambling operators.
The Ministry of Finance and the Bank of Lithuania are inviting responses to 15 questions regarding the implementation of the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2), which will be transposed via...
On April 4, 2018 the National Monetary Council approved and published Resolution no. 4.649/18, proposed by the central bank, which prohibits commercial banks from restricting access to payment...
Banco de Portugal, the central bank, has published a public consultation on the framework of the transposition of Directive 2015/2366, also known as the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2)...
An influential prepaid association in Germany has rallied behind legal arguments that restrictions on payment firms servicing unauthorised online gambling operators violate data protection rules.
On February 16, 2018, the Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures of the Bank for International Settlements released a report on cross-border retail payments, informing of the challenges...
Visa has denied suggestions it will block scheme access to any financial firm involved in cryptocurrencies, after its decision to deny access to a Gibraltar-based card issuer.

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