The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has announced that it is going to make it easier for banks and their customers to carry out transactions involving currency valuables and that it will begin to...
Israel’s Cabinet was presented with legislation over the weekend which will bar retail financial trading companies working out of the country from offering binary options to overseas customers as...
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. 
Further concerns have emerged with regard to Portugal’s proposed limit on cash payments, following the European Central Bank’s (ECB) lukewarm reception to the draft laws last week. 
The European Central Bank (ECB) has warned that a pair of draft laws in Portugal which are seeking to put limits on cash payments in the country could be damaging for financial inclusion. 
Norwegian regulators are claiming success in their efforts to block payments to unlicensed online gambling companies, with three of the top five payments processors confirming that they have...
Digital payments giant Paysafe has once again found itself under fire from an enigmatic short-seller which has published contested claims relating to the payment provider’s activity in the Turkish...
The U.S. has added four individuals linked to the Syrian government to its list of sanctioned entities, with the financial sector warned to watch out for attempts to move funds out of the country.
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...
The Bank of England (BoE) has published its proposal for the next generation of the Real-Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) system. The consultation paper, called “A new RTGS service for the United...
European gambling groups have hit out at the Norwegian regulator for its attempts to block payments involving offshore gambling sites, alleging it is in breach of single market legislation.
Authorities in Norway and Sweden are eyeing tighter controls on payment firms processing transactions from online gambling operators, part of a wider crackdown on unlicensed activity.
On March 31, 2017 a government-appointed expert group published a proposal for a new regulation on gambling services in Sweden. This proposal aims to implement “common and sustainable gambling...
Polish authorities have told payment processors to block all transactions from illegal online gambling providers by July this year or face financial penalties, under amendments to national...
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) has issued a determination denying authorisation to four banks to collectively bargain with Apple for access to its near field...
On February 17, 2017 the Ministry of Finance initiated Bill No. 287-R establishing an obligation on credit institutions, bank payment agents, bank payment sub-agents and payment agents to refuse...

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