The International Finance Corporation (IFC), part of the World Bank Group, and MasterCard have signed a memorandum of understanding in which they agree to work together with the aim of:Developing...
Visa has announced a series of initiatives to help accelerate EMV chip migration for merchants. Visa has amended and simplified the terminal certification process, making policy changes to help...
The UK Cards Association, the trade body for the card payments industry in the UK which works in partnership with Financial Fraud Action UK (FFA UK) in developing and delivering fraud strategy on...
The Central Bank of Ireland has rebuked a group of credit unions after a consortium attempted to launch a debit card without regulatory approval.
Several crypto-currency firms are on the cusp of being licensed in New York despite ongoing criticisms of the state’s experiment in regulating crypto-currencies.
The Conference of State Bank Supervisors and the Money Transmitter Regulators Association (MTRA) has published a white paper on the state system of regulation and supervision for money services...
The central bank of Croatia has announced the adoption of the SEPA standard by the National Clearing System (NCS), the payment system for the settlement of payment transactions in the country's...
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published this paper which debates all aspects of financial regulation and financial inclusion. The paper, which is part of an ongoing programme of work on...
Payments and financial services firms face an array of obstacles that will hinder their compliance with global rules on terrorist financing, according to industry experts.
The Reserve bank of New Zealand has published in its new bank bulletin, which analyses how the banking industry is being digitally disrupted, and whether it is in fact more of a “distraction”.  ...
The multinational management consulting Services Company has published a report analysing the financial institutions options and opportunities with the PSD2.“Despite the uncertainties and...
U.S. federal authorities have warned that the country faces unprecedented difficulties in introducing country-wide real-time payments due to the size and regulatory complexity of its financial sector.
UK merchants will soon be able to see the costs behind the card fees they are charged by acquirers, as regulators push on with implementing European rules on interchange fees.​
Senator Dick Durbin has urged U.S. federal regulators to investigate last year’s EMV shift following complaints that card schemes unfairly lumbered merchants with the liability for fraud.
France's terrorism bill faces its final hurdle; TransferWise rapped by ad watchdog again; Thailand moves away from magnetic stripe cards; Automated Clearing Settlement System in Canada will be...
Financial groups in one of Africa’s most volatile economies are set to be laden with a raft of new anti-money laundering (AML) obligations under rules proposed by the current government.

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