State legislators in New Mexico implement money transfer laws, Taiwanese authorities deny attempting to delay Apple Pay launch; first-quarter revenue soars for PayPal; Ireland praises initiatives...
Payment institutions are unlikely to feel the heat of tougher financial crime controls in Germany, legal experts have said, despite a government report estimating vast sums are laundered in the...
The UK government is looking to boost domestic payments services against European competitors as home regulators prepare to consult with the industry on wider fintech rules.
Daniel Glaser, assistant secretary of the U.S. Department of the Treasury, gave a speech at the Atlantic Council and Thomson Reuters "Power of Transparency" Speaker Series: The Role of Transparency...
UK government authorities have launched a new authority to monitor compliance with international trade sanctions, which experts warned could accelerate enforcement actions against payments businesses.
Established African banks and financial groups are losing further ground to loosely regulated telcos increasingly moving into finance, according to an industry expert.
Fintech industry groups have urged quicker action by UK authorities to stop banks cutting services to payment firms, after regulators said they are still reviewing the scope of the problem a year...
The Bank of Russia has published letter N. IN 17-45/12 recommending banks to inform their clients about the procedures for e-money transactions under the amendments to Federal Law No. 161-FZ of...
The first New York Bitcoin indictment case has been brought to court; the US Federal Trade Commission has asked nine companies how they conduct assessments of businesses to measure compliance with...
Dr Raghuram Rajan, the governor of the Reserve Bank of India, gave a speech at the inaugural Ramnath Goenka Lecture series in New Delhi on March 12, 2016, in which he referred to India’s engagement...
The UK's National Crime Agency has published its 2015 annual report on the volume and nature of suspicious activity reports (SARs). This two-part report covers the first full year of the UK...
Agustin Carstens, the governor of Mexico's central bank, gave a speech at the 79th National Bankers Convention on March 10, 2016 discussing the development of the local peso currency, the budget...
The central bank of the Philippines is set to overhaul its governance of the country’s payment systems under new rules that threaten providers with up to ten years in jail.
This week's news in brief including details of a Visa study on electronic payments which found they added $300bn to global GDP; a fine of a Nevada electronic payments processor for violations of...
SWIFT, one of the world’s leading financial messaging services, has warned that ongoing ambitious real-time payments initiatives will face design hurdles and increasing competition as the demand...
Following the launch of the market review into supply of indirect access services provided to payment systems in May 2015, the Payment System Regulator (PSR) has published this report setting out...

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