The European Commission has published a "Payment Services Directive: frequently asked questions" factsheet. The document comprises two parts: general questions/key benefits and specific questions ...
The Chicago Federal Reserve Bank’s task force on improving the US payments system has released a check list of criteria any new solution should meet.The Faster Payments Task Force released the...
The Central Bank of Ukraine supervises the development and use of new payment services in the country. Although the central bank believes in the importance of new services and products, the...
Richard Cordray, the first director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), gave a speech at the meeting of the Community Bank Advisory Council in Washington, D.C. on September 30, 2015...
Visa has denied reports it is pulling out of Russia, telling PaymentsCompliance it has rebuked several banks for errors surrounding the country’s national payments system but has no plans to leave.
Barry Whiteside, the governor of the Reserve Bank of Fiji, gave a speech at the launch of the Financial Services Demand-Side Survey Report in the capital Suva on September 17, 2015.Whiteside...
PaymentsCompliance has conducted a Q&A with Adrian Ciurtin of Ciurtin & Associates, a law firm based in Romania, on the benefits and limitations of the Romanian financial inclusion strategy...
This working paper from the SWIFT Institute analyses which third-party payment providers are covered by the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2). This type of entity has been developed to make...
The Canadian Payments Association (CPA) and the Bank of Canada have released research that supports the initiative of improving the payment system to best meet the needs of Canadians.The CPA is...
Andrew Haldane, chief economist at the Bank of England, gave a speech at Portadown Chamber of Commerce in Northern Ireland on September 18, 2015. In the speech, Haldane discussed the future of...
A U.S. federal judge has backed a sheriff whose “threats” to payment processors Visa and MasterCard forced them to withdraw their services from an online publisher that carried adult adverts.
FBME Bank Ltd has won a reprieve from a “death sentence” imposed by US enforcers which cut it off from dealing in dollars as it fights a swathe of money laundering and fraud allegations.
Greek businesses are increasingly turning to Bitcoin in the face of capital controls, political uncertainty and economic strife, according to industry insiders.
Weekly payment industry news in brief featuring iZettle, Bitcoin in Iran, Bitcoin arrests in Taiwan, PayPal in Kenya and the Commonweath Virtual Currency Working Group.
The UK's Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) is conducting a survey to understand the experiences and concerns of payment service providers which access payment systems indirectly. The regulator will...
Payment industry and compliance news from the European Banking Authority, Interpol, Square in the U.S., an Amex antitrust lawsuit, Nigeria and Bangladesh.

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