The Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) is calling for inputs on interbank payment systems and the impact of new EU legislation, particularly the Interchange Fee Regulation (IFR), which is bringing...
The National Bank of Ukraine has published a draft resolution on setting a cap on cash payments, with the main objective being to narrow the use of cash in the country. Developing the system of...
Malta is considering implementing a limit on cash transactions that experts have warned could create regulatory confusion for payments businesses, following recent behind closed doors talks on...
Regulatory news in brief from the UK, US, Tunisia, and the Cayman Islands.
Government intends to legislate to extend HMRC’s data-gathering powers to obtain information from two similar sorts of data: business intermediaries, such as restaurants supplying take away food,...
Europe’s payments businesses targeting the Iranian market still face regulatory uncertainty, experts have said, despite the historic agreement to lift international trade sanctions.
Mr R Gandhi, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, gave a speech at the “2nd National Conference on Financial Frauds Risks & Preventions” in New Delhi, on June 26, 2015."Financial...
The UK Payment Systems Regulator's new industry forum has a chairwoman, Ripple Labs has paused its new accounts as it puts oversight controls in place following earlier sanctions from US regulators...
The Department of Finance of Ireland launch a consultation with their position intended to inform the Department’s position with regard to provisions of the directive on payment accounts (PAD).This...
This week's payments industry news in brief, featuring Apple Pay in the UK, Jersey's approach to Bitcoin, Alipay's peer-to-peer move, the latest on the Greece saga, a UK payment consultation ending...
John E. Smith, the acting director of the Office of Foreign Control (OFAC), gave a speech at The Changing Sanctions Landscape: Past, Present and Future event at Venable LLP, Washington, D.C. on...
The German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) published its annual report for 2014 on June 30, 2015. The annual report includes the current risk situation in financial markets and the...
The world’s top anti-money laundering watchdog has today published guidance and recommendations on a raft of issues from handling virtual currencies to the inherent dangers of banks de-risking...
Weekly news in brief for the payments industry, featuring updates from San Diego and Ecuador, news from the Financial Action Task Force, and the Bitcoin world in Poland and Indonesia.
Mark Falcon, head of regulatory policy and strategy at the Payment Systems Regulator (PSR), gave a speech at PayExpo 2015 Future of Payments in London on June 9, 2015.
BaFin, the federal financial supervisory authority, has published Circular 4/2015 on the minimum requirements for the safety of internet payments. The circular lists the general and specific...

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