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EU Court To Rule On Russian Sanctions Muddle
12th Feb 2015 | Written by:
Russian state-controlled oil company Rosneft’s fight against political sanctions is heading to the European Court of Justice (CJEU) following a discrepancy in the definition of payment processing...
An Overview Of The Proposed Second Payment Services Directive (PSD2)
Ben Regnard-Weinrabe, partner, and Rachael Welham, trainee solicitor, at Paul Hastings law firm take a detailed look at what key changes the proposed second Payment Services Directive will make to...
Bitcoin Regulation In The U.S.
Adam Atlas, attorney at law, and Saranya Danasekaran, student at law, discuss the regulation of the cryto-currency Bitcoin at federal and state level in the United States.
New York To Issue ‘Transitional’ Bitcoin Licenses To Nurture Crypto-Currency Businesses
10th Nov 2014 | Written by:
New York is to finalize its regulatory stance towards Bitcoin in January, with special licenses to help start-ups and small businesses dealing in crypto-currency cope with “crushing” compliance costs.
South Korea Lights Red Tape Bonfire To Power Online Payment Growth
21st Oct 2014 | Written by:
South Korea has eased strict regulations on mandatory online payment security software, as part of an ongoing effort to slash financial red tape and continue its growing e-commerce development.
SWIFT Warning Fired Over Payment Blocking Plans As Russia Courts China
26th Sep 2014 | Written by:
The world’s largest electronic payments system has reacted angrily to EU leaders attempts to use it as a punitive measure in the Ukraine crisis, as Russia mulls creating a rival interbank scheme.
Russia Payment Blocking Sanctions Could Trigger New Economic Woe, Experts Warn
12th Sep 2014 | Written by:
Blocking Russia from making international payments could disrupt the entire economic system, damage "the lifeblood of business" and potentially drag Europe back into financial crisis, economics...
Uber Faces Bumpy Ride As Indian Regulator Closes Online Billing Loophole
29th Aug 2014 | Written by:
India’s banking regulator has issued new billing restrictions which will forbid international businesses such as flourishing taxi app Uber from processing payments via foreign banks.
Turkey Introduces New E-Payment Rules To Tackle Deficit And Terror Funding
25th Jul 2014 | Written by:
New regulations to control the growth of e-money and e-payments services in Turkey have been announced to help regain control of the country’s finances.
France: Public Authorities Face Development of Virtual Currencies
23rd Jul 2014 | Written by:
François Marc and Philippe Marini, president and general rapporteur of the committee of finance of the Senate, have published a report on behalf of the finance committee on issues related to...
Business Leaders Say Crippling Compliance Costs Undermine Economic Recovery
11th Jul 2014 | Written by:
Banks funding trade should have looser regulation and payment compliance than those covering other areas of finance, the world’s largest business representative organisation has said.
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