Despite a raft of urgent EU regulatory reforms aimed at tackling terrorist financing, officials remain concerned about a lack of visible progress at member state level — with cash, prepaid cards...
The Reserve Bank of India is expected to face fresh legal action over its shock order that financial firms cut off services to cryptocurrency firms and users.
The Norwegian gambling watchdog has launched a consultation on new legislation that aims to strengthen payment blocking measures for transactions involving unlicensed gambling operators.
The Ministry of Finance and the Bank of Lithuania are inviting responses to 15 questions regarding the implementation of the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2), which will be transposed via...
On April 4, 2018 the National Monetary Council approved and published Resolution no. 4.649/18, proposed by the central bank, which prohibits commercial banks from restricting access to payment...
An influential prepaid association in Germany has rallied behind legal arguments that restrictions on payment firms servicing unauthorised online gambling operators violate data protection rules.
On February 21, 2018, the Central Bank of Solomon Islands issued a public notice inviting key stakeholders, development partners, interest groups and the public to comment on the draft Payment...
On February 16, 2018, the Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures of the Bank for International Settlements released a report on cross-border retail payments, informing of the challenges...
Visa has denied suggestions it will block scheme access to any financial firm involved in cryptocurrencies, after its decision to deny access to a Gibraltar-based card issuer.
Chinese citizens travelling abroad will now face tougher restrictions when they withdraw their cash as the government continues its cat-and-mouse game to limit outflows of cash from mainland...
The highest Dutch administrative court has ruled that the country’s gambling regulator cannot enforce prohibitions against payment service providers that process transactions for illegal gambling...
The global payments industry has undergone a year characterised by conflict — between traditional financial institutions and emerging technologically savvy rivals, and between regulators,...
An independent complaints committee in Norway has deemed that payment blocking rules set out by gambling regulators are legal, after a payment firm affected claimed the restrictions violated EEA...
Payoneer has refuted suggestions it was allowing Airbnb users to circumvent tax rules, after French authorities pushed the online rental platform to stop facilitating payments made via its prepaid...
Two European payment firms have come under fire from the Norwegian Gaming Authority for allegedly ignoring orders to block payments to unlicensed online gambling companies.
On December 1, 2017, the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy published a paper for businesses titled “The Consumer Rights (Payment Surcharges) Regulations 2012 Guidance”,...

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