The European Central Bank (ECB) has published its opinion on the Bulgarian draft law which will limit cash payments in the country. The draft law proposes reducing the threshold for cash payments...
The Monetary Authority of Macau has instructed ATM operators to refuse cash withdrawal services to China UnionPay customers from mainland China if their ATMs do not allow face-recognition...
Banco Central do Brasil, the central bank of Brazil, has issued Circular No. 3.839/2017, which amends the procedures to be followed by financial institutions in operations involving cash resources...
The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has announced that it is going to make it easier for banks and their customers to carry out transactions involving currency valuables and that it will begin to...
Israel’s Cabinet was presented with legislation over the weekend which will bar retail financial trading companies working out of the country from offering binary options to overseas customers as...
Banks that refuse to do business with the cross-border remittance sector are opening themselves up to greater risk, according to the head of one of the world’s top money transfer firms. 
Further concerns have emerged with regard to Portugal’s proposed limit on cash payments, following the European Central Bank’s (ECB) lukewarm reception to the draft laws last week. 
The European Central Bank (ECB) has warned that a pair of draft laws in Portugal which are seeking to put limits on cash payments in the country could be damaging for financial inclusion. 
Norwegian regulators are claiming success in their efforts to block payments to unlicensed online gambling companies, with three of the top five payments processors confirming that they have...
Digital payments giant Paysafe has once again found itself under fire from an enigmatic short-seller which has published contested claims relating to the payment provider’s activity in the Turkish...
The U.S. has added four individuals linked to the Syrian government to its list of sanctioned entities, with the financial sector warned to watch out for attempts to move funds out of the country.
The Bank of England (BoE) has published its proposal for the next generation of the Real-Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) system. The consultation paper, called “A new RTGS service for the United...
The Spanish Treasury has published a consultation seeking stakeholder comments on a series of optional provisions, subject to the valuation of each member state on the transposition of Directive ...
European gambling groups have hit out at the Norwegian regulator for its attempts to block payments involving offshore gambling sites, alleging it is in breach of single market legislation.
Authorities in Norway and Sweden are eyeing tighter controls on payment firms processing transactions from online gambling operators, part of a wider crackdown on unlicensed activity.
On March 31, 2017 a government-appointed expert group published a proposal for a new regulation on gambling services in Sweden. This proposal aims to implement “common and sustainable gambling...

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