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...
Polish authorities have told payment processors to block all transactions from illegal online gambling providers by July this year or face financial penalties, under amendments to national...
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) has issued a determination denying authorisation to four banks to collectively bargain with Apple for access to its near field...
According to Article 20 of the Services in the Internal Market Directive (Directive 2006/123/EC), member states must ensure that service providers established in the EU do not treat recipients of...
The European Payments Council (EPC) has published a public consultation on the Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA) Instant Credit Transfer (SCT Inst) scheme.Stakeholders including payment service...
Banks and payment processors in Russia will be forced to block transactions with illegal online gambling operators if legislation is agreed by parliament.
On January 31, 2017 the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued a small entity compliance guide on remittance transfers with the purpose of providing a summary of the remittance transfer...
Banking industry groups, retailers and super-funds are calling for legislative reforms targeting Australia’s card schemes, so that consumers are blocked from using credit cards to fund online...
The Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness, through the Spanish Treasury, has issued a public consultation paper on the transposition of the EU Payments Account Directive (PAD).The...
India’s lofty plans to overhaul the country’s payments sector are being described as at odds with the nature of infrastructure, industry and education in the Asian giant.

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