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...
On April 5, 2018, a revised and enhanced version of the voluntary Code of Conduct for Indirect Access Providers (IAPs) was released, in light of the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2) coming...
On December 21, 2017 Payments Canada published a consultation on the modernization of the payment system in Canada, providing standards and rules that will benefit consumers and businesses in the...
On March 28, 2018, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) released a statement regarding the UK’s withdrawal from the EU and the upcoming transitional and implementation period leading up to 2020,...
On March 14, 2018, the Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) issued, for the third consecutive year, its access and governance report on payment systems 2018, which aims to update stakeholders on the...
On March 6, 2018, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) published new PRISM (Pakistan Real Time Interbank Settlement Mechanism) Operating Rules (PORs). These rules shall be applicable to all existing...
On February 6, 2018, Payments Canada, which operates as the Canadian Payments Association, published a report on how a modernised payments infrastructure in Canada can benefit the country’s...
On January 22, 2018, the Communications Authority in Kenya announced an interoperability agreement between mobile network operators in the country, following its decision to reduce the costs of...
On January 8, 2018, the Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) released a report, which was drafted in collaboration with the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH,...
On January 4, 2018, the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) published Interim Notice no. 296 on Issuing Provisions on Barcode and QR Code Payment Business Standards, supplemented with interim provisions...
On December 20, 2017 HM Treasury published orders on amending the designation of Cheque & Credit as a regulated payment system, recognising LINK as a payment system and revoking CHAPS'...
On November 27, 2017, the Bank of Israel published an announcement regarding the full implementation of the Electronic Check Clearing Law, as part of its cheque settlement reform....
On November 21, 2017, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) launched a second public consultation on the proposed Payment Services Bill on the licensing and regulation of payment services,...
On November 16, 2017, American Express FX International Payments teamed up with Santander to provide real-time payment processing. This endeavour is supported by Ripple, which offers enterprise...
On November 8, 2017, PayPal announced that it has launched its domestic payments platform in India as an attempt to expand its business in the country....
On October 20, 2017, Mastercard announced its decision to open up access to its blockchain technology via its application programming interface (API) to its partner banks and merchants. In this way...

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