The body dedicated to monitoring the stability of the global financial system has urged regulators to monitor closely the impact of technology giants on financial services and cooperate on the...
This report provides an overview of California’s new data privacy law, which enters into effect on January 1, 2020.
The UK’s data protection regulator has asked for broad new powers that would allow it to trace funds linked to online criminal activity, and to obtain asset freezes and confiscation orders.
Regulators have mooted the possibility of beating the ploughshare of open banking into a sword against financial crime, but technical and legal hurdles still stand in the way of authorities’...
Regulators in Malta have told banks to ensure third-party providers operating under the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2) cannot access data beyond what is necessary to carry out the...
On October 11, 2019, Californian attorney general Xavier Becerra released proposed regulations under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), providing consumers with new rights on the use of...
On June 12, 2019, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) released a document for a reframed discussion as part of its consultation on transfers for processing. ...
On September 18, 2019, the Treasury Laws Amendment (2019 Measures No. 2) Bill 2019 was introduced and read for the first time in the House of Representatives. ...
Finland’s financial regulator has revealed that some of the country’s banks failed to meet requirements on third-party account access that came into effect on Saturday.
A comprehensive fix for digital identity would be a vital step towards making open banking in the U.S. a success, according to a panel of experts called before lawmakers on Thursday.
Fintech, cryptocurrencies and protection against US sanctions were placed at the heart of the financial services agenda of new European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen yesterday as she...
The UK’s Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) has announced it will delay plans for more open access to payment data until new infrastructure is in place, citing a lack of commercial use cases and data...
On August 12, 2019, the Greek Ministry of Justice launched a public consultation on the draft law implementing the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) into the national...
On August 9, 2019, the State Data Protection Inspectorate (SDPI) launched a public consultation on proposed “Guidelines for Personal Data Security Measures and Risk Assessment for Controllers and...
On August 7, 2019, the Finnish Ministry of Justice published a consultation seeking responses on the experiences and challenges faced while applying the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in...
On June 11, 2019, the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy released a consultation paper setting out its proposals derived from the smart data review carried out to examine how...

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