A senior official at the French central bank has said that the onus is on those companies developing stablecoins to ensure that they do so in a responsible manner, as well as reiterating plans for...
With international terrorist groups increasingly relying on cryptocurrency as a source of funding, terrorists and extremists within the U.S. are following suit, officials warned during a...
New European rules governing virtual currency operators come into effect in the UK today, despite concerns that a rushed schedule and lack of guidance could leave businesses in the lurch.
Interpol has led an operation against a major crypto-jacking operation in southeast Asia, taking action to repair thousands of infected routers that had been used to illegally mine virtual...
The EU is consulting on the definitions and uses of virtual currencies as it looks to further standardise regulatory approaches across the bloc.
Still behind Europe when it comes to the regulatory implementation of new measures such as open banking, the Americas nonetheless continued to make strides in the development of new payment systems...
A top U.S. Federal Reserve official warned this week that Facebook's planned Libra cryptocurrency could present "a number of risks" to consumers and the financial system — adding to the chorus of...
Sweden’s central bank has launched a project to begin testing a central bank digital currency (CBDC), as it presses ahead with exploration of an e-krona.
Tighter EU controls on card security are already pushing fraud into other areas, with scammers targeting mobile authentication apps and “global wallet” payment instruments, new research has shown.
Six months after U.S. financial regulators issued clarification on reporting requirements for cryptocurrency providers, the industry appears to have received the message loud and clear, with the...
A consortium of U.S. retail associations and debit networks have accused Visa and Mastercard of using EMVCo standards as a vehicle for restricting competition and protecting revenue despite...
A senior official at Malaysia’s central bank believes e-wallet operators may be ready to give traditional institutions “a run for their money” and establish a foothold in the country’s bank...
Estonia’s parliament is on the cusp of passing legal amendments to overhaul a light-touch cryptocurrency licensing regime that has led to 2,335 authorisations being handed out over just two years.
The European Banking Authority (EBA) has responded to industry confusion about how strong authentication reforms apply to in-flight offline payments and consecutive low-value online transactions.
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...
European payments firms look set to spend much of next year’s strong authentication grace period devising ways of implementing one-time passwords via SMS, even as they acknowledge that such...

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