Regulators in Pennsylvania have called on the state’s business and financial institutions, including payments operators, to toughen up their cybersecurity systems as a matter of urgency.
The US Conference of State Bank Supervisors have issued a draft model regulatory framework for virtual currency activities. Public comment on the proposals was open until February 16, 2015.   Last...
New research has predicted the global mobile payments market will grow to $1trn in value by 2017, driven by explosive growth and encouraging regulatory conditions across the Asia-Pacific region.
California lawmakers have strongly refuted criticism of the state’s proposed virtual currency bill, after claims from industry lobbyists it lacks clarity and risks stifling innovation. 
This week's regulatory news in brief, featuring interchange fees in the U.S., internet payments regulation in China, Iran and SWIFT, payment licensing in Taiwan and fintech funding in Australia.
Fuzzy logic fans enjoyed a treat yesterday as executives from PayPal, MasterCard, Yandex and Blockchain declared Bitcoin as the solution to all, some or none of the world’s financial troubles.
The U.S. Comptroller of the Currency has called for stringent banking regulation to cover technology firms which offer financial services, following concerns over cybersecurity risks. 
This week's payments news in brief, with updates from the U.S., the UK, the Bank of England, WorldPay, Global Payments and the fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive.
This week's payments news in brief, covering regulatory updates from the U.S. and deals and announcements from the UK and Canada.
With enforcement actions over the last two years, a federal bill filed in December 2014 and New York having issued proposed rules for the licensing of virtual currency businesses, virtual...

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