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Friday, 16 June 2017

Plan for standard API for third party bank account access
Banks and processor group proposes solution to contentious PSD2 X2SA issue Read more ...

 
     

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Norway Payments Market Report

Norway’s mobile payments market is accelerating fast, but still somewhat behind its Nordic neighbours in terms of development.

DNB’s Vipps and Danske Bank’s MobilePay are the two main competing m-payment offerings in Norway, but a “bridge” is needed to link the Nordic schemes and fight international competition, according to the head of MobilePay Norway.
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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationThursday, 08 June 2017

Less than half PSPs can comply with PSD2
Only 12% know when regulation becomes active Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationTuesday, 23 May 2017

EC confirms screen scraping re-think
Change comes despite lobbying by European banks Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationWednesday, 05 April 2017

PSPs ‘increasingly being blocked’ by banks
De-risking and regulatory patchwork leads to lack of access for FCA-regulated firms Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationMonday, 03 April 2017

Credit issuers ordered to tackle persistent debt
Regulator sets out range of reforms Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationFriday, 31 March 2017

Apple defeat for Australian banks
Decision may have global implications Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationThursday, 30 March 2017

PSR to focus on three new payments issues
Regulator unveils annual plan for 2017/18
Renewed call for big banks to divest VocaLink ownership Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationThursday, 23 February 2017

EBA sets out full details of final PSD2 standards
Screen scraping to be banned
Remote payment threshold lowered
Exemptions for transaction risk analysis Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationWednesday, 22 February 2017

Strong authentication: EBA backtracks on key issues
Authority sets out major changes to controversial PSD2 requirements Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationFriday, 17 February 2017

EBA to amend strong authentication plans
Authority names date for changes to controversial European proposals Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationWednesday, 08 February 2017

Legal threat to blockchain deployments
Regulator warns several issues must be addressed before major FS rollouts Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - RegulationWednesday, 08 February 2017

Dutch target bitcoin ‘mixers’
Practice disguises origin of transactions
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Card & Payments World | News - RegulationFriday, 03 February 2017

Trump starts anti-regulation onslaught
Review of bank risk legislation ordered Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationFriday, 27 January 2017

Nigeria bans banks from virtual currency transactions
Central bank sets out measures that must be taken to combat risk Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationWednesday, 25 January 2017

Blockchain Week: Regulation tops the agenda
Startups should be talking to regulators now Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationFriday, 09 December 2016

US to let fintechs become banks
Move will establish level playing field, says regulator Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationThursday, 08 June 2017

Less than half PSPs can comply with PSD2
Only 12% know when regulation becomes active Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationTuesday, 23 May 2017

EC confirms screen scraping re-think
Change comes despite lobbying by European banks Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationWednesday, 05 April 2017

PSPs ‘increasingly being blocked’ by banks
De-risking and regulatory patchwork leads to lack of access for FCA-regulated firms Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationMonday, 03 April 2017

Credit issuers ordered to tackle persistent debt
Regulator sets out range of reforms Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationFriday, 31 March 2017

Apple defeat for Australian banks
Decision may have global implications Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationThursday, 30 March 2017

PSR to focus on three new payments issues
Regulator unveils annual plan for 2017/18
Renewed call for big banks to divest VocaLink ownership Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationThursday, 23 February 2017

EBA sets out full details of final PSD2 standards
Screen scraping to be banned
Remote payment threshold lowered
Exemptions for transaction risk analysis Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationWednesday, 22 February 2017

Strong authentication: EBA backtracks on key issues
Authority sets out major changes to controversial PSD2 requirements Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationFriday, 17 February 2017

EBA to amend strong authentication plans
Authority names date for changes to controversial European proposals Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationWednesday, 08 February 2017

Legal threat to blockchain deployments
Regulator warns several issues must be addressed before major FS rollouts Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - RegulationWednesday, 08 February 2017

Dutch target bitcoin ‘mixers’
Practice disguises origin of transactions
Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - RegulationFriday, 03 February 2017

Trump starts anti-regulation onslaught
Review of bank risk legislation ordered Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationFriday, 27 January 2017

Nigeria bans banks from virtual currency transactions
Central bank sets out measures that must be taken to combat risk Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationWednesday, 25 January 2017

Blockchain Week: Regulation tops the agenda
Startups should be talking to regulators now Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationFriday, 09 December 2016

US to let fintechs become banks
Move will establish level playing field, says regulator Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationThursday, 08 December 2016

EBA says it can’t keep up with PSD2 mandates
Strong authentication standard likely to be delayed Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationWednesday, 07 December 2016

PSR promises “wholesale change” to payments infrastructure
Pledge to remove bank monopolies
Regulator re-states support for Mastercard takeover of VocaLink Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationTuesday, 29 November 2016

PSD2 prompts banks to go bio
Experian boss predicts widespread move for compliance by 2018 Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationWednesday, 16 November 2016

Pressure grows for repeal of US interchange
Survey shows consumers support cancellation of Durbin Amendment Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationWednesday, 09 November 2016

Trump to peel back bank regulation
Analysts consider impact of US election victory on payments
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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationWednesday, 19 October 2016

Cybersecurity fines to ‘skyrocket’ from 2018
Penalties on firms could increase by up to 90-fold, warns PCI-SSC Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - RegulationMonday, 26 September 2016

Sibos: Financial crime compliance is ‘outdated’
Bank giant’s legal boss calls for global data sharing standards Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationTuesday, 13 September 2016

Rewards cutting continues after interchange cap
Issuers now targeting rewards propositions at specific segments Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - RegulationWednesday, 07 September 2016

SWIFT sanctions screening service tops 500 customers
System designed to increase transparency around compliance Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationThursday, 25 August 2016

Deadline approaches for Payments Strategy Forum consultation
Have a say on the future direction of payments Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationTuesday, 26 July 2016

FCA outlines plans to tackle credit card debt
Package of regulatory and industry-led measures announced to address problem Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationTuesday, 26 July 2016

EC plans central database of virtual currency users
Commission wants to further toughen up 4th AML Directive Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationThursday, 19 May 2016

PSD2 will mean changes to one-click payment process
Amazon and other online merchants face trade-off between customer convenience and potential fines Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - RegulationWednesday, 04 May 2016

Webinar: How PSD2 will impact banks, fintechs and emerging payments
Particular focus on Access to Accounts provisions (XS2A) Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationTuesday, 26 April 2016

Visa Europe deal amended after EC feedback
Cash that Visa Inc must pay is increased Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationTuesday, 26 April 2016

Banks set for windfall from VocaLink deal
Exclusive talks to buy infrastructure provider Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationFriday, 15 April 2016

Data: EU approves GDPR, but Privacy Shield hits trouble
US-EU data sharing agreement could grind to a halt Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationFriday, 01 April 2016

New P2P players stuck in regulatory backlog
86 awaiting permission to operate Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationThursday, 10 March 2016

PSR: Banks could keep minority stake in VocaLink
Regulator outlines alternatives for future payments infrastructure ownership Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - RegulationTuesday, 01 March 2016

European law firm to accept Bitcoin payments
New technologies including crowdfunding will be "catalyst for social and economic transformation" Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationMonday, 29 February 2016

EC sets out Safe Harbour/Privacy Shield legal details
Critics claim fundamental problems with US-Europe data sharing deal have not been solved Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - RegulationThursday, 25 February 2016

Banks told to sell VocaLink stakes
Move will increase competition and regulation, claims regulator Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationTuesday, 23 February 2016

Regulators crack down on card surcharges
New powers to punish POS overcharging Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - RegulationThursday, 11 February 2016

M-payment 'risk' due to US legal gaps
15 different laws apply in uncertain environment Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationThursday, 11 February 2016

PSPs need clarity on PSD2 reach
Mobile wallets highlighted as particular area of uncertainty Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationMonday, 08 February 2016

Operation Choke Point: strangled by Republican opposition

Argument that innocent businesses were caught up in the anti-gun and fraud initiative
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article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationFriday, 05 February 2016

How non-EU regulations affect the payments business
It's not just EU regulations such as PSD2 and interchange that impact those involved in the payments business in Europe. Market participants must also comply with a range of additional international standards. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationWednesday, 03 February 2016

US and Europe agree to talk about data
Safe Harbour data sharing becomes Privacy Shield Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationFriday, 29 January 2016

Virtual currency: EC opts to monitor not regulate
Cash represents higher fraud risk, MEPs told Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - RegulationThursday, 28 January 2016

Bank of England plans payments system overhaul
The Bank of England is to develop a blueprint to modernise the UK’s real time gross settlement infrastructure to respond to changing payment trends such as m-payments and the blockchain. Read more ...

Card & Payments World | News - RegulationTuesday, 26 January 2016

Operation Choke Point hits US payment providers
Multi-agency crackdown on industry by regulators Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationTuesday, 26 January 2016

Virtual currency: Regulators warned not to stifle innovation
IMF suggests calibrated response Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationFriday, 22 January 2016

MPs to hold no confidence debate on FCA after select committee questioning
Concerns raised over multiple information leaks
Trouble is escalating at the Financial Conduct Authority  with an MP motion tabled for a no confidence debate on  whether or not the FCA is 'fit for purpose'. Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationWednesday, 16 December 2015

EU makes data breach notification mandatory
Companies can be fined up to 4% of global turnover  Read more ...

article thumbnail Card & Payments World | News - RegulationTuesday, 08 December 2015

EPC publishes latest SEPA cards standardisation volume
Document includes remote payments security standards for first time Read more ...

 
     
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