Articles with tag like: European Commission

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The digital euro project has launched – now the ECB must choose the right technology

Voice of the Industry | Cryptocurrencies | 16 Aug 2021

Is the digital euro closer to being a reality? Isabelle Corbett of R3 goes into details on what can make this CBDC project happen

digital currency, CBDC, central bank, European Commission, blockchain

How sustainability is changing the financial sector

Voice of the Industry | Payments General | 11 Aug 2021

Alfredo Soria, Plug and Play: Data capture, building tools and knowledge to improve risk modeling, and stress testing can be valuable allies when building a sustainability policy

financial data, risk management, ESG, European Commission, fintech, COVID-19

EU Commission planning limit of EUR 10,000 for cash payments

News | Payments General | 22 Jul 2021

The European Commission has announced plans for an upper limit of EUR 10,000 on cash payments as part of their new anti-money laundering package. 

European Commission, cash, payment processing, AML

All things regulation - Interview with TrustEUAffairs

Interviews | Payments General | 05 Jul 2021

The Paypers sat down with Monica Monaco, Founder and Managing Director at TrustEUAffairs, to discuss instant payments, the AI Act, the European Data Strategy, and other key topics

regulation, instant payments, European Commission, artificial intelligence, PSD2, GDPR

EU takes Luxembourg to court over AML noncompliance

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 14 Jun 2021

The European Commission has taken Luxembourg to court, asking the European Court of Justice (ECJ) to impose a daily penalty on the country for failing to follow EU AML regulations.

European Commission, AML, fraud prevention, money laundering

EU wants to ban high cash payments, financial market commissioner states

News | Payments General | 11 May 2021

EU financial market commissioner Mairead McGuinness has announced a future push to ban payments of over EUR 10,000 in cash.

cash, payment processing, mobile payments, European Commission

European Commission details five-year crime cooperation, anti-trafficking plans

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 19 Apr 2021

The European Commission has revealed detailed plans that aim to increase police cooperation, target human trafficking, and establish new rules to counter money laundering.

financial crime, money laundering, cybercrime, cybersecurity, European Commission

EU countries support cross-border instant payments plan

News | Online Payments | 24 Mar 2021

The EU Commission has announced that EU Council has endorsed the fully integrated retail payment system strategy that was presented in September 2020.

European Commission, Payments Europe, online payments, SEPA, PSD2

Creating a level playing field in the cross-border transactions space

Voice of the Industry | Payments General | 16 Mar 2021

Gino Ravaioli, Chairman of the DCC Forum, examines why now is the time to open up the industry to greater competition

DCC Forum, cross-border payments, Brexit, interchange fee, merchants, regulation, European Commission

Key trends and challenges shaping the ecommerce industry in 2021

Voice of the Industry | Ecommerce | 12 Mar 2021

Luca Cassetti, the Secretary General of Ecommerce Europe, elaborates on the main trends and challenges that are expected to play a vital role in the ecommerce sector in 2021

Ecommerce Europe, ecommerce, omnichannel, COVID-19, online payments, Brexit, SCA, 3-D Secure, European Commission

Following the Wirecard case, ESMA proposes improvements of the Transparency Directive

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 04 Mar 2021

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has proposed an improvement of the Transparency Directive (TD) following the Wirecard case. 

European Commission

Hungary to change procurement following EU's 'systemic' fraud citing

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 08 Feb 2021

The European Union's executive has told Hungary to reform its public procurement laws to curb systemic fraud before billions of euros from the EU pandemic recovery fund become available, according to marketscreener.com.

Hungary, EU, European Union, procurement, fraud, systemic fraud, European Commission, data accessibility, structural funds

European Commission, ECB to review digital euro

News | Cryptocurrencies | 22 Jan 2021

The EC and the ECB have partnered to work through a range of key legal, policy, and technical questions that may arise as the Eurosystem moves towards the introduction of a digital euro, according to The Daily Hodl.

European Commission, ECB, digital euro, central bank, CBDC, digital currency, privacy, trust

EU to help banks affected by COVID-19 to keep lending

News | Payments General | 17 Dec 2020

The European Union has planned to help banks jettison soured loans more easily and continue lending to households and business hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Reuters.

EU, banks, COVID-19, lending, Reuters, European Union, ECB, European Central Bank, European Commission, NPL, pandemic, loans

New measures to boost data sharing proposed by the EC

News | Online Payments | 25 Nov 2020

The European Commission has proposed new rules on data governance to better exploit the potential of ever-growing data in a trustworthy European framework.

GDPR, data, data privacy, data sovereignty, data control, data sharing, Europe, BigTechs, European Commission

Worldline acquires Ingenico Group

News | Online Payments | 02 Nov 2020

France-based payments provider Worldline has acquired Ingenico Group for an undisclosed sum.

Worldline, Ingenico, acquisition, France, payments provider, payments settlemes, Europe, omnichannel payments solution, European Commission

European Commission rolls out the 8th European Cyber Security Month

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 02 Oct 2020

The European Commission has initiated its 8th European Cyber Security Month.

European Commission, Cyber Security Month, fraud prevention, education, cybersecurity, awareness, US, Europe

The European Commission releases legislative package for crypto assets

News | Cryptocurrencies | 28 Sep 2020

In September 2020, the European Commission has published a legislative package for crypto assets in the EU. 

European Commission, legislative, crypto assets, cryptoassets, digital finance strategy, Regulation on Markets in Crypto Assets, Pilot Regime for Market Infrastructures, DLT, regulations, best practices, national frameworks, CASPs, Crypto Asset Service Providers, single market, EU legislation, standardisation, crypto regulations

EU rolls out evaluation of the Vertical Block Exemption Regulation for ecommerce

News | Ecommerce | 09 Sep 2020

The European Commission has published its findings of the evaluation of the Vertical Block Exemption Regulation ('VBER'), together with the Vertical Guidelines.

European Commission, Vertical Block Exemption Regulation, VBER, ecommerce, online payment platform, online payments, European Union regulation, Europe, Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union

European Commission gives conditional approval to Mastercard's acquisition of Nets

News | Payments General | 19 Aug 2020

European Commission (EC) has given conditional approval to Mastercard for the acquisition of Nets, the Denmark-based payment solutions provider. 

European Commission, MasterCard, Nets, EC, Denmark, payments, European Economic Area, EEA, account-to-account, A2A CIS, technology