Articles with tag like: European Union

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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

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

European Investment Bank offers EUR 15 mln in funding to IDnow

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 09 Dec 2020

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has announced that it will provide EUR 15 million of growth funding to the German identity verification platform IDnow.

European Investment Bank, IDnow, KYC, AML, supply chain finance, research, EGFF, EFSI, European Union

Bizay secures EUR 20 mln investment from EIB

News | Payments General | 04 Dec 2020

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has announced an investment of EUR 20 million in Portugal-based software company Bizay, according to ec.europa.eu.

Bizay, EIB, investment, Europe, European Investment Bank, SMEs, B2B, COVID-19, economic recovery, European Union, Portugal

Ecosia, TreeCard to release a wooden debit card

News | Cards | 16 Oct 2020

TreeCard, a free eco-friendly debit card that channels profits from merchant transaction fees directly to tree planting has planned to release a new wooden debit card, according to AltFi.

search engine, Ecosia, wooden debit card, TreeCard, eco-friendly, debit card, transaction fees, tree planting, investment, financial support, fintech, Europe, European Union, marketplace, fintech platform, Synapse, banking, financial services, card processing, MasterCard

iDEAL innovation made easy with PSD2

Voice of the Industry | Online Payments | 08 Oct 2020

Rob Hoitink from iDEAL runs us trough all the ways in which PSD2 allowed iDEAL to innovate and improve its offering for the Dutch consumer market and beyond

Rob Hoitink, iDeal, online payments, payment methods report, PMR, online payment platform, PSD2, Payments Service Directive 2, Central Judicial Collection Agency, iDEAL payment, SEPA Credit Transfer, SCT Inst, third-party providers, Open APIs, Europe, European Union

Estonia-based EstateGuru launches new payment system for Europe

News | Payments General | 24 Jul 2020

P2P lending platform EstateGuru has implemented fellow European fintech Lemonway’s payment facilities as it tackles full European launch. 

EstateGuru, lending, P2P lending, Estonia, Europe, Lemonway, fintech, payment, loans, Latvia, Poland, Germany, Spain, Finland, European Union, Lemonway IBAN, Investor, BNP Paribas, alternative lending, Onfido, ID verification

P2P fiat-crypto gateway Ramp receives open banking license in Europe

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 04 Feb 2020

Ramp, a Poland-based crypto payment gateway, has announced it received an Open Banking License in Europe.

crypto payment gateway, Open Banking, open banking licence, Poland, Account Information Service Provider, European Union, API connection, P2P marketplace, digital banking, online banking

ESAs agree money laundering and terrorist financing still a concern in Europe

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 08 Oct 2019

Three European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) have published their second joint opinion on the money laundering (ML) and terrorist financing (TF) risks impacting the European Union’s (EU) financial industry.

money laundering, ML, terrorist financing, European Union, financial industry, European Banking Authority, ESMA

Measuring the mixed impact of PSD2 legislation 18 months on

Interviews | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 07 Oct 2019

We discussed with Nans Lorenzini, Legal and Compliance Officer at Limonetik, to learn more about the impact of PSD2, 18 months after it was adopted in January 2018

Nans Lorenzini, Limonetik, payment legislation, PSD2, strong authentication, bank, European Union, European Banking Authority, French Observatory for the Security of Payment Methods, payment method, PISPs, AISPs

Albania launches national e-invoicing system

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 01 Aug 2019

The Government of Albania has announced that it will roll out an online invoicing system in January 2020 to stop businesses evading taxes.

Albania, national e-invoicing, e-billing, electronic billing, electronic invoicing system, Government mandated e-invoicing, European Union, EU, Europe, tax evasion

European Payments Council to open consultation on e-invoice payments

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 01 Jul 2019

The European Payments Council has announced opening consultation on the Electronic Invoice Presentment and Payment.

European Payments Council, electronic invoice presentment and payment, e-invociing, electronic invoice standard, European Union, Business Justification and Message Definition Report, Euro Retail Payments Board, ISO 20022, Europe, electronic invoice

Billon gets license to operate as an e-money institution

News | Payments General | 25 Apr 2019

Billon Solutions has obtained permission from the Polish Financial Supervision Authority to operate as a registered e-money institution.

Billon, e-money license, Billon Solutions, Polish Financial Supervision Authority, e-money institution, Poland, European Union, EU

Maersk Trade Finance sets target to disburse USD 200 mln to SMEs in 2019

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 09 Apr 2019

Denmark-based Maersk Trade Finance has announced targeting a loan disbursement of USD 200 million for India’s SMEs in 2019.

Maersk Trade Finance, financing, trade finance, SME, Denmark, European Union, loan

Cyprus public sector moves towards e-invoicing

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 04 Apr 2019

The Cyprus Council of Ministers has approved the bill on the harmonisation with the Directive 2014/55/ EU on mandating e-invoicing in the public sector.

Cyprus, e-invoicing, Directive 2014/55/ EU, mandatory e-invoicing, electronic invoice, European Union, public sector, Europe, European Parliament, e-invoicing regulation

Croatia mandates B2G e-invoicing from July 2019

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 01 Apr 2019

Croatia has joined the European countries that mandated the use of e-invoicing in public procurement processes as outlined in Directive 2014/55/EU.

Croatia, B2G, e-invocing, e-invoicing mandate, European Union, EU, Directive 2014/55/EU, public procurement, European standard EN 16931-1:2017, European Committee for Standardization, B2G public procurement

EU to equalise fees for cross-border payments

News | Payments General | 18 Feb 2019

European Union officials have voted to approve a plan to lower charges for cross-border payments made within the Eurozone.

European Union, cross-border payments, mobile banking, online banking, Eurozone, cross-border payments fees, Europe, banking

eIDAS – Its Role in Our Future

Voice of the Industry | Expert Opinion | 13 Feb 2019

Jon Shamah, Chair of EEMA, discusses how the eIDAS Trust Services Regulation can help citizens and business achieve the EU’s vision of a Single Digital Society

Jon Shamah, EEMA, EIDAS, Single Digital Society, eIDAS Trust Services Regulation, European Union, Qualified Digital Signatures, Payment Services Directive, PSD2

Visa, Mastercard to cap card fees for non-EU travelers

News | Cards | 03 Jan 2019

The European Commission has announced that non-EU Mastercard and Visa cards used in European stores will have the same rates of interchange fees as European cards

Visa, MasterCard, card fee, debit card, credit card, European Union, retail, Europe, interchange fee

Google receives e-money license in Lithuania

News | Online Payments | 24 Dec 2018

Google has obtained e-money license in Lithuania, securing permission to offer financial services across the European Union.

Google, Google Pay, e-money, Lithuania, European Union, card