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PSR, FCA look for information on further enhancing digital wallets

News | Mobile Payments | 17 Jul 2024

The Payment System Regulator (PSR) and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) have launched a joint call to gather additional information on Big Tech and the use of digital wallets. 

regulation, financial services, FCA, digital wallet, payment methods, online payments, mobile payments, account-to-account payment, financial inclusion, digitalisation, e-wallet, mobile money

Capital.com,Trulioo partner for enhanced onboarding experience

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 24 Jun 2024

Identity platform with global coverage for person and business verification, Trulioo, has recently announced a new strategic partnership with high-growth retail platform Capital.com.

digital verification, identity verification, customer experience, digital onboarding, fintech, trading platform, regulation, FCA, partnership, risk management, expansion, checkout optimisation

The emergence of Open Finance in the UK – CFIT interview

Interviews | Online & Mobile Banking | 15 Mar 2024

The Paypers sat down with Ezechi Britton, CEO of the Centre for Finance, Innovation, and Technology (CFIT), to discover more about the organisation’s mission to enable Open Finance in the UK.

Open Finance, Open Banking, fintech, marketplace, SMEs, regulation, data privacy, data protection, FCA

Clear Junction launches Confirmation of Payee to fight APP fraud

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 08 Nov 2023

UK-based payment solutions company Clear Junction has launched Confirmation of Payee (CoP) service to increase the security of transactions amid rising APP fraud.

APP fraud, Confirmation of Payee, FCA, fraud prevention, compliance, regulation

UK regulator warns Huobi and KuCoin amid crypto clampdown

News | Cryptocurrencies | 09 Oct 2023

Huobi and KuCoin have been added to the UK Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) warning list for marketing their services without proper approvals.

regulation, compliance, cryptocurrency, digital assets, FCA

Standard Life and Moneyhub to deliver commercial pensions dashboard

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 25 Sep 2023

Standard Life has chosen Moneyhub’s customisable, white label pensions dashboard to deliver its now commercial pensions dashboard.

artificial intelligence, partnership, wealth management, FCA, API

Clear Junction acquires crypto asset company Altalix

News | Cryptocurrencies | 04 Sep 2023

UK-based payment solutions company Clear Junction has acquired UK-based provider of fiat-to-crypto gateway solutions Altalix.

digital assets, acquisition, FCA, cryptocurrency, compliance, fintech, EMI licence

Unique challenges for payments firms as Consumer Duty goes live

Voice of the Industry | Payments General | 08 Aug 2023

Andrew Neeson, Managing Editor & Research Director at Vixio Regulatory Intelligence, offers his expert advice on the new Consumer Duty rules.


FCA, regulation, payments , Consumer Duty

UK crypto, stablecoin rules pass into law

News | Cryptocurrencies | 30 Jun 2023

The UK has passed a bill that gives regulators the power to supervise crypto and stablecoins.

cryptocurrency, regulation, compliance, stablecoin, FCA

FCA keeps pursuing unregistered crypto ATMs in the UK

News | Cryptocurrencies | 05 May 2023

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has used its powers to check sites in Exeter, Nottingham, and Sheffield suspected of hosting illegal crypto ATMs.

FCA, AML, ATM, cryptocurrency, financial crime

LHV secures UK banking licence from the PRA

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 03 May 2023

UK-based LHV Bank has been authorised as a credit institution by the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA).

banking license, SMEs, lending, banking, FCA, regulation

Ryft secures FCA licence

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 11 Apr 2023

Payments provider Ryft has secured its UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) licence and will begin to operate as regulated payment facilitation.

regulation, banking license, compliance, FCA, online banking, digital banking, mobile banking

Griffin to officially start operating as a bank

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 07 Mar 2023

UK-based banking-as-a-service provider Griffin has received its authorisation from the PRA and the FCA to operate as a bank, with certain restrictions.

FCA, online banking, digital banking, BaaS, digital onboarding

Payoneer receives EMI license from UK's FCA

News | Online Payments | 20 Feb 2023

US-based financial technology company Payoneer has received an Electronic Money License (EMI) from the UK’S Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

expansion, EMI licence, FCA, compliance, online payments, digital payments, ecommerce, cross-border payments

New regulation to hit the BNPL market in Britain

News | Online Payments | 14 Feb 2023

Britain has planned to set out draft legislation to regulate Buy Now, Pay Later credit, saying the sector posed potential harm to consumers without strong affordability checks.

BNPL, FCA, regulation, compliance, lending

Trustly announces acquisition of Ecospend with FCA approval

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 27 Jan 2023

Global payments platform for digital A2A transactions, Trustly, has announced it acquired UK-based Open Banking payments platform Ecospend, following FCA approval.

acquisition, account-to-account payment, digital banking, FCA, regulation, regulatory sandbox, online payments, bank transfer, credit card, debit card, card scheme, cross-border payments, Open Banking, Open Banking payments

Yapily partners with Certua to augment life insurance with Open Banking

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 30 Nov 2022

UK-based Open Banking infrastructure Yapily has teamed up with insurance platform Certua to simplify applying for and managing life insurance.

Open Banking, embedded finance, insurance, FCA, partnership

UK's Financial Conduct Authority warns about trading apps gamification

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 24 Nov 2022

The UK’s FCA has warned against the gamification of trading apps as these can lead to users taking on more risk and making poor investments.

gambling, FCA, regulation, trading platform, investment

The eKYC tightrope - the balancing act between customer experience and fraud deterrence

Voice of the Industry | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 03 Oct 2022

CEO of ComplyCube, Dr. Tarek Nechma shares with The Paypers how can modern eKYC solutions offer superior user experience and minimise unnecessary friction.

eKYC, fraud detection, cybercrime, AML, regulation, KYC, FCA, digital identity, biometric authentication, financial crime

ePayments to cease operations after anti-crime controls probe

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 14 Sep 2022

UK-based electronic payments company ePayments Systems has started closing after years of being under regulatory scrutiny.

FCA, EMI licence, regulation, fraud prevention, digital payments