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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

Bank of Spain allows MONEI to launch its own digital euro

News | Cryptocurrencies | 19 Jan 2023

Spain-based digital payments fintech MONEI has received the go-ahead from the Bank of Spain to issue its own digital euro in a sandbox.

cryptocurrency, stablecoin, central bank, digital euro, regulatory sandbox

Lean obtains an Open Banking financial licence from the FSRA

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 29 Nov 2022

Open Banking platform Lean Technologies has received a third-party provider financial license from Abu Dhabi's Financial Services Regulatory Authority.

Open Banking, regulatory sandbox, financial institutions, fintech

ACCC to sweep the Internet targeting greenwashing

News | Ecommerce | 06 Oct 2022

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is set to organise ‘Internet sweeps’ to identify companies that make false environmental and sustainability claims, also called greenwashing.

green finance, ecommerce, ecommerce platform, online shopping, online platform, regulation, regulatory sandbox

UK banks to reimburse customers falling for scams

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 03 Oct 2022

The UK Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) has proposed that all banks must reimburse within 48 hours customers tricked into sending money in a type of online scam.

regulation, regulatory sandbox, online payments, money transfer, bank transfer, transaction monitoring, transaction fraud, fraud detection, online fraud, fraud prevention, banks, bank account

India and Singapore sign an agreement for fintech cooperation

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 19 Sep 2022

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA) have signed an agreement for fintech cooperation.

fintech, partnership, cross-border logistics, regulatory sandbox

Norway builds CBDC prototype on Ethereum infrastructure

News | Cryptocurrencies | 14 Sep 2022

Norges Bank officials have announced that Norway’s central bank digital currency (CBDC) prototype is based on Ethereum infrastructure.

CBDC, cryptocurrency, regulatory sandbox, Ethereum, product launch

Revolut eyed by UK regulators for audit flaws

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 05 Sep 2022

Europe-based digital banking platform Revolut has reportedly been under pressure from its auditors to improve internal controls after UK-based regulators found flaws in the bank’s auditing accounts.

fintech, regulation, regulatory sandbox, FCA, mobile banking, online banking, online bank, digital banking, cryptocurrency, banking license, report

Saudi Central Bank allows Lean Tech and Mod5r to regulatory sandbox

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 25 Aug 2022

The Saudi Central Bank (SAMA) has granted permit to Lean Technologies and Mod5r to its Regulatory Sandbox.

central bank, regulatory sandbox, Open Banking, regulation

Sumsub announces KYC guide for the gaming industry

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 17 Aug 2022

Regtech company that helps businesses comply with regulation and fight digital fraud, Sumsub, has launched its first KYC guide for the gaming industry in Europe.

KYC, eKYC, regulation, regulatory sandbox, AML, compliance, fintech, gambling, fraud detection, online fraud, fraud prevention, identity fraud

Payment optimisation under PSD2: Merchants share their point of view

Voice of the Industry | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 17 Aug 2022

Riskified commissioned a study by Forrester Consulting that examines the impact of PSD2 on European and UK merchants. The survey reveals that the road to full checkout optimisation is still long. Valérie Candau, Senior Content Strategist at Riskified, discusses the key findings of the study.

PSD2, regulation, regulatory sandbox, ecommerce, fraud prevention, online payments, cross-border payments, cross-border ecommerce, merchants

The need to regulate Buy Now, Pay Later in Europe

Voice of the Industry | Online Payments | 03 Aug 2022

The revision of the EU Consumer Credit Directive is a once-in-a-generation opportunity to avert over-indebtedness at scale by repeating mistakes from the past. Tinka’s CEO, Charly Toni, summarises the main reasons why this opportunity to regulate BNPL services must not be missed.

BNPL, regulation, regulatory sandbox, local payment method, online payments, payments , interest rate, financial services, financial institutions, financial data

Indonesia denies access to Yahoo, PayPal, gaming websites over license breaches

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 02 Aug 2022

Indonesia has reportedly blocked the search engine Yahoo, online payments giant PayPal, and several gaming websites for failing to comply with licensing rules.

regulation, regulatory sandbox, social commerce, online platform, compliance

India's Infosys Finacle enters IFSCA's regulatory sandbox

News | Payments General | 01 Aug 2022

India-based Infosys Finacle has been inducted into International Financial Services Centres Authority’s (IFSCA) Regulatory Sandbox framework to pilot its blockchain-based trade finance solution.

regulatory sandbox, partnership, SaaS, fintech

ACCC rolls out tool for Consumer Data Right transformation

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 22 Jul 2022

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has rolled out a free tool to help organisations prepare for Australia’s Consumer Data Right legislation, according to CMO.


CDR, Open Banking, regulatory sandbox

Open Banking inspiration: Brazil-based Abraceel pushes for Open Energy

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 21 Jul 2022

The Brazilian Association of Electric Energy Consumers (Abraceel) has decided to send the National Electric Energy Agency (Aneel) a letter in support of the request for a regulatory sandbox on Open Energy presented by Lemon Energia, according to MegaWhat


Open Banking, regulatory sandbox

RBI discusses a potential ban on cryptocurrencies

News | Cryptocurrencies | 18 Jul 2022

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI), the country’s national bank, has discussed the future of virtual digital assets, indicating a strong regulation or total ban of cryptocurrencies in the world’s second largest Internet market.

regulation, regulatory sandbox, cryptocurrency, cryptocurrency exchange, crypto, crypto asset, central bank, NFT

DIFC rolls out Open Finance Lab in Dubai

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 30 Jun 2022

Global financial centre Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), active in the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia (MEASA) region, has rolled out an Open Finance Lab, according to Wamda.


Open Finance, regulatory sandbox, banks, fintech

Reserve Bank of India launches blockchain trade financing project

News | Cryptocurrencies | 27 Jun 2022

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has launched a blockchain-based trade financing pilot project.

central bank, blockchain, regulatory sandbox, trade finance

The case of CBDCs and how can financial regulators prepare the path for the digital transformation of the states

Voice of the Industry | Cryptocurrencies | 23 Jun 2022

Linardo Martinčević from the Croatian National Bank (CNB) and Péter Sajtos from the Central Bank of Hungary discuss the case of CBDCs in the CEE Region and globally

CBDC, stablecoin, fintech, central bank, regulatory sandbox, cryptocurrency, digital currency, digitalisation