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PSR: card schemes don't face effective competition

News | Cards | 24 May 2024

The Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) has recently published an interim report suggesting that card schemes do not face effective competition in the supply of scheme and processing services to acquirers.

Visa, MasterCard, card scheme, credit card, debit card, prepaid card, payments , interchange fee, scheme fee, regulatory sandbox, regulation, payment processor, merchant, Acquirer, report

Understanding compliant payment collection in India for foreign merchants

Interviews | Payments General | 20 May 2024

We discussed with Rahul Shinghal, co-founder and CEO of Tazapay, about understanding and integrating into India’s regulatory framework for foreign merchants who want to do business in the country. 

merchant, merchants, compliance, ecommerce, payments , cross-border ecommerce, digital payments, transactions , regulation, regulatory sandbox, omnichannel payments solution, embedded payments, checkout optimisation

Qashier secures MAS approval for payment license

News | Payments General | 25 Apr 2024

Singapore-based fintech startup Qashier has received in-principle approval from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) for a major payment institution (MPI) license.

startup, fintech, regulatory sandbox, digital payments, cross-border payments

Fintech forwards: exploring trends and innovations in the UAE

Voice of the Industry | Payments General | 24 Apr 2024

Business strategy expert, Ather Rizvi, talks about what are the main trends and developments that are shaping the UAE payments landscape.

fintech, cross-border payments, digital identity, digital onboarding, startup, regulatory sandbox

Sovos, PwC partner to boost e-invoicing implementation

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 29 Mar 2024

 UK-based compliance company Sovos has recently announced a new partnership with Belgium-based PwC firm PwC Business Advisory Services to address important e-invoicing and e-reporting needs.

partnership, e-invoicing, direct carrier billing, tax bill, cloud, cloud services, report, compliance, regulation, regulatory sandbox

The current state of ecommerce and how to navigate regulatory headwinds to deter fraud

Interviews | Ecommerce | 30 Jan 2024

We interviewed Ariel Tiger, CEO at EverC, about the state of ecommerce today, and how can businesses navigate regulatory headwinds to deter fraud.

ecommerce, regulation, regulatory sandbox, fraud management, fraud detection, online fraud, AML, FATF, online payments, omnichannel payments solution, digital onboarding, SaaS, fintech, online platform, fraud prevention, identity fraud

PayPal to amend terms and conditions under EU customer rules

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 21 Dec 2023

Financial technology company PayPal has announced its commitment to modify its terms and conditions in order to fully comply with the European Union’s consumer laws. 

compliance, regulation, regulatory sandbox, fraud management, Transparency Directive

The Bank of Thailand launches a retail CBDC pilot

News | Cryptocurrencies | 14 Jun 2023

The Bank of Thailand has revealed its plans to launch a retail CBDC pilot in a regulatory sandbox in collaboration with three payment providers.

CBDC, cryptocurrency, partnership, regulatory sandbox

SWIFT completes a sandbox test for its API-based CDBC project

News | Cryptocurrencies | 13 Mar 2023

SWIFT has announced the completion of a sandbox test for its API-based central bank digital currency project in collaboration with 18 banks.

CBDC, regulatory sandbox, banks, API

European Commission launches a blockchain regulatory sandbox

News | Cryptocurrencies | 16 Feb 2023

The European Commission has launched a new regulatory sandbox for innovative use cases involving Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT).

regulatory sandbox, product launch, blockchain, DLT

PSR drafts plan for reporting Authorised Push Payment scams

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 13 Feb 2023

UK-based regulatory body Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) has recently published its latest consultation on guidance to help PSPs provide correct data when reporting their Authorised Push Payment (APP) scams.

regulation, regulatory sandbox, APP fraud, fraud management, fraud detection, online fraud, payment fraud, transaction fraud, scam, PSP, report

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