Articles with tag: legislation

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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's proposed framework for crypto assets market

News | Cryptocurrencies | 23 Jul 2020

The European Commission has concluded a public consultation on crypto assets in March 2020 which follows detailed due diligence, according to Forbes.

European Commission, EU, framework, Europe, Forbes, crypto assets, market, virtual currencies, European Parliament, blockchain observatory, legislation, European Securities and Markets Authority, ESMA, European Banking Authority, EBA, European Crowdfunding Service Providers Regulation

Myanmar central bank confirms digital currency ban

News | Cryptocurrencies | 26 May 2020

The Central Bank of Myanmar (CBM) has outlawed the use of digital currencies in the country.

cryptocurrency, Central Bank of Myanmar, digital currency, legislation

FX trading, forex licensing, and fraud - Exclusive interview with Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission

Interviews | Payments General | 18 May 2020

Demetra Kalogerou, Chairwoman of Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission, discusses CySEC `s mission, the process of licensing forex brokers, forex scams, payments, and how Covid-19 is impacting the FX trading and crypto industry

CySEC, Demetra Kalogerou, forex brokers, forex scams, payments, FX trading, licensing, covid-19, regulations, legislation, supervision, policymaking, CIF, FCA, FINMA, investors, funds, money laundering, terrorist financing, foreign exchange market

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

WISeID, TransHuman Code partner for digital ID, personal data, and rights protection

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 14 Aug 2019

WISeKey International Holding has revealed new features of the latest version of its WISeID app, which are now available to TransHuman Code’s buyers.

WISeKey, WISeID app, partnership, TransHuman Code, digital identity, personal data, rights, QR code, cyberattacks, US, legislation, authentication, passwords, digital signature

NYS AG announces SHIELD Act legislation for data breaches protection

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 18 Jun 2019

The New York Attorney General has announced the Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security Act, a new cybersecurity law, which passed the state legislature.

NYS AG, US, legislation, protection, consumers, data breaches, SHIELD Act, cybersecurity, law, regulations, personal data, bill, biometrics, passwords, security

Bank South Pacific receives Fulcrum Biometrics fingerprint-based KYC banking solution

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 17 Apr 2019

Bank South Pacific has selected Fulcrum Biometrics to deliver a fingerprint-based KYC banking solution, expected to be rolled out in early 2019.

Fulcrum Biometrics, fingerprints, KYC, banking, Bank South Pacific, bank, AML, legislation, risks, identification, account identifiers, due diligence, compliance, Papua New Guinea

Romania amends its tax law with 10% tax on crypto earnings

News | Cryptocurrencies | 23 Jan 2019

Romania has amended its tax laws, which means that the country will start taxing gains from bitcoin investments at a rate of 10%.

Romania, tax, law, cryptocurrency, earnings, regulations, holdings, legislation, income

Chile to start taxing cryptocurrency earnings

News | Cryptocurrencies | 22 Jan 2019

Chile has announced it is planning to start taxing cryptocurrencies in April 2019, when taxpayers pay their yearly income taxes, although it’s unclear at what rate.

Chile, cryptocurrency, tax, legislations, regulations, income, investments, virtual currencies

61 percent of UK SMEs need better-legislated late payments

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 15 May 2018

Basware, a Finnish e-procurement vendor, together with YouGov have released a survey revealing the need for new late payment legislation among UK SMEs.

Basware, Finland, e-procurement, e-invoicing, YouGov, UK, small businesses, survey, late payments, legislation, private sector

US considers introducing legislation to secure IoT devices

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 02 Aug 2017

A bill seeking to address vulnerabilities in computing devices embedded in everyday objects, also known as IoT, has been proposed by a group of US senators.

legislation, US, IoT, online security, cyber attacks, connected devices, online security, fraud prevention

Ecommerce Europe demands deeper analysis of RTS on SCA

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 14 Jul 2017

Ecommerce Europe has demanded European legislators to analyse in depth the Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) on Strong Customer Authentication (SCA).

Ecommerce Europe, legislation, ecommerce, online retail, security, EBA, RTS, SCA, Europe, mobile payments

Technical Standards on online payments risky for European ecommerce

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 24 Apr 2017

Ecommerce Europe has released an industry letter on the continued risks the EBA’s draft RTS on Strong Customer Authentication pose to the European ecommerce sector.

Ecommerce Europe, legislation, ecommerce, online retail, security, EBA, RTS, Transactional Risk Analysis

Legal Entity Identifier – important for MiFIR compliance

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 06 Apr 2017

Failure to obtain a Legal Entity Identifier - LEI in time will prevent companies from being able to comply with the reporting requirements applicable in the EU as of 3 January 2018, GLEIF has announced.

GLEIF, LEI, Europe, legislation, MiFIR, compliance, Registration Agent, ISO 17442, standards

UK financial institutions unprepared for MiFID II legislation

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 14 Mar 2017

A study of IT managers within UK financial services businesses reveals a lack of preparation and understanding of the requirements of MiFID II legislation.

Aeriandi, study, legislation, MiFID II, security, risk compliance, risk management, UK, financial institutions

Russia plans new legislation to block cross-border transactions with online gambling sites

News | Online Payments | 14 Feb 2017

Russia is planning to introduce new legislation to compel banks and payment processors to block cross-border transactions with online gambling sites.

Russia, legislation, cross-border transactions, gambling sites, online, banks, payment processors, sites

Ecommerce Europe to assess ePrivacy to avoid negative impacts on ecommerce

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 12 Jan 2017

Ecommerce Europe has announced plans to review the ePrivacy Directive to make this legislation fit for the future of online retail.

Ecommerce Europe, ePrivacy Directive, legislation, ecommerce, online retail, security