RegTech


EC’s PSD2 regulatory technical standards set for 2019

With PSD2 on its way in January next year, the European Commission has confirmed the deadline for its regulatory technical standards (RTS) will be around September 2019. By way of recap, the security measures outlined in RTS stem from two key objectives of PSD2: “ensuring consumer protection and enhancing competition”. RTS introduces requirements that payment […]

Debunking six myths on regulatory sandboxes

We are living through a period of unprecedented innovation in finance, and regulators know they need to adapt to keep up with the fast pace of change. To understand and manage the risks posed by new products, services, and business models, many financial authorities are setting up regulatory sandboxes or reglabs.

Fintech alliance round-up: 23 November 2017

It’s that time again where alliances are formed and friendships are made in our latest co-operative filled round-up. Featuring the Monetary Authority of Singapore, Abu Dhabi Global Market, Dubai Financial Services Authority, Australian Securities and Investments Commission, and Iran and Malaysia planning to establish banking ties.

UK urged to improve data protection for the digitally naive

Several consumer groups have written to UK Minister for Digital Matt Hancock urging changes to data privacy and protection rules, removing grey areas which allow companies to navigate breaches unscathed, reports Telecoms.com (Banking Technology‘s sister publication). Many rules and regulations should be viewed as dated today. This is not necessarily anyone’s fault, but is more […]

Co-op Money NZ wins credit union legal fight

Co-op Money NZ, the industry body for credit unions and mutual building societies in New Zealand, has won its legal fight to continue providing wholesale banking. The organisation has successfully appealed against the decision of the Registrar of Friendly Societies and Credit Unions. By way of recap, earlier this year, a former Co-op member, Westforce […]

Singapore regulator calls for more feedback on payments law

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has launched a second consultation on its proposed regulatory framework, known as the Payment Services Bill. According to MAS, the Bill will streamline the regulation of services under a single legislation, expand the scope of regulated activities to include virtual currency services and “calibrate regulation according to the risks […]

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