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Israel’s regulator to fast track 2,000 FinTech and blockchain licenses

Israel’s regulator is changing the way it grants business licenses due to a backlog. In Bri...

  • August 20, 2019
Central Bank of Ireland to skip deadline for SCA rules
| Finextra

Central Bank of Ireland to skip deadline for SCA rules

The Central Bank of Ireland has followed the lead of the Bank of England and announced a delay to the roll out of Strong Customer Authentification (SCA) rules.

  • August 12, 2019
FCA delays online payments rules after threat to sales
| FinTech Futures

FCA delays online payments rules after threat to sales

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is set to delay enforcement of new EU online payments regulations by more than 18 months, after warnings that the rules would hamstring online sales, according to the FT.

  • August 08, 2019
New Bank Of Mexico FinTech Law May Stifle Crypto Startups
| ETH News

New Bank Of Mexico FinTech Law May Stifle Crypto Startups

The Bank of Mexico's newly enforced FinTech law targets crowdfunding and electronic payments service...

  • August 06, 2019
UK Watchdog Joins Chorus Of Regulators Asking For More Libra Info
| PYMNTS

UK Watchdog Joins Chorus Of Regulators Asking For More Libra Info

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) in the U.K. said it sent out a statement to Facebook and...

  • August 06, 2019
Australia passes consumer data rights legislation
| Finextra

Australia passes consumer data rights legislation

The Australian Government has passed new legislation on consumer data rights, paving the way for the introduction of Open Banking.

  • August 02, 2019
SquareBook Receives FCA Approval, Intends to Innovate IPO Process
| FinTech Times

SquareBook Receives FCA Approval, Intends to Innovate IPO Process

Following participation in the FCA’s Sandbox initiative in 2018/2019,  SquareBook has received regulatory authorisation under Article 25 (2) of the Regulated Activities Order to ‘make arrangements with a view to transactions in investments’.

  • July 29, 2019
Libra Is Exciting But Could Threaten Governments and Regulators, Say Fintech Executives
| Catalist Tech

Libra Is Exciting But Could Threaten Governments and Regulators, Say Fintech Executives

Earlier this month, Citi hosted an event in Tel Aviv to discuss new payment methods and how people a...

  • July 26, 2019
The FTC isn’t done with Facebook. Now it’s investigating antitrust claims.
| Vox

The FTC isn’t done with Facebook. Now it’s investigating antitrust claims.

The agency that slapped a $5 billion fine on Mark Zuckerberg’s company isn’t finished yet. Facebook’...

  • July 25, 2019