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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
Open Banking: The comprehensive guide
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Open Banking: The comprehensive guide

“Open Banking is a secure technology, for a consumer or SME to safely share their information with a...

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

FCA will not regulate bitcoin

The regulator said digital currencies fall outside of its regulatory powers.

  • August 02, 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

UK Regulator Says Stablecoins Are EMoney

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has issued updated guidance on the U.K.’s cryptocurrency market. The Block reported that the comprehensive overview is expected to follow FCA’s draft proposals released at the beginning of the year, which explained that “any token that is not a security token, or an eMoney token is unregulated.”

  • August 01, 2019

Ripple takes fright at Congressional pushback on digital currencies

In the face of a Congressional onslaught against facebook and its putative digital currency Libra, Ripple chiefs Brad Garlinghouse and Chris Larsen have penned an open letter to lawmakers urging them not to paint all fiat alternatives with the same brush.

  • July 30, 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