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PSD3: European Parliament’s ECON Committee adopts draft reports on PSR and PSD3

On 14 February 2024, the European Parliament announced that its Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee (ECON) had adopted draft reports on the European Commission's legislative...

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DORA – New Digital Operational Resilience rules for the EU’s financial sector
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EU financial institutions have until 17 January 2025 to implement the new requirements of the Digital Operational Resilience Act (Regulation (EU) 2022/2554) (DORA). For the first time,...


An update on a UK CBDC: Bank of England and HM Treasury respond to consultation

On 25 January 2024, the Bank of England and the UK Government (through HM Treasury) published a response to the consultation (the “Consultation Response”) that was launched last ...

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UK Consumer Duty: Lessons learned

A few months on from the Consumer Duty implementation deadline, many firms are still grappling to get to grips with the level of change resulting from the Duty. Consumer Duty not only...


UK access to cash: FCA and Bank of England consultations

As part of measures introduced under the Financial Services and Markets Act (FSMA) 2023, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Bank of England (BoE) have published consultations...


The Payments Newsletter including Digital Assets & Blockchain, December 2023 / January 2024

Key developments of interest over the last two months include: the UK's Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) publishing the final policy statement and implementing legal instruments relating ...


UK Open Banking: PSR consultation on variable recurring payments and JROC update on progress

In the latest developments relating to the UK's open banking landscape, on 18 December 2023 the Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) released a consultation paper outlining plans for...


APP fraud mandatory reimbursement: UK PSR publishes final policy for 7 October 2024 go live date

On 19 December 2023, the Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) published its final policy statement on fighting authorised push payment (APP) scams alongside three legal instruments that will...


No DAML, no trouble: Two new “pay away” exemptions under the UK Proceeds of Crime Act 2002

The Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Act 2023 (ECCTA) introduces two new "pay away" exemptions to the principal money laundering offences in sections 327, 328 and 329 of...

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