PSD2: Simplifying the debate on the Regulatory Technical Standards for Strong Customer Authentication

In the ongoing discussion on PSD2, in late June the European Banking Authority (EBA) published its opinion on the European Commission’s proposed amendments to the PSD2 draft Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) on Strong Customer Authentication and Common and Secure Communication. Below, we’ve included a simplified version of the debate about the amendments to help you navigate PSD2. The EBA’s opinions on the four amendments proposed by the Commission are as […]

PSD2 and blockchain: mutual support

New rules in Europe aim to change the payments landscape – in the process, they could also boost blockchain development. Europe is about to undergo a massive shift in regulation that will fundamentally change the payments landscape. It’s also likely to give an unexpected boost to blockchain development. Let me explain. It all starts with PSD2, a new payments directive due to come into force in early 2018, aims to […]