Nocashevents Central Bank of Ireland to skip deadline to implement SCA for e-commerce transactions under PSD2

Central Bank of Ireland to skip deadline to implement SCA for e-commerce transactions under PSD2

The Central Bank of Ireland (CBI) has followed the lead of the Bank of England and announced a delay to the roll out of Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) rules. National regulators have been given additional leeway by the European Banking Authority to extend the September deadline for the introduction of the new rules in order to give firms more time to prepare. E-commerce businesses have warned that more than a quarter of […]

Nocashevents UK’s Financial Conduct Authority to delay enforcement of new EU online payments regulations by more than 18 months

UK’s Financial Conduct Authority to delay enforcement of new EU online payments regulations by more than 18 months

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority is set to delay enforcement of PSD2’s SCA by more than 18 months, after warnings that the rules would threat online sales, according to Financial Times. New “strong customer authentication” rules, which will require most online payments to go through an extra level of verification to reduce fraud, are due to be introduced in September, but industry groups said that a lack of preparedness would make […]

Nocashevents PSD2: transitional period for strong customer authentication for online card payments in Italy

PSD2: transitional period for strong customer authentication for online card payments in Italy

In accordance with the decisions taken at European level, the Bank of Italy has decided to provide the Italian financial industry additional time to complete the adjustments required by law concerning the security of card-based online payments. The second Payment Services Directive (PSD2) and the related regulatory technical standards set 14 September 2019 as the deadline for the mandatory adoption by banks and other payment service providers of strong customer […]

Nocashevents EBA report assesses impact of FinTech on payment institutions’ and e-money institutions’ business models

EBA report assesses impact of FinTech on payment institutions’ and e-money institutions’ business models

Most institutions are adapting their business models to cope with the competitive pressure and embrace PSD2 changes, while some of them may in parallel embrace the positive impact of FinTech. In the medium to long term, a number of factors will define the transformation of institutions’ business models: (i) the progress of Open Banking and APIs, facilitated partially by PSD2, (ii) the level of implementation of innovative technologies and (iii) […]

Nocashevents EBA says banks need to increase the quality of their PDS2 APIs

EBA says banks need to increase the quality of their PDS2 APIs

This is the second piece in an ongoing series called Tink Thinks: Inside the EBA, where Tink’s experts explain and comment on the business of the European Banking Authority’s (EBA) PSD2 API working group, which is helping to ease the implementation process ahead of the September deadline. The series Tink Thinks: Inside the EBA is part of a broader public policy effort at Tink to advocate for third-party providers (TPPs), so that […]

Nocashevents Financial institutions cautiously optimistic about Open Banking opportunity – research

Financial institutions cautiously optimistic about Open Banking opportunity – research

New research published by Open Banking platform Tink has revealed that European financial institutions still have significant concerns about Open Banking impact, according to thepaypers.com.Two fifths (39%) see Open Banking regulation as the biggest current threat to their business model and 56% fear that consumer loyalty towards banks will be reduced as a result of Open Banking. Nevertheless, the report – based on a survey of 269 senior decision makers in […]

Nocashevents PSD2 and Open Banking, a year on: „very few of the banks make good use of the new technology; there’s very little that can be shown”

PSD2 and Open Banking, a year on: „very few of the banks make good use of the new technology; there’s very little that can be shown”

Last weekend marks a year since the launch of open banking, a government-backed initiative that introduced a secure way for consumers to give financial providers the ability to access their financial information, according to Financial Times. The rules require (UK) banks to share their current account holder data through an integration technology called application programming interfaces (API). These APIs can then be used — with the customers’ permission — by third parties, […]