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Open Payments closes seed round on €1.2m to support launch in...

Sweden-based Open Payments has closed its seed funding round on €1.2m to support launch of its product in the Nordics and Europe.

The EU supervisory authorities launch consultation on reporting technical standards

The three European Supervisory Authorities have launched a consultation on draft Implementing Technical Standards (ITSs).

The European Commission launches new tool to help member states combat...

The European Commission has released its new Transaction Network Analysis (TNA) tool designed to help EU countries crack down on criminals and VAT fraud.

European Supervisory Authorities gives advice on risk management and cybersecurity

The European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) has published its joint advice in relation to improving communication risk management and cybersecurity.

European Commission and ESAs launch European Forum for Innovation Facilitators

The European Commission and the European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) has launched its European Forum for Innovation Facilitators (EFIF).

FCA, SEC sign MoUs to reaffirm cooperation after Brexit

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) have signed two memoranda of understandings (MoU) to reaffirm cooperation following Brexit.

UK to stay in SEPA following a no-deal Brexit

The European Payments Council Board has accepted an application which will enable UK Payment Service Providers to continue in the Single Euro Payment Area (SEPA) schemes.

European Commission releases list of 23 countries with weak AML/CTF processes

The European Commission has adopted a new list of 23 countries with weak anti-money laundering and terrorist financing regimes.

European Commission fines MasterCard €570m for antitrust breach

The European Commission has fined MasterCard €570m for breaching EU antitrust rules. Mastercard was fined due to it ‘limiting the possibility for merchants to benefit...

ESMA publishes advice to EU on ICOs

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has released its advice to the European Union Institutions on initial coin offerings.