New Adyen service is going to innovate and simplify the payment process for consumers and merchants

Adyen has launched a new alternative service for card transactions under the Payment Service Directive (PSD2). Similar to the current process, the offering requires banks to create APIs for approved third parties in order to initiate payments on the consumer’s side. The platform’s latest service is going to launch in the UK, while there is [...]

New Adyen service is going to innovate and simplify the payment process for consumers and merchants2019-03-11T10:58:59+00:00

Dutch Financial Authorities are planning to license a crypto scheme for exchanges

In order to prevent money laundering and terrorism financing, Dutch Financial Authorities have decided to plan a licensing scheme for crypto exchanges. This decision stems from a report that was published by the nation’s central bank, De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB), and the AFM which is the Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets. The report concludes [...]

Dutch Financial Authorities are planning to license a crypto scheme for exchanges2019-02-25T13:31:10+00:00

Market risk capital framework and Basel Committee work programme finalised by Governors and Heads of Supervision

On Monday January 14th, 2019 the Group Central Bank Governors and Heads of Superivison (GHOS) have endorsed a couple of revisions to the market risk framework and the Committee’s strategic priorities and work programme for 2019. Revisions to the market risk framework The revisions apply to the design and calibration of the market risk framework. [...]

Market risk capital framework and Basel Committee work programme finalised by Governors and Heads of Supervision2019-01-29T13:07:42+00:00

SWIFT releases white paper on transformed payments landscape

On October 17th, 2018, the global provider of secure financial messaging services (SWIFT) has published a white paper on the evolution of the European payments landscape. The paper discusses how change in wholesale and retail payments across the world is on its way and that it has set a clear path for financial market infrastructure renewal [...]

SWIFT releases white paper on transformed payments landscape2018-10-30T12:58:44+00:00