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FCA Regulatory Scalebox Workshop

In line with recommendations made in the Kalifa review​, the FCA has committed to introducing a new Regulatory Scalebox to ensure that high growth firms have the appropriate support and oversight. The FCA also committed to providing stronger regulatory oversight for newly authorised firms in its Business Plan​. As part of this commitment they are inviting EPA members to join them at one of their 2 virtual workshops running on 22nd and 29th September. These workshops will be particularly valuable for members that are either currently experiencing rapid growth and scale, have experienced this in the past, or are newly regulated. 

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THE ONLY CONSTANT IN FRAUD IS CHANGE

– What is Behavioral Biometric Analysis?
– What is a BionicID™?
– What makes Revelock’s BionicID™ solution unique in fraud prevention?
– How can BionicIDs™ be used to stop Impersonation and Manipulation attacks?
– What is BionicID™ analysis best suited for?
– Does BionicID™ data collection or analysis impact the User Experience (UX)?

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SATOSHI GOES TO WASHINGTON : SENATOR TOOMEY ISSUES RFI TO INFORM DIGITAL ASSET LEGISLATION

As we have noted in the past, federal regulation of the digital asset/cryptocurrency/DeFi community is evolving and there are many perspectives on what direction it should take. For instance, earlier this week, the House Democratic leadership and a group of moderate House Democrats agreed to a compromise that would prevent the House of Representatives from amending the Senate-passed “Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act” (H.R. 3684), thereby preserving the bill’s provisions expanding the definition of “broker” under the Internal Revenue Code to apply to various digital asset market participants.

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Digital Payments Whitepaper: Is This Really Goodbye to Cash?

The fast, frictionless payment transactions experienced by consumers are influencing B2B customer expectations and driving payments digitisation. Find out about the main drivers and the unexpected benefits for businesses in this new whitepaper by Accuity, a LexisNexis® Risk Solutions Company.

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HMT confirms introduction of new financial promotions gateway

On 22 June 2021, HM Treasury (HMT) confirmed that it will take forward legislation to introduce a gateway for the approval of financial promotions of unauthorised persons. Once the gateway is in place, only firms which have successfully applied to the FCA to approve financial promotions will be permitted to approve the financial promotions of unauthorised persons.

Compliance with regulatory requirements regarding the approval of financial promotions has been a recent supervisory concern for the FCA, especially in circumstances where the products being marketed are complex and targeted at the retail market, and the FCA has issued a number of letters and publications setting out concerns and guidance for authorised firms approving financial promotions

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Finally, a real alternative to cards

For e-commerce and contact centre payments, cards have been the only payment option but are costly to businesses and increasingly difficult to use for consumers. Open banking regulation and technologies has created new options for businesses

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Monzo Could Be Gonzo After Regulatory Investigation

Monzo Bank has been in financial danger for some time and now, in its latest annual report, has admitted that the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is investigating it for its compliance or otherwise with the Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017.

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Currencycloud embedded finance research

Currencycloud is working with partners to research and write a report on the current state of embedded finance and the future trends of what to expect in the coming years. As you are an expert in the industry, we’d love to capture your thoughts. Please complete our survey, it should take no more than 3-5 minutes.

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Report: True Cost of Failed Payments

This 2021 report summarises a survey taken by over 200 payments professionals across the banking, financial, fintech and corporate sectors. It provides an overview of the payments landscape, explores the key findings, and provides insight into the various elements that had an impact on failed payments throughout 2020.

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5 THINGS FRAUD FIGHTERS ARE SAYING ABOUT ONLINE FRAUD RIGHT NOW

– Introduction
– Poor hygiene & Persistent threats – ‘perfect storm’ of online fraud
– Customers expect Banks to Know Your User
– Fraud Fighting Collective – Fraud Fusion Centers
– Overwhelmed with Alerts, Automation is key
– Clear ‘risk calculation’ – Frictionless First
– No silver bullet – but there are best practices

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USING BIONICIDS TO STOP IMPERSONATION AND MANIPULATION ATTACKS

– Introduction
– What is BionicID™ analysis best suited for?
– Does BionicID™ data collection or analysis impact the user experience?
– Does BionicID™ data collection/analysis comply with SCA/PSD2?
– Does BionicID™ data collection/analysis (behavioral biometric digital identity) comply with GDPR?

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WHAT IS BEHAVIORAL BIOMETRIC ANALYSIS?

– Introduction
– Physical vs. Behavioral Biometrics
– What is a BionicID™
– What makes Revelock’s BionicID™ solution unique in fraud prevention?
– What makes Revelock’s BionicID™ more accurate than other behavioral biometric solutions?

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Diners Club Peru selects BPC’s SmartVista commerce suite

BPC, the global leading payment solution provider, has announced that Diners Club Peru has selected its commerce suite as part of its innovation program. Diners Club Peru is the third acquiring network in Peru, owned by Banco Pichincha Peru, part of the Pichincha Holding Group headquartered in Ecuador.

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Global Processing Services and Currencycloud partner to offer complete, enterprise-grade, cross-border payments solution

Global Processing Services (GPS), the multi-award-winning payments processing partner behind some of Britain’s biggest challenger fintechs including Revolut and Starling Bank, and Currencycloud, the experts simplifying business in a multi-currency world, have partnered to widen access to cross-border payments for financial institutions and fintechs, providing a passport to a post-Covid world.

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Managing Chargebacks Out Of Your Business

Transact365 is more than a gateway. It is a methodology platform that has been designed to operate as a technical consultancy business, lending our years of experience and knowledge whilst building on new and exciting technology that can zero out fraud.

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