Tagged: european banking authority

European Banking Authority Publishes its Fintech Roadmap

Following in the footsteps of the European Commission’s Fintech Roadmap, the European Banking Authority (EBA) has released its opinion as to how to best foster and promote Fintech adoption. The EBA’s Fintech Roadmap is the result of a recent consultation as to how the Authority… Read More

Head of European Banking Authority Says the Regulate and Restrict Approach to Fintech is Ineffective

Let Fintech Innovation Reign The Head of the European Banking Authority, Andrea Enria, delivered a fascinating speech last week in Copenhagen. Enria addressed the challenge of appropriate regulation when it comes to innovation in finance. Fintech needs freedom to grow and evolve and slapping on… Read More

ESMA, MiFID and the Post-Brexit Future of Europe’s Capital Markets Union

  Recently, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) held its first ever conference in Paris. The event underlined the growing importance of ESMA, the European Supervisory Authority for capital markets. Along with the European Commission and the Parliament, ESMA is one of the pillars… Read More

European Banking Authority Adds Fintech to Work Program

The European Banking Authority (EBA) has a mission of working towards a single regulatory and supervisory framework for the European Union member states. The goal is to make things simpler for consumers and businesses to operate across the EU. As the digitization of banking and… Read More

Will the Banks vs. Fintechs Dispute over PSD2 Derail the EU’s Progress towards Open Banking?

Banks represented by the European Banking Authority (EBA) and Fintechs represented through the Future of European Fintech are in profound disagreement about the technical standards for the implementation of the Second Directive on Payment Services (PSD2). Banks argue that screen scraping should be banned in… Read More

European Banking Authority Opinion on Debt Based Crowdfunding

The European Banking Authority (EBA) has been engaged with internet finance for some time recognizing the importance of crowdfunding to their industry. The EBA is an independent EU authority that strives to ensure effective regulation across Europe – a bit of a tall task.  Across… Read More

European Banking Authority’s Response to EC Consultation Paper on Crowdfunding

This one falls under the category of recently discovered. The European Banking Authority (EBA) published a response to the European Commission’s consultation paper on crowdfunding way back in December of 2013.  Now we probably would not even publish this because people change as do opinions,… Read More