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UAE’s Securities and Commodities Authority Prepares Draft of a Resolution on Regulating Digital Assets

The United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA) has prepared a  draft of a resolution on regulating digital assets, which aims to offer more clarity for cryptocurrency-related initiatives in the Middle Eastern country. Comments are being accepted until October 29, 2019. With the… Read More

Fintech Emma Says Some Banks are Not Meeting Open Banking Rules

Beginning September 14, 2019, European Union rules regarding “Strong Customer Authentication” (SCA), part of PSD2, kick in. These rules, which also impact the UK, involve the way in which banks or payment services providers verify their customers’ identity and validate specific payment instructions. Mandated API… Read More

Stripe Announces Acquisition of TouchTech Payments to Accelerate Strong Customer Authentication For Financial Institutions

Payments platform Stripe announced on Wednesday it has acquired Ireland-based Touchtech Payments, a software company, to accelerate Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) for financial institutions. According to Stripe, TouchTech Payments provides advanced SCA-ready authentication technology for some of Europe’s leading fintechs and challenger banks, like N26,… Read More

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