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UK FCA Shares Update on Unregulated Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) Firms Becoming Authorized

Prior to the UK leaving the EU, EEA-based firms were able “to operate in the UK without our direct authorization.” The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) notes that the Temporary Permissions Regime, which allowed EEA firms to continue “to operate in the UK while transitioning… Read More

UK FCA Says Firms Should Strengthen Anti-Fraud Systems, Must Treat Victims of Fraud Better

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The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) says it is working with payment service providers to do more “to protect consumers from fraud, including authorized push payment (APP) fraud.” While FCA‘s review of firms’ fraud controls and complaint handling found examples of good practice, they were… Read More

Payments Fintech Mollie Transitions from EU to UK Payment Institution License

Mollie, one of the fastest growing payment service providers in Europe, announced it has been granted a Payment Institution license in the UK by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Mollie originally launched in the UK in early 2021, “serving merchants both domestically and those expanding… Read More

PayPal Now Registered to Provide Digital Asset Services in the UK

PayPal (NASDAQ:PYPL) has reportedly been registered to provide crypto-asset services in the UK. This, according to the UK Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) update posted on its website. The news comes as the international payments firm builds a post-Brexit base in the country. Although the cryptocurrency… Read More

UK’s FCA and Modulr Agree to Customer Onboarding Restrictions

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has reportedly agreed with Fintech Modulr to place customer onboarding restrictions until the service provider adheres to applicable regulatory guidelines. At the start of this month, the FCA had placed a restriction for the firm, which prevents it from… Read More

UK Insurtech Qover Obtains FCA Authorization License

Qover, which claims to be a leader in embedded insurance orchestration, announces the successful granting of a Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) full authorization. Following seven years of active operations in the UK market, this achievement ensures Qover’s continued growth “across the continent post-Brexit and underscores… Read More

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