On 7th June, the UK Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) announced new reimbursement requirements for authorised push payment (APP) fraud victims. In this blog and my video below, I break down what the announcement means and – as someone who has […]
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What’s Happened? On March 16th, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) issued a “Dear CEO” letter to payments firms authorized or registered under the Payment Services Regulations 2017, and Electronic Money Regulations 2011. In it, Matthew Long, the FCA’s Director of […]
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