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EU falling short on fintech regulations

Two key European Union laws—the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (AMLD5)—are hindering the future growth of financial technology (‘fintech’) and blockchain businesses in the […]

Payments are about politics

The ongoing revolution in payments merits everyone’s attention. That’s because it’s not just a question of winners and losers in the battle over payment technology or the societal impact of […]

Facebook scales back global currency plans

In an updated version of its white paper, released today, the Libra Association says it is scaling back its initial plans for a global payments medium and instead focusing on […]