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EBA opinion on the deadline for the migration to SCA for e-commerce card-based payment transactions

On 16 October 2019, the European Banking Authority (EBA) published its latest opinion on the deadline for the migration to strong customer authentication (SCA) under the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2) for e-commerce card-based payment transactions. Earlier this year the EBA published an opinion providing a non-exhaustive list of the authentication approaches currently observed in … Continue Reading

Several updates from DNB on PSD2

On 28 August 2019, the Dutch Central Bank (De Nederlandsche Bank, DNB) published several updates in relation to PSD2. Exemptions from contingency mechanism: sixteen account servicing payment service providers (ASPSP) have applied with DNB for an exemption from the contingency mechanism requirement under Article 33(6) of Delegated Regulation (EU) 2018/389. DNB is currently considering these … Continue Reading

The Bank Data Retrieval Portal Act submitted to the Dutch Parliament

On 1 July 2019, the legislative proposal for the Bank Data Retrieval Portal Act (Wetsvoorstel verwijzingsportaal bankgegevens, the Proposal) was sent to the Dutch Parliament (Tweede Kamer). The Bank Data Retrieval Portal (BDRP) is an electronic system that allows certain Dutch authorities, including but not limited to the police, the public prosecution service (Openbaar Ministerie, OM), … Continue Reading

Amendment Decree Financial Markets 2019 submitted to Dutch Parliament and Dutch Senate

On 7 June 2019, the Dutch Minister sent the Amendment Decree Financial Markets 2019 (Wijzigingsbesluit financiële markten 2019, the Amendment Decree) to the Dutch Parliament (Tweede Kamer) and the Dutch Senate (Eerste Kamer). Among other things, the Amendment Decree will amend the Decree on Conduct of Business Supervision of Financial Undertakings (Besluit Gedragstoezicht financiële ondernemingen … Continue Reading

PSD2 implementing legislation entered into force

On 19 February 2019, the Act implementing the revised Payment Services Directive (EU/2015/2366) (PSD2) (Implementatiewet herziene richtlijn betaaldiensten) and the Decree implementing PSD2 (Implementatiebesluit herziene richtlijn betaaldiensten) entered into force in the Netherlands. PSD2 is a directive regulating the payments of consumers and businesses. PSD2 has five primary objectives: promoting competition in the European payments … Continue Reading

Dutch Senate adopts PSD2 Implementation Act

On 4 December 2018, the Dutch Senate (Eerste Kamer) adopted the legislative proposal for the Act implementing the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2, EU/2015/2366) (Implementatiewet herziene richtlijn betaaldiensten, the Implementation Act). The Implementation Act is part of the legislative package implementing PSD2 in the Netherlands. In September of this year the Dutch Minister of Finance … Continue Reading

Dutch Minister sent Implementation Decree PSD2 to Dutch Parliament

On 17 September 2018, the Dutch Minister of Finance (the Minister) sent the legislative proposal for the Decree implementing the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2) (Implementatiebesluit herziene richtlijn betaaldiensten, the Implementation Decree) to the Dutch Parliament (Tweede Kamer). Amongst other things, the Implementation Decree strengthens the requirements on: authorization as payment institution in the Netherlands; … Continue Reading

Dutch Central Bank: financial institutions need to amend their systems and procedures to comply with 4MLD

On 30 August 2018, the Dutch Central Bank (De Nederlandsche Bank, DNB) notified financial institutions that it expects them to make the necessary amendments to their systems and procedures to comply with the implementation of the Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (EU/2015/849) (Vierde anti-witwasrichtlijn, 4MLD) that came into force on 25 July 2018. The main aspects as referred … Continue Reading

DNB on PSD2 licence applications and new publications of EBA

On 27 June 2018, the Dutch Central Bank (De Nederlandsche Bank, DNB) published a news item on licence applications under the Payment Services Directive (2015/2366/EU) (recast) (PSD2) and certain new publications of the European Banking Authority (EBA) on PSD2. Effective from 6 July 2018, market participants are able to submit their draft licence applications to … Continue Reading
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