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CNIL Publishes White Paper on Digital Payments and Data Privacy

The French Data Protection Authority’s white paper discusses how companies can comply with data privacy and security obligations. By Christian F. McDermott, Myria Saarinen, Calum Docherty, Charlotte Guerin, Jiou (Alex) Park, and Amy Smyth The use of card, contactless, and innovative digital payment solutions has significantly increased in recent years, fueled by the immediate impacts … Continue Reading

Privacy and Payments: New Draft EU Advice for Financial Institutions

As contactless transactions boom, EU regulators publish draft guidelines on the interplay between the GDPR and PSD2. By Fiona M. Maclean, Christian F. McDermott, Calum Docherty, and Amy Smyth Last year, more than half of all payments in the UK were made by card and contactless methods, while cash made up less than a quarter … Continue Reading

Regulator Raises Concerns Over Alternative Data

The FCA is considering whether alternative data could introduce new risks to market integrity. By Rob Moulton, Fiona Maclean, Stuart Davis, and Charlotte Collins The FCA’s recently published Insight article explores how alternative data might give rise to market abuse risks. The article reports a significant increase in spending on alternative data in recent years, … Continue Reading
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