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Pay.UK Releases Paper on Protections in Consumer-to-Business Payments

The paper identifies potential gaps in protections for consumers, with a focus on consumer-to-business payments via the Faster Payments System. By Christian F. McDermott, Claudia Sousa, and Alain Traill In November, Pay.UK, the retail payments authority, released a summary paper exploring the consumer protection landscape relating to disputed retail payments. The paper, titled “Consumer Protections … Continue Reading

Singapore: Payment Token Derivatives – to Offer or Not to Offer?

MAS confirms regulatory approach for derivative contracts on payment tokens. By Farhana Sharmeen and Marc Jia Renn Tan On 15 May 2020, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (the MAS) issued its response to feedback about its proposed regulatory approach for derivative contracts that reference payment tokens as underlying assets (Payment Token Derivatives), confirming that it … Continue Reading
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