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European Parliament Releases Study on Competition Issues in Fintech

The European Parliament (EP) has published a new study on the competition challenges arisen from the increasing number of fintech services provided by newcomer startups, traditional financial institutions and Big Tech companies. According to the paper, factors such as network

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EU Commission Proposal for a Regulation on European Crowdfunding

The proposal for a regulation on crowdfunding, adopted by the European Commission in March 2018, will enable crowdfunding platforms to easily provide their services across the EU. Platforms will have to comply with only one set of rules, both when

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EU’s Payment Services Directive (PSD2): What It Is And Why It Matters

Recent regulatory changes in Europe, including the Payment Services Directive (PSD2), are set to accelerate payments innovation. The Payment Services Directive (PSD) was initially adopted by the European Union (EU) in 2007 and aimed at providing a legal framework for

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