CPMI publishes strategy on wholesale payments fraud

The Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures (CPMI) has published its strategy to reduce the risk of wholesale payments fraud related to endpoint security, which aims to encourage and help focus industry efforts to reduce the risk of wholesale payments fraud and, in doing so, support financial stability. The CPMI states that each CPMI member central bank, and the CPMI as a whole, is committed to acting as a catalyst for effective and coherent operationalisation of the strategy within and across jurisdictions and systems, and will monitor progress throughout 2018 and 2019 to determine the need for further action. CPMI, 8 May 2018

Joint guidelines on customer protection against risks from screen scraping

UK Finance, the Financial Data and Technology Association (FDATA), the Electronic Money Association (EMA) and techUK have published voluntary guidelines and encouraged market behaviours under the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2), which they urge all industry players to adopt and integrate into their practices.

UK Finance, 8 May 2018

PSR report on Scottish free-to-use ATM network

The Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) has commissioned a report from Europe Economics to provide insights on potential changes to the LINK interchange fee, specific to Scotland. The report provides an overview of the Scottish free-to-use (FtU) ATM network.

PSR, 3 May 2018


FNB rolls out biometric ATMs

First National Bank has announced a roll out of 50 new banking kiosks that validates a customer's identity using biometrics from their fingerprint. Finextra, 9 May 2018