The Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection (IMCO) has published an opinion for the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee (ECON) in the EP on the move to integrated markets for card, internet and mobile payments. The report notes several current legal, technological and practical obstacles to full integration of the markets and calls on ECON to ensure customer confidentiality is not prejudiced by allowing any non-bank financial institutions to access information on customer bank accounts. (Source: IMCO Publishes Mobile Payments Report)