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EFA responds to European Commission’s Consultation on Instant Payments

Three ways instant payments matter for European Consumers and Businesses The European FinTech Association (EFA) fully supports the European Commission’s vision for retail payments including a competitive, innovative payments market. Making instant payments the new norm and promoting fair and equal access to critical infrastructure is key to achieving a truly competitive payments landscape. FinTechs… Read More »EFA responds to European Commission’s Consultation on Instant Payments

A look into the European FinTech Association’s Annual General Assembly

On Thursday 3 June, the European FinTech Association (EFA) held its Annual General Assembly and welcomed high-level speakers from the European institutions.  Mairead McGuinness, Commissioner for financial services, joined the meeting to present the European Commission’s strategy towards digital finance, exploring how the EU could further forster its vibrant fintech sector through regulation such as… Read More »A look into the European FinTech Association’s Annual General Assembly

Joint Industry Associations’ Letter on EDPB Guidelines on PSD2 and GDPR

The EFA has sent a joint letter, together with several other industry associations representing Payment Service Providers, to the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) on the planned EDPB Guidelines on the interplay between the second Payment Services Directive (PSD2) and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Both, through its individual response, and via this joint… Read More »Joint Industry Associations’ Letter on EDPB Guidelines on PSD2 and GDPR

With its new Strategy, Europe paves the way for digital finance

BRUSSELS, 24 September 2020 – The European FinTech Association (EFA) welcomes the just-released EU Digital Finance and Retail Payments Strategies.  The emergence of FinTech has transformed the way consumers interact with their finances, by giving them more transparent and accessible information about their finances and by providing a wealth of innovative new products and services… Read More »With its new Strategy, Europe paves the way for digital finance

European FinTechs join forces and launch European FinTech Association

Gathering leading FinTech companies supporting European citizens and businesses, the newly formed European FinTech Association will engage proactively with European stakeholders to forge a truly digital financial services agenda. BRUSSELS, 16 June 2020 – In the last decade, financial services have been revolutionised by the introduction of tech-based solutions. Today, consumers and businesses benefit from… Read More »European FinTechs join forces and launch European FinTech Association