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Categories:
Banking and Financial Services
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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
Plays on Computer:
Yes Downloadable as MP3:    Yes
Contributor(s):
Course Aims:

The Payment Services Regulations are a significant landmark in EU Regulation and this podcast aims to summarise the content of the new rules. It aims to look, in particular, at the regulated activities covered by the Regulations, the requirements for the new category of payment institution, the issues relating to information requirements and the rights of both providers and consumers.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand the new category of regulated institution, known as “payment institutions”;
  • Know what information must be provided by regulated institutions and the circumstances in which this must be done;
  • Know what a framework contract is and when this can be varied or terminated;
  • Understand when a transaction will be regarded as ‘authorised’ and the consequences of a transaction being ‘unauthorised’.
Level:
Intermediate Difficulty: 3 of 5
Classification:
Legislative Updates
Sources and References:
  • Payment Services Regulations (SI 2009/209);
  • Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts Regulations 1999;
  • Consumer Credit Act 1974;
  • Consumer Credit Directive (2008/48/EC).

In this CPDcast Julie Patient , who is Of Counsel at Hogan Lovells, examines the detail of the Payment Services Regulations (SI 2009/209) which came into force on 1st November 2009, implementing the Payment Services Directive (2007/64/EC).

podcast added 11/06/2010

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