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A new register of businesses authorised or registered to provide payment or e-money services in the EU has gone live.
A ruling by the Court of Appeal earlier this month has highlighted the importance of ensuring IT contracts are clear about how liquidated damages apply in cases where technology suppliers are late in delivering a project, an expert in IT disputes has said.
HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has issued a clear warning to businesses not to delay preparing for changes to the off-payroll working rules in its latest consultation document published last week .
ANALYSIS: US technology companies, Chinese e-wallet providers and European fintechs have found different ways to compete for a share of the EU's mobile payments market.
ANALYSIS: Higher education providers that embrace cloud computing have an opportunity to access technology that can enhance students' learning experience, better support academics with their research, and make collaboration easier.
A digital identity (ID) scheme developed by the UK government may become unaffordable to government departments once public funding for the initiative is removed next year, the National Audit Office (NAO) has warned.
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has opened a consultation on how new rules that will make businesses liable for determining the tax status of contractors who work through personal service companies (PSCs) will operate once they are extended to the private sector in April 2020.
EU law makers have endorsed plans to give regulators scope to issue GDPR-style fines against businesses that breach consumer law.
Broadband providers in the UK must promise customers a minimum guaranteed speed for their service at the point of sale under a new code of practice developed by telecoms regulator Ofcom that takes effect today.
Online retailers do not need to make a telephone number available to consumers to abide by EU law if they offer a choice of other communication channels through which consumers can contact them, an adviser to the EU's highest court has said.
The president of Abu Dhabi has passed two new laws aimed at increasing foreign direct investment (FDI) into the emirate and regulating partnerships between the public and private sectors.
New guidelines which will shape contracts between banks and service providers they outsource to have been finalised by the European Banking Authority (EBA).
ANALYSIS: European banking regulator the European Banking Authority (EBA) has revised its outsourcing guidelines for financial services companies.
A move to codify best practice around outsourcing in the UK is a significant step towards ensuring the full benefits of outsourcing are enjoyed by government departments and other public bodies, an expert in public sector IT contracts has said.
The EU's highest court has been asked to clarify what information copyright holders have a legal right to obtain from online platforms and intermediaries about internet users who are allegedly responsible for infringing their rights.
The Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber) has issued a long-awaited decision on the meaning and effect of the consideration and compensation provisions in the 2017 Electronic Communications Code ('new Code').
Telecoms infrastructure is more secure against cyber attacks where there is competition in the supply chain, the chief executive of the UK's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has said.
Businesses supplying artificial intelligence (AI) tools to the NHS in England will be expected to be open about the way their algorithms work, and to define key performance indicators (KPIs) for the technology, under a new code of conduct that has been developed.
'Open banking' could be the spur for change in the "competitive dynamics" within financial services markets, the international coordinator of national financial authorities and standard-setting bodies has said.
The regulation of telecoms markets in the UK needs to be "flexible" and "forward-looking" to account for the convergence of fixed and mobile networks, the government has said.