TechnoXander 158 Elevating the Fight Against APP Fraud
Elevating the Fight Against APP Fraud: Crafting a Robust Business Case for Confirmation of Payee

Amid the dynamic landscape of digital banking, Confirmation of Payee (CoP) emerges as a strategic imperative, transcending mere compliance. As the Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) mandates reimbursement requirements for APP fraud victims in 2024, the urgency to adopt CoP becomes apparent. Unveil how this robust shield against fraud translates into tangible Return on Investment, fortifying trust, exceeding regulatory standards, and orchestrating an operational symphony. Crafting a business case for CoP is not just a necessity; it's a pivotal step in fortifying your institution in a dynamically evolving financial landscape.

TechnoXander 155 Evolution of PSR Regulations
Navigating the Changing Tides: The Evolution of PSR Regulations

In 2023, the Payment System Regulator (PSR) made strides against rising Authorised Push Payment (APP) fraud. The legislation mandated 100% reimbursement, shared between banks. The UK government's three-pillar strategy aimed at pursuing fraudsters, blocking fraud, and empowering individuals. June saw additions to Faster Payment rules and the introduction of Confirmation of Payer. Seeking industry input in August on reimbursement limits showcased PSR's commitment to collaboration. Adjusting timelines to October 2024 reflected responsiveness to industry feedback, emphasising a proactive and adaptable regulatory landscape, and shaping a more secure financial future.