TechnoXander 175 APP Fraud Prevention
Navigating the Landscape of APP Fraud Prevention: Unpacking the June 2023 Policy

The impending reimbursement requirement for Authorised Push Payment (APP) scams, outlined in the June 2023 Policy Paper by PSR, heralds transformative changes in the financial sector. This breakdown scrutinises the policy's intricacies, encompassing the scope, limits, exceptions, and critical enhancements to the reimbursement framework. Targeting UK Faster Payments system participants, including high-street banks and payment firms, the policy introduces the novel concept where receiving PSPs are mandated to share 50% of the reimbursement burden, bolstered by a defined timeline and ultimate backstop. A pragmatic extension of the reimbursement period to five business days acknowledges operational complexities.