PSD II consequences for trading and e-commerce platforms: what is the impact?


The Payment Services Directive 2 (Directive 2015/2366/ EU, PSD II) opens up the European payment services market by regulating the FinTech revolution that is currently taking place. For trading and e-commerce platforms (hereafter: “Platforms”) in particular, the more narrow scope of the Commercial Agent Exemption may have a significant impact on their business models.

In this folder we will briefly explain the changes made to this exemption and provide you with an outline on what steps Platforms must take in order to ensure that they remain compliant with the new regulatory landscape.


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