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The EMA frequently responds to government and European consultations on regulation that impacts the e-money and payment services industry. Sometimes, we also express our views on issues that are raised in the public domain where we feel it is important to provide an industry input.

Our publications reflect the views of the EMA as whole; individual members’ views may vary from time to time. The public consultation responses are listed below. For further information on these positions, please contact us.

May 5, 2021

EMA letter to Lithuanian Ministry of Finance regarding FATCA and CRS

The EMA sent a letter to the Lithuanian Ministry of Finance regarding FATCA and CRS.

The EMA would like to raise three issues of concern in relation to implementation of the CRS and FATCA in Lithuania, specifically the scope of the law as it applies to Electronic Money Institutions (“EMIs”), Payment Institutions (“PIs”), and electronic money (“e-money”) and unregulated payment products issued by Credit Institutions (“CIs”), which we consider to be out of scope of the CRS and FATCA.

View the full letter here