• It could be easier for Facebook and Google to get into UK banking thanks to new rules starting Saturday

    One year ago - By Business Insider

    Open Banking rules come into force in the UK on Saturday, January 13.
    The rules force banks and payment companies to share data with third parties if customers agree.
    The changes are meant to encourage comparison and bank account switching but some think an unintended consequence could be opening up banking to tech giants like Facebook and Google.
    LONDON - New rules come into force in Britain today that force banks to open up their data to outsiders.
    "Open Banking" begins on January 13. The new rules force Britain's nine biggest banks to share customer data with third parties if a customer...
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