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Re: Thoughts on regulatory landscape task force activities

From: Anders Rundgren <anders.rundgren.net@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 17 Jan 2017 06:55:40 +0100
To: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>, Jean-Yves Rossi <jean-yves.rossi@cantonconsulting.fr>
Cc: "Web Payments IG (public-webpayments-ig@w3.org)" <public-webpayments-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <b5eeb0c5-2fb5-f68e-6dd5-1ed0c45badbb@gmail.com>
If you want to jump-start the review activity you could for example begin with SCA (Strong Customer Authentication) which already is identified as a difficult issue by the payment industry:

https://www.visaeurope.com/media/images/psd2%20position%20paper%20nov%202016-73-40837.pdf
http://prepaidforum.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/Cross-industry-letter-to-Commissioner-Dombrovskis-re-EBA-strong-authentication-standards.pdf

Anders

On 2017-01-16 18:05, Ian Jacobs wrote:
> Jean-Yves,
>
> Here is a summary of my thoughts on the regulatory landscape task
> force's activities [1], perhaps for discussion at next week's call.
>
> I believe such an approach can have a positive impact on W3C's work
> in a timely fashion, and could also produce useful guidance to implementers.
> These are also activities we could start very quickly, enabling us to have
> useful data by a 22 March FTF meeting.
>
> The primary burden in this approach is on those who will review W3C
> work, and I think the task force should focus on alleviating that burden.
>
> Comments welcome,
>
> Ian
>
> ======
>
> Problem statement: Payments involve a lot of rules (regulatory and
> others). These rules may vary from place to place. To help ensure the
> broadest deployment of W3C's payments APIs, this task force will
> therefore encourage review of the work for consistency with various
> regulatory environments.
>
> The task force will seek to:
>
> * Identify parties from different jurisdictions that can analyze
>    W3C work in progress from a regulatory perspective.
>
> * Invite reviews and assist in those reviews.
>
> * Refine and collate analyses as input to the Web Payments Working
>   Group following the usual W3C Process for feedback to a Working
>   Group.
>
> * Document any resulting implementation good practice (e.g.,
>   considerations about how implementations may differ based on
>   specific regulatory requirements).
>
> The task force will seek at least three reviews from regulatory
> agencies in different regions.
>
> The benefits of this work will be:
>
>  * To raise awareness about W3C work among regulatory agencies.
>
>  * To help ensure that W3C's specifications do not run afoul of
>    regulations.
>
>  * To provide implementers (of browsers and payment apps) with
>    useful guidance in different regions.
>
> [1] https://www.w3.org/Payments/IG/wiki/RegulatoryLandscape
>
> --
> Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
> https://www.w3.org/People/Jacobs/
> Tel: +1 718 260 9447
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