As we have already covered in previous news, the new German Payment Services Supervision Act (ZAG) will be in effect on 13th January, 2018.
The German regulatory authority (BaFin) has now published the official notice regarding the implementation of the new act. The complete notice is available on the website of the BaFin (Germany only!): https://www.bafin.de/SharedDocs/Veroeffentlichungen/DE/Merkblatt/mb_111222_zag.html
The changes regarding payment services using 0900, 118xy and premium voice are described in detail in the notice.
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