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Regulation in the digital and mobile markets is changing to reflect rapid pace of innovation in the market.

MEF alerts its members of changes, prepares debate on important themes, intervenes in the global and local regulatory developments and consultations.

Regulatory Guides

The Evolution of Internet Legislation in Brazil

The Brazilian parliament is  on the final stages of the vote for the effectiveness of the Brazil Data Privacy law and at the same time discussing a new bill of law to regulate social media and marketplaces to avoid a wave of fake news to impact on the next Brazilian elections

This MEF Briefing report shares an overview of recent developments in the Brazilian legislation, and looks back at its history and ahead to how it may develop in the future.


PSD2 Guidelines

MEF’s PSD2 Guidelines are designed to give help all relevant stakeholders of the mobile payment ecosystem, including banks, payment processors, vendors, service providers and MNOs.

Free to MEF members the guidelines are designed to help you better understand the changes and to assist in developing a sound PSD2 compliance strategy, while recognising the many new opportunities they will create.


Understanding Digital Consent

Rising privacy concerns and imminent data regulation are combining to make consent a key issue for the digital economy. MEF’s Consumer Trust Working Group examines the topic in a new whitepaper: Understanding Digital Consent.

MEF’s Consumer Trust Working Group has explored the big questions around digital consent including how does the law define it? What is best practice for designing consent forms and receipts? How will new regulation such as GDPR affect it? What new technologies might help managing consent easier?


GDPR e-bulletin 2018

The GDPR special edition of MEF’s eBulletin series, supported by CLX Communications, highlights the perspectives of the diverse MEF membership and experts on their path to preparing for GDPR compliance and the bigger journey ahead in ensuring that GDPR supports the innovation and growth of a connected and trusted data driven world.

With opinion and analysis on enterprise messaging, permission and consent, the monetisation of personal data post GDPR, customer profiling and cultural and behavioral changes, the GDPR special edition eBulletin provides unique insight into how businesses are meeting the obligations of the EU’s new data protection regulation.


Regulatory Agenda


  • OFCOM Trusted numbers
  • UK Government consultation on Online Harms
  • SIM SWAP Consultation – Italy
  • Brazil briefing on A2P regulation

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Regulatory Debate

MEF Regulatory Information Service Centre

To better support our members,  MEF provides a customised service to guide and prepare on specific regulatory issues.

Engage with our advisors on a multiple topics: economic regulation and competition policy, personal data management, digital identity, Anti-fraud and security, impact of emerging technologies (Artificial Intelligence regulation, Blockchain).

Contact the team to find out more