Regulatory Resources


The information contained here is checked and updated by BNY Mellon with due diligence on a regular basis.

This notwithstanding, data may become subject to change. Therefore, BNY Mellon does not assume any liability or guarantee for the timeliness, accuracy and completeness of the information provided below.


Fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive


Pursuant to the Belgian rules implementing Directive (EU) 2018/843 of 30 May 2018 (5th Anti-Money Laundering Directive), The Bank of New York Mellon SA/NV is legally required to disclose certain information about any person that holds or controls cash accounts with it in Belgium or that has entered into certain investment or credit contracts with it in Belgium, to a central registry organised by the National Bank of Belgium. 

More information about the disclosure obligations



Gender Pay Gap Report


The UK Government Equalities Office has introduced legislation which, as of 4 April 2018, requires employers with 250 or more UK employees to publish certain information in respect of their gender pay gap. BNY Mellon welcomes initiatives that encourage greater focus on pay transparency.

Read our Gender Pay Gap Report





The revised Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) and the accompanying Markets in Financial Instruments Regulation (MiFIR) is a European Directive that came into force on 3 January 2018.

It is a comprehensive regulatory regime which affects how firms carry out investment business and ancillary activities, organise their internal systems and controls, and conduct business with their customers across the European Economic Area.

Find out more about the second Markets in Financial Instruments Directive



Modern Slavery Act


BNY Mellon is committed to preventing acts of modern slavery and human trafficking from occurring within both its business and supply chains.

The statement in the link below is made on behalf of BNY Mellon pursuant to section 54 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 of the United Kingdom.

Find out more about the Modern Slavery Act





The second Payment Services Directive (2015/2366) (PSD2) is a broad-reaching piece of legislation which is fostering innovative transformation and driving change across the European payments landscape. The rules and framework of PSD2 aim to promote innovation and competition, increase access to payment systems, enhance security of online banking services and provide further protections to customers across Europe.


On 13 November 2019, the National Bank of Belgium (NBB) granted The Bank of New York Mellon SA/NV and its branches an exemption from the obligation to set up the contingency mechanism described in article 33(4) of Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2018/389 on regulatory technical standards for strong customer authentication and common and secure open standards of communication (the SCA RTS) in accordance with article 33(6) of the SCA RTS.


On 19 December 2019, the Financial Conduct Authority granted The Bank of New York, London Branch and The Bank of New York Mellon (International) Limited, an exemption from the obligation to set up the contingency mechanism described in article 33(4) of the SCA RTS in accordance with article 33(6) of the SCA RTS.


In the UK, the Technical Standards on Strong Customer Authentication on Common and Secure Methods of Communication Instrument 2020 came into force on 31 December 2020 (the UK RTS) replacing the SCA RTS.


Under Article 32(4) of the SCA RTS and Article 32(4) of the UK RTS, BNY Mellon is required to publish on its website quarterly statistics on the availability and performance of its dedicated interface for payment initiation service providers, account information service providers and card-based payment instrument issuers (collectively third party providers or TPPs) and of the interface used by its payment service users (PSUs).


View the performance and availability statistics