Regulatory, Licensing & Compliance

Payment Schemes Compliance

Accourt provides the complete range of Payment Scheme Compliance services. These services cover the full compliance cycle; from helping clients to identify, monitor and manage Payment Scheme compliance to existing Scheme rules but also effectively managing adherence to amendments and updates to these regulations.

These activities are developed through compliance processes and procedures, and training and monitoring and to ensure effective management of Payment Scheme compliance.


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Obtaining authorisation, for either the regulator or Payment Scheme for the first time can be a complex and time consuming process.  It is essential that this is managed effectively and the process is right first time. We have extensive experience of managing this process and supporting firms through each of the key stages.

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Regulatory Compliance


We are able to support the development and implementation of compliance policies for organisations who are either new to the regulatory environment or expanding their current operations to ensure adherence to regulatory compliance.

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Why Choose Accourt

We have a team of high calibre individuals who have successfully managed numerous Regulatory and Payment Scheme applications for organisations wishing to apply for full banking, electronic money and PI licences. Our seasoned experts have both the relevant IP, hands-on experience and operational know-how to ensure successful applications.

Strategic Expertise

Whether it’s helping organisations set strategic direction or review market opportunities, Accourt brings a wealth of experience and subject matter expertise to the payments space. One of the key differentiators at Accourt in assisting the payments industry with setting strategic direction is the strong subject matter expertise and practical operational know-how gained through deep managerial experience and P&L management.

Market Knowledge

Accourt brings real market knowledge across the payments value chain including providing organisations with market in-sights as well as assisting organisations to move into parallel markets or extending their current product set to address market segments previously underserved. At Accourt we pride ourselves on having the in-market geographic intimacy and breath of product expertise to assist in organising and implementing effective market entry plans  to achieve agreed business goals.


Accourt has built a reputation around its strong delivery capability, this has been achieved through marrying our subject matter expertise with proven project and programme management to deliver the desired client outcome. From product/vendor selection right through to programme delivery and business as usual, Accourt has the skills and knowledge to de risk and underwrite the success of projects in the payments industry.

Operational Effectiveness

Accourt assists clients with improving their operational effectiveness through cost reduction, streamlined processes and improved revenue contribution. Whether it’s benchmarking current performance against best in class or looking to reduce cost through operational efficiencies, Accourt has a wealth of operational expertise, performance data and proven processes to help organisations achieve their business goals.