Pursuant to Article 64 para. 9 of the Zahlungsdienstegesetz (ZaDiG; Payment Services Act), the Austrian Financial Market Authority (FMA) may disclose to the general public by publication on the Internet, in the official gazette “Amtsblatt zur Wiener Zeitung”, or in any other newspaper with nationwide circulation, that a particular natural or legal person (person) is not entitled to carry out certain banking transactions, provided that said person has given cause for such action and informing the general public is deemed necessary and reasonable with regard to possible disadvantages of the person concerned.
By publication in the official gazette “Amtsblatt zur Wiener Zeitung” of 29 December 2016, the FMA hereby informs that
ESA Holding GmbH
is not entitled to provide payment services in Austria that require a licence. The provider is therefore not permitted to provide transfer business (Article 1 para. 2 no. 2 lit. c ZaDiG).