On August 18, 2017, the Payments System Board of Australia discussed a number of issues including digital currencies and ATM access code and access regime....
HM Treasury has promised to examine whether it can support retailers adversely affected by EU-level interchange fee rules, after admitting some sectors have seen costs rise by as much as 3,000...
The law firm seeking £14bn in damages from Mastercard on behalf of millions of UK consumers is attempting to revive the lawsuit, which was blocked by a UK court last month.
First Data and Wells Fargo have been accused of charging merchants inflated and misleading fees for card processing services in a class action lawsuit filed last week.
The European Commission has issued fresh complaints over Visa’s interchange fees on cross-border card transactions, part of a decade-long antitrust investigation.
A UK court has blocked an unprecedented £14bn class action lawsuit against Mastercard that sought to give refunds to millions of consumers.
A UK retail trade body has asked HM Treasury to carry out an early assessment of interchange fee controls, claiming the current caps are harming merchants that deal in high-value transactions.
The National Franchised Dealers Association (NFDA) has written to HM Treasury and the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy highlighting the impact that the debit card charges...
American Express (Amex) has suffered a setback in its legal challenge against capping interchange fees on certain three-party arrangements, after an EU judge sided with the European Commission and...
The UK outlines open banking technical specifications; the EBA issues a fraud warning; Europol deepens virtual currency studies; a British financial super-lobby goes live; the Australian...
Following the release in March 2015 of the Review of Card Payments Regulation: Issues Paper, the Payments System Board at the Reserve Bank of Australia has agreed to consult on changes to the...
Denmark strengthens its AML laws; the UK pushes sanctions reforms but scraps fraud overhaul; the European Central Bank moves ahead with establishing a new settlement service for instant payments;...
Authorities are still at a stalemate over rules forcing Visa and Mastercard to separate their schemes and processing activities, after an underwhelming scrutiny session in the European Parliament.
A “second wave” of antitrust action against Mastercard and Visa is on its way, according to the legal team supporting new claims from betting firms, retail giants and high-street shops.
On June 2, 2017 the Estonian central bank, Eesti Pank, presented the results of a survey on the impact of the regulation on interchange fees for card payments, with the main finding that the costs...
On May 31, 2017 the National Bank of Belgium (NBB) published its first report on financial market infrastructures and payment services, which provides an overview of the NBB's oversight and...

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