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Australia: Payments System Board Discusses Digital Currencies Policy, Interchange Fees and ATM Access Code and Regime
22nd Aug 2017 | Written by:
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 To Examine Effects Of Interchange Caps
15th Aug 2017 | Written by:
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...
Lawyers Seek To Resurrect Mastercard Class Action
15th Aug 2017 | Written by:
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.
Processing Giant Sued Over ‘Misleading’ Card Fees
10th Aug 2017 | Written by:
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.
EU Takes Further Action On Visa Interchange Fees
7th Aug 2017 | Written by:
The European Commission has issued fresh complaints over Visa’s interchange fees on cross-border card transactions, part of a decade-long antitrust investigation.
UK Court Blocks £14bn Mastercard Damages Claim
24th Jul 2017 | Written by:
A UK court has blocked an unprecedented £14bn class action lawsuit against Mastercard that sought to give refunds to millions of consumers.
Retailers Push Treasury For Early Review Of Interchange Rules
18th Jul 2017 | Written by:
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.
UK: National Franchised Dealers Association Writes to Government Regarding Impact of Interchange Fee Regulation
17th Jul 2017 | Written by:
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...
Amex Dealt Blow In EU Interchange Dispute
10th Jul 2017 | Written by:
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...
Weekly News In Brief: July 7, 2017
7th Jul 2017 | Written by:
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...
Australia: Review of Card Payments Regulation – Consultation Paper
4th Jul 2017 | Written by:
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...
Weekly News In Brief: June 23, 2017
23rd Jun 2017 | Written by:
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;...
EBA And Commission Still At Odds Over Interchange Standards
21st Jun 2017 | Written by:
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.
No End In Sight For Card Schemes As Interchange Disputes Stack Up
13th Jun 2017 | Written by:
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.
Estonia: Central Bank Reveals Survey Results on Impact of Interchange Fees
6th Jun 2017 | Written by:
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...
Belgium: Report on Financial Market Infrastructures and Payment Services
1st Jun 2017 | Written by:
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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