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Keeping up with 2017: Payments Predictions – market consolidation & regulation

Comments (0) Global Card Processing, International Online Payments, Payment Industry Trends, Payment Service Providers, Payments Regulation

Keeping up with 2017: Payments predictions – market consolidation and regulation

Making payments predictions is an absolute MUST when you’re part of a constantly changing, technology-driven industry that brings forward innovation and trends. For this reason, we can’t help but be excited and curious about the next developments within the payments industry. Also, looking back at the previous year’s developments offers us a further glimpse into …...

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EMA2015 – The impact of payments regulatory changes in Europe

Comments (0) Compliance, International Online Payments, Payments Events, Payments Regulation

The 5th Electronic Money Association conference (EMA) took place in October 2015, in Brussels. The bi-annual event facilitates a two-way conversation between regulators and EMA members on the upcoming legislative changes in European Economic Area (EEA), such as the Revised Directives on Payment Services (PSD2) and Fourth Money Laundering Directive (4MLD). The conference is particularly …...

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Discussing EU security requirements of EBA and PSD2 at EMA 2015

Comments (0) Compliance, International Online Payments, Payments Events, Payments Regulation

During my panel at the 5th Electronic Money Association (EMA) Conference in Brussels about the updated Payments Service Directive (PSD2) provisions on IT security, I shared my views together with other panelists from the European Banking Authority (EBA) and the EMA, on the EBA Guidelines issued in 2014, and the more stringent requirements that will …...

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All eyes on EMV – top trends from ETA Transact 2015

Comments (0) Global Card Processing, Payments Events, Payments Regulation

The EMV fraud liability shift created many debates during ETA Transact 2015, held in San Francisco a couple of weeks ago. As of October 2015, the liability of any fraud losses will be passed from issuer to retailer, so the latter has to ensure the new EMV technology is in place and they are no longer …...

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The Canadian Code of Conduct – 2015 updates

Comments (0) International Online Payments, Payment Service Providers, Payments Regulation

If you are a Canadian merchant/ payment service provider/ ISO or you do or intend to do business in Canada, this one is for you!! Pleased to share our thoughts and offer a better understanding on the most important updates brought by the recent changes in the Code of Conduct for the Credit and Debit …...

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The basics of European regulation and public affairs in payments

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The basics of European Regulation and its impact on the way the payments business is driven by most of the players in the European payments ecosystem were a greatly appreciated and requested topic during the latest edition of the Visa Risk Acceptance Forum, held in London, on 26th-27th of November. This is quite significant in …...

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Visa Acceptance Risk Forum: Payments regulation insights

Comments (0) Payment Service Providers, Payments Events, Payments Regulation

Visa Europe Acceptance Risk Forum was held on 25th and 26th November, London, at Visa Europe headquarters. Delegates were invited to attend this second annual Risk Forum, specifically tackling the risks payment providers and acquirers face from merchant practices. With increased use of the Internet as a channel for payments, comes greater risk of online …...

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Payvision partners with ControlScan

Comments (0) Payment Service Providers, Payments Regulation

Payvision and ControlScan, a leading provider of integrated security and compliance solutions, have today announced a partnership to assist PSPs, ISOs and their merchants in understanding and meeting the requirements needed to validate and maintain Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance in a faster and more efficient way. The partnership with ControlScan enables Payvision to leverage …...

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Expanding your business: European payments regulation

Comments (0) Compliance, Payments Events, Payments Regulation

During my “European payments regulation” presentation at the Grad School hosted by Payvision during CNP EXPO | Orlando, I talked about the regulatory ins and outs that operating in the European Union has, for those players interested in expanding their business to Europe or to improve their already-existent European activities. Europe has a quite complex …...

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Cross-border ecommerce trends in Europe

Comments (0) Cross-Border Ecommerce, Payments Events, Payments Regulation

“We are all Europeans and there is actually no concept of cross-border ecommerce”, said Michael Salmony, executive adviser at Equens during EPCA Payment Summit, earlier this year. The whole notion of cross-border ecommerce in Europe resides in the old times, when we actually had real geographic borders which now become irrelevant. Nevertheless, cross-border ecommerce is …...

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