Blogs
23.11.2021
The European Payments Initiative: Boosting Competition, Or Hindering It?

German merchants were recently hit with the news that ING bank will begin charging consumer fees on cards badged solely with the domestic Girocard scheme.

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Blogs
15.11.2021
Tackling Card Costs in Australia: A Guide to Merchant Fees

CMSPI breaks down the key components of card fees in Australia: how they’re changing, what challenges they present, and how retailers can optimize.

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Blogs
15.11.2021
Achieving True Least Cost Routing in Australia: An Interview with CMSPI’s Robbie MacDiarmid

We sat down with CMSPI’s Head of Asia Pacific, Robbie MacDiarmid, to get the answers Australian merchants need.

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Blogs
28.10.2021
UK and EEA Merchants Brace Themselves for a Potential Five-fold Increase in Card Fees

In this article, we explore the latest changes to card fees for merchants in the UK and EEA.

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Blogs
22.10.2021
RBA Latest Release – 4 Things Retailers Should Know

The Reserve Bank of Australia has released their final decision on changes to payments regulation following a period of consultation on a number of areas.

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Blogs
10.08.2021
Breaking News: Sainsbury's Settle with Mastercard in Battle Over Historical Interchange Fees

Sainsbury's settle with Mastercard in battle over historical interchange fees

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Blogs
04.08.2021
PSD2: The European Payments Revolution? Part 4b: Open Banking Adoption

This blog post, our sixth post in our PSD2 series, continues our discussion of Open Banking with a focus on analysing adoption by consumers and merchants.

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APAC
03.08.2021
The RBA’s Review of Payments Regulation: 5 Considerations for Australian Merchants

We bring the focus back to individual merchants, and outline the 5 top considerations for retailers looking to make the most of each change.

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Blogs
02.08.2021
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Buy Now, Pay Later (Insights Magazine, July 2021)

Often considered an alternative to traditional credit, BNPL seems attractive on the surface, but adopting BNPL requires investigation on a case-by-case basis.

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Blogs
02.08.2021
Despite Regulation, Global Card Fees Continue to Grow and Threaten Merchants (Insights Magazine, July 2021)

CMSPI analysis suggests that overall fee changes scheduled for 2021 and 2022 could generate over $1.1bn in additional annual costs for U.S. merchants.

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Blogs
22.07.2021
PSD2: The European Payments Revolution? Part 4a: Introduction To Open Banking

This blog post, our sixth post as part of the PSD2 series, continues our review of PSD2 with a discussion of Open Banking.

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APAC
20.07.2021
CMSPI Consultation Response - Reserve Bank of Australia: Review of Retail Payments

In May 2021, the Reserve Bank of Australia published a consultation paper on its Review of Retail Payments Regulation.

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