Blogs
11.01.2022
Managing Payments is Harder than Ever: CMSPI’s Three-Pronged Performance Optimisation Guide for 2022

In this article, CMSPI looks at the three pillars that should be the focus of every merchant, for every payment method, in the year to come.   

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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
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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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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Resources
06.05.2021
Card Acceptance Fees: How Are They Changing for German Retailers?

Local card schemes, evolving customer preferences, and regulatory differences all serve to make the European payments landscape a fractured one.

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Resources
15.04.2021
The Eftpos-BPAY-NPPA Merger: What Could it Mean for Australian Merchants?

In December 2020, Australia’s three domestic payment schemes announced their intention to merge under the unified entity “NewCo”.

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Blogs
08.03.2021
COVID-19: The Catalyst That Put Payments at the Top of the Agenda for Merchants

The COVID-19 pandemic has proved to be a huge catalyst for change. In this article, we identify and analyse three main areas in which we’ve seen change in merchant payments.

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Resources
25.02.2021
Mastercard's Brexit Fees Natwest Deal Update - CMSPI Insights Report

NatWest Group, which includes some of the UK’s largest issuing banks, have announced that they will be switching their debit cards from Visa to Mastercard.

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APAC
22.02.2021
CMSPI Responds to New Zealand’s Consultation on Interchange Regulation

CMSPI’s response emphasizes the importance of regulating scheme fees and acquirer absorption alongside interchange, and protecting the local debit network.

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Blogs
18.02.2021
So it Begins… Brexit Hits Merchant Fees in 2021

Mastercard interchange fees charged to EU merchants for ‘card not present’ UK consumers will increase fivefold in 2021.

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Resources
15.01.2021
2021 Card Fee Changes: Impact Assessment - CMSPI Insights

We analyse the latest set of changes to scheme and interchange fees for European merchants - an estimated cost increase of €100m annually.

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Resources
15.01.2021
Brexit: The Changing Cost of Card Acceptance - CMSPI Insights

Mastercard recently announced that the interchange fees paid by European merchants selling to UK cardholders online will increase more than fivefold from October 2021.

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