Blogs
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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Blogs
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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Blogs
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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Blogs
18.12.2020
New Year, New Fees: What Mastercard’s January 2021 Fee Increases Mean for Merchants

As the costs and the complexity of scheme fees continue to spiral, the need for independent, data-driven analysis increases.

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News
11.12.2020
CMSPI Response to PSR’s Card Acquiring Market Review

CMSPI has submitted a response to the UK Payment Systems Regulator’s Card Acquiring Market Review.

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Resources
02.12.2020
CMSPI Global Interchange Report - Available Now

The report quantifies the impact of interchange regulation on merchants and consumers, as they are the intended beneficiaries of interchange regulation.

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Blogs
21.09.2020
Contactless Payments: Friend or Foe for Merchants?

Throughout the pandemic, contactless transactions have soared – somewhat inevitably – as people across the globe seek to physical minimise contact.

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Blogs
24.08.2020
EPI: The Saviour of European Payments or Another False Dawn?

EPI: why it is vital the whole payments ecosystem is onboard and playing an active role in order to prevent abandonment of the initiative.

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