Blogs
27.04.2021
The European Payments Initiative: The Big Debate

In this article we ask whether the latest project is any different, and discuss five key battlegrounds that could decide merchants’ fate if it is successful.

Read More >
Resources
22.04.2021
Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) – Impact Assessment – March 2021

Our analysis of March data illustrates significant transaction failure with the estimated European failure rate on transactions at 30% compared to 31% in February 2021.

Read More >
Resources
26.03.2021
Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) – Impact Assessment – February 2021

Our analysis of February data illustrates significant transaction failure with the estimated European failure rate on transactions at 31% compared to 33% in January 2021.

Read More >
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.

Read More >
Resources
23.02.2021
Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) – Impact Assessment – January 2021

Our reporting started back in August - analysis suggested that the average failure rate was 35% across Europe, fast forward to January, we're seeing 33%.

Read More >
Resources
04.02.2021
Retailer Challenges in Implementing an MIT Strategy - CMSPI Insights

With several use cases for MITs, it is likely that most merchants will encounter these transactions in some way.

Read More >
Resources
28.01.2021
Strong Customer Authentication Readiness: Germany In-Focus

This short report provides some insight into SCA in Germany as well as the evolution of 3DS testing data.

Read More >
Resources
25.01.2021
SCA Report - Latest December Updates

December testing data has shown slight improvement with estimated sales at risk of €85bn.

Read More >
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.

Read More >
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.

Read More >
Blogs
28.01.2020
Trouble in Paradise: Combating High Fees, SCA and Holdbacks to Stay Afloat

In this article, we explore how holdbacks, SCA and rising scheme fees have been disproportionately damaging for travel and hospitality.

Read More >
Resources
10.09.2019
In Focus: Ongoing SCA Changes Around Europe

We’ve compiled a list of updates from countries across Europe to keep you updated with the latest SCA news and developments.

Read More >
Work with the payment experts