Resources
10.06.2021
VIDEO: Consolidation - Get the Benefits, Not the Pitfalls

At CMSPI we use our insights to audit payments supply chains and ensure consolidation pitfalls are mitigated.

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Blogs
03.06.2021
Single Acquiring vs. Multi-Acquiring: 5 Key Considerations

We look at the trade-off between localised and multinational acquiring, and the 5 factors any merchant should consider before making the call.

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Resources
20.05.2021
Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) – Impact Assessment – April 2021

April data illustrates significant transaction failure with the estimated European failure rate on transactions at 29.7% compared to 30.3% in March.

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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.

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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.

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Resources
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
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%.

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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
25.01.2021
SCA Report - Latest December Updates

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

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Resources
17.12.2020
SCA Report - Latest November Updates

November data has shown improvement with the sales at risk estimate falling to €89 bn. However, with less than a month to go, the latest estimate leaves cause for concern.

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Resources
22.09.2020
Exclusive Report: CMSPI’s SCA Impact Assessment

CMSPI’s analysis suggests that €108bn worth of online sales are at risk across Europe (excluding the UK) in 2021 alone.

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Blogs
21.09.2020
The Cost of a Changing Payments Mix: Plummeting International Spend

The COVID-19 pandemic has had many direct and indirect effects on consumer spending.

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