Blogs
05.03.2020
Scheme Fees: Why German Merchants Are Seeing the Cost of Cards Soar

Merchants operating in Germany must seek to identify efficiencies in order to mitigate the impacts of rising scheme fee costs.

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News
22.03.2019
Visa and Mastercard Battling for Cross-Border Capability

Continued expansion by Visa and Mastercard further increasing the schemes’ dominance in Europe.

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Resources
09.01.2019
European Commission Consultation on Inter-Regional Interchange Fees, CMSPI's Response

In CMSPI's consultation response, we highlight the importance of a review and the material cost saving of €551 million per annum it could have for merchants across Europe.

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News
04.12.2018
Visa and Mastercard Voluntarily Reducing Inter-regional Interchange Fees by More Than 40%

Visa and Mastercard are close to agreeing a deal with the European Commission to lower interchange fees charged to EU merchants accepting cards from outside the EU.

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Blogs
16.07.2018
Everything you need to know about interchange claims

CMSPI CEO, Brendan Doyle, answers the most frequently asked questions about interchange reclaims.

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Blogs
06.06.2018
Visa experiences substantial outages across Europe

This latest outage from Visa sparks a debate: could (and should) Europe expand domestic networks?

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Blogs
14.03.2018
No end in sight, European merchants continue to be plagued by excessive card fees.

What do scheme fees increases mean for your business, and how to mitigate them?

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Blogs
15.02.2018
An open letter to merchants regarding excessive card fees in Europe

Help us gather support to oppose the latest scheme fee increases and bring these issues to the attention of policymakers and regulators across Europe.

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News
30.11.2017
Finextra News : Visa claims UK interchange victory

Visa wins against Sainsbury's in the battle over interchange fees.

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News
13.11.2017
Finextra News: Visa bids to bring contactless transit payments to the world

Visa aims to accelerate contactless transition with a dedicated transport programme

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Blogs
12.09.2017
Merchants set to suffer as Visa announces increases to scheme fees

CMSPI is now able to provide greater insight into the significant impact merchants are likely to encounter in the coming year.

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News
16.12.2016
Finextra News: Visa and Mastercard strike wallet tokenization deal

Bitter rivals Visa and Mastercard have struck a deal that lets each firm's digital wallet service request the other's tokenized payment credentials.

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