Payments Intelligence Magazine – August 2019

21st August 2019

About the Magazine:

Payments Intelligence is a quarterly magazine distributed by payments experts, CMSPI. It is the only publication solely focused on analyzing the payments industry from a merchants perspective – bringing you news, insight and opinion from around the globe.

In this edition, we take a close look at consolidation in the payments market – including recent deals by FIS, Fiserv and Global Payments. These deals – among the biggest in the industry – are sure to impact the merchant community: we take a look at the potential ramifications of these deals. We also take a step back to investigate whether competition frameworks are still fit for purpose, and what merchants should be doing to prevent continued industry consolidation.

Featured Articles Include

Co-Badging in the U.S.

An article explaining why we need co-badging legislation now more than ever

Is There Still Hope for Merchants?

Consolidation could result in higher prices, poor service levels and systemic risk

Competition Frameworks

We take a look at whether competition frameworks are still fit for purpose?

Merchant Advocacy Work

A new recurring feature! A round up of how we're helping shape payments.

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