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European Merchants Would Pay 40% Less to Accept U.S.-Issued Cards Under Visa-Mastercard Proposals

European merchants could see their costs to accept Visa Inc. and Mastercard Inc. payment cards issued outside of Europe decline by 40% under separate proposals submitted by the two leading card networks to settle competition concerns raised by European Union antitrust authorities. The European Commission, the administrative arm of the …

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Details on Visa Europe Outage and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 6/20/18

Merchant processor Paysafe North America said that by mid-July it will start offering same-day settlement to small U.S. merchants. The service will be offered in collaboration with Company.com, a services platform for small businesses, and Ingo Money, a push-payments provider. Visa Inc.’s 10-hour service interruption in Europe on June 1 …

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Time’s Up: What Will Be the Impact of Europe’s GDPR on U.S. Payments Companies?

Procrastination is no longer an option. Time to comply with the massive General Data Protection Regulation for businesses that collect data about European Union consumers has run out. And with the regulation going into effect Friday, many U.S. payments companies have found they, too, have had to change their data-collection …

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Visa And Mastercard Grow In Europe As Issuers Drop Electron and Maestro Brands

As in the United States, Visa Inc. and Mastercard Inc. dominate card payments in Europe, but now the two U.S.-based card brands are growing on that continent partly at the expense of smaller brands they own. European issuers are systematically switching Visa Electron and Mastercard Maestro cards to simply Visa …

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PayPal’s Visa Europe Expansion and other Digital Transactions News briefs

Mastercard Inc. acquired Brighterion Inc., a software company specializing in artificial intelligence that Mastercard expects will enhance its customer-experience and fraud-prevention services for customers. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. PayPal Holdings Inc. and Visa Inc. extended to Europe a collaboration deal first announced last summer. Under the agreement, PayPal’s European operation will promote …

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VeriFone Engage Marks European Launch and other Digital Transactions News briefs

• ATM network owner and operator Cardtronics plc announced an expanded relationship with Carnival Cruise Line that adds Cardtronics ATMs to the crew areas of Carnival’s 25-ship fleet and makes Cardtronics Carnival’s exclusive ATM provider for both guests and crew. Cardtronics will have two ATMs for passengers and two for crew …

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Visa Europe Helps To Lift Visa Inc.’s Total Payment Volume by 47%

By Jim Daly@DTPaymentNews You thought Visa Inc. was big already? Boosted by Visa Europe and solid growth in the U.S. and some other regions, the world’s largest card network’s credit and debit card payment volume grew 47% in the quarter ended Sept. 30. Foster City, Calif.-based Visa Inc. on Monday …

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Visa Sets April 2018 Deadline for European Issuers To Support 3-D Secure Version 2.0

Visa Inc. announced Thursday that credit and debit card issuers in Europe will be the first issuers to adopt Visa’s program for using 3-D Secure 2.0, the impending update to an authentication protocol for online transactions originally introduced more than a decade ago. Visa said certain rules, such as fraud-chargeback …

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Square Posts Europe Job Openings and other Digital Transactions News briefs

• Guardian Analytics, a fraud-risk technology vendor, introduced what it says is the industry’s first real-time service to detect fraud in same-day automated clearing house transactions. Same-day ACH is scheduled to begin processing Sept. 23 with ACH credits, leaving some experts concerned that originating and receiving institutions will have less …

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