Tuesday , June 25, 2024

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For Cap One, the Pulse Network Is the ‘Rare Asset’ in Its $35.3 Billion Deal for Discover

(Editor’s Note: This story follows up on news late Monday concerning a planned acquisition of Discover Financial Services by Capital One Financial Corp.) On the Tuesday morning after news broke that credit card giant Capital One Corp. intends to shell out $35.3 billion in an all-stock deal to acquire Discover …

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Talus Pay’s New Year Starts With Two Acquisitions

Payments provider Talus Pay announced two acquisitions on Thursday, indicating it acquired Clarus Merchant Services and Jobox.ai in separate deals. Total annual payments volume for the newly combined company total $9 billion for more than 22,000 U.S. merchants. Dallas-based Talus Pay says Clarus Merchant Services, based in Gaithersburg, Md., provides …

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The CFPB’s Chopra Cites a Need for Competition to Cap Card Acceptance Costs

Having taken aim at credit card late fees and interest rates, and having targeted non-bank digital wallet providers, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Rohit Chopra has now indicated his regulatory agency is turning its attention to credit card acceptance costs. Chopra’s comments Thursday came as the Credit Card Competition Act, …

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With 2024 Looming, the EPC Vows to Continue Battling The CCCA

Citing a payments industry that is united in its opposition to the Credit Card Competition Act, research from the Congressional Research Service questioning the benefits of the legislation, and suspect support for the bill among members of Congress, the Electronic Payments Coalition says it is primed to continue its fight …

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It’s Official: FedNow Launches With 35 Banks And Credit Unions Signed up For Instant Pay

The Federal Reserve’s instant-payment service, FedNow, is officially live with 35 banks and credit unions participating, the nation’s banking regulator announced early Thursday. The launch, which culminates four years of work since the Fed first announced its intention to build a real-time payments rail, comes as the payments industry moves …

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