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Visa and Mastercard could raise interchange fees

According to a report from the WSJ, Visa and Mastercard are considering raising interchange fees on card transactions in the U.S. Visa and Mastercard generate most of their revenue from these small processing fees, and it could have implications for merchants and fintech startups. When you pay with a credit or debit card, merchants pay…
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4th March 2019 0

Bank of Spain Warns Citizens Against Crypto Given Lack of Local Regulations

Spain’s central bank has issued a reminder to citizens warning of the risks involved in transacting unregulated cryptocurrencies. The Bank of Spain’s notice, issued Feb. 10, followed an official blog post published two days earlier, which had outlined the institution’s stance on cryptocurrencies, their characteristics, and their legal status in Spain and the wider European…
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12th February 2019 0

Bad news for fraudsters as bank account name checks finally come in

From July next year if the name doesn’t match with the account and sort code the payment won’t go through. It’s taken too long to get to this point With a little luck 2019 will not be a happy new year for fraudsters. Pay UK, which maintains the UK’s payments systems, today unveiled plans that will…
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25th October 2018 0