About: interchange fees

Euro & Finance 21-02-2014

Verschueren: The lower the interchange fees, the more merchants will accept card payments

The vote in the economic and monetary committee of the European Parliament on Thursday (20 February) to cap fees charged by payment cards companies is a step in the right direction: If you want to be on the side of merchants, you cannot be anything else than supportive of this regulation, says Christian Verschueren to EURACTIV Czech Republic.
Euro & Finance 17-06-2013

MasterCard chief: ‘New card rules could discriminate’

The European Commission is poised to publish new payments rules covering ‘interchange’ fees, which are charged on card transactions. These could unfairly hit Visa and MasterCard, leaving rivals American Express and Paypal unfair market advantage, says the president of MasterCard Europe.
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