About: Payment Services Directive

Pablo Zalba Bidegain MEP [Friends of Europe. 2011]
Euro & Finance 07-03-2014

Pablo Zalba Bidegain: Card payment ceilings will lead to greater transparency

The introduction of ceilings for Multilateral Interchange Fees (MIFs) will lead to lower costs for credit and debit card use by both consumers and retailers, according to Pablo Zalba Bidegain. EURACTIV Slovakia spoke with the MEP about the proposed legislation.
Euro & Finance 29-01-2010

Bankers: Hurdles remain for mobile payments launch

The architects of the Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA), designed to harmonise euro-denominated money transfers, hope the system will allow customers to make payments using mobile phones. Dag-Inge Flatraaker, from the bank-driven European Payments Council, told EURACTIV that banks have come a long way but must now work to iron out security issues.
Euro & Finance 18-09-2006

Interview with Jean-Paul Gauzès (MEP)

According to Gauzès, MEP and rapporteur on payment services in the internal market, the new propositions add to the directive’s efficiency and take into account the technical constraints of the industry, while maintaining the objective of a cost reduction for consumers.