‘Where the future of money is built.’ This is the vision for the upcoming Money20/20 Europe event and it couldn’t be more pertinent. In a year in which the financial services industry is experiencing phenomenal change, there’s a certain restlessness felt by consumers and businesses as they grapple with the opening up of the financial …
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For those of us in the privacy and data protection world, May 25 represented a standout milestone. It was the highly anticipated day on which the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect. Some people viewed it as the end of an era for businesses. Others viewed it as the start of renewed …
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Those of you who have followed Mastercard’s blogs over the past years know that we have regularly expressed our opinion on European legislation and the need for equal treatment under any piece of legislation. We’ve done this out of the belief that equal treatment is not only fair for the parties involved and being regulated, …
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The way we pay and shop continues to evolve at speed, thanks to rapid advances in technology and positive regulatory changes driven by the EU’s PSD2 (Payment Services Directive).  The vision of a safe, secure and simple digital payments landscape is happening all around us. Ann Cairns, President, International Mastercard explains the role of the …
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  By Mark Barnett, Divisional President, UK, Ireland, Nordics and Baltics, Mastercard On the 13th of January 2018, the Government is to enforce the ban on the practice of surcharging consumer cards wherever they are accepted in the UK. At Mastercard we have always believed in consumer choice, with the confidence that people will switch …
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