The festive season is fast approaching and people are starting to scratch their heads about what kind of gifts their loved ones would appreciate the most. We have done our own research across Europe and found out that what really matters is thoughtfulness. So, if you want to show you care during the festive season, …
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This week the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg will make its final judgment in a long running court case on our cross-border interchange fees within Europe. Although it will undoubtedly make the news, what will the ruling actually mean in practice? A lot has happened since this process began with a European Commission anti-trust …
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Last month Europe headed for the polls to elect its representatives to the European Parliament. And while the results would suggest that there is a fundamental distrust or at best, indifference, to all things related to Europe, I feel that there are many more things that unite us Europeans than divide us. Our habits during …
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To tweet this news, copy and paste http://bit.ly/1oGfOqR to your Twitter handle with the hashtags #MasterCard #interchangefees Waterloo, 23 June 2014 – As we enter one of the busiest periods of the year for card use, a new survey shows that the majority of high value retailers in Europe believe that draft EU rules to cap …
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Data, data, data! I cannot make bricks without clay  Confronted with a complex case, Sherlock Holmes famously warned Dr. Watson against arriving at convenient conclusions without proper evidence to back them up. Although Holmes’ desire for data referred to a 19th century mystery, his life lesson can just as easily apply to the proposed regulation …
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