Purchase, NY, February 1, 2016 – MasterCard today announced the appointment of Alexander N.M. Niejelow as a senior vice president of public policy, effective February 8, 2016. In this role, he will drive policy efforts in the areas of cybersecurity and global data management, while also leading the company’s industry partnerships on technology policy issues.  In …
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A long and interesting legislative process comes closer to an end this week with the European Parliament formally adopting a new EU Regulation on interchange fees. At MasterCard we believe that, just as in life, from every end comes a new beginning. This case is no different. The lengthy legislative process that began several years …
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We have written a few blogs in the past on our concerns about the likely impact of draft EU legislation on interchange fees on consumers  and small businesses  – as well as the absence of any data to justify a one-size fits-all approach to capping fees at the same level across Europe. But just because …
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To tweet this news, copy and paste http://mstr.cd/1kW8mm8 to your Twitter handle with the hashtag #CDF2014 Beijing, March 24, 2014 – In a speech delivered today at the China Development Forum, Ajay Banga, president and CEO of MasterCard, recognized the growth of financial access within the country over the past 30 years and highlighted the critical …
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To tweet this news, copy and paste http://bit.ly/1c4Xf7B to your Twitter handle with the hashtags #MasterCard #interchange Brussels, 14 February 2014 – European consumers are concerned that draft EU legislation currently under discussion would make paying with cards more expensive and more complicated. According to a recent poll in 13 European countries, 2 in 3 consumers …
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