Mastercard has once again been the more aggressive as it muscled in front of Visa to buy the Nordic payments platform Nets for €2.85 billion ($3.19 billion), using its biggest-ever... more
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Never before has the importance of technology been greater in financial services. Digital banking solutions and apps have made their way into everyday life across Europe. A new study across... more
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Visa and Mastercard have offered to cut interchange fees on payments made by tourists using cards issued outside the European Union to limit fines and end an EU antitrust investigation,... more
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The UK Court of Appeals has overturned a formerly favourable Mastercard interchange fee ruling. The £14 billion lawsuit against Mastercard for imposing charges on UK consumers looks set to proceed... more
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Mastercard dropped out of the competitive bidding with rival Visa for Earthport and announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Transfast, a competitor account-to-account money transfer network. Transfast... more
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