MasterCard AP Introduces IQ Series and ABU

MasterCard AP Introduces IQ Series and ABU

MasterCard has launched two new services that raise the bar on consumer experience and everyday peace of mind for cardholders across Asia Pacific. MasterCard IQ series, pioneering solutions designed to reduce the rising number of card transactions being falsely declined; and Automatic Billing Updater service (ABU), which securely communicates account changes from banks and merchants…

MasterCard Installments Option Set for Summer Launch

MasterCard Installments Option Set for Summer Launch

MasterCard Installments is gearing-up in Europe enabling cardholders to split transactions across equal monthly installments using their existing debit, credit or commercial card at the time of purchase. MasterCard says this makes high-value purchases, such as a new TV or car repairs, more attainable and manageable for consumers. MasterCard Installments can help businesses, issuers and…

SCA & PSD2

As the European Banking Authority (EBA) develops its Regulatory Technical Standards, and as the EU Member States consider the detail of PSD2, any regulation governing online payments should enable and encourage the e-commerce sector to balance the twin considerations of risk and convenience (otherwise growth would be stifled and costs would increase).