Merchants: Are Your Vendors PCI Compliant?

Are Your Vendors PCI Compliant?  vendors

Visa, who has always been the strictest association regarding PCI compliance, data security, and …

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Card Association Response to Updated FTC Regulations

Updated FTC Regulations

In January, MasterCard made an effort to enforce new regulations and best practice guidelines pertaining to online …

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Interchange Fee Legislation – Who Will Pay the Price?

Interchange Fee Legislation interchange fee

This spring, U.S. Representatives Peter Welch (D-VT) and Bill Shuster (R-PA), introduced HR 2382, the Credit Card …

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CISP, SDP, DISC…What Security Standards Do You Follow

As a merchant, you accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover.  You have learned that each card brand has its …

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Card Association Battles Around the Globe

It seems as though anytime a company gets large enough, there will always be people who feel it is unfair …

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The Evolution of Contactless Payment Technology

RFID Chip Card, Contactless Payment Technology

Contactless Payment Technology

We have seen the contactless payment technology and their functionality pop up in many stores over the …

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What Will the Credit Card Companies Do To Spark Spending?

The credit card companies have been hard at work coming up with programs to entice consumers to spend more and …

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Are VISA and MasterCard Going Too Far?

VISA, MasterCard and Discover Dispute

VISA, MasterCard, Discover Logo

In recent news, Discover Financial Services has been going round and round in a lawsuit …

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Will New Interchange Rates Affect Your Business?

Most merchants have likely seen a disclaimer on their monthly credit card processing statements about an upcoming increase in Interchange …

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