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Industry Regulation
Thursday, January 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
New ADA Rules for Increased Digital Accessibility »
New Rules in Effect Today for the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act ...
Friday, June 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
European Commission Intends to Exempt Corporate Cards from PSD2 »
On 31 May 2017, the European Banking Authority (EBA) released a letter that was sent from the European Commission (EC) tha...
Wednesday, November 30, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
The European Payments Council | A New ERA in Payments »
  On 30 November 2016, the European Payments Council (EPA) published the rulebook of the SEPA Instant Credit Trans...
Tuesday, September 6, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Reserve Bank of Australia | Commercial Card Interchange »
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) released the Review of Card Payments Regulation Conclusions Paper in May 2016. ...
Thursday, March 24, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
PSR Issues Final Guidance on EU Card Legislation »
The Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) has issued clear final guidance  on new European legislation surrounding payment...
Wednesday, November 20, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
New York’s “no-surcharge” law at risk »
New York has been among the states that prohibit merchants from imposing a surcharge (i.e., extra fee, checkout fee) in co...
Wednesday, November 20, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Next court hearing on U.S. debit interchange scheduled for January 2014 »
On January 17, 2014, a three-judge panel for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit will begin hea...
Friday, September 20, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Judge stays his July 31 decision regarding debit interchange lawsuit »
In the case involving the Federal Reserve and debit interchange in the U.S. (NACS vs. Board of Governors of the Feder...
Wednesday, August 21, 2013   (1 Comment - view/add)
Debit interchange court drama continues in U.S. »
The Federal Reserve announced its plans to appeal the court's July 31 ruling on debit interchange that sided with mercha...
Thursday, August 1, 2013   (1 Comment - view/add)
Court ruling puts debit interchange in the U.S. back to the Fed’s drawing board »
On July 31, 2013, a court ruled in favor of the lawsuit initiated by various retail associations in November 2011 over t...
Thursday, August 1, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Surcharging practices and interchange scrutinized in Canada and Europe »
As the U.S. continues to tackle interchange and surcharging, related news has been emerging outside the U.S. On July 2...
Tuesday, May 28, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Two new industry lawsuits related to card acceptance fees »
Background : First, there was the July 13, 2012, settlement of a longstanding lawsuit related to interchange fees, invol...
Sunday, December 30, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Merchants allowed to add surcharges in U.S. beginning January 27, 2013 »
As a result of a lawsuit settlement (first reported in July 2012), MasterCard Worldwide and Visa will be changing their U....
Tuesday, November 13, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Judge grants preliminary approval of interchange lawsuit settlement »
As reported by the NAPCP on July 13, 2012 , Visa, MasterCard and nine banks agreed to a $6+ billion lawsuit settlement ov...
Monday, October 22, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Interchange lawsuit settlement progresses »
As reported by the NAPCP on July 13, 2012 , Visa, MasterCard and nine banks agreed to a $6+ billion lawsuit settleme...
Wednesday, August 1, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
European Commission concerned that Visa’s interchange fees violate antitrust rules »
As announced by the European Commission on July 31, 2012, the Commission has informed Visa of concerns about pos...
Friday, July 13, 2012   (5 Comments - view/add)
Visa, MasterCard and others settle lawsuit »
This is a continuation of news reported earlier by the NAPCP... Today, Visa, MasterCard and nine banks agreed to a $...
Thursday, June 12, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
OFAC's Potential Impact on Commercial Cards »
At the 2013 NAPCP U.S. Commercial Card Conference in Palm Springs, CA, a break-out session was conducted “What is OFAC a...
Friday, July 13, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Potential lawsuit settlement by Visa and MasterCard could allow suppliers to impose surcharges »
This week, various news sources reported on the likely upcoming lawsuit settlement by MasterCard and Visa. The lawsuit is...
Friday, December 9, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
IRS announces 2012 standard mileage rates »
Beginning on January 1, 2012, the standard mileage rate for the use of a car (also vans, pickups or panel trucks) will be...
Monday, November 21, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
TIPRA repealed as bill becomes law »
It's official! President Obama signed H.R. 674—known as the Three Percent Withholding Repeal and Job Creation Act—into law...
Monday, November 14, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Senate, like the House, voted to repeal 3% withholding tax associated with TIPRA »
First, as part of H.R. 674, the House voted to repeal the 3% withholding tax associated with TIPRA . Then, on Novemb...
Friday, October 28, 2011   (2 Comments - view/add)
The House voted to repeal 3% withholding tax associated with TIPRA »
Yesterday, the House voted to repeal the 3% withholding tax initiative scheduled to go into effect in 2013; it now needs S...
Thursday, August 4, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
IRS publishes FAQs related to IRC section 3402(t) »
Internal Revenue Code (IRC) section 3402(t) resulted from the passage of the Tax Increase Prevention and Reconciliation Ac...
Friday, July 15, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fed releases lists of institutions subject to and exempt from debit interchange standards »
On July 12, the Federal Reserve Board (FRB) released the lists to facilitate compliance with Regulation II, which implemen...
Wednesday, July 6, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
TCF requests dismissal of lawsuit challenging Durbin Amendment »
Background As noted in the fourth quarter 2010 NAPCP E-News , on October 12, 2010, TCF National Bank ("TCF") filed a law...
Wednesday, June 29, 2011   (1 Comment - view/add)
Federal Reserve announces final debit interchange rules »
The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve met at 3:30 p.m. Eastern today regarding the final rules and rates associate...
Wednesday, June 22, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fed will meet June 29 to finalize debit interchange »
Since the July 2010 passage of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, the industry has been c...
Tuesday, June 14, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
TIPRA delayed another year »
In case you missed it… In May, the IRS released final regulations related to the Tax Increase Prevention and Reconci...
Wednesday, June 8, 2011   (1 Comment - view/add)
Proposal to delay debit interchange regulation rejected in Senate »
Senators Tester and Corker proposed an amendment on June 7, 2011, that would have delayed debit interchange regulation res...
Friday, June 3, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
NAPCP reviews debate over interchange regulation in U.S. »
In 2010, debit interchange regulation, known as the Durbin Amendment, was included within the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Refor...
Friday, April 15, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
President Obama signed the 1099-related bill on 4/14/11 »
As expected, on April 14, 2011, President Obama signed the bill (H.R. 4) that repeals the 1099 provisions that were i...
Wednesday, April 6, 2011   (1 Comment - view/add)
President Obama expected to sign bill that repeals 1099 provisions in healthcare law »
On Tuesday, April 5, 2011, the Senate passed the House bill (H.R. 4) that repeals the 1099 provisions in the 2010 healthca...
Friday, April 1, 2011   (1 Comment - view/add)
Efforts to delay 2011 implementation of debit interchange rules by Fed »
In mid-March 2011, both the House and Senate introduced bills that would delay final debit interchange rules by the Federa...
Tuesday, March 15, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
House passes a bill to repeal 1099 provision from health care law »
Similar to the Senate's action in February, the House passed its own bill in March that would repeal the 1099 provision in...

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