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Are you ready for Strong Customer Authentication?

New rules coming in to place are intended to make the online payments system safer for both merchants and consumers. Strong Customer Authentication is designed to verify that an online customer is who they say they are by adding an extra layer of protection at the time of the transaction, when a customer pays online.

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Open Banking: the dawn of a new era

The introduction of Open Banking will have an impact on merchants and consumers, as well as banks.

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Changes to Visa chargebacks: what you need to know

Visa is introducing a new system to improve the way it handles chargebacks. The Visa Claims Resolution (VCR) initiative is designed to simplify and speed up the process.

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Changes to Contactless Floor Limits

To enhance fraud protection for cardholders, Visa requires merchants to operate with a zero floor limit for contactless transactions no later than 14th October 2017.

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Helping you navigate the changing payments landscape

The UK payments industry is at a critical time. Technology is transforming how we pay for things and customer expectations are changing as a result. Businesses in the UK will be affected by European and global regulatory updates designed to fit the future of payments.

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A Regulatory Revolution

2015 and 2016 will see wholesale changes to the UK and European card payment landscape, bringing benefits both for merchants and consumers, explains Lloyds Bank Cardnet’s Steven Bisoffi.

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Regulatory changes in 2015

The coming months will see significant changes in the regulatory environment for payment services. Steven Bisoffi, Senior Manager Card Schemes & Regulatory, Lloyds Bank Commercial Card & Acquiring Solutions, explains what the key changes mean for merchants.

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Card scheme requirements

A number of card scheme changes could directly impact your business. To help you stay ahead, we've put together an overview of each development.

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MEPs vote to cap card processing fees

The European Parliament and the European Commission have voted to cap bank processing fees for card payments. Find out how this landmark piece of legislation stands to impact your business and your customers.

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Contactless payments update

There are now more than 30 million cards in the UK enabled with contactless technology and over 140,000 retailer card machines in the UK capable of accepting contactless transactions.

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Visa merchant agents website

Visa Europe recently launched - a new website for your merchant agents* to register their service with Visa, and demonstrate to you that they take your customers' cardholder data seriously.

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Card scheme compliance programmes

The various card schemes, working with merchant acquirers, keep a close eye on compliance through a number of programmes. This is done on an ongoing basis, and their aim is to reduce fraud and chargeback volumes – and make sure merchants are following best practice.

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