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Cardtronics Preps for a Big Gulp of Recovery Work Ahead of 7-Eleven’s Exit
Jul. 31, 2015 - By Jim Daly Retail ATM network operator Cardtronics Inc. says it has been preparing for the possible loss of its biggest merchant, convenience-store giant 7-Eleven Inc., for...

Merchants Have New Ammo To Blow up Interchange Settlement—But Is It Enough?
Jul. 29, 2015 - By Jim Daly Citing what they say were improper communications between two lawyers on opposing sides of a $5.7 billion settlement between...

First Data Files for Its Long-Awaited IPO, Seeks To Pay Down Debt
Jul. 20, 2015 - By Jim Daly and Kevin Woodward First Data Corp. filed a registration statement Monday for an initial public stock offering, a long-anticipated move that th...

Chastened ISO Execs Caution Colleagues on How To Avoid Regulators’ Ire
Jul. 16, 2015 - By Jim Daly Two independent sales organization executives who ran afoul of government regulators cautioned their industry colleagues Thursday on how to stay out of trouble....

Bipartisan Senate Bill Would Ease Marijuana Businesses’ Access to Banking Services
Jul. 10, 2015 - By Jim Daly A bill introduced Thursday with bipartisan backing in the U.S. Senate would prevent federal regulators from cracking down on banks that provide financial service...

PayPal To Acquire Online Wire-Transfer Provider Xoom for $890 Million in Cash
Jul. 1, 2015 - By Jim Daly PayPal Inc. plans to buy online wire-transfer provider Xoom Corp. in an all-cash deal valued at $890 million, the companies announced late Wednesday. The planned...

PayPal and eBay Will Officially Go Their Separate Ways July 17
Jun. 26, 2015 - By Jim Daly Directors of online auction and e-commerce giant eBay Inc. on Friday formally approved previously announced plans to separate eBay from its big payments subsidia...

Vantiv Wins the U.S. Postal Service's Merchant-Processing Business
Jun. 22, 2015 - By Jim Daly Merchant processor Vantiv Inc. has won one of the biggest retail merchant-processing contracts out there—the U.S. Postal Service’s credit and debit card busi...

How ClearXchange’s New Real-Time Payments Service Goes Beyond the P2P Market
Jun. 15, 2015 - By Jim Daly The clearXchange payments service owned by five of the nation’s six largest banks on Monday announced a real-time payments service that includes not only its o...

With New Digital Program, Visa Drops Token Fees, Offers Issuers Single Connection to All Services
Jun. 2, 2015 - By John Stewart With its Visa Digital Enablement Program, announced last week on the same day Google Inc. unveiled Android Pay, Visa Inc. has introdu...



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