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PSD2: Strong Customer Authentication

“On 14 September 2019, new requirements for authenticating online payments will be introduced in Europe as part of the second Payment Services Directive (PSD2) . In this guide we’ll take a closer look at these new requirements known as Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) and the kinds of payments they will impact. Finally we’ll cover the […]
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Barclaycard Finds That SCA Has Had No Initial Impact on Transactions

“Analysis from Barclaycard of transaction data from 14 and 15 September, the first two days following the EU deadline, shows that the SCA rollout has had no initial impact on sales.Paul Adams, director of acquiring at Barclaycard Payment Solutions, says: “Our data offers encouraging news for merchants, whose transaction volumes have been, so far, unaffected […]
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European Payments Industry Group Seeks Additional Extension on PSD2-SCA

“he European Association of Payment Service Providers for Merchants, which represents industry members in 16 countries, is urging regulators to provide a longer extension to the PSD2-SCA deadline amid concerns that many sectors will face significant disruption without additional time.  The group sent an open letter to regulators on Wednesday asking regulators to push for […]

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Pushed Back – EBA Publishes Opinion on the Deadline and Process for Completing the Migration to Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) for E-commerce Card-based Payment Transactions

“The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today an Opinion on the deadline for the migration to SCA under the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2) for e-commerce card-based payment transactions. The Opinion sets the deadline to 31 December 2020 and prescribes the expected actions to be taken during the migration period.”