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British pub-goers embrace higher contactless spending limit

Latest figures from Visa Europe show that the UK’s decision to increase the contactless spending limit from £20 to £30 six months ago has proved popular, particularly with those customers in the pub. 219 more words


EDITORIAL: Announcing the 2016 CMA Finalists!

This editorial was first released on Monday 14th March. Contactless Intelligence Weekly News Review Editorial – Week 11, 2016:

In a normal week, this editorial looks at a specific pieces of news highlights from the week’s headlines. 788 more words


Visa Europe expands tokenisation service to support cloud-based payments

Visa Europe are expanding their Visa Europe Payment Tokenisation Service (VEPTS) to enable financial institutions and others to integrate tokenisation into cloud-based services where payment credentials are stored in the cloud, into Internet browser-based wallets and retailer-specific checkout offerings and Card on File payment options. 574 more words


EDITORIAL: Will the blockchain take a central role in 2016?

This editorial was first released on Monday 1st February. Contactless Intelligence Weekly News Review Editorial – Week 05, 2016:

Everyone by now has heard of the digital currency Bitcoin. 997 more words


Visa Europe; UK now a 'cash-second' economy

The UK has turned into a ‘cash-second’ economy as the number of contactless payments rose by 250 per cent year-on-year in 2015, according to the annual report from Visa Europe released this week. 587 more words


Visa, Inc. Agreed to Acquire Visa Europe For $23.4 billion

The company has finally come to a decision to acquire its long lost counterpart.

The two companies, Visa, Inc. and Visa Europe that split in up in 2007 are now again coming together. 442 more words


Visa Inc. to acquire Visa Europe

Visa Inc. and Visa Europe Ltd. have announced a definitive agreement for Visa Inc. to acquire Visa Europe, creating a single global company. The transaction consists of upfront consideration of €16.5 billion with the potential for an additional earn-out of up to €4.7 billion payable following the fourth anniversary of closing, for a total value of up to €21.2 billion. 678 more words