The EU Commission starts two studies into the mobile payment sector after setting out its financial digital package

The EC is seeking to investigate the mobile payments sector by launching two tenders by the end of October for the provision of expert reports on the sector. The first tender [1] aims to “gather informed knowledge, in the form of a report, about the state and evolution of contactless and mobile payments online and in stores in all [European Economic Area (“ EEA ”)] countries”. The tender call notes that the contractor is required to prove knowledge and experience in competition and payment markets. The second tender [2] focuses on gathering “detailed information on how merchants and payment gateways integrate certain interfaces (APIs) for the use of payment solutions for payments on apps and websites”. Expert IT knowledge as well as IT capabilities to analyse APIs and run API simulations

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  • White & Case (Brussels)
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Jérémie Jourdan, Tilman Kuhn, Guy Potel, Patrick Sarch, Mario Barka, The EU Commission starts two studies into the mobile payment sector after setting out its financial digital package , 24 September 2020, e-Competitions September 2020, Art. N° 97479

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