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Sanction: The European Commission imposes a fine of EUR 570 Million to the second largest card scheme for obstructing merchants’ access to cross-border card payment services (Mastercard)

Avec cette décision, la Commission revient sur des pratiques aujourd’hui abolies. Jusqu’en décembre 2015 en effet, MasterCard imposait des commissions d’interchange variables selon les pays, contraignant les banques “acquéreuses” (banque du détaillant chez qui un

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Michel Debroux, Sanction: The European Commission imposes a fine of EUR 570 Million to the second largest card scheme for obstructing merchants’ access to cross-border card payment services (Mastercard), 22 January 2019, Concurrences Review N° 2-2019, Art. N° 90133, p. 71

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