Merchants and card issuers released separate studies Oct. 1 that made contradictory claims regarding the effect the Durbin Amendment’s interchange cap has had on consumers. The groups timed their releases to coincide with the two-year anniversary of cap’s effective date.
Merchant Payment Commission trade group uses economist's data from 27,000 retail sites to reach conclusion. NAFCU unimpressed.
Transaction Account Guarantee extension suddenly seen as unlikely, raising questions about member business lending cap tagalong.