Tag Archives: interchange

Hensarling’s Choice Act Includes Key ABA Priorities

House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas) today released the latest legislative text of his Financial Choice Act, a 600-page bill aimed at rolling back and reforming parts of the Dodd-Frank Act’s extensive supervisory regime, as well as providing regulatory relief for banks of all sizes.

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Fed: Debit Fraud Costs Jump 44 Percent in Two Years

Debit card-related fraud losses to merchants, cardholders and issuers rose from 2013 by 44 percent, reaching $2.41 billion in 2015, according to the Federal Reserve’s biennial survey of debit card issuers’ costs released today.

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Fed Q&A Interprets Durbin Amendment Routing on EMV

Under the Durbin Amendment, card networks cannot require merchants to allow debit cardholders to choose EMV chip application when one application routes to a single network, according to a Q&A added on Wednesday to the Federal Reserve’s Regulation II frequently asked questions page.

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Hensarling’s Choice Act Clears Committee with Durbin Repeal Intact

The House Financial Services Committee today approved the Financial Choice Act, a major regulatory reform bill introduced by committee chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas). It passed by a vote of 30 to 26, with no Democrats voting in favor and one Republican, Bruce Poliquin of Maine, voting against as well.

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State Associations Support Durbin Repeal Legislation

The state bankers associations today wrote to Rep. Randy Neugebauer (R-Texas) to express their support for a bill he introduced earlier this month that would repeal Dodd-Frank’s Durbin Amendment and eliminate the government-imposed price caps on debit card interchange.

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ABA, Trades Support Durbin Repeal

ABA and several other trade groups wrote to House leaders yesterday in support of H.R. 5496, introduced by Rep. Randy Neugebauer (R-Texas) to repeal the interchange fee price controls imposed by the Durbin amendment.

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