Impact of pricing rules for retail payments: Need for a revision?

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Tuesday, 4 February, 2020 - 13:15 to 14:30
CEPS Conference room Place du Congrès 1 - 1000 Brussels

In 2015 the EU agreed ambitious price regulation on retail payments. Most importantly, the Interchange Fee Regulation (IFR) limited the interchange fees and put a ban on surcharges for most payment transactions under the Second Payment Services Directive (PSD2).

During this CEPS-ECRI lunchtime meeting the impact of the price rules on the retail payment sector will be discussed as well as whether there is a need for any revision of these rules. Moreover, a new CEPS-ECRI paper on the same topic is presented.

Sponsored by American Express



  • Dominique Forest, Case Handler, DG Competition
  • Paul Gilbert, Counsel, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
  • Willem Pieter de Groen, Research Fellow & Head of Unit, CEPS
  • Juan OrtiCountry Manager Spain & Board Member, American Express Europe
  • Rute Couto, Vice-President, Portuguese Association of Consumer Law