Customer news updates | 2021

Card payment processing is a highly regulated industry, since it deals with sensitive, private financial information. These regulations protect all parties involved — cardholders, merchants, acquirers and issuing banks. Elavon stays current and compliant with all applicable regulations. Our goal is to ensure you're aware of what's happening within the industry, in order to remain compliant. See below for the latest news relating to scheme changes, customer updates and data security.

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UK contactless limit

4 October 2021

A quarter of all UK payments are now made using contactless methods, according to the latest study by UK Finance. The same research shows that, in 2020 alone, the use of contactless payments rose by 12% to 9.6 billion payments.

Important Update required for your MobileMerchant app

26 April 2021

Recent additional security checks by issuers on contactless transactions may result in a higher level of declined transactions. With the newest application update, MobileMerchant is adding a functionality to streamline the contactless transaction process.

Important Update required for your MobileMerchant app (Android)

15 November 2021

Our recent MobileMerchant application update added a functionality to streamline the contactless transaction process. To support these changes, an update is scheduled to complete on your card reader as well.

Important Update required for your MobileMerchant card reader

22 September 2021

Our recent MobileMerchant application update added a functionality to streamline the contactless transaction process. To support these changes, an update is scheduled to complete on your card reader as well.

 

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