Competition, Consumer & Regulatory

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Client Update: Excessive payment surcharging reforms

11 July 2017

In brief: As of 1 September 2017, merchants will be prohibited from charging excessive payment surcharges for certain payment methods. Under the new rules, businesses can only pass on to customers what it costs them to process a payment.

The Allens Competition team has put together a brief overview of the changes and what businesses should do to prepare for the new regime.

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