Training – Merchant Acquiring

This course is for you if you are:

Relatively new to the payments industry and want to gain a basic understanding of the merchant acquiring landscape in Europe.

An existing payments professional who would like to further your understanding of merchant acquiring to complement your current payments knowledge.

What will you gain:

This half day course aims to provide both a clear and concise introduction to the basics in merchant acquiring,
as well as substantial insights into the key disciplines involved in merchant acquiring.

The payments ecosystem is growing increasingly complex in respect of business models, number of actors and regulations – this course will give you an overview to help you understand the key issues and business drivers in merchant acquiring.

Course content:

4-party model acquiring
Basic economic model for merchant acquiring
Alternative payments (non-card based)
Different types of acquirers
Is a merchant and merchant?
Payment system rules
Cross-border vs domestic merchant acquiring
Underwriting risk exposures – financial; AML; regulatory and reputational
Chargebacks and Fraud
High risk merchant verticals
Regulations affecting merchant acquiring –present and on the horizon.

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For any enquirers please contact the EPA on +44 (0) 2073789890 or email us at


Sep 13 2017


09:00 AM - 05:00 PM


The Catalyst
3rd Floor, Colechurch House, 1 London Bridge Walk