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  •  HM Treasury have issued their consultation for PSD2 implementation into UK law and most  of the representations that we have made to them on behalf of Network Operators and their Intermediaries since January 2016 are reflected in the consultation questions. See https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/implementation-of-the-revised-eu-payment-services-directive-psdiiAIME are running two workshops for this next week in London.The workshop with network operator members is to walk through the impact of the proposed regulation on network operators and to discuss our response to their consultation. Networks affected will be those companies who are providing a payment service to their customers as part of a suite of services that includes telecoms. A payment services is simplistically defined as taking a payment from a network customer for a service supplied by a merchant who is not the network.The purpose of the workshop is to advise what our response will be to Tre read more…
    14/02/2017
  • AIME is developing a website aimed at prospective merchants who want to find out more about the benefits of Charge to Mobile. The more new companies we can get utilising Charge to Mobile the more benefits for all those currently in the value chain.We also hope this project will improve awareness amongst consumers and we will have a separate section to help inform and educate consumers.This is a hugely important project and a key way to grow the industry.We would like to invite all members to put themselves forward to be involved in this exciting project.  The initial sessions with spec out what needs to be said to businesses and the consumer.  AIME will develop the detailed content and design once the approach has been agreed.  The working party will be involved at each step in the process.If you are interested in joining the team please put your name forward to Andrea by 24 February 2017.  We would like representatives from all relevant parts of the value chain. read more…
    14/02/2017
  •  PSA have just released their set priorities for the next 3 months.Among them are implementing and monitoring Special conditions for online competition and online adult services, undertaking research into consumer complaint journeys, looking at market trends and assessing the effectiveness of sanctions.For the full article please read:  7 PRIORITIES read more…
    23/01/2017
  • AIME is involved in a number of ongoing regulatory consultations and the workflow that derives from the regulators output.  Below is a short summary of each consultation and how we plan to focus our attention during January 2017.If you would like any further information please access the regulatory consultation section of the AIME website or contact Rory if you would like to discuss any of the points below.Project 30 - A PSA initiative working on how their organisation can evolve to better support the Premium Rate industry whilst still protecting the consumer.AIME has provided input from members to this consultation which closed in October.  Suggestions from AIME included greater alignment with other regulators, particularly the ASA and Trading Standards. The PSA responded at the end of 2016 and AIME is currently reviewing their feedback ready for discussion at our quarterly meeting in January. We will provide members with a summary of PSA’s feedback during January. read more…
    05/01/2017
  • Dear MembersAIME have got the working group dates for 2017 booked in for the year ahead. These dates can be found on the attached download for your information.All working group members will be notified of their upcoming meetings closer to the date for information. If you wish to book your place on these meetings please contact AIME to reserve your seat.Please note that meetings dates are subject to change so please check with AIME before a meeting if you are unsure.2017-meeting-dates-for-members read more…
    20/12/2016
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