Visa welcomes the recent decision by the UK High Court, which confirmed that our interchange fees, the fees paid by UK retailers and their payment providers to accept electronic payments, are lawful.

We hope the court’s decision will accelerate the collaboration between retailers and Visa and will allow us to address the greatest disruption – and potentially the greatest opportunity – facing the merchant community in Europe today: the digitisation of commerce.

Visa is already working with retailers around the world, providing the technology and tools that enable them to offer shoppers a unique experience and a convenient and secure way to pay – online, in stores and in countless mobile applications.

We are excited to bring those same capabilities to retailers and consumers in Europe.

Let’s build together. We would love to talk to you about what Visa can do to help transform your business, and together, create the next generation of commerce experiences.

Suzan Kereere, head of Europe merchant sales and solutions, Visa