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Recurly’s fastest-growing merchants understand that global expansion is a corridor to new subscriber acquisition and revenue growth. To turbocharge that growth we are continually adding new payment options. 

These payment options support merchants global expansion desires by enabling you to offer the most popular payment methods that your subscribers can use both domestically and around the world.

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Visa’s New Free-Trial Mandate: What You Need to Know

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To reduce chargebacks for subscription-related charges originating from free trials and similar promotional offers, Visa has released the Free Trial Mandate to provide clearer information to consumers related to these types of charges. Specifically, Visa has mandated that merchants who offer a promotional period that rolls into a paid subscription must abide by the following rules:

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Getting Ready for PSD2: Work With Recurly and Your Gateway

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Is your business ready for PSD2? Come September 14th, the answer to this question will determine your ability to accept online payments in the European Economic Area (EEA).

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Dunning for the Win: Merchant Initiated Transactions and PSD2

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Much of our previous content, such as our most recent PSD2 blog and our SCA Integration Guide, has focused on Customer Initiated Transactions (CITs), which occur when the customer is “in-session” or otherwise present during the transaction flow. In the subscription commerce world, CIT comes into play when someone first signs up for a subscription and provides their payment information. Similarly, a subscriber may decide, at a later date, to modify the payment information associated with their existing subscription. In both of these cases, the subscriber is available to complete any authentication challenges that might be requested by their card issuer in conjunction with Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) requirements.

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A Deeper Dive Into 3-D Secure and Strong Customer Authentication

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In this blog post, we’ll dive more deeply into the mechanics of 3-D Secure (3DS2) and Strong Customer Authorization (SCA), the two main—and related—requirements of the new PSD2 regulation. We’ll discuss the various parties and their interactions in order to provide higher-level context into where your subscription business fits into the overall scheme and how Recurly will help to facilitate the authentication process.

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PSD2 and Strong Customer Authentication: What You Need to Know

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As discussed in a previous blog on this topic, the Payment Services Directive 2 (PSD2) is a new European Economic Area (EEA) regulation which will go into effect on September 14, 2019.

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Preparing to Comply With New PSD2 Regulations

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This blog will help Recurly customers understand the new PSD2 regulation, how it impacts them, and what they need to do to prepare.

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Learn More About Mastercard’s New Requirements for Free Trial Conversions

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Mastercard has recently released new requirements for free trial conversions.

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What is Visa’s CVV2 Mandate?

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In an effort to combat card not present (CNP) fraud in Canada, Visa has announced an additional card not present mandate. The mandate describes expanded requirements regarding the use of the card verification value (CVV2) for Canadian merchants processing transactions via telephone or through e-commerce environments. Specifically, these changes require the following:

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GDPR in the EU and How It Impacts Subscription Businesses

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The European Union has released a new compliance standard titled the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which will go into effect on May 25, 2018. It imposes new rules and regulations regarding data privacy that impact all subscription businesses using Recurly which operate in the EU, along with US-based merchants with personal data belonging to EU residents.

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