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Comdata Adds Spend Escalator to ePayables to Save Clients Time, Money 

Comdata is making it easier for clients who use the B2B payment and financial technology provider’s virtual credit cards, or ePayables, which it says will drive adoption. The company is so convinced its new Spend Escalator technology is beneficial, it has applied for a patent.

N.Y. DOL Fires Back at Industrial Board of Appeals, Global Cash Card

The New York Department of Labor has fired the latest salvo in the battle over the use of payroll cards in the state. The agency has filed an appeal that could jeopardize the outcome of a petition granted to Global Cash Card to revoke the N.Y. DOL payroll card regulations, which were due to go into effect March 7, 2017. At stake are rules that are considered so burdensome by the prepaid industry that—if restored—could force some payroll card providers out of New York.

FLEETCOR Grows Cross-Border Business with $675 Million Cambridge Buy

Less than two months after announcing a major joint venture in the gifting vertical, FLEETCOR Technologies has made a big move into the red-hot cross-border payments sector, reaching an agreement to acquire international B2B payments specialist Cambridge Global Payments for $675 million.

As Gifting Evolves, First Data, FLEETCOR Combine Gift Card Operations

With gifting loads hitting nearly $300 billion annually in the U.S. according to Mercator Advisory Group, First Data and FLEETCOR Technologies are banding together in a new joint venture that will consolidate each company’s gift card operations into a new, single entity, in a bid to give clients a “broader international reach and a more robust end-to-end offering.”