Mastercard submits new audit to India after ban over data handling

Mastercard has submitted a new audit report to India's central bank, it told Reuters, as it seeks to overturn a ban on card issuance linked to concerns over the U.S. giant's handling of data processed abroad. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on July 14 sent panic-waves through Indian banking partners by announcing a ban, effective from July 22, to prevent the U.

S. giant from issuing new cards. It cited non-compliance with 2018 rules that required it to store payments data only in India. The RBI imposed the ban after deciding.

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