The national Bank of Ukraine adopted the opinion on the temporary suspension of in-country work of the Russian payment system Contact.
"Temporary break in the Contact is associated with the procedure of re-registration of documents the system operator in the National Bank of Ukraine ", - stated in the payment system, adding that the re-registration takes place in connection with the " further adjustments to the package of registration documents due to the comments received from the national Bank of Ukraine ".
The Contact system awaits further action by the Ukrainian regulator in consideration of the package of documents aimed at re-registration. The time of re-registration, as commented in the Russian payment system, now depends on the efficiency of the work of the national Bank of Ukraine. Source RIA of "news" in the market of payment services called the decision of the Ukrainian regulator, " the political ". According to him, formally, the national Bank of Ukraine has discontinued Contact due to the fact that the documents of this payment system in the settlement centre appears lost on the day the license RUSSLAVBANK (RSB 24), however in this situation have the opportunity to be All Russian players." It is connected with politics. All Russian system of the filed documents for re-registration in 2014, however, the national Bank up to the present time, of any officially registered ", - told a Source. Contact payment System works since 1999 and is now one of the leading payment and conversion services in Russia and CIS countries. Contact partners are more than 900 financial institutions in Russia and the world, which form an extensive network of service points - more than 400 thousand Points, including payment terminals, in over 160 countries. The system operator is OOO NPO " Rapida ", the founder is RUSSLAVBANK, which performs the functions of a clearing center.