Our Partners

GVS Prepaid prides itself on its expertise in Prepaid issuance. We regularly provide horizon scanning services from a regulatory, business environment and political viewpoint on behalf of our clients. Key to this is our membership of key industry organisations through our Group Company.

As members of the Prepaid International Forum (PIF) we are closely aligned to the industry body that represents the regulated prepaid financial services sector. Through our membership we have access to the organisation’s regulatory expertise, its lobbying capability and the wider prepaid stakeholder community.

The UKGCVA represents the gift card industry in the UK market. Through our membership we benefit from access to industry compiled market statistics, their regulatory expertise in the gift card space, market participants’ expertise and lobbying capability.

We also partner leading global payments legal practice Locke Lord for the provision of legal and regulatory advice in relation to complex programs.

Prepaid International Forum

The Prepaid International Forum (PIF) is a principal trade association for the prepaid industry. We believe that prepayment is a responsible way to pay for goods and services, and that consumers should be confident in the security of prepaid services and the money that is stored on their behalf.

Established in 2006 as a not-for-profit organisation, PIF works closely with industry, regulators, government departments, consumer bodies and the media to promote understanding of prepaid as well as providing support and education to proponents of prepaid worldwide.

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UK Gift Card & Voucher Association

The UK Gift Card & Voucher Association is a membership organisation and trade body for gift cards and gift vouchers. The association represents the key players in the industry, in a market which has attained double digit growth over the past 5 years, estimated to be worth over £5.6bn per year.

Established in 1991, the primary role of the association is to keep members up-to-date with trends within the marketplace & legislation; create opportunities for business development & networking; and to drive the overall Gift Card and Voucher industry in the UK.

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Locke Lord

Locke Lord is a full-service, international law firm that ranks among The American Lawyer’s top U.S. law firms. Our team has earned a solid reputation¬†in complex litigation, regulatory and transactional work.

We serve our clients’ interests first, and these clients range from Fortune 500 and middle market public and private companies to start-ups and emerging businesses. Through its wide-ranging international footprint, Locke Lord has received numerous industry recognitions as a global leader in the middle market sector.

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