In September 2018, the European Payments Council () published the version 1.1 of the dedicated clarification paper on the Direct Debit () Core and Business-to-Business (B2B) rulebooks.
The paper addresses operational aspects related to the Core and B2B rulebooks and seeks to ensure consistent implementation of the two direct debit rulebooks by payment service providers participating in the schemes. The paper, which will be updated from time to time, as required, provides guidance and, where feasible, recommendations to scheme participants on how to handle situations that are not described in the rulebooks.
The conducted its annual review of the clarification paper and made only minor editorial changes.
This document replaces the version 1.0 of the clarification paper and applies to the currently applicable 2017 Core and B2B rulebooks.