The Scheme Technical Forum (ESTF) is made up of the representatives of technical players who provide services facilitating the processing of transactions under the schemes. Members of this forum include Clearing and Settlement Mechanism organisations, technical solution providers and payment messaging services companies.
The ESTF held its sixth meeting on 22 June 2017. The approved agenda and minutes are available on this page.
During this meeting, the ESTF discussed the Inst scheme implementation status at that point in time. The ESTF also shared its views with the on suggestions to extend the remittance information and the character set in the Credit Transfer and Direct Debits payment messages, and to change to a newer ISO 20022 version for these payment messages.