On 8 December 2015 the European Payments Council () together with the Cards Stakeholders Group (CSG) published version 7.1 of the Single Euro Payments Area () Cards Standardisation Volume (the SCS Volume), ready for market implementation. This document defines a standard set of requirements to enable an interoperable and scalable card and terminal infrastructure across , based on open international card standards. The seven books of the SCS Volume version 7.1 cover a set of requirements applicable to card-present (face-to-face or local) and card-not-present (remote) transactions to allow investment decisions and implementation based on stable requirements.
Here you find Book 7 (Cards Processing Framework) of the Cards Standardisation Volume Version 7.1
Book 7 – ‘Cards Processing Framework’ defines business principles and requirements for market access and participation in card payment processing services. The main objective of this framework is to facilitate an open and transparent market.