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18 July 19

Results of the EPC poll on electronic identification (eID)

The financial sector has seen a rapid increase in adoption of electronic identification (eID), therefore, the EPC invited professionals working in the payments industry to share their views on the future of eID by participating in the poll. The question asked over the last two months to all interested...

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23 May 19

Public consultation: draft Mobile Initiated SEPA Credit Transfer Interoperability Implementation Guidelines (including SCT Inst)

Developed by the ad-hoc multi-stakeholder group (MSG) on Mobile Initiated SEPA Credit Transfers (MSCT), including SEPA Instant Credit transfers (SCT Inst) (MSG MSCT), the draft MSCT Interoperability Implementation Guidelines (IIGs) (including SCT Inst) are now published for a 3-month public consultation.  MSG...

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26 April 19

Calls for candidates for the SEUF and the ESTF

The European Payments Council (EPC) calls for candidates representing European associations of end-users of the EPC SEPA schemes who wish to become a Scheme End-User Forum (SEUF) member, and for candidates representing technical players who want to be an EPC Scheme Technical Forum (ESTF) member as of...

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01 March 19

The EPC updates members’ list

The EPC is glad to count among its members two additional organisations: • HomeSend (based in Belgium); • MTACC (based in Malta); The EPC now represents 75 payment service providers and their associations. Two further organisations have the status of ‘associate member’.

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11 February 19

How does the SPL scheme work?

The SEPA Proxy Lookup (SPL) scheme, managed by the European Payments Council, covers the exchange of the data necessary to initiate payments between proxy-based payment solutions on a pan-European level and aims to facilitate interoperability between participating payment solutions. The scheme is...

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30 January 19

Call for experts for Multi-Stakeholder Group on Request-To-Pay

We invite experts to join our new Request-To-Pay Multi-Stakeholder Group (RTP MSG): applications have to be submitted by 15 February 2019. The landscape of payment solutions in the retail market is undergoing transformation, under the influence of the development of account-based real-time payment...

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18 January 19

Guidelines on cryptographic algorithms usage and key management

Today the EPC published a new version of the Guidelines on cryptographic algorithms usage and key management in order to provide guidance to the European payments industry, more precisely to security officers, risk managers, system engineers and systems designers. Although its content does not assume...

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20 December 18

Publication of the SEPA Proxy Lookup (SPL) scheme rulebook

Today the EPC has published the first version of the SEPA Proxy Lookup (SPL) scheme rulebook which consists of a set of rules, practices and standards that makes it possible to operate, join and participate in the SPL scheme. The SPL scheme covers the exchange of the data necessary to initiate payments...

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