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30 November 18

Extension of the geographical scope of SEPA schemes in March 2019

As of 1 March 2019, the Principality of Andorra and the Vatican City State / the Holy See will be part of the geographical scope of the Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA) schemes. The inclusion of financial institutions from these two states is a natural extension of the SEPA project and demonstrates the...

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29 November 18

2018 Payment Threats and Fraud Trends Report

To contribute to creating awareness on payment threats and fraud trends, and to help payment stakeholders decide on possible actions, the EPC publishes the 2018 Payment Threat and Fraud Trends Report. The report provides an overview of the most important threats that affect electronic payments such...

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22 November 18

Publication of the updated 2017 EPC SEPA scheme rulebooks

Updated 2017 EPC SEPA scheme rulebook versions for the SEPA Credit Transfer (SCT) scheme, the SEPA Instant Credit Transfer (SCT Inst) scheme, the SEPA Direct Debit Core (SDD Core) scheme and the SDD Business-to-Business (SDD B2B) scheme have been published on 22 November 2018 and are effective as of...

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22 November 18

Publication of the 2019 EPC SEPA scheme rulebooks

The EPC Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA) scheme rulebooks are updated every two years to reflect market needs and evolutions in the technical standards. We have just published the new versions of the four EPC SEPA scheme rulebooks as a result of the rulebook change management cycle that started in 2017....

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02 July 18

Survey on Rep(l)ay readership

Launched in June 2017, the EPC monthly digest called Rep(l)ay provides you with a selection of the latest articles, infographics and documents published on our website. To identify the areas of improvement, we have created a survey that should not take more than three to five minutes of your time. Your...

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09 May 18

MPF appointed equensWorldline as SPL service provider

In December 2017 the Mobile Proxy Forum (MPF) launched a Request for Proposal (RFP) to provide a Standardised Proxy Lookup (SPL) service. The aim of the SPL service is to allow the exchange of the data necessary to initiate person-to-person (P2P) mobile payments between proxy-based P2P mobile payment...

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25 April 18

New infographic on GDPR: what does it mean for payments?

European legislation called the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is set to apply as of 25th of May 2018. It will definitely change how personal data are being processed in Europe, enhancing the right to privacy of individuals. From the payments perspective, it will also impact payment service...

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01 April 18

The EPC updates members’ list 

The EPC is glad to count among its members two additional organisations: • eQuire Limited (based in the United Kingdom); • National Westminster Bank plc (based in the United Kingdom), replacing the Royal Bank of Scotland; With these two members, the EPC now represents 76 payment service providers...

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13 March 18

The European Commission's final RTS are in the Official Journal

More than two years after the European Banking Authority (EBA) started to work on their principles and following the publication by the European Commission of a final version in November 2017, the Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) on strong customer authentication (SCA) and secure open standards of...

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