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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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24 January 18

Happy tenth anniversary to SEPA!

Just ten years ago, the EPC launched the very first Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA) payment scheme, for credit transfers. All national euro credit transfer schemes of the SEPA countries had to be progressively replaced by the pan-European SCT in order to harmonise credit transfer rules in Europe.  This...

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05 December 17

A summary of the November ERPB meeting

The Euro Retail Payments Board (ERPB – a high-level body chaired by the European Central Bank and gathering the supply and demand sides of European retail payments) held its latest meeting on 29 November. Several of the hottest payment topics of the moment were discussed at this meeting. The EPC...

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21 November 17

Instant credit transfers are now a reality in eight European countries

The SEPA Instant Credit Transfer (SCT Inst) scheme created by the European Payments Council is operational. As of today, nearly 600 payment service providers (PSPs) from eight European countries are offering instant payment solutions based on SCT Inst.  Transferring money in less than ten seconds The...

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