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09 October 23

Around the web - a compilation of interesting reports about payments

The views expressed in the below reports are solely those of the authors and should not be attributed to the European Payments Council. Staying up to date with the latest news and trends in the industry? We’ve put together a list of free recently published payment-related reports from differen

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03 July 23

The EPC updates its members’ list

The European Payments Council (EPC) is glad to count among its members one additional organisation: •    Insignia Cards Limited (Based in Malta) The EPC now represents 78 payment service providers and their associations.   

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26 June 23

Publication of the updated SPAA scheme rulebook

Today the European Payments Council (EPC) publishes the updated version (1.1) of the SEPA Payment Account Access (SPAA) scheme rulebook, which replaces with immediate effect version 1.0 (published in November 2022). Version 1.1 of the rulebook will come into effect on 30 November 2023. The main c

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31 May 23

Latest publications related to the SRTP scheme

Today the European Payments Council (EPC) has published the new versions of the SEPA Request-to-Pay (SRTP) scheme rulebook as well as the rulebook related clarification paper. The SEPA Request-to-Pay scheme rulebook version v3.1 Version 3.1 of the SRTP scheme rulebook, includes some clarificat

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28 March 23

Publication of the first OCT Inst scheme rulebook

Today the European Payments Council (EPC) publishes the first One-Leg Out Instant Credit Transfer (OCT Inst) scheme rulebook. Version 1.0 of the 2023 OCT Inst scheme rulebook focuses exclusively on the Euro Leg of international instant credit transfer-based payment transactions. About the scheme

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16 March 23

API Security Framework

The European Payments Council (EPC) publishes today the Application Programming Interface (API) security framework that lists the minimum security-related requirements applicable to the SEPA Request-to-Pay (SRTP) and SEPA Payment Account Access (SPAA) scheme participants using APIs, whether they rel

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03 March 23

SEPA Request-to-Pay Implementation Guidelines Version 3.0

Today the European Payments Council (EPC) published version 3.0 of the Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA) Request-to-Pay (SRTP) Implementation Guidelines (IGs). These IGs set out the rules for implementing the relevant ISO 20022 XML message standards based on version 3.0 of the SRTP scheme rulebook

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09 January 23

2022 - a year to remember

In the newly published infographic, the EPC reports on how it fulfilled its main objectives in 2022. It has been a busy and rewarding year with several memorable achievements, including: 2313 payment service providers have already joined the SEPA Instant Credit (SCT Inst) scheme: 61% of Europe

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