Call for nominations for five open seats in the MSG MSCT Plenary

Call for nominations for five open seats in the MSG MSCT Plenary

20 January 21

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To contribute to the take-up of mobile initiated (instant) credit transfers (MSCTs) in Europe, the created in 2018 an ad-hoc multi-stakeholder group (MSG MSCT). The group has been focusing during the past years on the interoperability of MSCTs across Single Euro Payments Area ( ) and published a number of documents to facilitate this. More information on the activities of the MSG MSCT may be found in “Related links”.

In view of the extension of their mandate (see MSG MSCT 091-20), the MSG MSCT has reviewed early January 2021 the composition of their Plenary. Currently there are five open seats available for non- stakeholders in this Plenary and the wishes to launch an open call for nominations to identify candidate participants. 

The is looking for professionals from various backgrounds related to payments or technology, ideally from organisations having a pan-European scope: representatives of consumers, retailers, e-merchants, technology vendors, other service providers. Candidates should commit to actively participate to the MSG MSCT Plenary meetings. Note that the composition of the Plenary should remain well balanced in terms of technical skills, experience with the provision of MSCT services, geographic representation and types of stakeholder represented. 

Membership of the MSG MSCT Plenary also enables participation to one or more of the established work-streams (WSs) of the MSG MSCT: WS MSCT use cases, WS MSCT technical interoperability and WS risk & security.

The rules of procedure for the operation of the MSG MSCT Plenary may be found in the original mandate, see MSG MSCT 001-18v1.0. 

The members of the Plenary are expected to execute at all times their mandate in accordance with the stipulations of the Code of Conduct on competition law (EPC212-14) and of the Data Protection and Privacy Policy (EPC024-18), as amended from time to time.

Proposed nominations, including a motivation letter with a description of proven expertise on the topic, are solicited by 3 February 2021 and are to be sent to [email protected]. If more nominations than seats are received, non-selected candidates for the Plenary will be invited to join the Interest Group of the MSG MSCT. 

The next meeting of the MSG MSCT Plenary will be hosted as a virtual meeting on 15 February 2021.

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