The latest issue of the free quarterly newsletter is published. It focuses on the hot payment topics of the moment, in particular on:
- The new SEPA Instant Credit Transfer (SCT Inst) scheme. Anthony Richter and Jean-Yves Jacquelin, both Chair of task forces dedicated to , explain what the next steps are for now that the rulebook is published. Don’t miss our infographic about this key scheme that will contribute to change payment habits in Europe.
- The latest versions of the SEPA Credit Transfer and Direct Debit scheme rulebooks, also published a few days ago.
- The outcome of the November 2016 Euro Retail Payments Board meeting.
- Payment habits in Poland, which is a country at the cutting-edge of payment technologies, as the Board member Pawel Widawski and our infographic explain.
- The EPC’s position on the European Banking Authority’s draft Regulatory Technical Standards related to .
The newsletter also welcomes external contributions from:
- Jan Pilbauer from Payments Canada, who describes how Canada is implementing ISO 20022 for credit transfers and direct debits, and how it fits more generally into the modernisation of Canada’s payment system.
- Lázaro Campos, co-founder of FinTechStage (a conference bringing together a network of innovators and investors to favour the development of FinTech), who shares his insight about the increasing partnering between payment service providers and FinTech start-ups, and how he sees the future of this collaboration.
- Jüri Laur, from LHV bank, who analyses for us the various innovative payment habits in Estonia, and who provides examples of payment projects led by his bank in collaboration with FinTech start-ups.
Recent updates about the European Cards Stakeholders Group and the Card Fraud Prevention Forum are also part of this newsletter issue. And as always, we have gathered links to some interesting reports about payments published during the last quarter.
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