EPC Blog: The SEPA Cards Standardisation Volume is Now Equipped to Fac...

EPC Blog: The SEPA Cards Standardisation Volume is Now Equipped to Face up to the Challenge of Remote Payments

22 December 15

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In case you missed it in December, the European Payments Council ( ) and the Cards Stakeholders Group (CSG - a multi-stakeholder body gathering retailers, vendors, processors, card schemes, and the ) released version 7.1 of the Single Euro Payments Area ( ) Cards Standardisation Volume (the Volume) in December 2015.

The Volume is a key document for the card industry, aimed at achieving cards standardisation, interoperability, and security in Europe.

In this Blog, Claude Brun, Chair of the Cards Working Group and CSG Co-Chair, outlines the major updates of the Volume version 7.1.

This latest version extends the scope of the Volume. Amongst other new elements, it now includes functional and security requirements applicable to card-not-present (also referred to as ‘remote’) payments, which are booming with the development of e-commerce, and a card processing framework.

Click here to discover the major changes of the new Volume version.

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