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16 May 24

First Participants to the OCT Inst Scheme: Iberpay and Santander

We are pleased to announce that Iberpay and Santander are the inaugural participants in the One-Leg Out (OLO) Instant Credit Transfer (OCT Inst) scheme. Iberpay will act as a Clearing and Settlement Mechanism (CSM) for OCT Inst transactions via Santander, and will also be a scheme participant in the

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Insight

25 April 24

European payments: a look at the past, present, and future

The views expressed in this article are solely those of the author and should not be attributed to the European Payments Council.The European payments landscape is witnessing significant transformations driven by technological advancements, the emergence of new players, and regulatory shifts. We rec

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26 March 24

Creating a sustainable pan-European payment method through SPAA

The views expressed in this article are solely those of the author and should not be attributed to the European Payments Council.The building blocks of an open, pan-European payment method are in place: SEPA Instant Credit Transfers (SCT Inst) and open banking to turn them into a payment method. The

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News

20 February 24

Public consultation on the Verification Of Payee Scheme Rulebook

Today the European Payments Council (EPC) launches a public consultation on the Verification Of Payee (VOP) scheme rulebook. The consultation will run for a 90-calendar day period from 20 February up to and including 19 May 2024. All interested stakeholders are invited to participate in the publi

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19 February 24

Introducing a new EPC member: PostePay

The views expressed in this article are solely those of the author and should not be attributed to the European Payments Council. At the start of 2024 we were delighted to welcome a new member: PostePay. We spoke to PostePay’s General Manager, Laura Furlan, about payment trends, PostePay’s role w

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News

02 January 24

PostePay joins the EPC

The European Payments Council (EPC) is delighted to count among its members a new organisation: •    PostePay, part of the Poste Italiane Group (based in Italy) As of 1 January 2024, the EPC represents 79 payment service providers and their associations.  

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