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21 December 21

Brexit reminder: implications for all SEPA payment scheme participants

On 1 January 2021, the UK left the EU Single Market and Customs Union. In the run-up to that date, the European Payments Council (EPC) requested on several occasions all SEPA payment scheme participants to implement the measures described below, to ensure a continued smooth processing of cross-border...

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06 December 21

2021 Payment Threats and Fraud Trends Report

The European Payments Council (EPC) is committed to contribute to safe, reliable, efficient, convenient, economically balanced and sustainable payments, which meet the needs of payment service users and support the goals of competitiveness and innovation in an integrated European economy. For this...

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30 November 21

The EPC publishes the second version of the SRTP scheme rulebook

The Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA) Request-to-Pay (SRTP) scheme rulebook consists of a set of rules, practices and standards that makes it possible for any eligible SEPA RTP Service Provider to join, participate and operate in the SRTP scheme. The SEPA Request-to-Pay (SRTP) scheme allows a Payee...

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15 June 21

The SRTP rulebook now into force

Today, the first version of the Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA) Request-to-Pay (SRTP) scheme rulebook enters into force (see in “related document”). The SRTP scheme rulebook consists of a set of rules, practices and standards that makes it possible for any eligible SEPA RTP Service Provider to join,...

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05 May 21

SRTP scheme – the adherence process is now open!

Payment Service Providers (PSPs) and non-PSPs across Europe can now apply for adherence to the European Payments Council’s (EPC) SEPA Request-to-Pay (SRTP) scheme ahead of its effective date and pending the announcement of its homologation body.  As part of its vision to support an increasingly...

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