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17 June 22

The final version of the “Standardisation of QR-codes for MSCTs”

The European Payments Council (EPC) publishes today the final version of the Standardisation of Quick-Response (QR)-codes for mobile initiated SEPA (instant) credit transfers (MSCTs). This document standardises a payee- and a payer-presented QR-code for all types of MSCTs, i.e. all payment contexts:

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30 May 22

Clarification Paper on the SEPA Request-to-Pay scheme rulebook

Today the European Payments Council (EPC) published its clarification paper on the Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA) Request-to-Pay (SRTP) scheme rulebook which can be found in “related documents”.  The purpose of the clarification paper is to provide guidance and, where feasible, recommendat

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25 May 22

Public consultation on the SEPA Request-to-Pay scheme Rulebook

Today the European Payments Council (EPC) is launching a public consultation on possible modifications to the SEPA Request-to-Pay scheme rulebook. The consultation will run for a 90-calendar day period from 25 May up to and including 26 August 2022. All interested stakeholders are invited to part

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25 May 22

Important updates related to the EPC SEPA payment scheme rulebooks

Today the European Payments Council (EPC) published the version 1.0 of the 2023 EPC SEPA payment scheme rulebooks. All 2023 EPC SEPA payment scheme rulebooks enter into force on 19 November 2023. To ensure planning security for all market participants, the publication of the 2023 rulebook versions f

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07 March 22

Guidelines on cryptographic algorithms usage and key management

The European Payments Council (EPC) published today a new version of the document called “Guidelines on cryptographic algorithms usage and key management”. Its purpose is to provide guidance to the European payment industry in the field of cryptographic algorithms and related key management issues.

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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 Paye

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