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09 September 22

New SRTP participant

Monei, a Spanish payment service provider just joined the Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA) Request-to-Pay (SRTP) scheme. This is good news for this European Payments Council (EPC) scheme which registered its first participant in April this year. Other applications for participation are in the pipeli

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01 July 22

The EPC updates its members’ list

The EPC now counts among its members one additional organisation: •    Fintecture (based in France) The EPC now represents 77 payment service providers and their associations. Two further organisations have the status of ‘associate member’.  

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30 June 22

Default SRTP related API Specifications

The European Payments Council (EPC) publishes today the default Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA) Request-to Pay (SRTP) related application programming interface (API) specifications based on version 2.1 of the SRTP scheme rulebook, which becomes effective on 30 June 2022. It is important to menti

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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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