Publications

Insight

14 January 22

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.  This time we interviewed Narinda You, our former Vice-Chair and former Head of Strategy and Market Practice at Crédit Agricole Payment Services. We were curious

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News

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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News

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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Insight

19 November 21

Strong corporate appetite for European Request to Pay services

The views expressed in this article are solely those of the author and should not be attributed to the European Payments Council. We interviewed Thomas Egner, Secretary General, Euro Banking Association (EBA) to know more about the key findings of the Euro Banking Association (EBA)’s recent Reque

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Insight

27 October 21

Smarter access to cash in Belgium

The views expressed in this article are solely those of the author and should not be attributed to the European Payments Council. We interviewed Kris De Ryck, CEO of Batopin to learn more about the Batopin initiative in Belgium and what were the key drivers for such a decision.  Could you

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Insight

07 October 21

Digitalisation trends in the Swiss payment landscape

The views expressed in this article are solely those of the author and should not be attributed to the European Payments Council. We interviewed Dieter Goerdten, Head of Products & Services at SIX BBS Ltd. and Michael Montoya, CEO of SIX Interbank Clearing Ltd. to know more about the latest u

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Insight

27 September 21

The changing Canadian payments landscape

The views expressed in this article are solely those of the author and should not be attributed to the European Payments Council. Over years and even decades, we’ve witnessed growing changes in the way Canadians pay. The payments ecosystem is rapidly evolving. Canada’s economic and financial welf

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Insight

06 September 21

The investigation phase of the digital euro project is about to start

The views expressed in this article are solely those of the author and should not be attributed to the European Payments Council. After analysis, experiments and input from citizens and professionals, the Governing Council of the European Central Bank (ECB) has decided to launch the investigation

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Insight

26 July 21

Digital payments in Cyprus

The views expressed in this article are solely those of the author and should not be attributed to the European Payments Council. Although electronic payments are gaining popularity in Cyprus, cash is still king. Nevertheless, there are clear signs that the Cypriot payments landscape is entering

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