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12 March 20

The EPC launches the public consultation on the 2020 change requests for the SEPA Credit Transfer and SEPA Direct Debit Scheme Rulebooks

As part of the EPC’s regular change management cycle the Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA) Credit Transfer (SCT), the SEPA Instant Credit Transfer (SCT Inst), the SEPA Direct Debit Core (SDD Core) and the SDD Business-to-Business (SDD B2B) schemes, and in line with its commitment to stakeholders’ involvement,...

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News

05 March 20

Publication of the updated SEPA Proxy Lookup scheme rulebook

Today the EPC has published version 2.0 of the SEPA Proxy Lookup (SPL) scheme rulebook which consists of a set of rules, practices and standards that makes it possible to operate, join and participate in the SPL scheme. The rulebook will come into effect on 1 June 2020. The updated SPL rulebook, resulting...

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What is a payment scheme?

The payment schemes developed by the EPC are used by thousands of payment service providers (PSPs) in Europe to facilitate some 40 billion transactions each year.

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About SEPA

The introduction of the euro as the common currency for millions of Europeans was a great advance in European integration, but it was just the first step towards European payments harmonisation.

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SEPA goals and benefits

The Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA) is a European Union (EU) payments integration initiative aimed at harmonising electronic euro payments in Europe.

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Insight

29 January 20

The payment landscape of Luxembourg

The views expressed in this article are solely those of the author and should not be attributed to the European Payments Council. We continue our series of European payment landscapes with a profile of Luxembourg, which is characterised by the highest banking internationalisation rate in Europe as...

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Insight

09 January 20

TPPs: latest views on PSD2 implementation

The views expressed in this article are solely those of the author and should not be attributed to the European Payments Council. We continue our series of interviews presenting the opinions of various stakeholders on the implementation of the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2) with the interview...

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News

06 January 20

EPC calls for independent candidates for its Dispute Resolution Committee

The European Payments Council’s Dispute Resolution Committee (DRC) – the body responsible for the compliance function of scheme management) will enter into office on 1 April 2020, when the revised EPC By-laws as well as the Dispute Resolution Committee Mandate become effective. As of that date, the DRC...

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