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Insight

06 December 16

Get ready for the first SCT Inst transactions!

The SCT Inst scheme: a world-premiere in a region as large as SEPA Around the world, ‘instant’, ‘real-time’, and ‘faster’ payments are among the hottest payment topics. Many countries, including some in Europe, have already successfully launched instant payment solutions. However, currently these...

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Insight

05 December 16

A compilation of some interesting recent reports about payments

The views expressed in the below reports are solely those of the authors and should not be attributed to the European Payments Council. Considering the large number of current discussions in the payment industry about the implementation of the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2) and instant...

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Insight

05 December 16

The EPC publishes updated SCT and SDD rulebooks

You may remember that earlier this year, as part of the regular change management cycle of the EPC SEPA scheme rulebooks, a public consultation on the three existing schemes (SEPA Credit Transfer – SCT - SEPA Direct Debit Core - SDD Core - and SEPA Direct Debit Business to Business – SDD B2B) was organised. Throughout...

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Insight

02 December 16

Payment solutions in innovative Estonia

The views expressed in this article are solely those of the author and should not be attributed to the European Payments Council. Estonia has gained recognition as a hub for e-services and start-ups. A small country, with a preference for bank cards and online banking, which is following its own...

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News

30 November 16

The SEPA Instant Credit Transfer Scheme Rulebook is Published!

Today is a major milestone for European payments: the EPC publishes the first rulebook of the SEPA Instant Credit Transfer (SCT Inst) scheme. It will allow the transfer of initially up to 15,000 euro per single transaction in less than ten seconds, any time and any day, and in an international area that...

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News

28 November 16

The December 2016 EPC Newsletter is Out!

The latest issue of the free quarterly EPC newsletter is published. It focuses on the hot payment topics of the moment, in particular on: The new SEPA Instant Credit Transfer (SCT Inst) scheme. Anthony Richter and Jean-Yves Jacquelin, both Chair of EPC task forces dedicated to SCT Inst, explain...

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