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11 October 19

The first Register of Participants of the SCT ERI Option

As from 17 November 2019, the Extended Remittance Information (ERI) option can be used under the 2019 SEPA Credit Transfer (SCT) Rulebook. From today onwards, the EPC maintains a separate register of SCT scheme participants that support the ERI option. Already ten SCT participants will be able to provide...

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10 October 19

Intra-EU Mobility: a case for adhering to the SPL scheme

The Single Euro Payments Area Proxy Lookup (SPL) is the EPC’s latest scheme which covers the exchange of the data necessary to initiate payments between proxy-based mobile payment solutions on a pan-European level. It aims to facilitate interoperability between participating payment solutions. The...

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Insight

09 October 19

Belgium: SCT Inst implementation

* The views expressed in this article are solely those of the authors and should not be attributed to the European Payments Council. As of March 2019, the Centre for Exchange and Clearing (CEC), the Belgian automated interbank payment system for retail payments, initiated their instant payment platform...

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26 September 19

Sweden: cashless society and digital transformation

* The views expressed in this article are solely those of the authors and should not be attributed to the European Payments Council. Sweden is leading the race to become the world's first almost cashless society: the use of cash has been declining for years, and instant mobile payments and other new...

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24 September 19

The new version of the Creditor Identifier Overview

The European Payments Council (EPC) published today the new version of the Creditor Identifier (CI) overview. The recently published document contains a few updates related to the national Creditor Identifier descriptions of Belgium, Denmark, Germany and the Netherlands.   The objective of this...

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Insight

03 September 19

Electronic invoicing- gathering pace

*The views expressed in this article are solely those of the author and should not be attributed to the European Payments Council. This article is one of an occasional series updating the European Payments Council (EPC) community on developments in e-invoicing, an important adjacent space to the world...

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28 August 19

Extension of public consultation on draft Mobile Initiated SEPA Credit Transfer Interoperability Implementation Guidelines (including SCT Inst) till 16 September 2019

Developed by the ad-hoc multi-stakeholder group (MSG) on Mobile Initiated SEPA Credit Transfers (MSCT), including SEPA Instant Credit transfers (SCT Inst) (MSG MSCT), the draft MSCT Interoperability Implementation Guidelines (IIGs) (including SCT Inst) were subject to a public consultation which is now...

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18 July 19

Results of the EPC poll on electronic identification (eID)

The financial sector has seen a rapid increase in adoption of electronic identification (eID), therefore, the EPC invited professionals working in the payments industry to share their views on the future of eID by participating in the poll. The question asked over the last two months to all interested...

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05 June 19

MADRE: a Banque de France blockchain project

In 2017, Banque de France launched MADRE, a project using blockchain to improve the interbank system to enable the exchange of Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA) creditor identifiers between SEPA Direct Debit (SDD) scheme participants. Today, four large French banks have already joined the project and...

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