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Insight

06 March 17

SEPA Instant Credit Transfer scheme: registration is now open!

Payment Service Providers (PSPs) across Europe can now register for the European Payments Council’s (EPC) SEPA Instant Credit Transfer (SCT Inst) scheme in preparation for its starting date in November 2017. The first instant credit transfer scheme to cover a region as large as SEPA, the SCT Inst...

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Insight

21 September 17

Greece’s progress towards a ‘less cash’ society

While the average number of card transactions per capita and per year in the European Union (EU) is 90, it is only 50 in Greece, which places the country among the Member States most attached to cash. However, due to both government demands to reduce cash use in the country, and to the growing appetite...

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Insight

03 October 17

The Danish payment landscape: When instant becomes the new normal

With more than a month to go before the SEPA Instant Credit Transfer (SCT Inst) scheme is live, we were eager to hear the lessons learnt by one of Europe’s frontrunners in instant payments, Denmark. We interviewed Kristian Ring from Finance Denmark, and he explained the reasons for card payments’ (including...

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