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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

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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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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Insight

06 June 16

Shape the future of instant payments in Europe!

The public consultation on the SEPA Instant Credit Transfer (SCT Inst) scheme is currently running and will end on 10 July 2016. This scheme will be a turning point for making pan-European instant credit transfers in euro a reality. Once this scheme enters into effect, in November 2017, Payment...

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Insight

10 January 19

Italy: an evolving payment landscape

* The views expressed in this article are solely those of the author and should not be attributed to the European Payments Council. Italy, one of the largest economies in Europe, has made significant progress in electronic payments in the past ten years and was among the first to adhere to Single...

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Insight

15 November 18

Key findings of World Payments Report 2018

* The views expressed in this article are solely those of the author and should not be attributed to the European Payments Council. Capgemini, in conjunction with BNP Paribas recently published the “World Payments Report 2018” (WPR) which provides insightful analysis of the development of the new...

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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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