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24 October 13

91 banks approved as adherents to the SEPA Credit Transfer Scheme

The first meeting of the Scheme Management Committee took place on 24 September when the first 91 banks to successfully adhere to the SEPA Credit Transfer Scheme were approved.  From the end of October this list will be available via a new home-page button 'Register of SCT Participants'.              ...

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News

24 October 13

SEPA Credit Transfer Adherence Agreements

The window for adherence to the SCT Scheme opened on 3 September 2007 and will close on 14 December 2007. Up to 28 September last, 30 banks had signed up to adhere to the SEPA Credit Transfer Scheme. These were all invited by the EPC to attend a signing ceremony hosted by the ECB at SIBOS...

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News

24 October 13

Translating the SDD Mandates

The SEPA Direct Debit (SDD) mandate texts have been translated into all community languages and the translations have been subjected to local legal checks.  Each banking community has also taken the decision on which language(s) are to be used. For each language a list will be published showing...

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News

24 October 13

SEPA for Cards - Call for nominations for a Cards Stakeholders Group

This is a call for nominations for members of an EPC Cards Stakeholders Group (CSG) to be established by end-August 2009. This group is being organized to support the EPC Cards Working Group in the maintenance of the EPC Cards Standardisation Volume. Background The European Payments Council...

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Insight

25 October 13

SEPA - Are Corporates Ready to Make the Move?

Although the Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA) is still a long way from being ‘front-of-mind' for corporate treasurers, some progress has been made this year. Looking back at the gtnews Payments Survey 2010, conducted in October and November 2010 with 336 corporate-level respondents globally, the picture...

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Insight

25 October 13

Conclusions Agreed at Multi-Stakeholder Workshop to Discuss Minimum Requirements for 'BIC from IBAN Derivation' Solutions for Cross-Border SEPA Transactions. European Law Mandates Transition to the 'IBAN only' SEPA Environment by February 2016

In the Summer of 2013, the European Payments Council (EPC) reached out to all stakeholders via the EPC Newsletter (see ‘related links’ below) and other EPC communication platforms to indicate whether there would be interest to initiate a dialogue on the minimum requirements for cross-border ‘Business...

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Insight

30 October 13

ISO 20022 is the New Language of Payments! The Standards Forum Launched the 'ISO 20022 Adoption mApp' Featuring Information on More than 60 ISO 20022 Initiatives Globally

  How to use the 'ISO 20022 Adoption mApp' The new ‘ISO 20022 Adoption mApp’ was developed by the Standards Forum. The Forum is organised by SWIFT (Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication) Standards with the support of financial institutions, leading standardisers, market...

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29 January 13

UNIQA Group Austria: Business is Better with SEPA!

UNIQA Group Austria services customers across Central and Eastern Europe The UNIQA Group Austria is one of the leading insurance groups in Central Europe. In the eleven years since its formation, the UNIQA group has quickly established itself in both the Austria domestic and the Central and Eastern...

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Insight

30 July 13

EPC Invites Comments on New Mobile Wallet Payments White Paper

Mobile wallets and the payment ecosystem: creating customer convenience through the use of mobile wallets for payments Similar to the physical world, a mobile wallet typically contains, for example, identification information on the wallet holder, on payment instruments accessible to the wallet...

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18 July 13

EPC Plenary Meeting Update

European Central Bank publishes first report on the migration towards the Single Euro Payments Area and warns against risks of late migration The European Central Bank (ECB) acts as an observer in all European Payments Council (EPC) working and support groups and in the EPC Plenary. At the Plenary...

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30 July 13

EPC Plenary Meeting Update

European Payments Council invites stakeholders to jointly develop minimum requirements for ‘BIC from IBAN Derivation’ solutions for cross-border Single Euro Payments Area transactions The ‘International Bank Account Number (IBAN) only’ rule introduced on the basis of Article 5 (7) of the European...

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