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13 October 16

Minutes of the Latest Meetings of the EPC Stakeholders Fora

In line with its commitment to stakeholders’ involvement and transparency, the EPC publishes the agenda and minutes of the third meeting of its two stakeholders’ Fora, i.e. the EPC Scheme End-User Forum (SEUF), and the EPC Scheme Technical Forum (ESTF), which took place in late August 2016. Both established...

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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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12 April 16

Flexibility and transparency are key to the SCT Inst scheme

 As the public consultation on the European Payments Council’s (EPC) Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA) Instant Credit Transfer (SCT Inst) scheme has just started, we would like to take this opportunity to outline some of its key features. We are not talking about the main characteristics of the scheme...

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News

26 April 16

Latest News Regarding Stakeholders’ Involvement

The EPC publishes the agenda and minutes of the latest meetings of its two stakeholder groups, i.e. the Scheme End-User Forum (SEUF), gathering representatives of the demand side of the payment market, and the EPC Scheme Technical Forum (ESTF), made up of representatives of technical players. These...

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Insight

07 June 16

What does the future hold for US domestic payments?

The views expressed in this article are solely those of the author and should not be attributed to the European Payments Council. It has been many years since significant changes have come to the US Dollar (USD) domestic payments space. In fact, it has remained relatively unchanged, at least in...

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05 September 16

Fourth Money Laundering Directive and revised Wire Transfer Regulation

Background MLD4 replaces the Third Money Laundering Directive (MLD3) and places greater focus on the use by firms of a risk-based approach in relation to AML and CTF. The amendments to the current regime are not extensive, and the European Commission has said it does not expect firms to be "unduly...

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06 September 16

What are the options for banks to prepare for their future?

The views expressed in this article are solely those of the author and should not be attributed to the European Payments Council. Disruption, innovation, Uberisation, disintermediation, Fintechisation, regulation… all of these words are nowadays perceived as challenges for the retail banking business....

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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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