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25 October 13

SEPA Credit Transfer Rulebook Version 7.0, SEPA Direct Debit (SDD) Core Rulebook Version 7.0, SDD Business to Business Rulebook Version 5.0 and Associated Implementation Guidelines to Take Effect on 1 February 2014 Published

The EPC released updated versions of the SEPA Credit Transfer (SCT) and SEPA Direct Debit (SDD) Rulebooks and associated implementation guidelines (IGs) to take effect in February 2014 (see links below). The IGs related to the SCT Rulebook version 7.0, the SDD Core Rulebook version 7.0 and the SDD Business...

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24 October 13

EPC Blog: SEPA Credit Transfer Rulebook Version 7.0, SEPA Direct Debit (SDD) Core Rulebook Version 7.0, SDD Business to Business Rulebook Version 5.0 and Associated Implementation Guidelines to Take Effect on 1 February 2014 Published.

The European Payments Council (EPC) released updated versions of the SEPA Credit Transfer (SCT) and SEPA Direct Debit (SDD) Rulebooks and associated implementation guidelines (IGs) to take effect in February 2014. The IGs related to the SCT Rulebook version 7.0, the SDD Core Rulebook version 7.0 and...

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24 October 13

More SDD Scheme Mandate translations now available

The available SEPA Core DD Scheme Mandate translations (26) and SEPA B2B Scheme Mandate translations (22) are published on pages accessible from the 'Implementation and Testing' page.  More translations will be added as and when they become available.    

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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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24 October 13

SEPA Direct Debit Rulebooks Currently in Effect Aligned with Provisions of Regulation (EU) 260/2012 Concerning Multi-lateral Interchange Fees for Cross-Border Direct Debit Transactions.

On 1 November 2012 new versions of the SEPA Direct Debit (SDD) Rulebooks became effective. Section 5.14 of the SDD Core Rulebook version 5.2 and the SDD Business to Business (B2B) Rulebook version 3.2, respectively, was updated to reflect the requirements of Articles 6(3) and 8 of the 'Regulation (EU)...

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24 October 13

EPC Blog: SEPA Credit Transfer and SEPA Direct Debit Rulebooks: Next Scheme Change Management Cycle Takes Place in 2014. Rulebooks to be Published in November 2014 Will Take Effect in November 2015.

In November 2012, the European Payments Council (EPC) published the SEPA Credit Transfer (SCT) Rulebook version 7.0, the SEPA Direct Debit (SDD) Core Rulebook version 7.0, the SDD Business to Business (B2B) Rulebook version 5.0 and associated implementation guidelines (IGs). Based on the established...

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31 May 16

The season of the EPC scheme rulebook consultations will start in April!

All stakeholders will soon have the opportunity to have their say in the evolution of the three existing European Payments Council (EPC) SEPA scheme rulebooks (i.e. the technical and business rules governing the schemes). From 5 April to 4 July 2016, the SEPA Credit Transfer (SCT) scheme, the SEPA Direct...

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25 February 16

Publication of the EPC Newsletter in a Revamped Format!

The March 2016 issue of the EPC newsletter is now online. In a brand new format (simpler and more dynamic), this issue includes articles about, among other topics: Blockchain. The EPC gathered experts from all sides of the payment industry to discuss whether blockchain is a short-lived illusion...

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24 October 13

EPC Blog: EU Law Mandates Migration to SEPA by February 2014 in Euro Area. Recommendation is to Rely on EU Legislator (Not on Speculations Regarding the Impact of the Euro Debt Crisis on SEPA) when Planning Migration. The Time to Act is Now.

Some commentators suggest delaying the 1 February 2014 deadline in the euro area for migration to the Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA), mandated with the Regulation (EU) 260/2012 establishing technical and business requirements for credit transfers and direct debits in euro (the SEPA Regulation), due...

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24 October 13

EPC publishes clarification letter on electronic mandates.

It is widely recognised that the efficient handling and the acceptance of electronic mandates is a very important element in the context of a successful migration to and for the further development of the SEPA Direct Debit (SDD) Core and Business to Business (B2B) Schemes. A mandate is signed by the...

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24 October 13

EPC Newsletter: January 2013 Edition Reports on EU Regulatory Action Impacting Payments; Progress on SEPA for Cards and Best Practice Identified by Customers on How to Achieve SEPA Compliance.

The free online EPC Newsletter, published quarterly by the European Payments Council (EPC), is a leading source covering latest developments in the Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA).  The January 2013 edition (see 'related links' below) reports, among other things, on upcoming European Union (EU) regulatory...

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17 October 13

EPC Plenary Meeting Update

SEPA Credit Transfer and SEPA Direct Debit Rulebooks: next scheme change management cycle takes place in 2014. The rulebooks to be published in November 2014 will take effect in November 2015. In November 2012, the European Payments Council (EPC) published the SEPA Credit Transfer (SCT) Rulebook...

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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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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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