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Latest news

May 02nd

Euro Banking Association publishes paper on identification of Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs)

The Euro Banking Association (EBA) announced today the publication of recommendations aimed at improving Know Your Customer (KYC) practices in the corporate-to-bank domain across Europe with regard to the identification and handling of Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs), their family members and close associates.

The new publication by the EBA Expert Group on KYC-related Topics (KYCEG) titled “EBA CBCS – Identification of Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs) in the corporate-to-bank KYC process” is part of the Common Baseline Classification Standard recommendations series and available for download on the EBA website.

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Apr 12th

EBA contributes articles to latest edition of Journal of Payments Strategy & Systems

Volume 18 Number 1 of the Journal of Payments & Strategy Systems by Henry Stewart Publications contains two peer-reviewed articles by the EBA. In "A pan-European fraud taxonomy: Do you speak fraud?", Annick Moes and Meral Ruesing make the case for harmonising fragmented fraud terminologies and PSP-internal reporting requirements. Thomas Egner co-authored the article "Know your customer: Unravelling the challenges" which explores how EU member states can make a joint effort to help the financial industry prevent money laundering and combat the financing of terrorism more efficiently.

Mar 27th

EBA launches the EBA Academy - a 360° payments training program

The training program will provide participants with a comprehensive, detailed overview of the world of payments, including the context and concept, the relevant framework, and future developments. The training consists of the four modules, spanning four days, and is aimed at industry professionals (e.g., product managers, business analysts, payments IT professionals, sales/account managers or consultants).