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The Euro Banking Association launches an open forum on Open Banking

20th September 2016

The Board of the Euro Banking Association (EBA) has decided to initiate an open forum for banks, Fintechs and other stakeholders to exchange their views and experiences on the various issues related to implementing PSD2 and creating an Open Banking environment.

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EBAday 2016 attracts over 1,000 conference participants

07th June 2016

The flagship event of the Euro Banking Association and the publication of two EBA papers on Open Banking and cryptotechnologies contribute to the payments industry’s understanding of key change drivers

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Euro Banking Association confirms focus on open banking and regulatory changeover topics at Annual Ordinary General Meeting

07th June 2016

In a European payments landscape that is undergoing large-scale transformation, the Euro Banking Association (EBA) will continue to pursue its Thought Leadership, Knowledge & Research, Industry Dialogue and Networking & Education activities with the objective to support its members and the wider industry in embracing this transformation.

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Euro Banking Association provides insights into highly topical issues impacting today’s and tomorrow’s electronic payments landscape

12th May 2015

An opinion paper on the Digital Customer Services Interface (DCSI) and an information paper on cryptotechnologies have been issued by the EBA’s Working Group on Electronic Alternative Payments.

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Wolfgang Ehrmann (Helaba) eröffnet Payments Konferenz der Euro Finance Week als neuer Aufsichtsratsvorsitzender der Euro Banking Association

19th November 2014

In seiner neuen Funktion als Vorsitzender des Aufsichtsrats der Euro Banking Association (EBA) eröffnet Wolfgang Ehrmann, Landesbank Hessen-Thüringen (Helaba), heute die Payments Konferenz der 17. Euro Finance Week in Frankfurt.

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Euro Banking Association appoints Wolfgang Ehrmann of Helaba as new Chairman

03rd November 2014

The Euro Banking Association (EBA) has announced the appointment of Wolfgang Ehrmann, Landesbank Hessen-Thüringen (Helaba), as Chairman of the Board of the EBA. Wolfgang Ehrmann took over the position on Friday, 31st October 2014, following his election by the EBA membership. He has already been a member of the EBA Board since 2010.

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SEPA Migration Action Round Table provides further guidance on the handling of SEPA R-transactions

30th September 2014

The SEPA Migration Action Round Table (SMART) has issued an extended and updated version of its SEPA Direct Debit R-transaction guide at the Sibos conference in Boston. Against the background that SEPA Direct Debits still witness higher reject and return rates than direct debits under the former national schemes in most European countries, the SMART group continues to provide clarification and recommendations to assist banks in their SDD exception-handling.

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Euro Banking Association working groups publish insightful research on Supply Chain Finance and alternative electronic payment markets

11th June 2014

The Euro Banking Association (EBA) has published recent results of its research and assessment work on Supply Chain Finance topics and alternative electronic payments. An updated SCF market guide as well as opinion papers on digital identity and user requirements for next generation electronic payments were issued for EBAday.

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SEPA Migration Action Round Table continues work on fine-tuning SEPA interbank practices

11th June 2014

The SEPA Migration Action Round Table (SMART) continues its work on clarifying, fine-tuning and, where necessary, defining interbank practices with a view to ensuring a smooth completion of SEPA migration across Europe. The group has published an extended and updated version of its paper Guidance on the handling of SDD R-transactions and related charging principles. Given the persisting issues that banks and their customers experience in the processing of SEPA Direct Debit (SDD) R-transactions, this topic will remain a central item on the agenda of this forum for banks and by banks beyond the end of the SEPA migration transition period on 1st August 2014.

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SEPA Migration Action Round Table issues practical guidance on SEPA Direct Debit exception handling

17th September 2013

The SEPA Migration Action Round Table (SMART) has published a guidance document providing explanations and best practices on the handling of SEPA Direct Debit-related R-transactions, i.e. rejects, refusals, returns, refunds, reversals, revocations and requests for cancellation. The key recommendations of Guidance on the handling of SDD R-transactions and related charging principles were presented at Sibos, SWIFT’s annual financial services event, during the expert panel session of the Euro Banking Association, “The future payments and transaction banking landscape”.

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Euro Banking Association issues market guide on Supply Chain Finance

21st May 2013

The Euro Banking Association (EBA) has published a comprehensive guide to the European supply chain finance market. Supply Chain Finance: EBA European Market Guide was presented to the European payments community at the conference and exhibition EBAday in Berlin. The EBA publication analyses current trends and characteristics in Supply Chain Finance.

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Euro Banking Association issues guide to SEPA Migration End-Date Regulation

15th May 2012

The Euro Banking Association (EBA) announced today the publication of its guide to the SEPA Migration End-Date Regulation. Banks Preparing for SEPA Migration was issued at the payments conference and exhibition EBAday in Edinburgh. It gives an overview of the key implications of the new Regulation, which entered into force in the European Union on 31st March 2012 and whose key requirements will need to be implemented by payment service providers across Europe over the next few years.

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Euro Banking Association and The Glenn Gould Foundation team up for Sibos 2011

19th September 2011

In a move drawing a direct link between the spirit of creativity and innovation at the heart of both modern finance and the arts, the Euro Banking Association has invited Canada’s Glenn Gould Foundation to be front and centre as part of the EBA Group exhibition stand at Sibos 2011. The display will include images of the legendary pianist and the actual prize sculpture created by Canadian artist Ruth Abernethy for presentation to laureates of The Glenn Gould Prize, the Foundation’s signature activity.

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For press information, please contact:

Annick Moes
Head of Communications
E-Mail: a.moes@abe-eba.eu
Phone: +49 69 75 61 49 20