EBA and EBA CLEARING mourn the loss of Gilbert Lichter
23 November 2023
The former Secretary General and CEO passed away on 20 November 2023.
23 November 2023
The former Secretary General and CEO passed away on 20 November 2023.
18 September 2023
The 2023 report of the EBA’s Liquidity Management Working Group (LMWG) considers how high inflation, rising interest rates and elevated geopolitical uncertainty are impacting the liquidity
15 September 2023
The seven-pager presents information on the Euro Banking Association, its works streams and the topics they cover.
06 September 2023
Edwin Sanders (Rabobank) has been appointed as an EBA Board member. As representative of the Dutch community, he is taking over from Han Joosten (Rabobank). Edwin’s appointment takes effect today, 6 September. EBA Chairman, Wolfgang Ehrmann, thanked Han Joosten for his great support of the Association’s activities and welcomed Edwin Sanders to his new position.
27 June 2023
The Euro Banking Association (EBA) released a new report providing insight into the financial needs of corporates. The report explores the role of transaction banks and how application programming interface (API) technology could provide a viable solution for handling real-time and on-demand access to data and enable the digitisation of workflows as well as the centralisation of operations.
20 June 2023
At the EBA Annual General Meeting 2023, EBA Board members Nicola Coyne (Barclays Bank Plc), Philippe Debrue (Belfius Bank), Annika Osolanus (Nordea Bank) and Serge Wagener (Banque et Caisse d‘Epargne de l’Etat) were re-elected for another three-year term. Ronan Mauguen (Crédit Mutual ARKEA) was newly elected to represent the French community, taking over from François-Xavier Nivoit (HSBC Continental Europe).
20 June 2023
The report by the EBA Digital Currency & Smart Payments Working Group aims to help banks and other supervised intermediaries prepare their organisation for the potential introduction of the digital euro.
19 June 2023
Download the Report of the Board to learn more about the EBA's activities in 2022.
07 June 2023
The Euro Banking Association (EBA) today issued version 4.0 of the EBA Fraud Taxonomy, which will take effect on 1 January 2024. The taxonomy equips fraud fighters with a standardised vocabulary and approach for harmonising the categories they use for the description of fraud types. It has been developed by the Association’s Expert Group on Payment Fraud-related Topics (EGPF) representing financial institutions from 15 European countries.
06 June 2023
IBAN-name checks can help to increase the attractiveness of instant payments within the EU, notably by increasing trust in the new mode of payment. But in order to effectively combat attempts at fraud and to bring about greater acceptance of instant payments Europe-wide, they need to be supplemented by further measures. The study “IBAN-name check: Current developments and concepts” co-authored by Strategy&, PwC’s global strategy consulting business, together with Oesterreichische Nationalbank (Austrian National Bank, OeNB), Deutsche Bundesbank, and the Euro Banking Association (EBA) provides a broad expert view on the topic.
29 March 2023
Among other updates, new sections on the Digital Operations Resilience Act (DORA), Guidelines on Outsourcing, and the Cyber Risk Institute Profile were added to the Cyber Regulation E-Repository. The e-repository provides EBA members with easily digestible recaps of relevant cyber regulations and can be accessed here.
07 March 2023
The Euro Banking Association (EBA) released recommendations on data verification for corporate-to-bank KYC in low-risk situations. Issued as a follow-up on its EBA Common Baseline Classification Standard (CBCS) released in April 2022, this new publication proposes a harmonised approach to corporate data collection and verification in know-your-customer (KYC) processes.
01 December 2022
The Euro Banking Association (EBA) today released a report on the use of real-time data in corporate liquidity management based on research by the EBA Liquidity Management Working Group (LMWG).
The aim of this paper is to provide insight into how some companies already use real-time data in the liquidity management space, and where they could potentially benefit from real-time data access. In doing so, the LMWG aims to highlight and clarify the opportunities for banks in this space as well as likely constraints.
28 October 2022
The EBA Fraud Taxonomy, a pan-European taxonomy for payment fraud types, is now publicly available. The taxonomy provides a simplified and straightforward framework to describe fraud scenarios related to all kinds of payments, including card transactions. It helps banks and other payment service providers to harmonise the categories they use for the description of fraud types.
06 July 2022
The EBA has held its first Summer school after a three-year break as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. The successful two-day Summer School, which ran from 4 July to 6 July 2022 took place in Nice, France, and was attended by 37 delegates and 11 lecturers. At the heart of discussions were rich data, emerging technologies, and the future of payments. Sponsored by Accenture, the EBA Summer School included a day’s visit at the Accenture Innovation Labs.
30 June 2022
The EBA has published an updated version 2.0 of the note on the impact of the EU VAT Fraud Directive.
As of 1 January 2024, the Directive requires PSPs to keep records of, and make available to their national tax authority, data on cross-border payments – even those transacted within SEPA’s geographical scope. The aim is to enable tax authorities to carry out controls to achieve their objective of combatting value-added tax (VAT) fraud. The scope of the obligation includes all payment instruments, including credit transfers, direct debits and card payments (both credit and debit).
08 June 2022
At the Annual General Meeting 2022, Wolfgang Ehrmann of Landesbank Hessen-Thüringen was re-elected as Chairman of the EBA Board.
EBA Board Members Gerald Hechl (Raiffeisen Bank International), Andrea Meier (DZ BANK AG) and Krister Billing (SEB) were also re-elected for another term.
31 May 2022
The Euro Banking Association (EBA) today released a report on the opportunities Open Banking provides for improving financial services offered to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). “Open Banking for SMEs – Enhancing financial services for the backbone of Europe’s economy” provides a comprehensive overview of the specific challenges facing the SME sector and how this diverse and heterogenous customer segment can be better served through tailored financial services and value-added offerings based on Open Banking.
30 May 2022
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11 April 2022
Today, the EBA released the ““EBA CBCS – Common Baseline Classification Standard for Corporate-to-Bank KYC in low-risk situations”. Created and promoted by practitioners, this classification standard consists of a harmonised set of datapoints for a standard corporate-to-bank KYC process in low-risk situations. It is aimed at being used at a pan-European level and at supporting a uniform customer experience across Europe.
17 March 2022
The Euro Banking Association (EBA) today released a report on current developments in digital money, such as Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDC) and stablecoins. The report provides a comprehensive overview of these new forms of digital money and how banks can prepare themselves for their implementation and adoption.
The report covers Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDC) and privately issued stablecoins (either bank or third-party issued), both of which have become increasingly topical over the past year.
17 December 2021
EBA Member Portal now displays your institution’s participants in EBA workstreams
The EBA is introducing a new feature in the EBA Member Portal to give you greater visibility on your organisation's participation in EBA workstreams.
The new feature allows you to quickly and easily gain an overview of all colleagues in your institution that hold a contact role within the EBA. It enables you to see who participates in which expert or working group.
To access this overview, EBA Members are kindly invited to log in to the EBA Member Portal. The new feature is available in the navigation menu under "Your Company's Roles in the EBA".
Please contact us at email@example.com if you have any questions or wish to enquire about joining EBA groups that your organisation may not yet be a member of.
11 October 2021
Thomas Egner, Secretary General of the Euro Banking Association, explains during Sibos 2021 why progress on request to pay will depend on more industry coordination and gives an overview of the Association’s work on digital currencies.
To watch the video, click here.
04 August 2021
The EBA Liquidity Management Working Group published their latest report. The short paper highlights the major trends in the liquidity management ecosystem that the pandemic helped crystallise and outlines the questions that financial institutions will have to address as they continue to support their corporate clients.
01 July 2021
EBA Member Representatives also elected five other members to the Board of the pan-European payments association
José Vicente (Banco Comercial Português) was appointed as Deputy Chairman of the Euro Banking Association (EBA) by the EBA Member Representatives on 25 June 2021 for a three-year term of office. José Vicente succeeds Vincent Brennan of Bank of Ireland, whose term of office ended in June.
In addition, five other Board positions were up for election. The EBA Member Representatives re-appointed Han Joosten of Rabobank, Claudio Magnaghi of Banco BPM and Simon McConnell of Citibank Europe. Sharon Donnelly of Bank of Ireland and Rocío Jiménez Sánchez of CaixaBank were elected as new Board members. Rocío Jiménez Sánchez succeeds Fernando Lardiés of Banco Santander, who concluded his term in June.
On 3 May 2021, Andrea Meier of DZ BANK had also joined the EBA Board, succeeding Jürgen Wendt, also of DZ BANK.
For an overview of the EBA Board members, click here.
28 June 2021
The Euro Banking Association’s (EBA) Open Banking Working Group released a new report today that explores a reference operating model for banks on their way to digital readiness. The report covers both the implications of digital readiness at large, and the specific requirements for successfully initiating Open Banking on an operating model level. The research of the working group was enriched by the input of digital and Open Banking experts within the EBA member community, including digital leaders from 12 major European banks.
28 June 2021
Download the Report of the Board to learn more about the EBA's activities in 2020.
25 June 2021
The Euro Banking Association (EBA) today released a report on the corporate perspective on request to pay. The report is based on the EBA Request to Pay Survey that ran between September 2020 and February 2021 and was delivered in cooperation with PPI and with the support of an expert group of bank practitioners. The EBA surveyed over 100 corporate experts from 20 countries and conducted additional one-on-one interviews to find out how businesses would like to use request to pay and where they see its value.
06 May 2021
In a new, interactive design, the seven-pager presents information on the EBA, its works streams and the topics they cover.
29 April 2021
The new issue of the EBA Insight Newsletter is now available for download on the EBA Member Portal.
08 March 2021
The report gives an overview of the recent developments in digital currencies and explores how they can be integrated with the existing financial system. The report concludes with an assessment of how banks and other PSPs can take advantage of the opportunities and manage the challenges that the adoption of digital currencies will present.
08 February 2021
The Euro Banking Association (EBA) announced today that seven of its existing Ecosystem Partners – ACI Worldwide (EMEA), Accenture, Fiserv, Mastercard, Microsoft UK, Montran Corporation and S.W.I.F.T. SC – have opted to be upgraded to the status of Premium Ecosystem Partners for 2021. The Premium Ecosystem Partner membership is a new membership category that the EBA has created to better respond to more comprehensive needs and interests of industry players with regard to the Association’s thought leadership, educational and networking activities.
25 November 2020
The Euro Banking Association (EBA) and McKinsey & Company published a joint white paper on the future of banks in payments today at EBAday 2020. The paper seeks to prompt a constructive debate on the future of banks in European payments and to ultimately launch a call for action on industry change.
24 November 2020
The SCT Inst Migration Action Round Table (SMART2), a forum facilitated by the Euro Banking Association (EBA), announced the release of two new publications on the detection and prevention of payment fraud. The paper on the fraud potential of gift cards seeks to raise awareness of the different abuse scenarios and help reduce fraud in the future. The recommendation note on the optional pan-European fraud information field for the SCT Inst Scheme explains why a field that allows to share contextual information about a payment transaction between the originator and beneficiary PSPs would be helpful and how it should be used.
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29 October 2020
The October 2020 issue of the EBA Insight Newsletter is now available for download.
28 October 2020
The EBA Liquidity Management Working Group released their new report today, entitled "Enhancing liquidity management with the support of advanced data analytics". The report explores what corporates need to do in order to expand their use of data analytics and how their banks can support them.
05 August 2020
The EBA, with the support of PPI, has launched a survey to gather input from businesses on request to pay. Specifically, the survey is aimed at gathering input from businesses on how they would like to use request to pay, which pain points it should solve and which benefits it should deliver for their payment, accounting and other internal processes as well as for their customers.
30 July 2020
The EBA Open Banking Working Group (OBWG) released a new report today, entitled “Digital Trust and the Banking Sector: Towards a Trust Advantage in the Digital Economy”. The report explores how digital transformation and increasing openness impact both trust in the financial sector and the trust relationship with customers. Offering recommendations on what financial institutions can do to build and leverage their trust advantage now, the working group identifies points of action in the age of digital transformation.
06 July 2020
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15 April 2020
The April 2020 issue of the EBA Insight Newsletter is now available. Visit the EBA Member Portal to download your copy.
21 January 2020
Banks from nine EU countries have endorsed a note seeking clarification on the definition of e-money transactions and the related fraud reporting requirements issued by the European Banking Authority.
21 November 2019
With the last educational event of 2019 drawing to a close, the EBA takes positive stock of its educational offerings.
Throughout the year, the EBA organised four educational events that attracted a total of 101 delegates: the Liquidity Management Seminar, the Summer School, the Global Seminar and the Winter School.
The EBA has been running its educational programme continuously since 2008. With an average class size between 25 and 40, the courses allow for interactive, hands-on group work. Presentations by the EBA faculty - senior experts from banks, universities, corporations, law firms, consultancies, or IT and infrastructure providers - provide the delegates with new insights into key business, technology and regulatory developments.
The EBA plans to organise further educational events in 2020.
19 September 2019
At its Global Seminar on “Real-Time Payments and Open Banking: New Realities, New Challenges” today, the Euro Banking Association (EBA) presented the latest research delivered by its working groups on liquidity management and on cryptotechnologies and smart payments.
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Read summary of The Internet of Things and Smart Payments and download the full paper
Read summary of Impact of Instant Payment and Intraday Liquidity on the Corporate Liquidity Management System and download the full paper
18 June 2019
The SCT Inst Migration Action Round Table (SMART2) has published a recommendation note with best practices to support payment service providers (PSPs) in detecting and combatting fraud. The note was put together and endorsed by 15 account-servicing payment service providers (AS-PSPs) from 11 communities operating across SEPA.
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17 June 2019
In time for EBAday 2019, the Euro Banking Association’s Open Banking Working Group has delivered a new report on the potential of artificial intelligence (AI) for collective use cases in data analytics.
While much industry focus is currently put on the use of AI at the level of individual institutions, this report zooms in on the collective benefits that could be generated by jointly developed AI systems in the era of open banking.
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17 June 2019
At the Annual General Meeting 2019, the EBA member representatives re-elected Wolfgang Ehrmann of Landesbank Hessen-Thüringen as Chairman. Vincent Brennan of Bank of Ireland was re-elected as Deputy Chairman.
Three Board members whose terms of office terminated in 2019 had renewed their candidacy for another term and were re-elected by the member representatives: Krister Billing of SEB, Gerald Hechl of Raiffeisen Bank International and Jürgen Wendt of DZ BANK.
17 June 2019
To download the EBA Board Report 2018, click here.
30 April 2019
The April 2019 issue of EBA Insight - the newsletter for the EBA community - is now available for download.
30 April 2019
Technology already plays an important role on both sides of the liquidity management
ecosystem and corporate reliance on technology is likely to increase in the future across
the whole range of liquidity management tasks.
Against this background, the Euro Banking Association’s (EBA) Liquidity Management
Working Group explores how banks can harness technology to help improve the
corporate liquidity management ecosystem.
09 April 2019
In order to ensure a uniform, consolidated and stable approach to fraud reporting across all member states of the European Union, European fraud experts are calling on EU regulators to put on hold the implementation of the EBA Guidelines on Fraud Reporting under PSD2 until the entry into force of the revised ECB Regulation on Payments Statistics.
A recommendation note delivered through workshops supported by the Euro Banking Association sets forth recommended steps to minimise fragmentation risks and ensure both maximal legal certainty and longer-term viability for the implementation programmes that payment service providers and their national competent authorities are currently putting in place for fraud reporting.
07 February 2019
Thomas Egner, Secretary General, Euro Banking Association and Markus Rupprecht, CEO, Traxpay discuss how the world of Payments is undergoing a paradigm shift towards the collection and strategic use of data. Partnering with FinTechs is one way to help banks leverage the power of information around corporate’s financial transactions and data. Egner and Rupprecht conclude that digital service experiences and service options can be created for better customer experiences and strengthened business relationships.
14 December 2018
The December 2018 issue of EBA Insight - the newsletter for the EBA community - is now available for download.
25 October 2018
The SCT Inst Migration Action Round Table (SMART2) has published two recommendation notes put together and endorsed by account-servicing payment service providers (AS-PSPs) operating across SEPA. The two notes are aimed to help remedy practical issues hampering the smooth handling of euro instant payments. The notes were published today at the Sibos conference in Sydney and are available for download on the website of the Euro Banking Association, which supports the SMART2 group.
23 October 2018
The use of cryptotechnologies such as distributed ledger technology (DLT) for RegTech holds considerable potential for improving regulatory compliance processes. In their latest report, presented today at the Sibos 2018 conference, the Euro Banking Association’s (EBA) Cryptotechnologies Working Group explores how cryptotechnology-based RegTech solutions could be particularly attractive for KYC data management and regulatory reporting.
17 October 2018
The EBA offered its first educational event in Asia this year. 31 participants met in Singapore on 17 and 18 October to discuss the realities, chances and challenges of real-time payments and open banking in Asia and in Europe.
12 June 2018
Composed of experts from close to 20 multinational banks, the EBA’s Liquidity Management Working Group published today its first thought leadership paper on “Managing Corporate Liquidity and Bank Liabilities: The Changing Corporate Liquidity Management Ecosystem”.
12 June 2018
Following a range of publications on different Open Banking aspects, the EBA’s Open Banking Working Group (OBWG) published today its latest thought leadership paper on “B2B Data Sharing: digital consent management as a driver for data opportunities”.
11 June 2018
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05 June 2018
The EBA working groups will present their latest research at the EBA Lounge during the scheduled breaks in the main conference agenda.
24 April 2018
The presentation slides shown at the Open Forum on Pan-Europan Instant Payments on 17 April are now available for download.
23 February 2018
The matrix covers key questions around the transposition activities and dates of the different EEA countries. Should you be aware of any changes to the overview, please do not hesitate to contact us via the contact form.
08 December 2017
The presentation slides shown at the Open Forum on Open Banking on 5 December are now available for download.
17 October 2017
Both publications are based on in-depth reseach and expertise of the multi-national membership of the EBA working groups on Open Banking and Cryptotechnologies.
04 September 2017
The PSD2 Practitioners’ Panel has published a guidance note on the issuing and handling of charge codes by AS-PSPs as well as of charge requests in the inter-PSP space. The PSD2 Practitioners’ Panel participants endorsing the note have agreed on issuing the guidance based on their shared understanding of the relevant PSD2 provisions and established inter-PSP practices.
06 July 2017
After successfully finishing the EBA Summer School 2017 “Payments: The Open Banking Era”, which was attended by 41 delegates, the EBA now turns its focus to the two upcoming educational events, the EBA Global Seminar on Real-Time Payments and the EBA Winter School on Correspondent Banking. For more information on these events, or to register an interest, please click here .
28 June 2017
Payments practitioners from Europe and beyond gathered under the headline "The Age of Discovery - towards full payments digitalisation". The flagship event of the Euro Banking Association took place in Dublin from 20th to 21st June 2017. More than 1,500 participants registered for the event, which counted 21 Sponsors and 72 Exhibitors, including 16 Fintech companies who used the opportunity to showcase their work.
19 June 2017
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19 May 2017
The Euro Banking Association today issued a new information paper looking into potential benefits and use cases of cryptotechnologies in the context of international payments and more specifically correspondent banking practices.
12 May 2017
The EBA’s Open Banking Working Group today issued a new report analysing how Open Banking strategies may help financial service providers to take customer centricity to the next level.
04 April 2017
The EBA is organising a Summer School on "Payments: The Open Banking Era" in Sophia Antipolis, France, from 4th to 6th July 2017.
22 December 2016
SMART has published an updated version of the overview table on local practices, products and requirements in post-migration SEPA.
12 December 2016
Due to the success of the 2016 EBA Summer and Winter Schools, which attracted 52 and 44 delegates, respectively, the EBA plans to organise further educational events in 2017.
16 November 2016
The presentation slides shown at the Open Forum on Pan-European Instant Payments on 15th November are now available for download.
16 November 2016
The Euro Banking Association (EBA) is launching a Practitioners’ Panel to foster an exchange among account-servicing PSPs on implementation activities for achieving PSD2 compliance.
26 September 2016
The key topics for account-servicing PSPs as identified by an EBA membership survey are now available for download.
26 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.
07 July 2016
This year's EBA Summer School “The ABC of Digital Payments Transformation. APIs, Blockchain, Collaboration” took place in Nice, France and was attended by a record number of 56 delegates.
07 June 2016
EBA Member Representatives can access the presentation slides shown at the Annual General Meeting and the EBA Board Report by clicking on the links below.
07 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
07 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.
13 May 2016
The presentation slides shown at the Open Forum on Pan-European Instant Payments on 3rd May are now available for download.
09 March 2016
The EBA has published Standard Definitions for Techniques of Supply Chain Finance, which have been agreed in a joint initiative of key organisations operating in this field. The document aims to provide a common understanding of terminology, nomenclature and techniques related to supply chain finance.
29 February 2016
The EBA is organising an EBA Summer School on " The ABC of Digital Payments Transformation – Everything you always wanted to know about the changing payments landscape" in Sophia Antipolis, France from 5th to 7th July 2016.
20 November 2015
The presentation slides shown at the Open Forum on Pan-European Instant Payments, which took place on 17th November 2015, are now available for download.
22 October 2015
The presentation slides shown at the EBA community session “EBA’s vision for payments in 2020” at Sibos are now available for download.
17 August 2015
The EBA is organising a seminar on "Managing Intra-Day Liquidity and Liquidity Risk" in Frankfurt, Germany, on 2nd and 3rd November 2015.
07 August 2015
The summary of discussion of the third meeting of the Open Forum on Pan-European Instant Payments is now available for download.
14 July 2015
SMART has published overview tables on the implications related to the phasing out of niche products as well as with regard to the SEPA migration end-date for non-euro EEA countries.
09 July 2015
This year's EBA Summer School “Payments – What is the Real-Time Imperative?” took place in Nice, France and was attended by 46 delegates.
24 June 2015
The summary of discussion of the second meeting of the Open Forum on Pan-European Instant Payments is now available for download.
26 May 2015
This special edition of the EBA Insight Newsletter contains a look back on the annual meetings of EBA and EBA CLEARING as well as EBAday 2015.
15 May 2015
EBA Member Representatives can access the presentation slides shown at the Annual General Meeting by clicking here.
13 May 2015
Almost 900 delegates attended EBAday “Payments 2020 – From Vision to Action” in Amsterdam. Over 70 speakers shared their views on the current state of payments with the audience, alongside a sold-out exhibition floor. For further information, and to download the slides shown during the event, please visit www.ebaday.eu.
12 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.
31 March 2015
The Open Forum on Pan-European Instant Payments was successfully kicked off in Frankfurt yesterday, with 77 representatives from 55 payment service providers, technology providers and other stakeholders participating in the inaugural meeting. This new forum has been initiated by the EBA.
24 March 2015
The EBA is organising a Summer School on "Payments – What is the real-time imperative?" in Sophia Antipolis, France, from 7th to 9th July 2015.
06 March 2015
The EBA is launching an Open Forum on pan-European Instant Payments where practitioners from member institutions as well as other stakeholders have the opportunity to exchange views and experiences in relation to the development and delivery of instant payment services in euro at a pan-European level.
25 February 2015
The SEPA Migration Action Round Table (SMART) has published an overview of the country-specific particularities that create local flavours in the customers’ payment experience and may represent obstacles affecting the seamless exchange of euro retail credit transfers and direct debits from a single payment account with counterparties across Europe.
09 February 2015
The European Payments Council (EPC) published the SEPA Direct Debit (SDD) Core Rulebook version 9.0 and SDD Business to Business Rulebook version 7.0 taking effect in November 2016
28 January 2015
The Board of the Euro Banking Association (EBA) appointed Henrik Bergman (SEB), Frank Hubloue (Belfius Bank) and Jürgen Wendt (DZ BANK) as new Board members.
05 January 2015
The Euro Banking Association (EBA) has published an opinion paper on infrastructure requirements for next generation alternative retail payments. The paper aims to facilitate a discussion on the impact of these requirements on retail infrastructures.
27 November 2014
The EBA is organising a Winter School "Anticipating the Changing Needs of Corporate Customers" in Wolfsberg, Switzerland, from 17th to 19th February 2015.
31 October 2014
The Euro Banking Association (EBA) announced today 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.
15 October 2014
This year's EBA Liquidity Management Seminar took place in Wiesbaden, Germany and was attended by 27 delegates.
30 September 2014
The SEPA Migration Action Round Table (SMART) has issued an extended and updated version of its SEPA Direct Debit R-transaction guide.
08 September 2014
The SEPA Migration Action Round Table (SMART) has published an updated version of the BIC validation note which now also covers SDDs. SMART recommends receiving banks not to validate the BIC of the sending bank against any external directory when a SCT or SDD is received through a SEPA CSM.
01 August 2014
The European Commission has published a press release on the successful completion of the migration to SEPA. Since today, citizens in all euro countries can use a single bank account for all euro credit transfers and direct debits in Europe.
08 July 2014
The EBA is organising a Liquidity Seminar "Managing Intra-Day Liquidity and Liquidity Risk" in Wiesbaden, Germany, on 14th and 15th October 2014.
03 July 2014
This year's EBA Summer School successfully took place in Sophia Antipolis, France.
12 June 2014
With almost 800 registrations, EBAday 2014 in Helsinki broke an attendance record.
11 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.
11 June 2014
The Euro Banking Association (EBA) published today recent results of its research and analysis 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 have been issued for EBAday.
11 June 2014
The SEPA Migration Action Round Table (SMART) issued an updated guidance paper on SEPA Direct Debit exception-handling at EBAday 2014.
28 May 2014
More than 700 delegates have already registered for the upcoming EBAday conference and exhibition (10-11 June 2014). The EBA expects over 800 delegates to attend the event.
02 May 2014
Five leading business associations, including the Euro Banking Association, have joined forces with the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Banking Commission to undertake a major project to harmonise market terminology for global supply chain finance products and services.
14 April 2014
The latest EBA Insight Newsletter features, among others, an update on the SDD R-transaction-related activities of the SEPA Migration Action Round Table.
21 March 2014
The final text of “Regulation (EU) No 248/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26th February 2014 amending Regulation (EU) No 260/2012 concerning the migration to Union-wide credit transfers and direct debits” has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union.
27 February 2014
The latest version of the SMART overview table on SEPA transition period arrangements across the Eurozone can be found in the SMART section. A repository of official statements and documents issued by the different communities can be found here, with translations available to EBA members and SMART participants.
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