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PSD2 Practitioners’ Panel publishes overview on PSD2-related market initiatives

31st January 2017

The PSD2 Practitioners’ Panel has published an overview table on PSD2-related market initiatives with a pan-European scope.

Overview of PSD2-related market initiatives

SMART issues updated overview table on local practices and products in post-migration SEPA

22nd December 2016

SMART has published an updated version of the overview table on local practices, products and requirements in post-migration SEPA.

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EBA to continue organising educational events in 2017

12th 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.

Open Forum on Pan-European Instant Payments slides available for download

16th November 2016

The presentation slides shown at the Open Forum on Pan-European Instant Payments on 15th November are now available for download.

Presentation slides

EBA publishes “PSD2 impact areas, practical issues and open questions”

26th September 2016

The key topics for account-servicing PSPs as identified by an EBA membership survey are now available for download.

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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.

Press Release: The Euro Banking Association launches an open forum on Open Banking

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.

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

Open Forum slides available for download

13th May 2016

The presentation slides shown at the Open Forum on Pan-European Instant Payments on 3rd May are now available for download.

Presentation slides Open Forum 3rd May 2015

Standard Definitions for Techniques of Supply Chain Finance

09th 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.

full press release

FAQ to Standard Definitions for Techniques of Supply Chain Finance

New EBA Summer School 2016

29th Februar 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.

Open Forum slides available for download

20th 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.

Presentation slides Open Forum 17th November 2015

Sibos community session slides available for download

22nd 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.

EBA’s vision for payments in 2020

New EBA Liquidity Management Seminar 2015

17th 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.

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SMART issues overview tables on niche products and non-euro EEA country migration

14th 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.

AGM presentation slides available for download

15th May 2015

EBA Member Representatives can access the presentation slides shown at the Annual General Meeting by clicking here.

EBAday 2015 consolidates its position as the leading payments conference in Europe

13th 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.

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.

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

Cryptotechnologies, a major IT innovation and catalyst for change

Opinion Paper on exploring the Digital Customer Services Interface

New EBA Summer School 2015

24th 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.

EBA Summer School brochure

EBA launches Open Forum on pan-European Instant Payments

06th 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.

SMART publishes overview "Local practices, products and requirements in post-migration SEPA"

25th 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.

SMART: Local practices, products and requirements in post-migration SEPA

EPC publishes new versions of SDD Rulebooks

09th 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

Appointment of new EBA Board Members

28th 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.

List of EBA Board Members

New EBA Winter School in 2015

27th 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.

EBA Winter School 2015 Brochure

Updated SMART's BIC validation note now also covers SDDs

08th 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.

New EBA Liquidity Management Seminar

08th 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.

Best-attended EBAday ever

12th June 2014

With almost 800 registrations, EBAday 2014 in Helsinki broke an attendance record.

EBA publishes analyses on Supply Chain Finance topics and alternative electronic payments

11th 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.

To read the press release issued today, please click here

Rise in EBAday registrations

28th 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.

EBA collaborates with International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Banking Commission on SCF terminology

02nd 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.

EU publishes final text of Regulation (EU) No 248/2014

21st 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.

Latest version of the SMART overview table on SEPA transition period arrangements

27th 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.

EBA to hold Summer School in July 2014

23rd January 2014

The EBA will run a Summer School on "Mobile, Electronic and Alternative Payments – Current Realities, Future Horizons" from 1st to 3rd July 2014.

For press information, please contact:

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