To support its introduction, a Eurosystem Partnership Programme has been set up for banknote equipment manufacturers and suppliers as well as clients and users.
The European Central Bank has set out draft recommendations on mobile payments security, covering everything from customer authentication to data protection.
As European law-makers close in on a deal to tighten rules on high-frequency trading, a new paper from the ECB warns that curbing the practice could make markets less efficient.
Upon the successful completion of its first validated cycle of environmental management (2010-2013), the ECB was recently re-awarded its environmental certification in accordance with the ISO 14001 standard and will thus be re-registered under the EU's Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS).
ATM and POS-based card fraud are on the retreat in Europe, thanks in large part to technological advances such as EMV, but online losses remain stubbornly high, according to figures from the ECB.
The European Central Bank (ECB) today publishes for public consultation a draft of its regulation on oversight requirements for systemically important payment systems.
The European Central Bank (ECB) has warned that many companies are leaving Sepa migration too late, leaving themselves open to serious problems when the February 2014 deadline arrives.
LuxCSD, the central securities depository (CSD) of Luxembourg, has received approval by the European Central Bank (ECB) for its Securities Settlement System (SSS) being eligible for use in Eurosystem credit operations.
European banks and broker-dealers are lagging in their understanding of the impact of the European Central Bank's plans for harmonising settlement under the Target2Securities platform, with migration costs for back offices estimated at anywhere between seven million euros and EUR27 million.
The European Central Bank has signed a three year deal to roll out Thomson Reuters' Eikon desktops across the ECB and 18 participating national central banks.
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