The European Central Bank has named four key payment systems - Target2, Euro1, Step2-T and Core(Fr) - as "systemically important", and so subject to new regulations.
Today KBC announced that they are joining MyBank and will offer this Europe-wide payment method to their retail and corporate customers from spring 2015 on.
Four thousand merchants will go live with MyBank during the next few weeks, thanks to Gestpay, Banca Sella Group's gateway solution.
John Broxis from MyBank provides an update on the project a year on from its launch and talks about the upcoming MyBank mandate service.
Jan Paul van Pul, chairman of the Sepa migration action round table, discusses how the end date of Sepa migration does not mean 'mission complete' for European payments and how SMART is tackling the issue of Sepa direct debits.
EBA Clearing is preparing to support additional remittance information in Sepa messages processed by its pan-European retail payment system STEP2.
EBA Clearing announced at the EBAday conference in Helsinki today that the Company is implementing a Step2 Card Clearing Service for a go-live in April 2015.
EBA Clearing has opened the doors to registrations for its MyBank Mandate service, with Intesa Sanpaolo and UniCredit the first banks to sign on.
Vincent Brennan, interim deputy chair for the EBA, discusses the policy roadmap behind the electronic alternative payments working group, why it has been so hard to get rid of cash and the vision for 2020.
Janina Gronholm, senior regional manager, Finland and the Baltics, EBA Clearing looks at developing person-to-person payments, MyBank and how Europe can build on the newly harmonised payments environment.
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