EBA Clearing has begun the testing phase for its pan-European instant payment infrastructure platform ahead of a slated November launch.
Istituto Centrale delle Banche Popolari Italiane (ICBPI) has enlisted Denmark's Nets to help it build an instant payments platform for the Italian market.
The European Payments Council is pushing ahead with plans for a pan-European instant credit transfer scheme, launching a public consultation on the details of the blueprint to bring real-time money transfers across the Single Euro Payments Area (Sepa).
Trade association Payments UK has launched a directory designed to make it simpler for anyone making cross-border payments into Britain to check routing data.
The European Central Bank (ECB) has reported an eight percent increase in fraud among cards issued or acquired within the Single Euro Payments Area (Sepa) for 2013.
The main theme for the Swift Regional Conference in Copenhagen this year is disruption. The programme will explore the different challenges arising from newcomers, technology and regulation. It will look at how the financial industry can cope and turn these challenges into opportunities.