Joint Industry letter on SCA Implementation

The European Payment Institutions Federation (EPIF) is delighted to share with you a second joint industry letter that we have prepared on SCA Implementation and the need for an additional testing period of at least six months. The signatories to this letter took part in a number of technical workshops in the recent months to [...]


Joint industry letter on SCA delay due to COVID-19

EPIF is  glad to share with you a joint industry letter that was sent to the EBA and the Commission requesting a delay on SCA due to COVID- 19. This letter has been co-signed by: Ecommerce Europe EuroCommerce European Payment Services for Merchants (EPSM) European Payment Institutions Federation (EPIF) European Hotel Forum (EHF) EU Travel [...]


EPIF 4th Annual Conference report – 6 November 2019

EPIF’s Fourth Annual Conference on 6th November 2019 in Brussels brought together over 120 policymakers and industry participants to share their views and expectations of the European payments sector and to share their expectations for developments in this area over the next five years. Please find below the summary of the conference.


EPIF response to OECD consultation on Pillar One

EPIF is delighted to share with you its response to the OECD's consultation call on its proposed Unified Approach under Pillar One. EPIF  is supportive of the OECD’s efforts to reform the global taxation system to meet the needs of the Digital Age and ensure fair distribution of tax revenue. We strongly believe that any [...]


EPIF Workshop on SCA Implementation

EPIF brought together the relevant stakeholders in the payments chain to discuss the implementation of SCA requirements with the European Commission and representatives of national competent authorities on Tuesday 21 May. Taking place in advance of the fast approaching 14 September deadline, the workshop was a unique opportunity to bring together EPIF members, representatives of [...]


EPIF Welcomes Launch of Target Instant Payment Settlement (TIPS)

EPIF welcomes the launch of the Target Instant Payment Settlement (TIPS), and supports its goal of addressing the changes brought about by digitalisation, through enabling payment service providers’ to process customers’ fund transfers in real time throughout the EU. Elie Beyrouthy, Chair of EPIF states: “EPIF believes instant payments offer many opportunities, particularly in the [...]


EPIF Third Annual Workshop: Driving the Next Technology Revolution, Brussels, 21 November 2018

Recognised as the European payments event in Brussels, EPIF’s Third Annual Workshop brought together over 100 policy-makers and industry participants to share their experience on the drivers of the next technology revolution in payments. European Commission Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis announced that the results of the review of the Interchange Fee Regulation will be presented in [...]

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