The European Payment Institutions Federation (EPIF) has organised a panel discussion on blockchain technology. This will take place on 15th March from 11.00-12.30 at Rue de la Science 14B.
The European Payment Institutions Federation has collaborated with the European Digital Media Association, the Electronic Money Association, the Computer and Communications Industry Association and Ecommerce Europe,
The European Payment Institutions Federation has written a letter to express its views on the draft text of the Payment Services Directive 2 to coincide with the beginning of the trilogue negotiations amongst policy makers.
The European Payment Institutions Federation is pleased to share its Position Paper on Access to Bank Services. This position paper identifies the various issues and concens of PIs in terms of accessing bank services.
The European Payment Institutions Federation representing the voice of Payment Insitutions accross Europe participated at the first Euro Retail Payments Board (ERPB) meeting held on 16th May 2014. EPIF enaged to an active participation in the various Working Groups who would be formed.
The European Payment Institutions Federation is pleased to share its views on the draft Interchange Fees Regulation. In its paper, EPIF articulates how a number of the central proposals in the draft Regulation would impact small market players and what this would mean for competition and consumer choice in the payments sector.
EPIF welcomes the publication of the proposal for a Payment Services Directive 2 (PSD 2). EPIF is hereby identifying some key issues that need to be addressed in order to improve the current proposal.
EPIF is glad to share its views on two main issues currently discussed at Council level with regards to the review of the 3rd Anti-Money Laundering Directive: i) the introduction of CDD requirements for transfer of funds exceeding …
EPIF is glad to share its views on the topic of third parties accessing payment accounts to effect payments on behalf of European consumers (also called Payment Initiation Services) as well as to make four recommendations in respect of Payment Initiation Services (“PIS”).
On 21st March 2013, EPIF (European Payment Institutions Federation) starred a panel on Payment Institutions at the EPCA (European Payments Consulting Association) Payment Summit, which is a key conference for the European payments industry.
EPIF welcomes the European Commission’s proposal for greater harmonisation of the EU data protection regime within the internal market with regard to the processing of EU personal data. With this position paper, EPIF seeks to address the concerns it has identified in the draft Regulation.
EPIF welcomes the publication of proposals for the 4 th Anti-Money Laundering Directive (4AMLD). AML rules need to be calibrated to reflect the reality of PI’s operating models.
EPIF welcomes that the European Supervisory Authorities (ESA) have recently started to provide specific guidance to the financial industry regarding the supervisory, passporting and reporting regime applicable to Payment Institutions (PI) and their agent network.
On the 11th of April, the Commission published its anticipated Application Report on the 3rd AML Directive, which provides feedback on the Commission’s review process and considers possible needs for changes.
The European Payment Institutions Federation (EPIF) welcomes and encourages the private stakeholder consultation that is currently taking place concerning a review of the 3rd Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Directive.
EPIF published a position on the Commission Staff Working Paper on AML Supervision Of, and Reporting By, Payment Institutions in Various Cross-Border Situations.