Please find here the summary repot of EPIF 5th Annual Conference that took place on 18 and 19 November 2020.
The European Payment Institutions Federation (EPIF), at its Annual General Meeting on 23 June 2020, re-elected Elie Beyrouthy of American Express as Chair of the Board for a further three years. The election was unanimous. Reacting to his appointment, Elie Beyrouthy said: “EPIF continues to go from strength to strength demonstrating thought leadership across a [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
The European Payment Institutions Federation (EPIF) has co-signed a cross-industry letter to the European Commission calling for an extension to the deadline of an important ongoing public consultation on VAT-relevant payment data, owing to the exceptional circumstances presented by the COVID-19 crisis. Please find the letter at the link below.
Please find below the letter that EPIF send to the Commission and EBA requesting to delay the implementation of some the provisions of the Cross-Border and Currency Conversion Fee Regulation that are doe to apply from April 19 2020.
The European Payment Institutions Federation takes note of the adoption today by the ECOFIN Council of the proposal on VAT-related information reporting requirements imposed on Payment Service Providers. Throughout the legislative process we have consistently raised concerns about the feasibility and effectiveness of the proposal. We have presented our own pragmatic amendments to these proposals [...]
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 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 [...]
Joint Industry Statement – Council adoption of VAT reporting measures – payments industry remains concerned
The European Payment Institutions Federation, the European Banking Federation, the European Savings and Retail Banking Group and the European Association of Co-operative Banks note the adoption today by the ECOFIN Council of the proposal on VAT-related information reporting requirements imposed on Banks and Payment Service Providers. Throughout the legislative procedure we have consistently raised concerns [...]