The last time the banks and infrastructure providers in the European payments market tried to build a payments network capable of taking on the US companies that dominate the sector,... read more
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The European Payments Initiative (EPI) has entered its next phase and has announced Worldline and Nets as shareholders of the EPI Interim Company, as the first third-party acquirers to join... more
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Last year the European Central Bank said that it welcomed the European Payments Initiative (EPI), an initiative by some of Europe’s top banks to explore the development of a “rival... more
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In July the European Central Bank welcomed the decision brought forward by 16 European banks to launch The European Payments Initiative, a pan-European payment scheme. Although the solution aims to... more
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A group of 16 major European banks from five countries (Belgium, France, Germany, the Netherlands and Spain) paved the way for the future launch of the European Payments Initiative (EPI). ... more
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