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2017

UniCredit prepares for multinational roll-out of instant payments

UniCredit and EBA CLEARING today announced that UniCredit has started testing with RT1, EBA CLEARING’s pan-European, real-time payment platform.

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EBA CLEARING launches programme on future positioning of its high-value payment system EURO1

The pan-European infrastructure provider will work with users on the evolution of its flagship service in the face of ongoing and emerging market developments

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EBA CLEARING publishes white paper on how to ensure smooth take-off for euro instant payments

The paper presents key factors for a successful ramp-up of real-time payments, such as payment certainty and reach, and explains how these can be supported at an infrastructure level.

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Intesa Sanpaolo and EBA CLEARING announce successful first Testing Results for the first pan European instant Payment solution

INTESA SANPAOLO, a leading bank in Europe, and EBA CLEARING have announced today the successful execution of the first user testing activities for the Pan-European real-time payment platform of EBA CLEARING.

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EBA CLEARING to introduce EBICS as additional connectivity option for its instant payment system

EBA CLEARING announced today that the future participants in its panEuropean instant payment infrastructure service will be able to use, in addition to SIANet, the Electronic Banking Internet Communication Standard (EBICS) for the exchange of transaction messages with the platform.

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Timely testing phase kick-off for EBA CLEARING’s pan-European instant payment system

EBA CLEARING today announced the timely kick-off of the testing phase for its pan-European instant payment infrastructure platform scheduled to go live in November 2017.

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Avviata la fase di test del sistema pan-europeo di instant payments di EBA CLEARING

EBA CLEARING ha annunciato oggi l’avvio della fase di test della propria infrastruttura pan-europea di instant payments che si prevede sarà operativa a novembre 2017.

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2016

EBA CLEARING witnesses continued strong growth in support for pan-European real-time payment platform

EBA CLEARING continues to register a strong growth in the number of payment service providers (PSPs) confirming their interest in the Company's pan-European instant payment service, which is on schedule to be delivered in November 2017.

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EBA CLEARING makes available specifications for its pan-European instant payment solution

EBA CLEARING today made available the specifications for its future panEuropean instant payment solution scheduled to go live in November 2017.

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EBA CLEARING provides sneak preview of instant payment platform design

EBA CLEARING today provided a sneak preview of the system design, functionality and interface specifications for its future pan-European instant payment platform to a wide audience of payment practitioners and stakeholders at the industry conference EBAday in Milan.

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EBA CLEARING’s STEP2 platform responds to corporate requirement for nearly unlimited structured remittance information in SEPA Credit Transfers

EBA CLEARING announced today the activation of an enhanced extended remittance information service on its pan-European automated clearing house platform STEP2.

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EBA CLEARING and SIA sign letter of intent for the technical delivery of a pan-European infrastructure solution for instant payments

EBA CLEARING has signed a letter of intent with SIA to develop a panEuropean real-time infrastructure solution by the fourth quarter of 2017.

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2015

Bank of Lithuania provides SEPA connectivity to local banks via EBA CLEARING’s STEP2 platform

EBA CLEARING announced today that Lietuvos Bankas, the Lithuanian central bank, joined the pan-European euro retail payment system STEP2 as a direct participant on 7th December 2015 with a view to extending full SEPA reach to the local banking community.

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EBA CLEARING issues updated version of blueprint for pan-European instant payment infrastructure solution

EBA CLEARING has issued an updated version of its Blueprint for an Instant Payment Infrastructure Solution, which was first made available to the payments industry and interested stakeholders in July 2015.

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EBA CLEARING launches RFP process for panEuropean instant payment infrastructure solution

EBA CLEARING has launched a Request for Proposal (RFP) process for the delivery of a pan-European instant payment infrastructure solution within the next two years.

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EBA CLEARING issues blueprint for panEuropean instant payment infrastructure solution

EBA CLEARING has published a blueprint document spelling out high-level business requirements for a pan-European instant payment infrastructure solution

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EBA CLEARING’s STEP2 Card Clearing Service supports banks in reaping synergies from the reuse of SEPA infrastructure and interfaces

The ramp-up of EBA CLEARING’s STEP2 Card Clearing Service is ongoing following the successful launch of the service on 14th April 2015

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Hays Littlejohn takes office as new CEO of EBA CLEARING

Hays Littlejohn took office at EBA CLEARING as the Company’s new Chief Executive Officer on 1st May 2015, following his appointment by the EBA CLEARING Board on 1st November 2014.

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EBA CLEARING kicks off task force as part of work on pan-European instant payment infrastructure solution

EBA CLEARING announced today the kick-off of an Instant Payment Task Force to support the Company’s ongoing work on the creation of a panEuropean solution for instant payment processing.

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