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IBERPAY ready to connect Spanish banks to EBA CLEARING’s RT1 system for SCT Inst processing

IBERPAY and EBA CLEARING announced today that the Spanish retail payment system is ready to provide Europe-wide instant payment connectivity to Spanish banks with the support of IBERPAY’s CICLOM platform and EBA CLEARING’s RT1 system.

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EBA CLEARING at Sibos (Stand 43)

Join our community session "RT1 - Real and Timely" on 18th October 2017

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SWIFTNet Instant to provide access to EBA CLEARING's RT1 system

RT1 users will be able to access the platform via SWIFTNet Instant in November 2018.

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Banks from nine countries to join RT1 for go-live

This first group of RT1 users is currently completing the required testing for connecting to the platform.

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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 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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Successful first testing results for RT1

Intesa Sanpaolo and EBA CLEARING announce results for the first pan-European instant payment solution.

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

Future service participants can use SIANet or EBICS to connect to the new pan-European real-time payment infrastructure from November 2017 on. Other options may follow later.

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

Twenty-eight of the funding institutions from all over Europe were represented at a meeting in Milan, which marked the start of the testing phase and included a demonstration of the functioning of the new system in the test environment run by SIA.

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Interviews and articles: selected references

Il Sole 24 Ore (March 2017) “Cashless cash per pagamenti”

http://nova.ilsole24ore.com/progetti/cashless-cash-per-pagamenti/?refresh_ce=1

Interview with Hays Littlejohn

 

PYMNTS.com (March 2017) Report "Faster Payments, Happy Consumers?"

http://www.pymnts.com/news/faster-payments/2017/greasing-skids-faster-payments/

 

IBS Intelligence (January 2017) "EBA CLEARING starts instant payments testing phase?"

https://ibsintelligence.com/ibs-journal/ibs-news/eba-clearing-starts-instant-payments-testing-phase/

 

“Trends im Zahlungsverkehr” (a Bank-Verlag publication, November 2016) „Aufbau einer paneuropäischen Infrastrukturlösung für Instant Payments: Vorteile und entscheidende Faktoren aus Sicht von EBA CLEARING“ Erwin Kulk

Link to Bank-Verlag web shop (in German):

http://www.bank-verlag-shop.de/neuerscheinungen/trends-im-zahlungsverkehr-iii-p-25165.html?brand=bank&cPath=4_209&osCsid=bd36kips0vqg27js2odbkur7v7#!prettyPhoto

  

“Digital Payments – Revolution im Zahlungsverkehr” (a Frankfurt School of Finance publication, Q3 2016) “Critical success factors for a pan-European instant payment infrastructure platform” Hays Littlejohn, Erwin Kulk, Britta Kotthaus

Link to Frankfurt School of Finance web shop (in German):

http://www.frankfurt-school-verlag.de/programm/digital_payments.html

 

ClearIT (June 2016) “Pan-European successes and challenges in payment traffic”

(in English) http://www.six-interbank-clearing.com/dam/downloads/en/clearit/67/interview.pdf

(in French) http://www.six-interbank-clearing.com/dam/downloads/fr/clearit/67/interview.pdf

(in German) http://www.six-interbank-clearing.com/dam/downloads/de/clearit/67/interview.pdf

Interview with Hays Littlejohn

 

FIS Flavors of Fast (June 2016) “A Blueprint for Pan-European Instant Payments”

Interview with Erwin Kulk, Head of Services Development and Management, and Britta Kotthaus, Program Manager Instant Payment

 

Pagamenti Digitali (June 2016) “Instant payment, le banche europee arriveranno pronte al debutto del 2017”

http://www.pagamentidigitali.it/innovazione/833_instant-payment-le-banche-europeearriveranno-pronte-al-debutto-del-2017.htm

Interview with Hays Littlejohn and Erwin Kulk

 

Business@EBAday (June 2016) “EBA CLEARING on track for delivery of instant payment platform in co-operation with funding institutions”

Video interviews

Finextra (November 2016) “Pan-European instant payment project well on track”

https://www.finextra.com/videoarticle/1363/pan-european-instant-payment-project-well-on-track

Video interview with Hays Littlejohn on instant payments at Sibos 2016

 

Bancaforte (June 2016) “Instant Payment, pronta a fine 2017 la piattaforma paneuropea di EBA CLEARING”

http://www.bancaforte.it/video/instant-payment-pronta-a-fine-2017-la-piattaformapaneruopea-di-eba-clearing-RB75966w

Video interview with Erwin Kulk, Head of Services Development and Management

 

EBAday TV by Finextra (June 2016) – "Openness and reach key for new real-time system"

https://www.finextra.com/videoarticle/1279/openness-and-reach-key-for-new-real-timesystem

Video interview with Hays Littlejohn

 

Finextra (June 2016) “Banks need to co-operate for real-time" – Fabio Stragiotto, Payment Products, UniCredit, and EBA CLEARING Board Member, speaks about recent instant payments developments and how they will affect incumbent banks

https://www.finextra.com/videoarticle/1248/banks-need-to-co-operate-for-real-time

 

The Place (March 2016) “The year of instant payment”

http://magazine.lettera43.it/publish/m/siamagazineegn/i/theplace02eng/production/desktop/

Video interview with Hays Littlejohn and accompanying article in SIA’s online magazine