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30/11/2016 Foundation laid for pan-European instant payment solutions
30/11/2016 The European Payments Council (EPC) publish the SEPA Instant Credit Transfer (SCTinst) scheme rulebook
28/11/2016 Sixth meeting of the Euro Retail Payments Board (ERPB)
26/09/2016

Speech by Yves Mersch at SIBOS 2016 - The next steps in the evolution of the Eurosystem’s market infrastructure

13/06/2016 Fifth meeting of the Euro Retail Payments Board (ERPB)
25/04/2016

Speech by Yves Mersch on distributed ledger technology – panacea or flash in the pan?

22/03/2016 ERPB response to the Commission’s Green Paper on retail financial services
21/03/2016 Eurosystem response to the Commission’s Green Paper on retail financial services
26/02/2016 Eurosystem expectations for instant clearing infrastructures
18/01/2016

Speech by Yves Mersch: Growth potential and competition – what lies ahead for card payments?

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2015 publications

27/11/2015

Instant payments across Europe by November 2017

26/11/2015
Fourth meeting of the Euro Retail Payments Board (ERPB)
18/11/2015
Speech by Yves Mersch at the Euro Finance Week on instant payments, Vision 2020 and CMU
29/09/2015
Speech by Yves Mersch on means of payments and SMEs
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29/06/2015
Third meeting of the Euro Retail Payments Board (ERPB) on instant payments and more
04/06/2015
Introductory speech by Yves Mersch at the Joint ECB/Suomen Pankki Conference
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04-05/06/2015
Joint ECB/Suomen Pankki Conference Getting the balance right: innovation, trust and regulation in retail payments
19/05/2015
Interchange fee regulation published in the Official Journal of the European Union Regulation (EU) 2015/751
09/03/2015
EBA CLEARING announced the formation of an Instant Payment Task Force to support the creation of a pan-European solution for instant payment processing EBA CLEARING
06/03/2015
EBA to launch an Open Forum on Instant Payments EBA NEWS
02/03/2015
Virtual currency schemes - a further analysis

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