10 Reasons Why SEPA is like Sitting High School Exams

I’ve been thinking recently about how SEPA, and come to think of it most multi-country corporate projects, are a bit like sitting a high school exam! With the official deadline upon us, most attention will turn to how ready corporates and Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) are. Here is why I think the SEPA project, or any ...

SEPA: IBAN Number & BIC – The Definitive Guide 13

Granted it is a little late in the day to start writing about the IBAN number and BIC code. But there will be many SEPA implementations happening over the coming months, and so with that in mind I felt it was important to have a summary guide outlining what the IBAN number is, how it relates to SEPA, and ...

ECB Stats Show SEPA Migrations Gathering Momentum 3

European Central Bank – EPC SEPA – PRESS RELEASE: Source: http://www.ecb.europa.eu/press/pr/date/2014/html/pr140120.en.html 20 January 2014 – New statistics show SEPA migration gathers pace in December New statistics released today by the European Central Bank (ECB) show that migration to the Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA) gathered pace strongly in December.According to the latest figures provided by national ...

Niche Products 3

Alright, so you’ve collated information about all (well, probably most!) of the payments and collection processes in Europe, or  rather within the impacted euro-currency countries and you’re thinking uh oh (being polite)! Its probably true for most corporates, the list is as long as your arm, across many countries / systems, and time is against ...

SEPA Countries Impacted By the SEPA Regulation 5

SEPA Countries Impacted By the SEPA Regulation
The SEPA Regulation currently impacts the following SEPA Countries: SEPA Countries within the EEA – 27 EU Members 17  Euro currency countries: Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, the Netherlands, Portugal, Slovenia, Slovakia and Spain 10 non-Euro currency countries: Bulgaria,  Czech Republic, Denmark, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Sweden, United Kingdom SEPA ...

What is SEPA? 2

When I was told about SEPA i knew very little, and like most people the first thing i did was to google it. The first thing that came up was the Scottish Environment Protection Agency, which didnt sound like it had anything to do with Europe and payments. I scrolled further down the first results page ...