12 Easycash SEPA Round Table:

“The company benefits from SEPA as a whole” Berlin/Ratingen, December 2010. The Status quo and the future of the SEPA process were a company of Ingenico on the agenda of the 12th SEPA round table of the easycash GmbH group. It took place on November 9, 2010 in Berlin. Gerard Hartsink, Chairman of the European Payments Council (EPC), spoke as significant contributors of the SEPA programme about the “roadmap for the single euro payments area”. The backdrop for the presentation and subsequent discussion was the Schlosshotel Grunewald in the Berlin Borough of the same name. The meantime already 12 event of its kind was hosted by easycash CEO Marc Birkner and Ulrich Keppler, Director projects & business integration of Ingenico. SEPA: End date as motivation help Gerard Hartsink harnessed before the invited representatives of the trade and the Paymentbranche a broad thematic arc: from the demands of numerous stakeholders about the status of SEPA implementation to the measures, with which the EPC of the single euro payments area lead to success want the issue was enough. To accelerate the course towards the SEPA, the expert argued for the creation of a binding end date.

While the national implementation bodies of for euro area countries are however required. The EPC can do while the overarching standards, national implementation is still a country-own affair. Hartsink were also from a global perspective to bear in mind that the SEPA initiative is not the only standardization initiative. Also would in other economic zones such as Russia and India are the payment systems renewed and developed new payment and Kartenschemes. Werner Strecker, head high waves, said of payment system and in DB mobility logistics AG, the first draft of the resolution to the SEPA electronic banking did end date in Germany: “the preliminary draft of the Federal Ministry of finance to the top associations in the SEPA end user forum were organized, for the purpose of commentary sent.