Our EU Projects
The EPA EU’s projects run from Luxembourg and drive industry change to shape the future of the EU payments landscape for all stakeholders.
Following our seminal report published in June 2020, we are drafting a great new edition with a comprehensive country-by-country analysis of the key payment players in each EU country.
Context: the EBA guidelines have been written at a period prior to the most recent developments (AI, ML, use of Open Data, proprietary solutions) of the industry. The payment players and the local regulatory authorities therefore spend useless time and efforts to ensure the modern methods are not only compliant with the spirit of the regulation but also operationally effective.
Deliverable: Description of the Best recent practices in fighting crime and drawing of a framework to reconcile them with the regulatory requirements.
Objective: Support Payments Operators in their dialogue with the regulator and in choosing the best approach for the future.
The group regularly invites "special guests" such a key officials from the European Commission, local regulators or prominent actors of our industry.
Among the topics discussed recently: the EU Digital financial strategy, MiCAR, Schrems II, EPI...
Our UK Projects
The EPA’s five projects run from London and bring together more than 80 high level volunteers from across the payments industry.