About EBAday 2020

EBAday has become a longstanding annual event for the payments industry and is a platform where you will be informed about the future trends and strategic development of the European payments landscape. This year was the 15th edition of EBAday.

The payments industry is undergoing enormous changes. This is reflected in this year’s conference theme is: The Turning Point in Payments Transformation - New business models, new operating models, new forms of collaboration.

Correspondent banking and the call for collaboration


Correspondent banking is faced with a paradox: while connections are declining as a result of consolidation, volumes are growing., volumes are growing. We feel a positive mood around correspondent banking. However, collaboration is needed.
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Leveraging technology: driving significant benefits at today’s financial institutions

Technology has long been a critical enabler of the financial services industry. Innovative solutions such as AI, ML, APIs and real-time payments but also Public Cloud, are driving significant benefits at financial institutions today.
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Instant Payments and the distinction between the competitive and non-competitive space


Instant Payments is on its way to becoming the new normal. To unlock the full potential, stakeholders must distinguish between a competitive and non-competitive space, says Michael Steinbach, CEO equensWorldline.
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Three factors determine the adoption speed of Request to Pay


What is Request to Pay and what is possible with this payment method? According to experts, Request to Pay might be the future way to pay, especially now innovation is taking off more quickly due to regulations like PSD2 and Open Banking.
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Instant Payments are becoming more and more mature


Instant Payments have entered a new phase on its way to adulthood. According to Paul Thomalla, Global Head of Payments at Finastra, IP is no longer a premium service: "IP forms the foundation of a new customer-friendly era for banks.
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How Covid-19 brought us in the Open Banking era faster


COVID-19 brought us into the Open Banking era faster. Michael Steinbach, CEO equensWorldline, expects that Instant Payments will play an important role in the future ecosystem: "If the whole world is instant, payments should be instant as well."
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