Useful Links

The following are useful links for reference purposes with respect to both domestic and international Payment Operations and major international payment projects:

Central Bank Directory

Link to Central Bank Directory on BIS Website

 

Regulatory Oversight Bodies

List of Regulatory Authorities and Supervisory Agencies (via BIS)

Bank for International Settlements (BIS)

Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures (CPMI)

European Banking Authority

ECB oversight of Systemically Important Payment Systems (SIPS)

Financial Stability Board

US Financial Stability Oversight Council

 

Relevant U.K. Regulatory Bodies

The Payment Systems Regulator

Financial Conduct Authority

Bank of England Financial Market Infrastructure Supervision

Prudential Regulation Authority

 

E.U. Payment Systems

Target Instant Payment Settlement (TIPS)

Target2

EURO1

RT1 Instant Payments

STEP1

STEP2 SEPA Credit Transfer (SCT)

STEP2 Card Clearing (CC) 

 

U.K. Recognised Payment Systems

Bacs

CHAPS

Cheque and Credit Clearing Company

Faster Payments

LINK

Visa Europe

 

Other U.K. Payment Systems

Pay.UK

Paym

 

Payment Fraud Prevention

Cifas

Financial Fraud Action UK – merged into UK Finance on 1st July 2017

PCI Security Standards Council

The Authorised Push Payments Scams Steering Group

 

E.U. & U.K. Trade Associations

Association of British Credit Unions

Association of Foreign Banks (AFB)

Banking and Payments Federation Ireland

British Bankers Association (BBA) – merged into UK Finance on 1st July 2017

Building Societies Association

Electronic Money Association

Emerging Payments Association (EPA)

Euro Banking Association

Euro Retail Payments Board

European Automated Clearing House Association

European Banking Federation

European Payments Council

Payments UK – merged into UK Finance on 1st July 2017

The UK Cards Association – merged into UK Finance on 1st July 2017

UK Cash Services

UK Finance (new merged Trade Association)

 

International Payment and Trade Associations

ATM Industry Association

Australian Payments Network (formerly Australian Payments Clearing Association)

Payments Canada (formerly the Canadian Payment Association)

National Automated Clearing House Association

National Payment Corporation of India

Payments Association of South Africa

Payments New Zealand

 

Major Payment Projects

BoE – RTGS Renewal Programme

Pay.UK – New Payment Architecture

Open Banking (UK)

Payments Canada – Modernisation

RBNZ – Payment Systems Replacement

UK Payments Strategy (Payment Strategy Forum)

US Federal Reserve – In Pursuit of a Better Payment System

 

Qualifications

London Institute of Banking & Finance – Certificate in Principles of Payments (CertPay)

 

Other Useful Links

Access to Cash Review

Access to UK Payment Systems Programme

Authorised Push Payments Scams Steering Group

Current Account Switch Service (UK)