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Mark Munne
With over a decade of experience in payments, Mark Munne, Senior Product Marketing Manager at equensWorldline, is responsible for Clearing and Settlement for both batch payments as well as instant payments. He represents equensWorldline in Europe in the EACHA Innovation Group and several ECB led Task Forces on Instant Payments and TARGET2.

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Four cases to demonstrate user-friendly solutions for Instant Payments during the ECB’s TIPSapp Challenge

Instant Payments is a quantum leap in payments. Consumers can send money as quickly as email and corporates have instant certainty. equensWorldline has prepared two apps to demonstrate its thought-leadership in providing instant payment, that will be presented during the TIPSapp Challenge, organized by the ECB, on 6 February 2018. The challenge is meant to […]

Paving the way for instant payments across Europe

This guest blog is written by Mehdi Manaa, Deputy Director General Market Infrastructure and Payments, European Central Bank. The availability of a safe and efficient market infrastructure that can process and settle instant payments across Europe is one of the cornerstones of European payments innovation. In the context of the Eurosystem’s strategic review of the future […]

The challenges of (and the potential solutions for) processing Instant Payments

Low latency, 24/7 availability, connectivity and scalability. When it comes to processing Instant Payments, these are the four main challenges for banks and processors. This new and faster way to make payments has a lot of market potential, but the underlying infrastructures and processes need to be upgraded to facilitate the Instant Payments. I wrote […]

Three advantages of instant payments for banks and why they should modernise as soon as possible

Instant payments have become a reality now that the European Payments Council has released the rulebooks for an instant credit transfer scheme. These rulebooks (approved in November 2016) aim to bring real time money transfers in the SEPA zone by November 2017. Instant payments are the next big change in the payments industry, expected to […]