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Sepa: Everything you wanted to know

John Rice, Sepa programme manager with the Central Bank of Ireland, outlines the background, benefits and challenges as we count down to next year's February 1 deadline.

24th March, 2013

To ensure a genuine single market that allows free movement of goods, services and capital, Europe needs a common way for people to make payments.

As we know, a number of countries adopted the euro as their currency on January 1, 2002, making it much easier for people to make cash payments for goods and services within and between those countries. However, electronic payments between the eurozone countries (for example, by credit transfer and direct...

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