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Organisation Description

The Emerging Payments Association (EPA) is a commercial membership association of payments industry influencers. It runs more than 50 events each year, delivers eight projects to drive change, helps to connect the eco-system, encourages innovation and profitable business growth.

The EPA’s vision is for the UK to be the global hotspot for payments innovation. As it sets out to be the most influential trade body in emerging payments, the EPA’s mission, to collaborate to innovate, has the potential to improve lives everywhere.
Its community is over 120 MEMBERS strong and growing. Our members come from across the payments value chain; including payments schemes, banks and issuers, merchant acquirers, PSPs, retailers, and more.

CPD Courses and Workshops Available

  • Payments 101

    Training Course | Emerging Payments Association

    Emerging Payments Association

    The payments industry has never been as fascinating as it is right now. From traditional financial services institutions jumping on the digital transformation bandwagon to innovators and new entrants finding new business models and capitalising on new technologies. Or regulators trying to cope with it all and maintain some sort of integrity in an increasingly complex ecosystem facilitating the exchange of value. This interactive one-day training course will take you through the fundamentals of the payments ecosystem; from cards to ACH to alternative payments and debunk the jargon. It will also give you an overview of the payments value chain to gain a grasp of the key economics and take you through a whistle stop tour of the regulatory landscape.

  • GDPR 101 for Finserv; Payments & Fintech

    Training Course | Emerging Payments Association

    Emerging Payments Association

    The regulatory landscape in financial services has never been more complex and challenging than now. With numerous regulations coming into force in 2018; it’s no wonder that businesses are finding it hard to navigate the maze. This interactive one-day training course explains the General Data Protection Regulation and how it applies to financial services organisations. It will take you through the fundamentals of the GDPR; exploring concepts such Consent and Fair and Lawful Processing; whilst busting some myths and pre-conceptions. It will also give you practical advice for all areas of your business; illustrated with real life examples and videos.

  • Regulation and Compliance

    Training Course | Emerging Payments Association

    Emerging Payments Association

    This informative one-day course is for those navigating their companies through the maze of regulations and issues in the UK and Europe. It offers existing payments professionals a detailed and concise understanding of the key regulatory issues affecting their day-to-day jobs; including PSD2; AML4; EMD; FATCA/CRS.

  • Merchant Acquiring

    Training Course | Emerging Payments Association

    Emerging Payments Association

    Learn everything about the flow of payments between the customer or card-holder and the merchant or retailer. This data-rich; insightful one-day course dissects the payments ecosystem and explores the roles of the different stakeholders. Through clearly signposted sections it reveals payments economic models and pricing; the complexities of settlement; international variations and implications; merchant signing and lifecycles; data security; chargebacks and dispute management; risks and relevant regulations.

  • Fraud and Fraud Prevention

    Training Course | Emerging Payments Association

    Emerging Payments Association

    Forewarned is forearmed. Business payment fraud and security risks are a dynamically-changing battlefield and it can be difficult to detect where the enemies are. Only a best practice approach applied with the latest techniques and expertise in payments; cyber-security and risk management can protect your business safe. This course presents delegates with an invaluable immersion into payments security; exploring the different types of payments fraud and fraudulent authentication; the exposure of companies to fraud; the range of approaches available to minimise the risk and an understanding of how to build fraud considerations into their roles.