What’s driving real-time payment adoption across the globe? Discover a global view on where we are with real-time payments and where we're heading.

Hear from Industry Experts:
Craig Ramsey, ACI Worldwide
Ludovic Francesconi, European Payments Initiative (EPI)
Monica Monaco, TrustEuAffairs

They will discuss the latest on EU regulation for instant payments, the European Payments Initiative (EPI), recent developments and updates on the major real-time payment schemes (PIX, FedNow, UPI, SCT Inst), and provide a look inside instant payment trends and top use cases.

This webinar is a must for professionals in the finance and payment sectors, offering a unique opportunity to gain comprehensive knowledge, discuss emerging trends, and understand the regulatory landscape from leading experts.
  • Recent developments for real-time payments
  • Instant payments growth and trends across the globe
  • Updates on the major real-time payment schemes (PIX, FedNow, UPI, SCT Inst)
  • Most successful use cases for instant payments (direct debit, offline payments, request to pay)
  • The EPI bank-led initiative, what it is and how it impacts Europe
  • The latest on EU regulation – instant payments mandate
Craig Ramsey
Head of Real-Time Payments at ACI Worldwide
Craig has over 35 years of experience working for banks on their payments and banking needs. He has been with ACI for over 20 years, providing specialist consulting and solutions to wholesale and real-time banking customers. Through the initiatives of the Euro, SWIFTNet, CLS, TARGET2, SEPA, and a wide range of domestic real-time payment schemes, Craig has helped customers leverage the power of the ACI solutions to ensure that the business needs are met. Craig serves on the US Faster Payments Council Advisory Board and the Executive Committee of the European Credit Research Institute.
Monica Monaco
Owner and Managing Director at TrustEuAffairs
Based in Brussels for the past 20 years, Monica is the Owner and MD of TrustEuAffairs which she founded in 2013. Previously she has been Senior Manager for EU Regulatory Affairs for Visa Europe for more than ten years, being responsible for the relations with the European Institutions.
Ludovic Francesconi
Chief Member and Strategy Officer at EPI Company
Ludovic Francesconi is Chief Member and Strategy Officer at EPI Company, in charge of Member relations and development, as well as corporate strategy. Previously, he was Head of Marketing and Innovation at Cartes Bancaires CB, the leading domestic payment scheme in Europe, in charge of product and innovation.
Melisande Mual
Publisher and Managing Director at The Paypers
Mélisande Mual is the publisher and owner of The Paypers, the global leading source of news and intelligence for professionals in payments, fintech and digital commerce. Prior to The Paypers, Mélisande held several leadership positions in leading B2B Publisher (Wolters Kluwer) and Telecom (KPN) companies.
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