Blogs

Pan European instant payments: dream or reality?

It has been two years since the European Payments Council published the SEPA Instant Credit Transfer (SCT Inst) scheme and EBA Clearing launched RT1 – their infrastructure solution for the processing SCT…

Lauren Jones

19 December 2019

Case Studies

UK Faster Payments Build and Support

Learn how Icon refreshed this Tier 1 Bank’s technology, providing robust documentation and a flexible foundation for ongoing change.

Kate Nelson

29 November 2019

Case Studies

The future of payments: Transformation with BNP Paribas

Discover how Icon Solutions enabled BNP Paribas to meet their first challenge on the transformation journey through the fast track deployment of IPF for instant payments, and how the impact of our consultancy work has set…

Kate Nelson

29 November 2019

News

Simon Wilson interviewed by PaymentsCompliance

London, 29th March – Icon’s Simon Wilson, Director, Global Payment Solutions, was interviewed yesterday by PaymentsCompliance on the ECB’s TIPS service. With only a handful of banks currently using TIPS which launched on…

Kate Nelson

29 March 2019

News

Icon Solutions is ready to connect to TIPS…

  London, 22nd November 2018 – Icon Solutions, a leading provider of Payment Solutions, is now ready to help payment service providers connect to the European Central Bank’s Target Instant Payments Settlement (TIPS) service…

Kate Nelson

27 November 2018

Blogs

Instant Payments: What can we expect in 2018?

  2017: The year of Instant Payments  Unless you’ve spent the last 365 days hiding under a rock, you’ll be fully aware that 2017 has been the year of Instant Payments. Regulators…

Mady Dyson

28 December 2017

News

Icon’s RTP Team Attend Sibos, Oct 16-19th, Toronto

  London, 10th October 2017 –Icon Solutions, the leading provider of technology solutions and real time payments expertise, are delighted to announce their participation at Sibos, SWIFT’s annual global event for the…

Kate Nelson

9 October 2017

News

Tom Hay, Head of Payments at Icon, appointed…

  London, 5th October 2017 – Icon Solutions are delighted to announce the appointment of Tom Hay, Head of Payments, to the European Payments Council’s Scheme Technical Forum (ESTF). The Forum is…

Kate Nelson

5 October 2017

News

Icon Solutions completes functional testing with EBA Clearing’s…

London, 19th September 2017 – Icon Solutions, a leading provider of technology solutions and instant payments consultancy, has successfully completed EBA Clearing’s testing procedure for SCT Inst payments – proving full compliance with the…

Kate Nelson

19 September 2017

News

Icon Solutions begins functional testing with EBA Clearing’s…

London, 4th August 2017 – Icon Solutions, a leading provider of technology solutions and instant payments consultancy, today announces the start of functional testing between the Instant Payments Framework (IPF) and RT1,…

Kate Nelson

4 August 2017

News

Icon’s IPF completes connectivity testing with SIAnet

Dublin, June 21st 2017 – Icon Solutions has completed connectivity testing between IPF and SIA’s high-speed and secure network infrastructure SIAnet, which provides access to EBA Clearing’s platform for instant payments. SIAnet…

Kate Nelson

21 June 2017

News

Form3 selects Instant Payments Framework (IPF) for SEPA…

London, 14 June, 2017 – Form3, the cloud based end-to-end secure standard for global payments processing, today announced a partnership with Icon Solutions, a payment and specialist technology provider. The deal extends…

Kate Nelson

14 June 2017

Blogs

Why SEPA Inst is set to become standard

SCT Inst – or SEPA Instant Credit Transfers – is set to completely change the way that payments are made across Europe. Under the current SEPA scheme, cross-border European payments are processed…

Saara Day

30 May 2017

News

Webinar: Is Europe Ready for SCT Inst?

  Icon Solutions is delighted to be participating in the InstaPay webinar: Is Europe ready for SCT Inst? How ready are organisations for SCT Inst? Webinar: Wednesday 3rd May 2017 12pm BST/…

Saara Day

20 April 2017

Blogs

PSD2 and SCTInst: A threat to card payments…

  PSD2 paves the way for a new way to pay online across Europe. Instead of using a card, consumers will soon be able to pay directly from their bank accounts. Similar…

Kate Nelson

12 April 2017

Blogs

SEPA: Is the ECB stifling competition with its…

Ten years ago the European Commission (EC) and the European Central Bank (ECB) announced a common vision for the Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA), which they described as an “integrated market for…

Saara Day

28 February 2017

Blogs

Hungary marches towards Instant Payments

The end of 2016 witnessed an excellent step by the Hungarian Central Bank (MNB) – the release of the ‘Operational model of the instant payment service in Hungary’. It is remarkable for…

Saara Day

17 January 2017

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