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24 July 2020
ECB announces public consultation on the publication of compounded €STR rates
2 July 2020
ECB welcomes initiative to launch new European payment solution
16 June 2020
Working group on euro risk-free rates recommends voluntary compensation for legacy swaption contracts affected by the discounting transition to the €STR
3 April 2020
Sweden joins ECB’s instant payments settlement platform
13 March 2020
Working group on euro risk-free rates seeks feedback on Swaptions impacted by transition from EONIA to the €STR
27 February 2020
Major European financial infrastructures join forces against cyber threats
19 February 2020
Working group on euro risk-free rates issues recommendations to support smooth transfer of EONIA’s liquidity to €STR
21 January 2020
Central bank group to assess potential cases for central bank digital currencies
12 November 2019
Working group on euro risk-free rates recommends fallback arrangements for users of €STR
6 November 2019
Working group on euro risk-free rates issues high level recommendations for fallback provisions in contracts referencing EURIBOR
5 November 2019
Working group on euro risk-free rates issues recommendations to address accounting impact of euro risk-free rates transition
17 October 2019
Working group on euro risk-free rates issues recommendations to address impact of euro risk-free rates transition on risk management
19 August 2019
Private sector working group issues recommendations on the transition from EONIA to €STR for cash and derivatives products
26 July 2019
As market matures central banks conclude that a formal gold agreement is no longer necessary
31 May 2019
ECB provides a one-off spread between €STR and EONIA
15 May 2019
Working group on euro risk-free rates seeks feedback on EONIA to €STR legal action plan
14 March 2019
Working group on euro risk-free rates recommends transition path from EONIA to €STR and €STR-based forward-looking term structure methodology
14 March 2019
ECB announces start date for euro short-term rate (€STR)
21 January 2019
Private sector working group publishes “Guiding principles for fallback provisions in new contracts for euro-denominated cash products”
20 December 2018
Working group on euro risk-free rates seeks market feedback on transition from EONIA to ESTER and ESTER-based term structure methodologies
3 December 2018
ECB publishes the cyber resilience oversight expectations
30 November 2018
ECB goes live with pan-European instant payments
26 September 2018
ECB report shows a fall in card fraud in 2016
13 September 2018
Private sector working group on euro risk-free rates recommends ESTER as euro risk-free rate
28 June 2018
ECB announces methodology for calculating Euro Short-Term Rate (ESTER)
21 June 2018
Working group on euro risk-free rates launches consultation on potential successors to EONIA
8 May 2018
ECB supports global strategy to improve security in wholesale payments
2 May 2018
ECB publishes European framework for testing financial sector resilience to cyber attacks
15 March 2018
ECB launches a second consultation on a new euro unsecured overnight interest rate
14 December 2017
Changes to collateral eligibility criteria for unsecured bank bonds
7 December 2017
ECB approves major projects in field of large-value payments and collateral management
29 November 2017
Call for expressions of interest to participate in the Working Group on Euro Risk-Free Rates
28 November 2017
ECB consults on a new euro unsecured overnight interest rate
21 September 2017
Joint press release FSMA, ESMA, ECB and EC: New working group on a risk-free reference rate for the euro area
19 September 2017
Final migration wave of T2S successfully completed
26 July 2017
ECB details approach to implement Foreign Exchange Global Code of Conduct
23 June 2017
ECB recommends amending Article 22 of its Statute
22 June 2017
ECB to develop a service for the settlement of instant payments
25 May 2017
ESCB central banks welcome the publication of Foreign Exchange Global Code of Conduct
19 January 2017
ECB provides further details on APP purchases of assets with yields below the deposit facility rate
30 November 2016
Foundation laid for pan-European instant payment solutions
27 November 2015
Instant payments across Europe by November 2017
22 June 2015
TARGET2-Securities successfully launched today
1 June 2015
TARGET2 turnover stable in 2014, according to annual report
29 March 2015
European Central Bank and Bank of England announce measures to enhance financial stability in relation to centrally cleared markets in the EU
4 March 2015
ECB takes note of General Court judgment on location policy for CCPs
9 December 2014
ERPB to address instant payments in euro and remaining SEPA issues
20 October 2014
ECB and EBA step up cooperation to make retail payments safer
21 August 2014
ECB identifies systemically important payments systems
1 August 2014
Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA) reaches major milestone for retail payments
22 May 2014
Annual report shows TARGET2 processed a greater total volume of payments in 2013
25 February 2014
New report on card fraud shows online fraud increased in 2012
10 February 2014
ECB supports new European directive for electronic payments
4 February 2014
New ECB guide will help assess security of internet payments
20 January 2014
New statistics show SEPA migration gathers pace in December
9 January 2014
Statement of the Eurosystem on SEPA Migration End Date
19 December 2013
New Euro Retail Payments Board will reinforce market governance
20 November 2013
ECB launches public consultation on Recommendations for the security of mobile payments
24 October 2013
ECB publishes second SEPA migration report
27 September 2013
ECB establishes new framework for assessment of securities settlement systems and links
9 September 2013
ECB modifies loan-level reporting requirements for some asset-backed securities
16 July 2013
ECB report shows fall in card fraud
15 July 2013
ECB publishes study comparing collateral eligibility requirements
7 June 2013
ECB consults on draft regulation on oversight requirements for systemically important payment systems
24 May 2013
TARGET 2012 Annual Report shows increase in volume and value of payments processed
30 April 2013
New ECB survey on credit terms and conditions in euro-denominated securities financing and OTC derivatives markets
8 April 2013
ECB publishes survey on correspondent banking in euro
22 March 2013
ECB announces changes to the use as collateral of certain uncovered government-guaranteed bank bonds
21 March 2013
ECB publishes first SEPA Migration Report and warns against risks of late migration
31 January 2013
ECB releases final Recommendations for the security of internet payments and starts public consultation on payment account access services
29 November 2012
Oversight expectations for links between retail payment systems
1 October 2012
New ECB report examines the costs of making payments in the European Union
25 July 2012
First ECB report on card fraud shows chips have increased the security of physical transactions
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19 July 2012
ECB Governing Council appoints members of the new T2S Board
3 July 2012
Fourteen additional Central Securities Depositories sign the T2S Framework Agreement
15 June 2012
Eurosystem collateral management services and systems
31 May 2012
ECB publishes TARGET Annual Report 2011: the system functioned smoothly and registered a higher turnover
8 May 2012
Eurosystem signs T2S Framework Agreement with first Central Securities Depositories
20 April 2012
Consultation announcement: Recommendations for the security of internet payments
19 April 2012
ECB publishes the Eurosystem Oversight Report 2011
5 April 2012
Assessment of a new direct link between securities settlement systems in the euro area
23 March 2012
Consultation announcement - Oversight expectations for links between retail payment systems
1 December 2011
Assessment of new direct and relayed links between securities settlement systems in the euro area
22 July 2011
ECB's Governing Council sets deadline for finalisation of the T2S Framework Agreement with CSDs
19 May 2011
ECB publishes TARGET Annual Report 2010: the system functioned smoothly and registered a higher turnover
13 May 2011
ECB and OeNB call for a faster implementation of the Single Euro Payments Area
29 April 2011
ECB introduces loan-by-loan information requirements for CMBSs and SME transactions
31 March 2011
ECB announces the suspension of the rating threshold for debt instruments of the Irish government
16 March 2011
ECB encourages comments on CPSS-IOSCO consultation on principles for financial market infrastructures
19 November 2010
ECB Governing Council decides on TARGET2-Securities pricing policy
22 October 2010
ECB publishes 7th SEPA Progress Report: Migration continues but requires realistic but ambitious regulatory end dates
13 October 2010
Eurosystem publishes oversight frameworks for credit transfer and direct debit schemes
16 September 2010
Governing Council appoints members to the T2S Programme Board
13 September 2010
Statistics on payments - Data for 2009
8 September 2010
ECB report shows high standards for business continuity arrangements of payment systems
6 September 2010
ECB publishes book on the payment system and the role of the Eurosystem in this field
7 June 2010
SEPA Council meets for the first time, discusses migration end dates and future of SEPA for cards
10 May 2010
ECB decides on measures to address severe tensions in financial markets
23 April 2010
Eurosystem launches preparatory work on the establishment of loan-level information requirements for ABSs in its collateral framework
19 April 2010
ECB publishes report on the lessons learned from the financial crisis with regard to the functioning of European financial market infrastructures
23 December 2009
ECB launches consultation on loan-by-loan information for asset-backed securities
1 December 2009
ECB publishes glossary of payment, clearing and settlement terms
20 November 2009
ECB amends rating requirements for asset-backed securities in Eurosystem credit operations
12 November 2009
Publication of the Eurosystem Oversight Report
11 September 2009
Statistics on payments and securities trading, clearing and settlement - data for 2008
14 August 2009
Update of the assessment of securities settlement systems and their links
10 August 2009
Eurosystem consults on draft oversight frameworks for credit transfer and direct debit schemes
22 July 2009
New relayed link and underlying direct link approved
16 July 2009
Eurosystem signs Memorandum of Understanding on T2S with 27 central securities depositories
23 June 2009
ESCB and CESR issue recommendations to increase safety and soundness of the post-trading infrastructure
15 May 2009
Publication of the TARGET2 Oversight Assessment Report
15 May 2009
Publication of the TARGET Annual Report 2008
23 April 2009
Governing Council appoints members of the T2S Programme Board
2 April 2009
Governing Council sets up T2S Programme Board
31 March 2009
ESCB and CESR consult on draft recommendations for central counterparties as amended for OTC derivatives
27 March 2009
The expectations of the Eurosystem as regards the future of SEPA
24 March 2009
Commission and ECB provide further clarification to ensure timely launch of SEPA direct debit scheme
20 February 2009
Publication of the Eurosystem oversight policy framework
19 December 2008
Update of the list of eligible securities settlement systems in the euro area
26 November 2008
Statistics on payments and securities trading, clearing and settlement- data for 2007 -
24 November 2008
SEPA: Significant progress made but concerns need to be addressed without delay (Sixth SEPA progress report)
23 October 2008
ESCB and CESR consult on recommendations for securities clearing and settlement systems and central counterparties in the European Union
22 October 2008
Evolution of the custody arrangement for international debt securities and their eligibility in Eurosystem credit operations
17 October 2008
Relayed link between Clearstream Banking Frankfurt via Clearstream Banking Luxembourg to Euroclear France approved
30 September 2008
Announcement of a consultation: glossary of terms related to payment, clearing and settlement systems
4 September 2008
Payments: Commission and ECB support launch of pan-European SEPA Direct Debit; provide guidance to industry
17 July 2008
Launch of the CCBM2 project
17 July 2008
Launch of the TARGET2-Securities project
11 July 2008
Publication of the ECB Payment Systems and Market Infrastructure Oversight Report 2007
23 May 2008
CSDs invited to join the TARGET2-Securities initiative
19 May 2008
Final migration group connects to TARGET2
9 May 2008
TARGET2: Confirmation of go-live date for migration group 3
29 April 2008
Publication of the report on financial integration in Europe - April 2008
28 April 2008
Publication of the TARGET Annual Report 2007
26 February 2008
Launch of a public consultation on the CCBM2 User Requirements
18 February 2008
Second migration group connects to TARGET2
8 February 2008
TARGET2: confirmation of the go-live date for migration group 2
28 January 2008
Joint statement by the European Commission and the European Central Bank welcoming the formal launch of SEPA payment instruments by EU banks
21 January 2008
SEPA goes live - official launch of the single euro payments area
11 January 2008
Oversight Framework for Card Payment Schemes - Standards
28 December 2007
Update of the assessment of securities settlement systems in the euro area
18 December 2007
Launch of a public consultation on TARGET2-Securities
19 November 2007
TARGET2 successfully launched
16 November 2007
Statistics on payments and securities trading, clearing and settlement - data for 2006 -
12 November 2007
Oversight of payment systems: the Eurosystem's common methodology
9 November 2007
TARGET2: Confirmation of the go-live date for migration group 1
29 October 2007
Fifth Progress Report on TARGET2
26 October 2007
Progress report on TARGET2-Securities
14 August 2007
Publication of the fourth edition of the “Blue Book”
1 August 2007
Adherence of the central banks of the new Member States, Bulgaria and Romania, to the Memorandum of Understanding on high-level principles of co-operation in crisis management situations and the memorandum of understanding on cooperation between payment systems overseers and banking supervisors
31 July 2007
Assessment of relayed links between securities settlement systems in the euro area
31 July 2007
Update of the assessment of securities settlement systems in the euro area
20 July 2007
“SEPA: from concept to reality” (fifth progress report)
22 June 2007
Fourth Progress Report on TARGET2
25 May 2007
Amendment to the criteria for assets eligible as collateral for eurosystem credit operations
25 May 2007
Amendment to the calendar for the phasing-out of marketable tier two assets eligible as collateral for eurosystem credit operations
14 May 2007
Consultation announcement - Oversight of Payments Infrastructures: Eurosystem common methodology for the assessment of euro systemically and prominently important payment systems against the Core Principles
3 May 2007
Consultation announcement: oversight framework for card payment schemes
26 April 2007
TARGET2-Securities and the CCBM2 - Launch of a Public Consultation
24 April 2007
Payment Services Directive
8 March 2007
TARGET2-Securities
15 February 2007
Remarks by the European Central Bank on a resolution passed by the European Parliament relating to the operations of SWIFT
1 February 2007
Remarks by the European Central Bank on the oversight of SWIFT
29 December 2006
Update of the assessment of securities settlement systems in the euro area
22 December 2006
Publication of the “Blue Book” statistical addendum incorporating 2005 data
21 November 2006
3rd High-level Seminar of Central Banks in the East Asia-Pacific Regions and the Euro Area
20 November 2006
Third progress report on TARGET2
9 November 2006
Update of the assessment of links between securities settlement systems in the euro area
20 October 2006
TARGET2-Securities
20 October 2006
Assessment of the Slovenian securities settlement system
20 October 2006
Update of the assessment of securities settlement systems
21 July 2006
Communication on TARGET2
7 July 2006
The Eurosystem is evaluating opportunities to provide settlement services for securities transactions
13 June 2006
Assessment of the new global note arrangement for international debt securities
9 June 2006
Business continuity oversight expectations for systemically important payment systems (SIPS)
19 May 2006
Publication of the Target Annual Report 2005
4 May 2006
Single Euro Payments Area
21 October 2005
Second progress report on TARGET2
2 August 2005
Blue Book entitled “Payment and securities settlement systems in the European Union”
28 June 2005
Update of the assessment of links between securities settlement systems
25 May 2005
Publication of the TARGET Annual Report 2004
28 February 2005
Blue Book entitled “Payment and securities settlement systems in the accession countries” - Addendum incorporating 2003 figures
8 February 2005
TARGET2 Progress Report
31 January 2005
Publication of a report on Banking structures in the new EU Member States
14 January 2005
New procedures for the transfer of securities used as collateral for Eurosystem credit operations
5 January 2005
The European Central Bank invites the market to participate in the SWIFT public consultation on removing technical barriers to market integration
2 December 2004
Towards a Single Euro Payments Area - third progress report
26 October 2004
Public comments announcement ‘E-payments without frontiers' - issues paper
22 October 2004
Approval of the report entitled 'Standards for securities clearing and settlement in the European Union' by the European System of Central Banks (ESCB) and the Committee of European Securities Regulators (CESR)
29 July 2004
Communication on clearing and settlement - the Eurosystem's response
12 May 2004
Publication of the TARGET Annual Report 2003
10 May 2004
Review of the Eurosystem's Collateral Framework: First step towards a Single List
26 April 2004
Update of the assessment of securities settlement systems
15 April 2004
Payment and securities settlement systems in the European Union and in the accession countries - addenda incorporating 2002 figures
8 March 2004
Joint Statement on Gold
28 January 2004
Assessment of accession countries' securities settlement systems against the standards for the use of EU securities settlement systems in Eurosystem credit operations
17 December 2003
Enhancements to the correspondent central banking model (CCBM)
3 September 2003
Payment and securities settlement systems in the European Union - Addendum incorporating 2001 figures
9 July 2003
Information Guide for credit institutions using TARGET
26 June 2003
Oversight standards for euro retail payment systems
26 June 2003
Towards a single euro payments area - progress report
23 May 2003
Electronic Money System Security Objectives (EMSSO) report
30 April 2003
Transfer of the electronic Payment Systems Observatory from the European Commission to the European Central Bank
14 April 2003
TARGET Annual Report 2002
24 October 2002
The long-term evolution of TARGET
16 September 2002
"E-payments in Europe": conference and public consultation
30 August 2002
Publication of the second edition of the accession country Blue Book
29 August 2002
Update of the assessment of securities settlement systems
31 July 2002
Payment and securities settlement systems in the European Union - Addendum incorporating 2000 figures
25 April 2002
TARGET Annual Report 2001
28 February 2002
Derogation for Greece from the long-term calendar for TARGET closing days
22 November 2001
Towards an integrated infrastructure for credit transfers in euro
25 October 2001
Joint work between the CESR and the ECB on securities clearing and settlement systems
27 September 2001
The Eurosystem's policy line with regard to consolidation in central counterparty clearing
4 July 2001
Update on the assessment of links between securities settlement systems
29 June 2001
Publication of the third edition of the "Blue Book"
15 May 2001
TARGET Annual Report
2 April 2001
Memorandum of understanding on cooperation between payment systems overseers and banking supervisors in stage three of economic and monetary union
21 February 2001
Update of the assessment of securities settlement systems
28 December 2000
CBISSO (Ireland), CAT (Italy) and LDT (Italy) withdrawn from the list of securities settlement systems eligible for Eurosystem credit operations
18 December 2000
Information guide for credit institutions using TARGET
14 December 2000
Long-term calendar for TARGET closing days
18 October 2000
Updated assessment of links between securities settlement systems
14 September 2000
Improving cross-border retail payment services - Progress report
21 June 2000
Statement on the role of the Eurosystem in the field of payment systems oversight
25 May 2000
TARGET closing days in 2001
10 May 2000
Updated assessment of links between securities settlement systems
29 February 2000
Blue book addendum - 1998
3 February 2000
Updated assessment of links between securities settlement systems
16 November 1999
Cross-border payments in TARGET: A users' survey
7 October 1999
Updated assessment of links between securities settlement systems
27 September 1999
Demonstration of TARGET year 2000 compliance
13 September 1999
Improving cross-border retail payment services in the euro area - the Eurosystem's view
13 September 1999
New fee structure for the correspondent central banking model (CCBM)
31 August 1999
Publication of the Blue book on EU accession countries
15 July 1999
TARGET closing days in 2000
28 May 1999
Assessment of links between securities settlement systems and updating assessment of securities settlement systems
21 April 1999
The Correspondent Central Banking Model
31 March 1999
Year 2000 - Closing of TARGET on 31 December 1999
11 February 1999
Payment systems in the European Union: Addendum incorporating 1997 figures
11 January 1999
TARGET: temporary extended service window
4 January 1999
Successful launch of TARGET
17 December 1998
TARGET testing completed
1 December 1998
The correspondent central banking model
12 November 1998
Third progress report on the TARGET project
3 November 1998
Policy statement on euro payment and settlement systems located outside the euro area
29 September 1998
Assessment of EU securities settlement systems against the standards for their use in ESCB credit operations
3 September 1998
Calendar of TARGET operating days for 1999
31 August 1998
Report on electronic money
8 July 1998
Conditions for the participation of non-euro area EU national central banks and credit institutions in TARGET
1 July 1998
Release of the TARGET general information brochure and of the TARGET service level document
10 June 1998
TARGET price structure
4 June 1998
Statement by the Executive Board of the European Central Bank (ECB)on the distribution of responsibilities among its members for the businessareas of the ECB