ABBL Meets Members on Instant Payments

General information

Event date:
28/06/2019 @ 14:00 - 18:00
Event location:
BCEE – Rousegärtchen, 3 ème étage - 16, rue Zithe
Luxembourg, L-2763 Luxembourg
Organizer email:
Organizer website:

*** Only for ABBL Members ***


Raise awareness

  • Share the vison and key principles of Instant Payment in Luxembourg developed by the ABBL Instant Payment Roll-out Task Force
  • Give an overview of key Instant Payment developments and learnings in Europe

Show solutions and give answers

  • Inform on the principles of the SCT Inst
  • Highlight use cases based on SCT Inst
  • Explain factors and variables that impact adoption of Instant Payments
  • Give reasons why banks should not underestimate the importance of participating to the roll-out plan for Instant Payments
  • Highlight the impacted areas of a bank’s operation due to Instant Payment

Create acceptance and dissolve barriers

  • Roll-out plan & Actions resulting from the Instant Payment Roll-out Task Force
  • Explain the benefits and areas of collaboration


(Moderator : Nils Jung, Managing Partner, Germany – Innopay)

2.00 -2.45: Welcome and introduction 

  • Why the ABBL Instant Payments Roll-Out Task Force was created
  • Key facts about instant payment and learnings of the projects
  • Reasons why banks should not underestimate the importance of participating to the roll-out plan
  • Vision of the Instant Payment Working Group for the Luxembourg market


  • Marc Hemmerling, General Counsel, Digital Banking, FinTech & Payments – ABBL
  • Serge Wagener, Chair of the ABBL Payments Committee
  • Ignacio Terol, Deputy Head of Division, Market Infrastructure Development Division – ECB
  • Pierre Thissen, Head of Market Infrastructure – BCL
  • Gijs Boudewijn, Chair of the Payment Systems Committee – The European Banking Federation

2.45 – 3.30: Basics on Instant Payment and learnings from European markets
Presentation and interactive quiz

  • Principles of SCT Inst (Instant Payments)
  • Ways to handle Instant Payment in other European counties
  • Overview of most relevant use cases to address customer needs
  • Effect of Instant Payments on the banks operating model
  • Drivers of a successful role out of Instant Payments

Joris Eckrich, Innopay

3.30 – 3.45: Coffee Break

3.45 – 4.15: Vision, key takeaways for the Luxembourg market derived from the working group

    • Ambition for the Luxemburg market – what drives the vision?
    • Vision in detail
    • Key principles
    • Core areas of collaboration and areas of individual actions

Fernando Pacheco, Member of the ABBL Instant Payments Roll-Out Task Force

4.15 – 5.50: Instant Payment experiences and challenges in Europe
Presentations and panel discussion with quiz


    • Gijs Boudewijn, Chair Payment Systems Committee – European Banking Federation
    • Tom Lambrecht, Sales Director BeLux Sopra Banking Software & DirCom Member
    • Katja Heyder,  Country/Regional Representative –  EBA Clearing
    • Christian Bruck, Partner –  Bearingpoint
    • Thomas Feiler, Manager Product Management – Account Payments equensWorldline

Conclusion & Next Steps


Targeted audience

Managers and employees of ABBL members in particular product management & development responsibles and experts in payments

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