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Our Services to Members

  • Conferences

    An important part of the AUKPI's activity is the organisation of conferences

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  • A voice for the payments sector

    We aim to provide an input to policy development in the UK and Europe

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  • AML training

    We offer online and seminar based AML training

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  • Industry best practice

    Guidance for members on key issues, such as safeguarding of client funds

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  • Developing policies for regulatory compliance

    Advice on how to comply with regulatory obligations associated with PSR’s and AML

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  • Information updates

    News on regulatory, banking and technical issues impacting our sector

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We maintain an ongoing dialogue with legislators and policy makers in Europe and the UK:

Representation to UK law-makers and regulators

The AUKPI maintains on going dialogue with UK legislators and regulators.

All UK legislation and policy relating to payment services and anti money laundering is prepared by HM Treasury. For more information go to: www.hm-treasury.gov.uk.

The UK Payment Services Regulations 2009 covers all companies offering payment services (including money transfer companies). The UK regulator is the Financial Conduct Authority: https://www.fca.org.uk/firms/payment-institutions . All money transmitters must be registered with HM Revenue and Customs and must comply with the 2007 Money Laundering Regulations, the EU Payments Regulation and the Counter Terrorism Act 2007 Section 7.

More information on both can be found at www.hmrc.gov.uk/mlr

Other useful sites include:

Making the case in the EEA - European Payments Institution Federation (EPIF)

All of the regulations which set the framework for the business activities of the UK payments sector are first created and defined in law by the institutions of the European Union. So, it has never been more important that a national payments industry should have a voice with legislators and policy makers at European level.

Many other payment services providers across the EEA have come to share this point of view, and this has led to the creation of the European Payments Institution Federation (EPIF) in June 2011. The AUKPI is a founder member of EPIF and we have a seat on the EPIF board representing other trade associations in Europe.

For more information: www.paymentinstitutions.eu