EBA Group


EBA CLEARING is the leading private industry provider of pan-European payment infrastructure services, covering large value, retail and instant payments in euro. The company is owned by 49 of the major banks operating in Europe and based on a country-neutral governance model. The payment systems of EBA CLEARING are pan-European by design and desire: they are developed in close co-operation with the Company’s multinational user community.
EBA CLEARING manages and operates EURO1, STEP1, STEP2 and RT1.

The Euro Banking Association (EBA) is a practitioners’ body for banks and other players in the payment ecosystem.
The EBA fosters dialogue amongst payments industry practitioners towards a pan-European vision for payments. The EBA involves its member organisations and relevant stakeholders in thought leadership, helps its members to understand and implement regulation, and supports the development of market practices.