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Paypal has been granted a European Union banking license and can
now continue to offer services to online merchants throughout Europe.
Paypal hopes to eventually offer their service through most online
European retail sites. Currently, it has 35 million accounts and is offered
on more than 100,000 websites in Europe and supports payments
from 190 markets in 17 currencies. PayPal processed $8.4 billion of
total payment volume in Europe last year and research shows 23% of
European Internet shoppers prefer their service.
The 6th International EPCA conference will be held in Frankfurt May 15
and 16, 2007. The focus of the conference will be “Reshaping the European payment landscape: the realistic scenarios” and will address key issues for strategic professionals involved in payment services industry to include compact briefings on the SEPA update, the customer view, reshaping processing networks and payments innovations in Europe.
The European Payments Consulting Association (EPCA) is a pan-European
association of independent payments consultancies. The annual EPCA
conference is organized for financial professionals by financial
Paypal has announced that it has reached the milestone of 35 million
accounts in Europe. Further demonstrating the services’ growing
popularity, 23% of European online consumers use the company’s protected
payment service. Without ever having to retype their financial
information or share it with the merchant, in 2006 Paypal users spent
$8.4 billion in Europe. The service has a presence in 15 countries,
supports payments from 103 markets using 17 global currencies, and has
more than 133 million accounts.