- Vendors Communities:
Created in 1976, the AFTE, Association Française des Trésoriers d’Entreprise, is a professional association which federates people interested by cash management, financing and management of financial risks. AFTE works for the development of corporate finance and competitiveness of French financial place. It aims to favor these job’s evolutions, to develop their expertise and to promote their interests. As the referent’s association of professionals’ finance, it currently includes 1 500 members and covers the whole territory with its regional delegations.
The European Payments Consulting Association, EPCA, is a pan European association of national consultancies, founded in 1998. The European Payments Consulting Association consists of six consultancy firms based in Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Great Britain and The Netherlands. Their focus is on:
- strategy consulting
- payments infrastructure and organisation
- payments product development
- financial modelling and business-case calculations
- research and analysis.
Im Uhrig 7
D – 60433 Frankfurt am Main
GlobalPlatform is the world leader in smart card infrastructure development. Its proven technical specifications for cards, devices and systems are regarded as the industry standard for achieving interoperable, sustainable and flexible smart card deployments that support multi-application, multi-actor and multi-business model implementations.
GlobalPlatform is a member driven association with cross-industry representation from all world continents. As of October 2008, an estimated 305.7 million GlobalPlatform-based smart cards had been deployed globally and an additional two billion mid range USIM/SIM cards worldwide are estimated to use GlobalPlatform card technology to enable over-the-air (OTA) application downloads for 3G and GSM mobile networks.
1515 Cordilleras Road
Redwood City, CA 94062
Objectives are the implementation of an acceptance infrastructure in compliance with SEPA FAST and EPAS specifications, in a multi-scheme, multi-country real environment, and to improve a common SEPA certification process.