Banking Circle® Access Europe

The Banking Circle® Access Europe opens doors for payment providers who do not have a licence under the Payments Services Directive to trade in Europe.

By joining the Banking Circle, a payment provider based in, for example, China or the U.S. can service the global requirements of merchants who want to trade in Europe.

Key benefits

  • Enhance your value proposition by giving non-European merchants the ability to trade in Europe
  • Compete with global players
  • No need to go through the often complicated and lengthy process of applying for an international licence
  • Improve customer retention
  • Offer a better service to your existing merchants and attract new ones
  • Grow your business and your profits

Benefits for Banking Circle Members

  • A global banking platform providing the facility to enable merchants to make cross border transfers and settle suppliers and partners in seconds, regardless of location
  • Enhance your value proposition to attract more merchants
  • Support growth targets by expanding the capability to handle greater volume and value of transactions
  • Full control of funds through a segregated IBAN account from which payments can be made and received

Benefits for Banking Circle Merchant Members

  • Enable rapid business growth by giving access to new markets without the need for multiple banking relationships
  • Pay or receive funds in seconds and free of charge within the Banking Circle
  • Pay or receive funds from non-members as next day payments at a low rate
  • Low FX rates
  • Automatically convert incoming payments into any currency requested
  • Easy reconciliation
  • Add value to supplier and partner relationships by encouraging them to join the Banking Circle to pay invoices or receive money in seconds rather than days

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