Payment Systems

Oversight standards

A number of existing principles, standards and recommendations are intended for use as guidelines to encourage the design and operation of safer and more efficient payment and securities settlement systems. These also seek to ensure that payment and securities settlement systems properly address the relevant risks to which they are exposed. The principles and standards that are currently being applied, have recently been updated to incorporate a more stringent framework and a wider array of financial market infrastructures. Further information is available here.

The following Eurosystem standards are currently being used for assessments: