Groupement des Cartes Bancaires "CB"
Economic Interest Group
II - In-house lobbyists and trade/business/professional associations
Companies & groups
rue Saint-Honoré, 151 bis
(+33 1)40 15 58 00
Mr ARIRA Gilbert
Mr STEPHENSON David
Head of International Affairs
About Groupement des Cartes Bancaires CB
Established in 1984 to provide an interbank card payment and ATM cash withdrawal scheme in France, Groupement des Cartes Bancaires CB is a non-profit organization acting as the governing body of the CB payment scheme.
As of December 2015, CB has 121 members, comprising both banks and payment institutions worldwide.
CB is responsible for the system’s overall architecture, inter-member rules & procedures and risk management. CB also defines technical and security standards, and ensures that manufacturers and vendors whose products and services are used in the CB system comply with these standards.
Furthermore, CB operates an information system, providing its members with high performance data mining tools and countermeasures in the fight against fraud.
CB is one of the largest payment schemes in the European Union with
63 million cards, more than 58,500 ATMs, 1.4 million merchants and a very significant activity, both in terms of transaction volumes and value as shown by the 2014 statistics : 10.7 billion CB transactions for a total value of 545 billion euros.
La Banque de France,the French Central Bank, as the Supervisory Authority sits on the Board of Cartes Bancaires "CB".
Legislation on payment systems and related topics
Payment Legislation standardisation and innovation, SEPA, SCF, e-commerce, Fraud Prevention, Consumer protection, Competition policy, ... .
|No accredited persons|
European Card Payment Association (ECPA), EPC CARD STAKEHOLDERS GROUP and CARD WORKING GROUP, nexo (EPASOrg et OSCar), EUROSMART, PayComm, EPSM, ACSEL, MERCATEL, Card Fraud Prevention Task force in EPC, EMVCo, PCIDDSco, ISO Groups: ISO20022, ... CEN, EAST., etc
01/2015 - 12/2015
10,000 € - 24,999 €
No funding received from the EU institutions during the last closed financial year.
By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.