Where are BIC/SWIFT and IBAN codes mandatory?

You’ll need to quote BIC and IBAN codes when sending International Payments to the following 47 countries: * All EU and EEA countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Republic of Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, […]

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Coming to an EU bank near you: SEPA

On 1st February 2014, SEPA (Single Euro Payments Area) came into effect. SEPA is a payment-integration initiative of the European Union for the simplification of Euro payments across Europe. This in fact means the creation a borderless payment system throughout the 33 countries (SEPA countries) – these are the 28 EU members, plus Iceland, Liechtestein, […]

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Dell XPS13 ultrabook

Great hardware, missing software integration Dell’s answer to the Mac Book Air is their flagship XPS13 ultrabook. The sleek notebooks sell at a 1300 Euros price tag. It is more powerful and its screen is far better than the Air’s retina. Ubuntu Desktop comes installed at no extra charge and 100 Euros more will buy […]

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