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PSD2 & 3 and the PSR: impact on open banking and the financial ecosystem

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This training program prepares participants for major challenges of the upcoming years in banking: PSD2 & 3, PSR and Open Banking. This will have a major impact on the financial ecosystem and will create new challenges.

The goal of this training course is to:


Level Advanced
Learning format Classroom training

Total price *

Members: € 550
Non-members: € 650
Partners/ BZB: € 550
Incompany: tailor-made, prices on request

* Are you entitled to an allowance or subsidy?
* Price: service in the context of continuing professional training, exempt from VAT

CPD Hours Banking: 6h sector specific
Compliance: 6h

Continuing Professional Development

Available dates

08/03/2024 - 09:00u - 17:00u - PSD2 & 3 and the PSR: impact on open banking and the financial ecosystem

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Please let us know you're interested in this training should there be no date available, the planned date does not suit you and/or this session is full. As soon as about 5 people are registered on the interest list, we will propose a new course date. Your registration on the interest list is free of charge and without any obligation.

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Target group

This training course can be followed by multiple target groups:

  • managers of a banks/PSP’s/Fintechs involved with the payments and digital strategy;
  • product development experts (payments);
  • service providers & FinTech's involved with Open Banking;
  • corporate treasurers;
  • bank and insurance professionals
  • compliance officers.

Required prior knowledge

Advanced level training: this training requires a general basic knowledge of the subject.



This training program prepares participants for key challenges of the upcoming years in banking: 

  • Part I: PSD2 & 3, the PSR and Open Banking - overview
    • PSD2: Scope and Basic Principles
    • XS2A (Access the Accounts)
    • New Players: AISP and PISP
    • SCA (Strong Customer Authentication)
    • Consent and SCA
    • Requirements for the Banks and TPPs
    • PSD3 and the PSR (Payament Service Regulation) - Outline
    • Timetable
    • Trends in Open Banking
  • Part II: Open banking architecture: Implications for banks and the New Players
    • XS2A: Risks, Responsibilities and obligations of the related parties
    • XS2A: Availability Requirements
    • Setting up the SCA in Practice
    • SCA: Optimization of the Exemptions
    • Security requirements ensuring consumer protection
    • Addressing the fraud and cyberattack risks
    • Technology: building interfaces – APIs (Application Programming Interfaces)
    • European initiatives to standardize the interfaces
    • Practical aspects – Role of Aggregators
    • Group Exercise
  • Part 3: PSD2 & 3, the PSR and Open Banking: Potential impact on the market and next steps
    • Global impact on the market – New Players
    • Impact on the Payments Landscape (including testimonial guestspeaker)
    • Impact on the Cards and Digital Payment Instruments
    • Impact on the Merchants and the e-commerce
    • Impact on corporates
    • FinTech Companies: ready to disrupt banks?
    • Implication on the Digital Banking Strategy
    • The new role of competition and cooperation
    • Action Plan for Banks and New Players
    • Group Exercise

This training is supported by guest lecturers : 

  • Cédric Nève, Founder & CEO of Digiteal
  • Saar Carre, Head of payments & Daily banking Febelfin


  • Duration: 1 day of training (6 class hours)
  • Hours: 09:00 to 17:00
  • Location: Febelfin Academy: Phoenix building, Koning Albert II-laan/Boulevard du Roi Albert II 19, 1210 Brussels
  • Language: This training will be given in English


You follow a ‘Classroom training’ face-to-face in a group. You, the other participants and the teacher are all present in the same classroom at an agreed time. There is an opportunity for interaction and feedback, both from the participants to the teacher and vice versa. The teaching material consists as a basis of a presentation via the MyFA learning platform, supplemented with various other items (such as digital syllabus, presentation, audiovisual fragments, etc.).

Teaching materials: PowerPoint presentation (slides)

Bank: The course covers the technical knowledge regarding the financial products in banking and investment services in accordance with Article 7, §1, 1°, b and c of the Royal Decree of 1 July 2006.


François Christian J De witte
Clearing, settlements & payments

Cédric Nève de Mévergnies
Clearing, settlements & payments