IBAN validation with BBAN format check

This post describes free and ready to use Excel/VBA functions for IBAN validation, based on Mod 97 calculation and a format check of the country-specific Basic Bank Account Number (BBAN).

Sepa Direct Debits: from Excel to Pain

Europe is preparing for SEPA, the Single Euro Payments Area. One of the SEPA goals is to replace all national direct debit standards by one XML based SEPA standard by 1 February 2014. This article shows how to create such an Xml file from Excel, without scripting.