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NACHA to Recognize More Than 300 New Recipients of the Accredited ACH Professional Credential during National AAP Recognition Day on Feb. 13

Posted February 13, 2018

In Washington, D.C., NACHA and the RPAs will fly an American flag over the U.S. Capitol. The flag then will be awarded to an AAP at the annual AAP Reception, sponsored by the RPAs, at PAYMENTS 2018, which will be held April 29-May 2 in San Diego, California.

Registration for the New Accredited Payments Risk Professional Program’s Inaugural Exam Reaches Capacity

Posted February 5, 2018

The payments industry overwhelmingly embraces the launch of the APRP, which tests comprehensive knowledge of risk management across all payment types.

NACHA and Accenture Join Forces to Create Online Community to Support Standardization of Payments in the U.S.

Posted January 29, 2018

Goal is to accelerate adoption of soon-to-be released standardized APIs that will help reduce risk and improve efficiencies in payments.

NACHA Adds New Directors to its Board

Posted January 24, 2018

The Board oversees the governance and administration of NACHA, which has a multifaceted role in the payments industry, as it both administers the ACH Network and acts as a not-for-profit association supporting the broad payments industry.  

Upcoming Events

Feb 22

Faster Payments on the Card Networks

Visa Direct and Mastercard Send™ are two technologies now available to businesses and consumers to move money faster.Part four in our Faster Payments webinar series focuses on these advancements within the card networks. 

Feb 28

Payments Innovation Alliance Meeting - February 2018

Nikko Hotel - San Francisco, California

Alliance members will meet in San Francisco for the first meeting of 2018.

Mar 22

Protect Yourself and Your Customers: Risk Management Tools for RDFIs

RDFIs play an important role in maintaining the high quality of the ACH Network and protecting their customers. Don't miss this webinar!

Apr 29

PAYMENTS 2018

San Diego, CA

PAYMENTS 2018 marks an important milestone in how those who are driving and adopting innovative payments solutions and practices share information to create common goals that unite progress with clarity of purpose. Register now and save!

 

More than 10,000 financial institutions support NACHA — The Electronic Payments Association. Together, we make billions of transactions safe and secure every year and pursue new ways to connect people and payments.

Rules Changes

Same Day ACH: Moving Payments Faster (Phase 3)

Upcoming - Effective 3/16/2018

New capabilities of Same Day ACH become effective over three phases to allow financial institutions and businesses to acclimate to a faster processing environment, as well as to ease the implementation effort.

Third-Party Sender Registration

Recently implemented - Effective 9/29/2017

DEADLINE for initial registration is March 1, 2018.
This rule requires Originating Depository Financial Institutions (ODFIs) to identify and register their Third-Party Sender customers. The registration process promotes consistent customer due diligence among all ODFIs, and serves as a tool to support NACHA’s continuing efforts to maintain ACH Network quality.

 

Same Day ACH: Moving Payments Faster (Phase 2)

Recently implemented - Effective 9/15/2017

New capabilities of Same Day ACH become effective over phases to allow financial institutions and businesses to acclimate to a faster processing environment, as well as to ease the implementation effort. 

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More than 10,000 financial institutions support NACHA — The Electronic Payments Association. Together, we make billions of transactions safe and secure every year and pursue new ways to connect people and payments.