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NACHA Announces Alacriti as a Preferred Partner for Electronic Bill Presentment and Payments

Posted June 5, 2018

Preferred Partners are a select group of innovators that contribute to NACHA’s strategic efforts in support of the payments ecosystem by removing friction, increasing ease, accessibility and efficiency, as well as supporting sound risk management and security for ACH payments. 

Recipients of 2018 NACHA Payments Awards Named at PAYMENTS 2018

Posted May 2, 2018

The Awards celebrate proven accomplishment and leadership in the payments industry and recognize and reward the payments innovations defining the future. The Payments Awards include the NACHA Excellence in Payments Award and the NACHA Challenge.

NACHA Awards the Accredited Payments Risk Professional Credential to an Inaugural Class of More Than 200 Recipients

Posted May 1, 2018

The credential signifies risk management expertise across payment methods, including ACH, check, wire, debit, credit and prepaid cards, and emerging and alternative payments.

ACH Network Volume Rose Nearly Six Percent in First Quarter of 2018

Posted April 30, 2018

The strong uptick demonstrates the widespread use of ACH payments as well as the increased use of Same Day ACH transactions.

Upcoming Events

Jun 21

Don’t Let Fraudsters Compromise Your Business (Email)

Business Email Compromise type frauds are about social engineering, compromised credentials or gaps in processes or procedures. Because the fraud threat is increasing, it is critical to understand what practitioners are seeing, and learn best practices and education tips to help your clients protect themselves.

Jul 22

The Payments Institute 2018

Atlanta, GA

The Payments Institute (TPI) gives you needed knowledge and skills to succeed in the payment

Oct 10

Payments Innovation Alliance Meeting - October 2018

Ritz-Carlton Washington DC

Alliance members and guests will gather in Washington DC in October 2018 for their final meeting

 

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)

Recently implemented - Effective 3/16/2018

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.

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.