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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.

NACHA Announces Official Payments and Paychex Are NACHA Certified

Posted April 30, 2018

NACHA Certified is a voluntary program enabling Third-Party Senders to demonstrate to their customers, banking partners and peers that they are meeting NACHA standards that signal sound core practices associated with high-quality ACH payment processing.

Upcoming Events

Jun 7

Payments Innovation Alliance Meeting - June 2018

Grand Hotel Kempinski Geneva - Geneva, Switzerland

The Alliance will meet in Geneva, Switzerland for its 2018 non-US membership meeting.

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

 

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.