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NACHA Announces Completion of Exploratory Effort with Accenture on API Standardization for the US Financial Services Industry

Posted February 21, 2017

NACHA announced today the completion of its exploratory effort around the value of API standardization for the U.S. financial services industry. 

​NACHA Challenge Deadline Extended – Entries Due Feb. 28

Posted February 17, 2017

The NACHA Challenge, a team competition — worth $25,000 in prize money — is designed to foster new ways to leverage Same Day ACH to create innovative solutions to improve efficiencies and added capabilities within the payment system. 

“Split to Save” Campaign Launches to Encourage American Workers to Increase Savings and Build Wealth through Split Deposit

Posted February 16, 2017

NACHA and partner organizations will host a webinar on Feb. 23, as well as highlight the value of Split Deposit during America Saves Week, Feb. 27-March 4, through Direct Deposit and Direct Payment via ACH Month in May.

NACHA to Recognize More Than 330 New Recipients of the Accredited ACH Professional Credential during National AAP Recognition Day on Feb. 14

Posted February 14, 2017

n honor of National AAP Recognition Day, NACHA will recognize the 332 newly credentialed  Accredited ACH Professionals who passed the 2016 AAP exam, as well as the nearly 4,500 professionals who currently hold the credential.

Upcoming Events

Mar 22

Webinar: Same Day ACH Debits: Prepare Now for Operational Impact

Same Day ACH debits will bring distinct operational implications for RDFIs, processors and solution providers, and for end-user clients and consumers whose accounts these payments will be posted. ​Are you taking the proper measures to educate, test and prepare?

Apr 23

PAYMENTS 2017

Austin, TX

Discover a unique conference experience as the industry continues to move towards faster payments.

Jul 16

The Payments Institute (TPI)

Atlanta, GA

Attending The Payments Institute gives you needed knowledge and skills to succeed in the payments industry.

 

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

Improving ACH Network Quality - Unauthorized Entry Fee

Recently implemented - Effective 10/3/2016

This rule is intended to improve ACH Network quality by reducing the incidence of ACH debits that are returned as unauthorized. 

Same Day ACH: Moving Payments Faster (Phase 1)

Recently implemented - Effective 9/23/2016

This Rule will provide a new, ubiquitous capability for moving ACH payments faster and enable the same-day processing of virtually any ACH payment. 
 

ACH Network Risk and Enforcement Topics

Recently implemented - Effective 9/18/2015

This Rule will improve the overall quality of the ACH Network by reducing the incidence of returned Entries and the associated costs, both financial and reputational, that such returned Entries impose on the ACH Network and its participants. 

Nothing open for comment

 

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.