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NACHA Announces 2015 Payments System Awards Recipients

Posted April 20, 2015

NACHA today announced the recipients of its 2015 Payments System Awards, which recognize the highest degree of achievement in the development, implementation and advancement of electronic payments.

NACHA Publishes ISO 20022 Mapping Guide

Posted April 20, 2015

Herndon, Va., April 20, 2015 - NACHA — The Electronic Payments Association® announced today that it has published an ISO 20022 Mapping Guide to assist financial institutions in translating ISO 20022 payment instructions for their corporate customers into ACH payments.

NACHA Announces Early Warning as its Preferred Partner for Account Validation Services

Posted April 20, 2015

Today, NACHA announced Early Warning as its Preferred Partner for account validation services. NACHA’s Preferred Partner Program identifies leading providers and innovators that work with NACHA to better advocate for and educate the industry on technology and best practices in support of the ACH Network and ACH payments.

ACH Volume Increases to 23 Billion Payments in 2014

Posted April 15, 2015

According to new statistics, more than $40 trillion was transferred over the ACH Network last year, increasing more than 3 percent compared to 2013.

Upcoming Events

May 12

Webinar: Exploring Third-Party Sender Registration

Understand what NACHA is proposing and why.

May 28

Webinar: How to Execute ISO 20022 Payment Initiation via the ACH Network

NACHA recently published the ISO 20022 Mapping Guide to assist financial institutions in translat

Jun 2

Payments Innovation Alliance Meeting

Renaissance Barcelona | Barcelona, Spain

This meeting will feature payments related topics of importance to the organization’s membership – presented and explored from a global perspective.

Jul 12

The Payments Institute 2015

Emory Conference Center Hotel | Atlanta, Ga

The Payments Institute provides an intensive curriculum aimed at helping you achieve a higher understanding of the payments system.

 

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

Upcoming - 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. 

ACH Network Risk and Enforcement Topics

Upcoming - 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. 

Person-to-Person Payments via ACH

Recently implemented - Effective 3/20/2015

The rule builds on the first phase of implementation in March 2014 to require the origination of all P2P payments via the ACH Network to use the credit WEB format.

Compliance and Operational Topics / Minor Rules Issues

Recently implemented - Effective 1/1/2015

This rules amends seven specific areas of the NACHA Operating Rules to address minor topics.

 

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.