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Fraudulent Emails Appearing to Come from NACHA: Educate Yourself

Posted September 1, 2015

NACHA provides this resource area to educate consumers, businesses, financial institutions, and other parties about ways that they can protect themselves from the sustained and evolving phishing attacks in which individuals and organizations in the U.S. and other nations are receiving emails that fraudulently claim to come from NACHA regarding ACH payment transactions.

Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City President and CEO to Keynote “Faster Payments Imperative: Transforming the Market” on Oct. 6 in Chicago

Posted August 12, 2015

Esther L. George will serve as the opening keynote speaker for the “Faster Payments Imperative," a one-day symposium presented by NACHA and PYMNTS.com. 

NACHA Partners with PYMNTS.com to Present the “Faster Payments Imperative: Transforming the Market”

Posted August 10, 2015

NACHA announced today that it has partnered with PYMNTS.com to present a one-day symposium on Oct. 6 in Chicago to provide an opportunity for executive dialogue on decisions impacting the advancement of faster payments in the U.S.
 

NACHA CEO Janet O. Estep Named to Steering Committee of Federal Reserve's Faster Payments Task Force

Posted July 15, 2015

The task force, which has more than 300 members from the entire spectrum of payments system stakeholders, brings together many organizations interested in the future of U.S. payment systems.

Upcoming Events

Sep 7

National Payroll Week

Don’t forget to celebrate National Payroll Week, Sept. 7-11. 

Sep 29

Payments Innovation Alliance Meeting

Epic Hotel | Miami, FL

Final 2015 meeting of the Payments Innovation Alliance.

Oct 5

The Faster Payments Imperative

Hyatt McCormick Place, Chicago, IL

A forum for education and dialogue for more than 200 senior executives representing financial institutions, solution providers and corporate end-users as ubiquitous faster payments move from concept to business reality in the U.S.

 

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. 

Same Day ACH: Moving Payments Faster

Upcoming - 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

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.

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.