Latest News

PAYMENTS 2016 Call for Presentations Now Open

Posted July 29, 2015

NACHA announces a call for presentations for PAYMENTS 2016, which will take place April 17-20 in Phoenix, Arizona. The deadline for session proposals is Friday, August 7. 

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.

NACHA Expands Curriculum at The Payments Institute 2015

Posted June 23, 2015

NACHA announced that it has expanded the curriculum at The Payments Institute to include a Master’s Program. TPI will be held July 12-15 at the Emory Conference Center Hotel in Atlanta.
 

Upcoming Events

Aug 6

Webinar: UCC Article 4A & the ACH Network: What You Need to Know

Do you have a solid understanding of the Uniform Commercial Code Article 4A and how it relates to

Aug 18

Webinar: Same Day ACH: Moving Payments Faster

Learn Directly from the Rule Maker on How to Meet the Demands of Today and Tomorrow

Sep 29

Payments Innovation Alliance Meeting

Epic Hotel | Miami, FL

Final 2015 meeting of the Payments Innovation Alliance.

Oct 5

The Faster Payments Imperative

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.