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Nacha creates broadly adopted payment and financial messaging rules and standards through consensus-led governance, international collaboration, and innovative development practices. We continually advance the ubiquitous ACH Network and engage diverse stakeholders to accelerate a digital future of global financial services interoperability.

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Panel of Industry Experts to Discuss the Innovation Culture in Financial Services at Nacha’s PAYMENTS 2017

March 29, 2017
Speakers from the Filene Research Institute, MUFG Union Bank, and Oliver Wyman will provide a roadmap for new ideas from research to action   HERNDON, Va., March 29, 2017 – Nacha—The Electronic Payments Association® announced today it has completed its slate of keynote speakers with a panel of payments industry experts that will discuss the innovation process at PAYMENTS 2017. PAYMENTS, the definitive destination for faster payments education, will take place April 23-26 in Austin, Texas.
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Plaid CEO and Co-Founder Zach Perret to Discuss the API Landscape as the Opening Keynote Speaker at PAYMENTS 2017

March 21, 2017
Nacha also announces a new Exhibit Hall feature -- Innovator Row and Pitch Competition -- highlighting emerging fintech providers   HERNDON, Va., March 21, 2017 – Nacha—The Electronic Payments Association® announced today that Zach Perret, CEO and co-founder of Plaid, a technology company that has built a suite of APIs and data analytics products to help modernize banking infrastructure, will serve as the opening keynote speaker at PAYMENTS 2017. PAYMENTS, the definitive destination for faster payments education, will take place April 23-26 in Austin, Texas.
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Nacha Introduces the Faster Payments Experience at PAYMENTS 2017

March 14, 2017
Educational content includes the Faster Payments Center Stage and more than 25 Faster Payments Experience sessions   HERNDON, Va., March 14, 2017 – Nacha—The Electronic Payments Association® today introduced the Faster Payments Experience -- a consummate educational opportunity encompassing sessions and solutions that focus on real-time, same-day and other faster payments initiatives -- at PAYMENTS 2017, the premier event for the payments industry that will take place April 23-26 in Austin, Texas.   As the preeminent source for faster payments education, PAYMENTS 2017 will feature more than 2
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Direct Payment via ACH Is a Valuable Donor Retention Tool for Nonprofits and Charitable Organizations, According to Industry Trends and Nacha Research

February 22, 2017
Nacha Releases Case Study Featuring Capital Public Radio, which Uses Direct Payment via ACH to Retain Donors 20 Percent Longer Nacha Launches New Effort to Build Use of ACH Payments to Grow and Retain Donors Nacha released a case study on the benefits of using Direct Payment via ACH for donor retention and announced the launch of a new comprehensive outreach effort.
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Nacha Announces Completion of Exploratory Effort with Accenture on API Standardization for the US Financial Services Industry

February 21, 2017
Results of Effort Show API Standardization Can Provide Improved Security, Transparency and Efficiencies, and Enhanced Support of Payments Innovation    HERNDON, Va, Feb. 21, 2017 – Nacha announced today the completion of its exploratory effort around the value of API standardization for the U.S. financial services industry. In collaboration with Accenture, Nacha led a comprehensive research project, which included an analysis of the U.S.
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Nacha to Recognize More Than 330 New Recipients of the Accredited ACH Professional Credential during National AAP Recognition Day on Feb. 14

February 14, 2017
HERNDON, Va., Feb. 14, 2017 – In honor of National AAP Recognition Day, Nacha—The Electronic Payments Association®  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.   Nacha, the Regional Payments Associations, and more than 1,700 organizations will celebrate National AAP Recognition Day in unique ways across the country.   To be awarded the AAP credential, individuals must pass a comprehensive exam that is administered by Nacha each fall.
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Same Day ACH Generated More Than 13 Million Transactions, Totaling Nearly $17 Billion

January 24, 2017
The Faster Payments Option Continues to Deliver Strong Transaction Volume and Value HERNDON, Va., Jan. 25, 2017 – Nacha—The Electronic Payments Association®, the steward and rule maker of the ACH Network, today released Same Day ACH transaction volume data for Sept. 23-Dec. 31, 2016, highlighting strong performance of the ubiquitous faster payment option in its first three months-plus of operation.   Same Day ACH, an industry initiative to move payments faster, launched its first phase last September by making ACH credit transactions eligible for same-day processing.
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