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May 10, 2022
Presidents typically stand before Congress and proclaim the state of the union to be strong. Michael Herd was looking for a different adjective to describe the ACH State of the Union and came up with the perfect fit: “historic.”
May 10, 2022
A new study for Nacha and the Center for Payments takes a closer look at how Same Day ACH is being used and what the payments community would like to see.
May 4, 2022
As part of its Smarter Faster Payments Conference here, Nacha announced its 2022 Pay-Me Award Honorees, recognizing companies and organizations that have helped advance the ever-evolving payments industry.
May 3, 2022
Same Day ACH might have started out like a tuxedo, but today it’s more like a pair of comfortable jeans. “We don’t need special occasions” to use Same Day ACH, Joe W. Hussey, Managing Director at J.P. Morgan and Chair of the Nacha Board of Directors, told Smarter Faster Payments 2022.
May 1, 2022
Nacha's Payments Innovation Alliance has created a legal and risk mitigation resource guide for financial institutions seeking to implement voice payments capabilities and applications (skills) through smart devices, such as the Amazon Echo and Google Nest. As part of the series of Alliance Executive Briefings addressing conversational payments, Voice Payments Contractual Considerations for Financial Institutions provides background on the importance of Terms and Conditions (T&Cs) when offering voice payments services and how terms may be modified to best fit their skill. This guide also offers an overview of use cases, best practices for risk mitigation and a glossary of terms.
April 22, 2022
Nacha’s Afinis Interoperability Standards announced its new Board of Directors.
April 20, 2022
May is Direct Deposit Month and there are many good reasons to celebrate.
April 19, 2022
Phase Two of Nacha’s Supplementing Data Security Rule will be implemented June 30, and Third-Party Senders, Third-Party Service Providers, and Originators should be preparing for compliance.
April 12, 2022
One of the best weapons in the fight against fraudsters is sharing information. It can also be one of the trickiest issues to navigate, given the many privacy concerns. Nacha’s Risk Management Advisory Group (RMAG) is working to address this.
April 5, 2022
Nacha’s Top 50 rankings of financial institution originators and receivers of ACH payments for 2021 are now available.
March 22, 2022
Along with all the other spring cleaning you do, it's a fine time to make sure your Financial Institution's entries in the ACH Contact Registry are up-to-date.
March 18, 2022
The latest enhancement to Same Day ACH is here. The per payment limit is now $1 million.