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Nacha offers numerous resources to help you stay up-to-date on industry regulations and expand your skills and knowledge of payments systems. Flexible resources allow you to pursue education when and how it’s convenient for you.

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Faster Payments 101 is an updated version of the Introduction to Faster Payments in the U.S., an industry resource developed by Nacha and its Payments Association member organizations in 2017. The Alliance’s Faster Payments Playbook Project Team has enhanced the tool as part of its broader effort of developing actionable tools to help advance faster payments in the U.S. market.

HERNDON, Va., Nov. 1, 2018 – The number of ACH payments totaled more than 5.6 billion in the third quarter of 2018, a 6.7 percent increase over Q3 2017, according to NACHA. The ACH Network’s strong performance is driven in large part by online and business-to-business (B2B) payments.

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Nacha Statement on Unauthorized ACH Reversals

September 13, 2019
Sept. 13, 2019 Nacha Statement The ACH Network has strong consumer protection measures in place to protect them. There are rules in place to prevent unauthorized withdrawals, including unauthorized reversals of payroll deposits. This is an unprecedented and isolated incident, and obviously, these rules were circumvented in this case. We understand that this has been a hardship for many. Nacha contacted the responsible financial institution immediately upon learning of this incident to expedite the process of re-crediting these consumers’ accounts.

Nacha Government Relations Update – Sept. 5, 2019

August 29, 2019
Nacha's Government Relations update provides insight on policy matters at the federal and state level that could impact the ACH Network. In this edition: Industry Trades Show Strong Support for Direct Deposit.

Industry Trades Show Strong Support for Direct Deposit

August 29, 2019
Nacha, backed by eight financial institutions and end-user trade associations sent a letter to Senate Banking and House Financial Services Committee staff about the success of Direct Deposit for America’s workforce.
Government Affairs Updates

Nacha Announces Plaid as a Preferred Partner for Account Validation

August 29, 2019
Plaid is now a Nacha Preferred Partner for Account Validation, joining a select group of innovators contributing to Nacha’s strategic efforts in support of the payments ecosystem by removing friction, increasing ease, improving cash flow accessibility and efficiency, as well as supporting sound risk management and security for ACH payments.
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