Operations Bulletins

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NACHA’s Operations Bulletins provide ACH Network participants with timely information on a variety of emerging topics. Bulletins may address NACHA Operating Rules interpretation, cyber-crime, industry guidance or governmental regulations affecting financial institutions and ACH Operators.

By keeping your organization up-to-date on current issues affecting the financial industry, you support the safety and integrity of the entire ACH Network.


IAT Processing and the “Effect of Illegality”

Posted September 20, 2010

This ACH Operations Bulletin provides guidance to Participating DFIs on their obligations for the timely processing of International ACH Transactions (IAT), and the application of the rule provision on the “Effect of Illegality.”

Impact of Federal Reserve Overdraft Opt-In Rule on RDFIs and ACH Payments

Posted July 2, 2010

This ACH Operations Bulletin provides guidance to ACH Network participants, particularly Receiving Depository Financial Institutions, on the application of the Federal Reserve Board’s recent amendments to Regulation E on overdrafts to a specific class of ACH transactions.

ACH Operations Bulletin: Unlawful Internet Gambling Transactions

Posted January 12, 2009

This ACH Operations Bulletin describes the obligations of participants in the ACH Network under a new regulation implementing the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act, which were issued on November 12, 2008 by the Federal Reserve Board and the U.S. Department of the Treasury (the “Regulation”).