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Article October 6, 2020
Afinis’ new Payee Profile API allows a company to obtain correct payment transaction details and remittance requirements to pay another company regardless of business provider network or financial institution.
Article September 24, 2020
As technological innovation continues to reshape the payments industry, APIs are becoming a prominent feature of the landscape. But as APIs become a facet in the payments industry, so does the need for API standardization and common practices. Such a framework is necessary for innovation and growth to continue at a quick pace.
Article July 13, 2020
Afinis brings diverse collaborators together to build and test solutions, develop implementable and portable standards, and provide thought leadership on the shared goals of advancing efficiency, surety and security, and interoperability for financial services.
Article March 18, 2020
Afinis announced today it has partnered with XMLdation to enable its stakeholders to leverage the Finland-based company’s testing capabilities within Afinis’ developer portal.
Basic page November 11, 2019

Version 2.x

Version 2 is an architecturally improved version of the IFX Business Message Specification (BMS), including refined adaptation to SOA, a consistently applied object model and important new content  IFX Version 2 continues the Forum’s commitment to a business-first, service-o

Basic page November 11, 2019


This diagram shows the basic container hierarchy of every object in the IFX Standard. The data attributes commonly associated with an object are found mostly in the xxxInfo segment and the current state of the object is found in the xxxStatus segment.

Basic page November 11, 2019

The IFX standard uses a service-oriented architecture (SOA) framework for interactions between businesses and applications.

Article August 13, 2019

Published in PaymentsJournal on August 13, 2019

Article August 2, 2019
Download the latest Meeting Summary Report for details.
Resource August 2, 2019

Afinis Interoperability Standards approved five new APIs to be prioritized this year. Download the latest Meeting Summary Report for details and further updates about the group’s latest work efforts and new initiatives and goals for the second half of 2019.

Article July 23, 2019
Nacha is leading the industry effort on API standardization. To accomplish this objective, Nacha supports Afinis Interoperability Standards, a membership-based governance organization that brings together diverse collaborators to develop implementable, interoperable, and portable financial services standards.
Article June 29, 2019
Afinis Interoperability Standards members will meet July 9-10 in Atlanta for a Program Increment (PI) Planning Meeting to review the group’s latest work efforts and identify new initiatives and goals for the second half of 2019.
Article May 5, 2019

First our salary is direct deposited, then we pull out our smartphone to pay bills. Who still writes a check?

But while electronic payments have largely taken over among consumers, those pieces of paper still hold their own when it comes to business-to-business (B2B) payments.

Event May 1, 2019
Afinis Members will meet to review latest work efforts and identify initiatives and goals for the second half of the year.
Landing Page April 25, 2019

About Afinis

Afinis Interoperability Standards works to advance API standardization and other financial services standards that enhance the efficiency and security of today’s modern financial industry.

Article April 23, 2019
Afinis Interoperability Standards, a new member-led organization supported by NACHA, announced its inaugural Board of Directors and Board Officers.
Resource February 4, 2019
The Year in Review Report provides a high-level look at some of the major Afinis accomplishments that took place in 2018.
Basic page February 4, 2019

API standardization is key to creating efficiency and interoperability in financial services. That’s where Afinis Interoperability Standards comes in.

Article December 5, 2018

Interim Board, consisting of 11 organizations representative of the diverse financial services industry, will guide strategic direction of the new member-led organization

HERNDON, Va., Dec.

Article September 28, 2018
Nacha announced that the Business Payments Directory Association (BPDA) will become an independent, member-led, self-governed group under the Nacha organization.