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Nacha’s American API payments dream pushes on

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Nacha, the backbone for the electronic movement of money and data in the US, and its Payments Innovation Alliance (PIA), have named the first five APIs for their big payments push. The API Standardization Industry Group, created in spring 2017 and sponsored by Nacha’s PIA, is working to further efforts to standardise the use of […]

Infographic: same-day ACH debits steps for success

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Nacha, the backbone for the electronic movement of money and data in the US, has launched the same-day automated clearing house (ACH) debit transactions with its ACH Network.

Nacha sets out to dispel ISO 20022 myths

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US payments body Nacha has set out to dispel myths about the ISO 20022 financial messaging standard with a new white paper published as part of an education programme as the US looks to convert its ACH network to the standard.

Industry bodies look to harmonise ISO 20022 real-time payment implementation

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Global interoperability of real-time payments systems will require harmonisation of market practices and standards. A group of international clearing houses, banks, vendors, payments associations and other parties have proposed setting up an activity to look at how to deliver this under the aegis of the International Standards Organisation – and set an ambitious target of collating an initial variant of ISO 20022 usage guidelines for real-time payments before the summer.

Fed will report on faster payments at end of 2016

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The US Federal Reserve hopes to have a report on how to create a faster payments infrastructure by the end of next year and has begun processing the 325-plus applications it has had from would-be participants in its task force for faster payments.

US looks to learn from other markets on faster payments

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The UK Faster Payments experience is providing some guidance for the US Federal Reserve’s efforts to move beyond its slow ACH system, but it should take a different approach, according to a speaker at the Nacha Payments 2015 conference in New Orleans this week.

300 organisations vie to join Fed faster payments task force

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More than 300 organisations have applied to participate in the US Federal Reserve’s task force for faster payments, Sean Rodriguez, senior vice president for industry relations at the Chicago Fed, said yesterday at the Nacha conference in New Orleans.

Real-time payments: the next frontier

Jan Gonnissen is senior vice president, payments with iGTB-Intellect in London, part of the Polaris Group, which is exhibiting on stand #115 at Nacha Payments 2015

Customer driven innovation is powering change in the payments industry. Real-time Payment infrastructures (RTP) – whether they are called Faster Payments, Immediate Payments or same-day clearing – are now a reality, with many countries having implemented RTP functionality, and others actively considering the imminent roll-out of RTP projects in their domestic market.

Out with the old in New Orleans?

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Innovation in a mobile real-time world will be to the fore in the discussions as the US payments industry gathers at Nacha Payments 2015 to consider the opportunities and challenges against a background of rapid technological and regulatory change. What can those embarking on project learn from those who have already been there?

Real-time payments: coming to America?

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When the US Federal Reserve Banks asked for comments on improving the US payments system, the tech industry and merchants said “let’s go” while the incumbents said “whoa, not so fast” …

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