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Where in the World is FedPayments Improvement? March Edition

Spring conference season is gearing up and we’re ready to hit the road and engage with the industry. Four leaf clovers and pots of gold may be tough to find, but FedPayments Improvement is anything but that, so put away your lucky charm, because you won’t need it to find us this spring. Here’s our schedule for March:

ConferenceDate/TimeSession TitleSpeaker
Cash Management Forum 2017March 22, 9:00 a.m.Payments Infrastructure Modernization - Maintaining Security in a Faster WorldTodd Aadland

We regularly attend events to discuss improvements to the U.S. payment system with payment system stakeholders. This collective and collaborative approach is key to implementing enduring strategic improvements to the U.S. payment system. If we have a booth at an industry event, please stop by or reserve time to speak with Federal Reserve experts. To view our schedule beyond the current month, please visit our industry events page.

Learn how Continued Collaboration Drives Meaningful Change in our Latest Webinar Series

This month we’ll be hosting a webinar series that will go into further detail on the 2016 accomplishments and 2017 plans discussed in our recently released Strategies for Improving the U.S. Payment System – January 2017 Progress Report. Specifically, the … Continue reading

Two Years, Five Strategies, Continuous Progress: Strategies for Improving the U.S. Payment System Turns Two

As we enter into 2017, it’s hard to believe that it has only been two years since we published Strategies for Improving the U.S. Payment System, our multi-year plan that focuses on end-to-end improvement of the speed, efficiency and security … Continue reading

Federal Reserve Payments Study Highlights Strong Trends in Card Use

From 2012 to 2015, credit and debit (including prepaid and non-prepaid) card payments continued to gain ground in the payments landscape, accounting for more than two-thirds of all core noncash payments in the United States, according to a Federal Reserve … Continue reading

Federal Reserve Board Request for Comments: Proposed Guidelines for Evaluating Joint Account Requests

In light of ongoing developments to improve the U.S. payment system, including the Federal Reserve’s Strategies for Improving the U.S. Payment System (PDF) efforts, the Federal Reserve Board anticipates additional interest by industry participants in establishing joint accounts. Joint accounts … Continue reading