FedPayments Improvement Pulse – September, 2018

A monthly newsletter for the FedPayments Improvement Community

September Highlights

New Resources Added to Information Sharing Database

New data sources have been added to the Information Sharing Data Sources (Off-site) available on SecurePaymentsTaskForce.org (Off-site) that highlight broad-reaching intelligence reports, payments fraud trends, best practices and benchmarks, and additional resources that can help your organization address payments fraud risk.
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Tune in online to the FedPayments Improvement Community Forum

Follow our social media channels and check out our page on FedPaymentsImprovement.org on October 3-4 to access live tweets, daily agendas, and a live stream of Lael Brainard, Federal Reserve Board Governor, delivering her keynote address at 1:00 p.m. CT on October 3.
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Recent Payment Improvement Announcements

Learn the Latest on e-Invoice Interoperability Framework

The e-Invoice Interoperability Framework Assessment Report provides the Business Payments Coalition workgroup preliminary assessment of the e-Invoicing Interoperability Framework. This includes an overview of the goals and approach used for the assessment along with key themes that emerged. Read it on FedPaymentsImprovement.org.

Federal Reserve Next Steps in the Payments Improvement Journey – One Year Anniversary

This month we celebrated the one-year anniversary of the release of our Next Steps in the Payments Improvement Journey (PDF) paper. This report detailed our next phase of work toward the goal of achieving greater speed, security, efficiency, international payments and collaboration in the U.S. payments system.

FedPayments Improvement Forum Agenda and Speakers Available Online

We are excited to host members of the FedPayments Improvement Community at our inaugural Forum next week, during which attendees will participate in collaborative workshop-style sessions and hear industry experts and senior officials from across the Federal Reserve share their perspectives on payments in the United States. Community members who are unable to attend are encouraged to review the recently updated agenda by visiting FedPaymentsImprovement.org – meeting materials and summaries will also be made available after the Forum concludes!

Your Voice Matters – Stay Engaged

Update your FedPayments Improvement Community Profile

To help us better engage with you, we ask that you take a minute to tell us about your industry segment, role and which payment system improvement topics are of interest to you.

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Meet with Federal Reserve Experts at Upcoming Industry Events

UMACHA’s Navigating Payments: Oct. 2-4 (Off-site)
Payments are moving faster:  Are you packed and ready to go?

BAI Beacon Conference: Oct. 9-11 (Off-site)
Faster Payments – So What’s Next?

Jack Henry Annual Conference (JAC) and TechConnect: Oct. 14-18 (Off-site)
Faster Payments Panel

Money 2020: Oct. 21-24 (Off-site)

SIBOS: Oct. 22-25 (Off-site)
Disruption in the Payments Landscape
Visit our industry events page to learn more and reserve time to speak with Federal Reserve experts.

In The News –

Swinburne University of Technology – September 5, 2018
The new efficient payments system means more efficient fraud (Off-site)

PYMNTS.com – September 6, 2018
Demand For Real-Time Payments Heats Up (Off-site)