May 2019 Pulse Newsletter


Watch Reactions to Fraud Definitions Work Group’s First April Meeting

The Fraud Definitions Work Group had its first in-person meeting at the Boston Federal Reserve in April. A video highlighting member reactions and summary of that meeting are now available.

Comment on Potential Modifications to Federal Reserve Financial Services in Support of Enhancements to Same Day ACH

The Federal Reserve Board of Governors published a Federal Register notice on May 9 requesting public comment on potential modifications to Federal Reserve Financial Services. Check out the press release to learn more about the proposed modifications and how you can comment.

Recent Announcements

ICYMI: Spring Progress Report is Now Live!

Haven’t checked out our recently released Spring Progress Report yet? Read the report now (PDF) to find out about our recent accomplishments in making the U.S. payment system faster, safer and more efficient, and to learn about next steps and ways to get involved!

Thank you for Attending our Community Roundtable

On May 7, we hosted a Roundtable at the PAYMENTS 2019 (Off-site) conference for our FedPayments Improvement Community members. Attendees had the opportunity to discuss faster, secure, efficient and international payments with industry colleagues and Fed experts. Thank you to all who joined us to help make the event a success! For information about future roundtables and other ways to get involved, follow us on social media.

Creating a Framework to Address E-Invoicing in the U.S. – A Conversation with Todd Albers of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Payables Place (Off-site) recently chatted with Todd Albers, Senior Payments Consultant at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, to talk about the value of a framework to address E-Invoicing in the U.S. Follow their conversation (Off-site)!

“Our Habits Are Slow to Change”: A Discussion on Payments

Check out this recent episode (Off-site) of the Atlanta Fed’s Economy Matters podcast for a discussion with Claire Greene and Nancy Donahue with the Atlanta Fed’s Retail Payments Risk Forum (Off-site).

Your Voice Matters – Stay Engaged

Follow FedPayments Improvement on Social Media

Stay up to date on all of our exciting initiatives and engagement opportunities—follow us on Twitter (Off-site) and LinkedIn (Off-site)!

Meet with Federal Reserve Experts at Upcoming Industry Events

ACI User Exchange – June 17-20 (Off-site)
Immediate Payments – Are You Ready for The Shift In Fraud?

NAFCU 52nd Annual Conference and Solutions Expo – June 18 (Off-site)
Strategies to Advance U.S. Payments Safety, Resiliency and Security

Central Bank Payments Conference – June 24-27 (Off-site)
How to Achieve Ubiquity in Instant Payments

Visit our Events page to learn more and reserve time to speak with Federal Reserve experts.