November 2019 Pulse Newsletter


Money20/20 USA: Four Days and 11,000 Attendees

Each year, the Money20/20 conference offers a valuable opportunity for members of the payments, fintech and financial services ecosystem to convene. Read a summary of the key payments trends and takeaways we observed at this year’s conference sessions and exhibit hall, as well as from the Federal Reserve’s small-group roundtable discussions with conference attendees.

Recently Released: Two e-Invoicing Reports

On Nov. 1, the Business Payments Coalition (BPC) published two of three new electronic invoicing (e-Invoicing) reports. These reports provide background and methodology on why e-Invoicing is a necessary first step to achieving straight-through processing for B2B payment transactions. Learn more at an upcoming webinar on Dec. 5.

Recent Announcements

Comment Period Concludes for the FedNowSM Service Federal Register Notice

On Nov. 7, the comment period closed for the Federal Register notice on features under consideration for the FedNow Service, a new interbank 24x7x365 real-time gross settlement service with integrated clearing functionality to support faster payments in the United States. Visit our Settlement Assessment page and read the submitted comments (Off-site) to learn more.

Community Member Spotlight: Scott McComb

Our newest FedPayments Improvement Community spotlight features community banker Scott McComb. Read about his journey in banking and perspectives on trends in faster payments, including how faster payments are important for the future of community banks. Stay tuned for more spotlight features on members of our diverse and growing FedPayments Improvement Community.

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Meet with Federal Reserve Experts at Upcoming Industry Events

WesPay Webinar (Off-site) – Dec. 2

UMACHA Security Series Webinar (Off-site) – Dec. 4

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