May 2021 Pulse Newsletter


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Embrace The Evolution: Modernizing B2B Payments

The COVID-19 pandemic has encouraged businesses of all types to embrace digitalization in order to modernize business-to-business payments. Learn about recent progress toward establishing an e-invoice exchange framework in the United States.

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Instant Payments Operator Update

The recent U.S. Faster Payments Council Spring Conference offered an opportunity to hear from industry leaders about developments in areas such as interoperability, fraud prevention and use case trends. Read highlights from a discussion with the Federal Reserve’s Nick Stanescu, senior vice president and FedNowSM business executive, and Steve Ledford, senior vice president for product and strategy at The Clearing House.

Recent Announcements

Community Member Spotlight: Amy Walraven

Professionals in the payments space are acutely aware that despite its many advantages, technology has accelerated fraud. In our recent Community Member Spotlight, hear from Amy Walraven, founder and president of Turnkey Risk Solutions, on trends and insights in combating payments fraud.

Fednow Community Celebrates One Year of Engagement

Inclusive industry engagement and transparency are the hallmarks of the FedNow Service design, development and implementation strategies. On May 6, the Federal Reserve marked one year of the FedNow Community (Off-site), which was formed to engage payments industry leaders with varied expertise to help inform and evolve the development of the FedNow Service.

Your Voice Matters – Stay Engaged

Join FedPayments Improvement on Social Media

Stay up to date on the latest news, initiatives and engagement opportunities — connect with us on Twitter (Off-site) and LinkedIn (Off-site)!

Hear from Federal Reserve Experts at Upcoming Events

NICE Actimize ENGAGE Conference – June 6 – 10, 2021

FiVerity Webinar: Defining the Threat of Synthetic Identity Fraud – June 8, 2021

Fintech South – June 22 – 24, 2021

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