September 2021 Pulse Newsletter


Woman paying with mobile a take away order
Pandemic is Spurring Business Demand for Faster Payments

A recent Federal Reserve survey found that the pandemic has caused half of U.S. businesses to accelerate plans for faster payments adoption. Explore the full survey findings and read about the readiness plans of business respondents.

The beginning of the road says "START"
The E-Invoice Exchange Framework: Paving the Path to B2B Payments Modernization

The e-invoice exchange framework, developed by the Business Payments Coalition (BPC), has the potential to transform business-to-business (B2B) payments. Learn more about the ideal state of e-invoice and e-remittance information delivery and processing, and industry efforts to catalyze this modernization.

Recent Announcements

Get Ready For Instant Payments: Fraud Edition

The potential for fraud exists with any type of payment process, including instant payments. As instant payments become more popular around the world, fraud will continue to be a threat. Now is the time to start preparing for instant payments and taking steps to help mitigate fraud, including evaluating your organization’s current fraud management approach.

When Fraud Occurs During Authentication: Research Brief Series

To help support the payments industry in its anti-fraud efforts, the Federal Reserve recently published a series of research briefs on remote authentication fraud. Read the three briefs to explore the risks and challenges, opportunities, and mitigation approaches and recommendations around this growing type of fraud.

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

SIBOS 2021 – October 11 – 14

2021 MACHA Electronic Payments Conference – October 13 – 14

2021 American Bankers Association Annual Convention – October 17 – 19

Commercial Payments International Global Summit 2021 – October 19 – 20

Money20/20 – October 24 – 27

2021 EPCOR Payments Conference – October 25 – 27

Visit our Events page to learn more.

In The News – Top Headlines

Utah Banker – 9/2/21
One Step Closer To Instant Payments With The FedNow Pilot Program

Payments Dive – 9/1/21
Fed finds businesses eager for faster payments

Banking Exchange – 9/1/21
Businesses Expect Instant Payments: Fed Research

View more articles on our News page on