Education

SFE provides professional development sessions to keep you prepared for rapid changes in ACH, check, card wire and emerging payments systems allowing you to choose the training methods that work best for your staff.
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Publications

SFE offers a wide variety of publications which are valuable tools to help you increase awareness and understanding of established rules and applications, reduce risk and increase operational efficiency.
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Member Information

SFE members receive SFE News Link every two weeks which contains a brief overview of an issue, typically with a link that provides additional detailed information. SFE members also have access to SFE Support Hotline, samples, forms, in addition to deep discounts on education, publications and service.
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Consulting

Our expertise in payments – Available to you! SFE can provide consulting assistance on a variety of payment topics. We can help you recognize and take steps to mitigate risks. Need an audit or a risk assessment conducted on a payments product? SFE has conducted hundreds of these for ACH, RDC and Wire!
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Features

SFE has payment experts to assist you with your risk and compliance needs by  providing innovative solutions for organizations faced with regulatory challenges. Our staff provides actionable approaches to solving your payments compliance challenges. Whether we conduct your ACH Audit, ACH Risk Assessment, RDC Audit, RDC Risk Assessment, Wire Audit or provide custom training/consulting, we apply our knowledge of NACHA Rules and payments regulatory guidelines to ensure your compliance needs are exceeded.

Payments Training Solutions

We offer a wide variety of training on payment systems rules and regulations as well as risk and fraud topics in various formats to best meet your educational needs.

News and Info

ACH Fraud Alert

Affecting ODFIs

Scams have become part of everyday life. Gullible consumers watch videos or hear infomercials that advertise “things that are too good to be true” and fall for it. Unfortunately, this has happened in the ACH Network. Hundreds of thousands of consumers have viewed social media and videos posted by scam artists resulting in significant fraudulent activity. However, ACH transactions can easily be tracked to the point of origin. ODFIs that allow these fraudulent entries are subject to Rules Enforcement actions from NACHA as well as reputational risk. Read more.

FedACH Same Day ACH Phase 2 Processing Schedule

Effective September 15, 2017

FedACH recently released the Same Day ACH Phase 2 Processing Schedule which is effective September 15, 2017. This schedule includes transmission deadline, target distribution and settlement schedule.

The U.S. Path to Faster Payments is Here

A faster way to pay and be paid is coming for consumers and businesses. Through unprecedented industry collaboration, the Faster Payments Task Force – a coalition of more than 300 diverse payments industry stakeholders – is charting the course for the modernization of the U.S. payments system for the benefit of all.

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August 22, 2017
1:00-2:00PM

Payments Performance - Board Reporting Best Practices

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Wed
23
2017
August 23, 2017
3:00-4:00PM

RDC Board Strategy & Reporting

Webinar

Thu
24
2017
August 24, 2017
3:00-4:00PM

Third-Party Sender Registration

Webinar

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