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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News and Info

The Bite of Rule Violations

Rules Change. Stay Current and Compliant.

There is a bite to Nacha Rule violations. Nacha enforces their rules through a system of warnings and fines. In extreme cases, offending organizations could even face suspension of originating entries. Rules change on an annual basis and there is a change effective this year that will affect all United States financial institutions. Continue reading to learn about the bite of non-compliance, how to stay on top of industry changes, and what your organization needs to do to comply with the Contact Registry rule.

Federal Reserve Banks Pause Fedwire® Funds Service’s Migration to ISO® 20022 Messages to Assess Industry Request

Based on a recent industry request to revisit the ISO 20022 migration strategy, the Federal Reserve Banks announced a pause in their previously announced plans for a three-phased migration to the ISO 20022 messaging standard for the Fedwire Funds Service. As a result, Phase 1 will not be implemented in November 2020. The Federal Reserve Banks will provide an update regarding their implementation plans once the assessment is complete.

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2020
January 21, 2020
1:00-2:30PM

Check Payments & Check Processing

Webinar, NCP Prep

Tue
21
2020
January 21, 2020
3:00-4:00PM

Remote Deposit Capture (2 Part Webinar Series)

Webinar

Wed
22
2020
January 22, 2020
3:00-4:00PM

ACH Audit for RDFIs Only

Webinar

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