Monday , January 27, 2020

Automated Clearing House

The Clearing House To Raise RTP Transaction Limit to $100,000

The Clearing House Payments Co. LLC, operator of the Real Time Payments network, said Thursday that it will raise the RTP transaction limit from the current $25,000 to $100,000 effective Feb. 1. Steve Ledford, TCH senior vice president of product strategy and development, tells Digital Transactions News the limit is …

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BMO Harris Bank Adds Zelle for B2C Payments and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 1/23/20

BMO Harris Bank has made Zelle person-to-person payments available to its commercial clients, which can use Zelle to pay individuals without requiring banking information needed for ACH transactions. BMO Harris Bank says it is one of only eight banks to offer Zelle as a business-to-consumer service.Commerce Bank said insurer Progressive will use CommercePayments PreferPay for …

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Same-Day ACH Traffic Reaches 1 Million Daily Payments, Nacha Reports

Faster payments on the nation’s automated clearing house network reached a milestone in the fourth quarter, with each business day recording at least 1 million same-day transactions for the first time since same-day service was introduced, according to data released Wednesday by Nacha, the governing body for the ACH. “We’re …

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After Beating Wells Fargo Twice in Court, USAA Seeks Dismissal of Mitek’s Mobile-Deposit Lawsuit

Insurer and financial-services provider United Services Automobile Association on Wednesday asked a federal court to dismiss a request by mobile remote deposit capture technology developer Mitek Systems Inc. for a declaratory judgment that Mitek’s technology does not infringe on four USAA patents. San Antonio, Texas-based USAA’s dismissal request came less …

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MyPinPad Gets Added PCI Certification and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 1/7/20

MyPinPad, a provider of technology enabling PIN entry on off-the-shelf mobile devices, said it has been granted certification from the PCI Security Standards Council for its software-based PIN entry on a Commercial off-the-shelf (SPoC) product for iOS.Shift4 Payments Inc., which filed for a proposed public offering in December, said it completed certification …

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MoneyGram Notes Growth and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 1/6/20

MoneyGram International Inc. announced online transactions grew more than 70% year-over-year between Dec. 1 and Dec. 25, a record growth rate for that period. The money-transfer provider, which did not report the actual transaction volume, said 80% of the transactions were initiated on a mobile device.PayPal Holdings Inc. has closed on its …

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New Fed Data Underscores How Far Electronic Payments Have Eaten Into Checks

It’s no secret that electronic payment methods have systematically eaten away at check volume in the United States, but now new data from the Federal Reserve shows just how far that trend has gone.  A total of 16 billion checks were written in 2018 for a total value of $26.2 …

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It’s Official: Same-Day ACH Gets a Third Settlement Window, Effective March 2021

In a move that could have wide-ranging implications for a variety of payments, the Federal Reserve on Monday announced it will support a third settlement window each day for same-day automated clearing house transactions. The later settlement time, which ACH rule-making authority Nacha and a number of banks have long …

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Virtual Fare Card Test Coming to Washington, D.C. and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 12/13/19

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, which serves the area in and around the nation’s capital, plans next year to start allowing users of Apple Inc. devices to pay at fare gates with their iPhones and Watches using a virtual version of the agency’s SmarTrip card, according to The Washington Post. Android …

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Subscription-Payment Specialist GoCardless Boosts U.S. Business With Routing-Number Access

GoCardless Ltd., a London-based company specializing in handling international recurring payments, such as subscriptions, is eyeing a bigger presence in the U.S. market and has struck a deal that it expects will help process debits through the automated clearing house. The arrangement, announced Monday, will let GoCardless access ABA routing …

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