Press Releases

2014

Date Press Release
Sep. 4 Federal Reserve Banks Complete Final Phase of Research to Inform Payment System Improvements (PDF)
Jul. 24 Federal Reserve Payments Study Provides Further Details on Domestic Payments (PDF)
May 21 Federal Reserve Banks to Host Town Halls on Improving the U.S. Payment System (PDF)
Apr. 7 Federal Reserve Banks Support Renewed Pursuit Of Same-Day ACH Settlement (PDF)
Mar. 3 Kocherlakota to Chair Federal Reserve's Finanical Services Policy Committe (PDF)
Feb. 4 Federal Reserve Banks Laud Industry Response to Consultation Paper and Highlight Next Steps (PDF)

 

2013

Date Press Release
Dec. 19 Federal Reserve Payments Study Offers Expanded View of U.S. Noncash Payment Trends (PDF)
Oct. 22 Federal Reserve Banks to Host Town Halls on Improving the U.S. Payment System (PDF)
Sep. 10 Federal Reserve Banks Solicit Industry Input on Potential Strategies and Tactics to Shape the Future of the U.S. Payment System (PDF)
Apr. 24 Federal Reserve announces issue date of redesigned $100 note (Off-site Link)
Jan. 17 Federal Reserve Banks Announce New Study to Examine Nation’s Payments Usage (PDF)

2012

Date Press Release
Oct. 31 Federal Reserve Board Announces Approval of 2013 Federal Reserve Financial Services Fees (Off-site Link)
Oct. 22 Cleveland Fed President Highlights Strategic Focus for Federal Reserve Financial Services in Remarks to Payments Industry Leaders (PDF)
Apr. 10 Federal Reserve Approves Final Rule to Simplify Administration of Reserve Requirements (Off-site Link)

2011

Date Press Release
Oct. 31 Federal Reserve Board Announces Approval of 2012 Federal Reserve Financial Services Fees (Off-site Link)
Oct. 11 Federal Reserve Seeks Public Comment on Reserves Simplification Initiative (Off-site Link)
Jul. 13 Treasury to End Over-the-Counter Sales of Paper U.S. Savings Bonds; Action will save $70 million over first five years (Off-site Link)
Apr. 5 Federal Reserve Payments Study Provides Details on Increasing Role of Electronic Payments (PDF)
Jan. 21 Treasury Extends Comment Period for 31 CFR Part 210 Rule on Prepaid Debit Cards (PDF)

2010

Date Press Release
Dec. 21 Treasury Extends Direct Deposit to Millions of Americans, Phasing out Paper Checks for Federal Benefit Payments (PDF)
Dec. 8 Federal Reserve Study Shows More Than Three-Quarters of Noncash Payments Are Now Electronic (PDF)
Nov. 1 Federal Reserve Banks Announce 2011 Federal Reserve Financial Services Fees (Off-site Link)
Oct. 25 Transatlantic collaboration launches new international payments service (PDF)
Jun. 24 Atlanta Fed to Change Method of Providing Cash Services in the Nashville Zone, Maintain Policy Presence in Tennessee (Off-site Link)
Jun. 24 Federal Reserve to Restructure San Antonio Branch (Off-site Link)
Jun. 8 Federal Reserve Banks Offer Remittance to Latin America (PDF)
Apr. 26 Revised Implementation Date For New Fedwire Message Format (PDF)
Mar. 2 Federal Reserve Banks Complete Check Processing Infrastructure Changes (PDF)
Jan. 20 Federal Reserve Banks Announce New Studies to Examine Nation’s Check and Electronic Payments Usage (PDF)

2009

Date Press Release
Nov. 3 Federal Reserve Banks Announce 2010 Federal Reserve Financial Services Fees (Off-site Link)
Jul. 2 Federal Reserve Board of Governers' Press Release Regarding Collection of State of California Registered Warrants (Off-site Link)
Apr. 7 FedEDI® Plus Service Offers the Complete Picture in Payment Information (PDF)
Apr. 6 Introducing FedGlobalSM ACH Services: Going Where Business Takes You (PDF)
Apr. 6 Federal Reserve Banks Form Strategic Partnerships for Cross-Border ACH Services (PDF)
Mar. 2 Federal Reserve Banks Announce Plans for Same-day ACH Service for Debit Transactions (PDF)

2008

Date Press Release
Nov. 6 Federal Reserve Banks Announce Reduced Number of Check Processing Sites (PDF)
Oct. 30 Federal Reserve Banks Announce 2009 Fee Changes (Off-site Link)
Oct. 20 Federal Reserve Banks and The Clearing House Issue Specifications for New Cover Payments Message Format (PDF)
Sep. 15 Bureau of the Public Debt Aids Savings Bond Owners in Florida, Louisiana and Texas Affected by Hurricane Ike (PDF)
Sep. 15 Federal Reserve Banks Announce Significant Progress on FedLine Direct® Access Solution Conversions and Enhancements to Account Management Information Service (PDF)
Sep. 15 Federal Reserve Banks Announce Substantial Advances on Expanded Message Formats for the Fedwire® Funds Service (PDF)
May 19 CheckImage Collaborative Announces Creation of Standard Industry Approach Regarding the Use of Check Image File Formats (PDF)
May 19 Introducing FedEDI® Plus, the Next-Generation Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) translation service for FedACH® users (PDF)
May 13 Fedwire® Funds Service and CHIPS Announce Support For New Formats For Cover Payments And Business Remittance Payments (PDF)
Mar. 31 Federal Reserve Banks Announce Restructuring Schedule Changes As Electronic Check Processing Continues to Accelerate (Off-site Link)
Mar. 25 Federal Reserve Study Reveals Biggest Share of Checks Are Consumer to Business (PDF)
Feb. 4 Federal Reserve Banks Announce FedACH® International Services Canada ConnectionSM (PDF)

2007

Date Press Release
Dec. 10 Federal Reserve Banks Publish New Studies that Examine the Nation’s Check and Electronic Payments Usage (PDF)
Nov. 6 Federal Reserve Banks Announce 2008 Federal Reserve Financial Services Fees (PDF)
Jun. 26 Federal Reserve Banks Announce Changes to Increase Check Service Efficiency (Off-site Link)
Apr. 2 Federal Reserve Banks Announce the Sunset of the Computer Interface Access Solution (PDF)
Jan. 16 Federal Reserve Banks Announce New Studies to Examine Nation’s Check and Electronic Payments Usage (PDF)

2006

Date Press Release
Aug. 24 Federal Reserve Banks and Banco de México to Host Beneficiary Account Registration (BAR) Webinar (PDF)
May 23 Federal Reserve Banks Report Enthusiastic Adoption of Image-Clearing Services (PDF)
May 23 Federal Reserve Banks Stress Importance of Image-Enabling Practices as Adoption Grows (PDF)
May 23 Federal Reserve Banks Facilitate Industry Collaboration on Implementation of Image Exchange Standard (PDF)
May 2 Directo a México to Visit 12 Cities, Demonstrate Innovative New Tool (PDF)
May 1 New FedACH Risk® Origination Monitoring Service to Premiere at NACHA’s Payments 2006 Conference (PDF)
Apr. 3 Trends Indicate Growing Need for Improved ACH Risk Monitoring; New Federal Reserve Bank Service to Help (PDF)
Mar. 15 Federal Reserve Banks Announce New Gateway Operator For FedACH InternationalSM Canada Service (PDF)
Feb 22 Announcing The Future of Computer Interface Access To Federal Reserve Financial Services: FedLine Direct® (PDF)

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