Customer Communications

The Federal Reserve Banks communicates frequently with customers regarding new services and operational changes; below you can find letters to customers by product and by district.

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Account Services

Date Communication Title
Apr. 07, 2016 Statement of Service Charge and Daily Statement of Account Changes (PDF)
Jan. 28, 2016 Detailed Information about Account Services Changes (PDF)
Dec. 18, 2015 Sign up/review and update contacts now to receive Capital Stock Reports via FedMail® Services (PDF)
Jul. 16, 2015 Account Services Plan Changes (PDF)
Jun. 23, 2015 Updated Account Management Guide Now Available (PDF)

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Central Bank

Date Communication Title
Feb. 18, 2016 TDF Operation Results of February 18, 2016 Operation ID F63 (Off-site Link)
Feb. 17, 2016 TDF Operation Announcement of February 18, 2016 Operation ID F63 (Off-site Link)
Feb. 12, 2016 Federal Reserve announced plans to continue periodic testing of the Term Deposit Facility (TDF) (PDF)
Dec. 03, 2015 TDF Operation Results of December 3, 2015 Operation ID F62 (Off-site Link)
Dec. 02, 2015 TDF Operation Announcement of December 3, 2015 Operation ID F62 (Off-site Link)
Nov. 23, 2015 Enhancements to the Reserves Central—Reserve Account Administration Application Implemented November 23, 2015 (PDF)
Nov. 19, 2015 Federal Reserve announced plans to continue periodic testing of its Term Deposit Facility (TDF) (PDF)
Aug. 13, 2015 TDF Operation Results of August 13, 2015 Operation ID F61 (Off-site Link)
Aug. 12, 2015 TDF Operation Announcement of August 13, 2015 Operation ID F61 (Off-site Link)
Aug. 06, 2015 TDF Operation Results of August 6, 2015 Operation ID F60 (Off-site Link)
Aug. 05, 2015 TDF Operation Announcement of August 6, 2015 Operation ID F60 (Off-site Link)
Aug. 03, 2015 Federal Reserve announced plans to continue periodic testing of its Term Deposit Facility (TDF) (PDF)
Jun. 29, 2015 New Federal Reserve Collateral Margins Table (PDF)
Jun. 22, 2015 Federal Reserve Announces Final Rule Amending Regulation D (PDF)
May 28, 2015 TDF Operation Results of May 28, 2015 Operation ID F59 (Off-site Link)
May 27, 2015 TDF Operation Announcement of May 28, 2015 Operation ID F59 (Off-site Link)
May 21, 2015 TDF Operation Results of May 21, 2015 Operation ID F58 (Off-site Link)
May 20, 2015 TDF Operation Announcement of May 21, 2015 Operation ID F58 (Off-site Link)
May 14, 2015 Federal Reserve announced plans for periodic testing of its Term Deposit Facility (TDF) (PDF)
Apr. 13, 2015 Federal Reserve is Seeking Comment on Proposed Amendments to Regulation D (PDF)

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Check Services

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Date Communication Title
Nov. 18, 2015 Year-End Freeze Period for Check Services (PDF)
Sep. 1, 2015 Accelerated Imaged Returns Delivery Service (PDF)
Aug. 24, 2015 Reminder: Change in Process for Handling Items Drawn on Retired Routing Numbers Takes Effect September 1 (PDF)
Jul. 31, 2015 Federal Reserve Banks Announce Check Changes (PDF)
Jul. 16, 2015 Final Reminder: New Posting Rules Operational and Product Changes (PDF) (PDF)
Jul. 15, 2015 Implementation Date for Change in Process for Handling Items Drawn on Retired Routing Numbers (PDF)
Jun. 23, 2015 Important Information about Revisions to Operating Circular 3 and Operating Circular 4 (PDF)
Jun. 18, 2015 Reminder: New Posting Rules Operational and Product Changes (PDF)
Jun. 5, 2015 Elimination of 100% Immediate Availability Deposit Option (PDF)
May 21, 2015 Changes to the Federal Reserve Policy on Payment System Risk (PDF)
May 18, 2015 Change in Process for Handling Items Drawn on Retired Routing Numbers (PDF)
May 6, 2015 Prepare for New Posting Times for FedReceipt® and PDF presentments (PDF)
Apr. 23, 2015 New Posting Rules Operational and Product Changes (PDF)

FedACH Services

Date Communication Title
Mar. 21, 2016 Same Day ACH New Processing Scenarios and Updated FAQs (PDF)
Mar. 14, 2016 Effective September 23, 2016, stale-dated ACH entries will result in a fee (PDF)
Jan. 29, 2016 Same Day ACH Resource Center Available (PDF)
Jan. 15, 2016 FedACH® Services Posts Same Day ACH FAQ (PDF)
Jan. 14, 2016 Reminder: New FedACH® Support Number (PDF)
Dec. 3, 2015 New FedACH Support Number (PDF)
Dec. 1, 2015 Discontinuation of FedGlobal® ACH Payments Account-to-Receiver Option (PDF)
Oct. 8, 2015 Update: FedACH Services Announce September 2016 Processing Schedule (PDF)
Aug. 6, 2015 Upcoming September 1, 2015 FedACH Operational Change (PDF)
Jul. 16, 2015 Final Reminder: New Posting Rules Operational and Product Changes (PDF)
Jul. 13, 2015 E-Payments Routing Directory Also Available Through FedLine® Home on July 20, 2015 (PDF)
Jun. 23, 2015 Important Information about Revisions to Operating Circular 3 and Operating Circular 4 (PDF)
Jun. 18, 2015 Reminder: New Posting Rules Operational and Product Changes (PDF)
May 21, 2015 Changes to the Federal Reserve Policy on Payment System Risk (PDF)
Apr. 23, 2015 New Posting Rules Operational and Product Changes (PDF)

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FedCash Services

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Date Communication Title
Apr. 11, 2016 FedCash Services revised Deposit Visual Reference Guide Now Available (PDF)
Dec. 8, 2015 Take Advantage of the Currency Education Program's New Online Training Module (PDF)
Dec. 4, 2015 Reminder – FedCash Services announce revisions to Operating Circular 2 and Cash Services Manual of Procedures effective January 4, 2016 (PDF)
Nov. 16, 2015 Revised Custodial Inventory Program Manual of Procedures will be effective November 16, 2015 (PDF)
Oct. 30, 2015 FedCash Services announce Revisions to Operating Circular 2 and Cash Services Manual of Procedures effective January 4, 2016 (PDF)
Sep. 14, 2015 Federal Reserve and Cash Handling Industry Leaders Collaborating on Supply Chain Logistics (PDF)
Aug. 26, 2015 2015 Holiday Currency Special Ordering Information Now Available (PDF)
Apr. 21, 2015 Have you ever wondered how U.S. Currency makes its way into circulation? (PDF)

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FedComplete Packages

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FedLine Access Solutions

Date Communication Title
Apr. 28, 2016 Review Changes to Operating Circulars, Effective June 30, 2016 (PDF)
Feb. 10, 2016 Federal Reserve Banks end support for Internet Explorer® 9 and 10 (PDF)
Sep. 9, 2015 Federal Reserve Banks Add Support for Axway Secure Client v6.1 SP3 (PDF)

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Fedwire Services

Date Communication Title
Dec. 24, 2015 Federal Reserve Banks publish PFMI disclosures for Fedwire Services (PDF)
Dec. 16, 2015 Change to the Payment Order per Call Limit (PDF)
Oct. 9, 2015 Offline Cut-off Times and Payment Order per Call Limits (PDF)
Sep. 25, 2015 Payment Notification User Group participant list October 01, 2015 (XLS)
Aug, 24, 2015 Fedwire® Securities Modernization Recommendation for Final Round of FedLine Advantage® Customer Testing (PDF)
Aug, 24, 2015 Fedwire Securities Modernization Requirements for Final Round of FedLine Direct® Customer Testing (PDF)
Jul. 13, 2015 E-Payments Routing Directory Also Available Through FedLine® Home on July 20, 2015 (PDF)
May 29, 2015 Fedwire® Securities FedLine Advantage® Customer Testing Recommendations (PDF)
May 29, 2015 Fedwire Securities FedLine Direct® Customer Testing Requirements (PDF)

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General

Date Communication Title
Nov. 3, 2015 Announcing 2016 Federal Reserve Financial Services Product and Fee Changes (PDF)
Jul. 1, 2015 Federal Reserve Financial Services Will Be Open For Business July 3 and 6, 2015 (PDF)

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National Settlement Service

Date Communication Title
Dec. 17, 2015 Readiness to Expand National Settlement Service Operating Hours (PDF)

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Treasury Services

Date Communication Title
Jan. 14, 2016 U.S. Treasury Has Updated The Guide To Cashing Savings Bonds (PDF)
Nov. 5, 2015 The U.S. Treasury Officially Launches myRA® - A New Retirement Savings Account (PDF)
Oct. 23, 2015 Bureau of the Fiscal Service Seeks Financial Agent Proposals to Support the U.S. Debit Card Program (PDF)
Jul. 27, 2015 Treasury Retail Securities Addresses and Phone Numbers Consolidated Effective July 27, 2015 (PDF)
Jun. 12, 2015 The U.S. Treasury Introduces myRASM - A New Starter Retirement Savings Option (PDF)
May 27, 2015 New pathway for returning the response (limited liability) to the FMS133 when returned via ACH only (PDF)
Apr. 21, 2015 Green Book Update – Automated Enrollment (ENR) Reclamations (PDF)
Apr. 10, 2015 NOTICE: Changes to ACH Benefit Payments from Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) (PDF)

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