Press Releases

2016

Date Press Release
Feb. 2 Federal Reserve Issues Progress Report on Strategies for Improving the U.S. Payment System (PDF)

2015

Date Press Release
Nov. 5 Federal Reserve Announces Sixth Triennial Study to Examine U.S. Payments Usage (PDF)
Sep. 23 Federal Reserve Banks Praise Commitment to Same Day ACH (PDF)
Sep. 10 Federal Reserve Appoints Todd Aadland Payments Security Strategy Leader (Off-site Link, PDF)
Jul. 30 Federal Reserve Appoints Sean Rodriguez Faster Payments Strategy Leader (Off-site Link, PDF)
Jul. 21 Federal Reserve Announces Steering Committees of New Payments Task Forces (Off-site Link, PDF)
May 29 Federal Reserve Names Gordon Werkema Payments Strategy Director (Off-site Link, PDF)
Jan. 26 Federal Reserve Issues “Strategies for Improving the U.S. Payment System” (Off-site Link, PDF)

2014

Date Press Release
Nov. 4 Federal Reserve Board approves fee schedule for Federal Reserve Bank priced services (Off-site Link)
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 Financial Services Policy Committee (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)

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