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August 9, 2023

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July 5, 2023

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US Payments Forum Resource Explores Impacts of Regulation II on Payments System Stakeholders

GlobeNewswire News Room

"Changes to Regulation II are now in effect, requiring debit card issuers to enable a minimum of two unaffiliated networks to process all debit card payments, including card not present (CNP) transactions. Today the U.S. Payments Forum announces a new resource, published June 30th, 2023, that explores the technical and operational impacts of the July Reg II update on various industry stakeholders, including merchants, acquirers, processors, payment networks and issuers."

May 3, 2023

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Real-Time Payments on Mobile Devices

U.S. Payments Forum

"As mobile hardware and software continue to evolve to enable new experiences, the industry has observed advancements in real-time payments and its associated use cases. This includes person-to-person (P2P) payments, check replacement, automated invoice reconciliation, payment initiation on receipt of goods, request for payment, bill payment and emergency disbursements."

March 22, 2023

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U.S. Payments Forum Unveils First-of-its-Kind Comprehensive Resource on Authentication Techniques for Remote and In-App Payments

GlobeNewswire News Room

"The U.S. Payments Forum today announces the publication of its most comprehensive white paper to date. The resource, “Device Authentication and Consumer Verification Techniques for Mobile In-App and Remote Payments,” aims to provide the payments industry with an in-depth reference point for the implementation of tools and techniques to reduce card-not-present (CNP) fraud."

January 25, 2023

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U.S. Payments Forum Announces 2023 Steering Committee

U.S. Payments Forum

The U.S. Payments Forum today announces its 2023 Steering Committee and Officers. The group serves as a leadership organization within the Forum, essential in enabling efficient, timely and effective implementation of emerging and existing payment technologies in the U.S. market and beyond. The group is comprised of payments leaders representing top global and domestic payment networks, merchants, issuers, acquirers and industry suppliers. The following members have been elected as Steering Committee officers for 2023...

December 7, 2022

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US Payments Forum Fall Market Snapshot: Next Steps for Contactless, Fraud in Focus, Alternative Payment Boom

U.S. Payments Forum

“The U.S. Payments Forum today released its latest Market Snapshot. It provides an overview of the state of the industry including successes in tap-to-pay and tap-to-phone transactions, up-and-coming payment verticals and growing concerns in the card-not-present (CNP) fraud space. The snapshot also provides an update on global chip supply challenges from a payments perspective and explores concerns regarding recent payment regulations, and momentum with regard to alternative payment methods. This industry update is an amalgamation of information gathered during the Forum’s recent All Member Meeting in Nashville, Tennessee. The event brought together more than 242 global payment leaders representing top payment networks, merchants, issuers, processors and acquirers.”

October 13, 2022

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The Real-Time Payments Trends TCH’s Product and Strategy Head is Watching

Insider Intelligence

“Faster and real-time payments are having a moment. Faster payments adoption among organizations grew 10% year over year (YoY) in 2021, per data from the US Faster Payments Council and Glenbrook Partners. And that’s accelerated this year as payment systems like The Clearing House’s Real-Time Payment (RTP) network innovate and the Federal Reserve’s FedNow launch nears. Companies like FIS have also rolled out solutions that let businesses and consumers transfer money quickly and seamlessly. Real-time payment innovations will help set a new standard for the US transaction system and speed up the transition away from cash. Below are highlights from Insider Intelligence’s conversation with James Colassano, senior vice president of product development and strategy at The Clearing House (TCH).”

August 25, 2022

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US Payments Forum Summer Market Snapshot: The Future of Contactless, Faster Payments and Evolving Fraud Concerns

U.S. Payments Forum

“The U.S. Payments Forum, a subsect of the Secure Technology Alliance, today released its latest Market Snapshot. It provides an overview of the state of the industry including contactless payments’ role in the post-pandemic economy, digital wallet growth, alternative payment rails and mounting fraud concerns. The snapshot also explores advancements in faster payments, open payments for electric vehicle (EV) charging, PCI DSS compliance standards and current challenges facing the payments stakeholdership….Discover Global Network is reporting a 62% year-over-year (YOY) increase in contactless transaction volume in the U.S. and U.S. Territories. Contactless sales volume in this region has increased a staggering 107% YOY. Mastercard is observing an over 100% YOY increase in both transaction counts and spend for contactless, with 82% of all card-present transactions happening at contactless enabled locations.”

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