Basic Learning Path: ACH Compliance

The ACH Compliance Certificate is perfect for those who desire a more detailed understanding of ACH payments regulations, what they mean to you and areas of consideration as you review your payments programs.

John Curtis, AAP, NCP, APRP

SVP, Education & Training

John has over twenty years of experience in payments and has held positions in Treasury Management, Information Systems and Corporate Training and Development. John was Product Manager for Electronic Payments including ACH, EDI and Emerging Payment Technologies for fourteen years at Bank of the West. He has served as Chairman of WesPay’s Education Committee and as an Advisor to the WesPay Board of Directors. John served as the Chairman of the Board of Payments Resource One (PRO). He is a member of the American Bankers Association Task Force on Payments Law and has lectured on payments topics including legal issues, emerging technologies, compliance and risk management.

As Senior Vice President of Education and Training, John Curtis oversees the educational offerings for WesPay to ensure members have access to high quality, timely and relevant training that is critical for success in today’s ever changing payments landscape. Before coming to WesPay, John dedicated the previous fourteen years of his career to the payments arena as a Product Manager for Electronic Payments covering ACH, EDI and Emerging Payment Technologies. He holds the AAP, NCP and APRP accreditations.

Jim Petkovits, AAP, NCP, APRP

VP, Education & Training

Jim is Vice President of Education for WesPay and has over eighteen years of payments experience. Jim is responsible for developing and providing education and training to WesPay members through in-person workshops, webinars and in-house training. Prior to joining WesPay, Jim was the ACH Education and Training Manager for NWCHA since 2001, and a Customer Service Manager for Bank of America’s ACH Regional Processing Center in Seattle. Jim holds the Accredited ACH Professional (AAP), National Check Professional (NCP), and Accredited Payments Risk Professional (APRP) accreditations.

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ACH Security Framework (Webcast)
Recorded 08/01/2018
Recorded 08/01/2018 In 2013 NACHA implemented the ACH Security Framework designed to protect the security and integrity of certain ACH data throughout its lifecycle. It establishes minimum data security obligations for ACH all Network participants and requires each participating Depository Financial Institution, Third Party Sender, and Third Party Provider to verify they are compliant in their annual ACH Rules Audit. This session discusses sound practices to consider in helping your institution comply.
Quiz - ACH Security Framework
5 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  5/5 points to pass
5 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  5/5 points to pass
Compliance Beyond the ACH Rules (Webcast)
Recorded 07/31/2018
Recorded 07/31/2018 Complying with the ACH Rules involves more than just studying the ACH Rulebook. This session discusses the related rules and regulations for a comprehensive ACH compliance program, including handling international ACH transactions, reclamations, required disclosures, and the differences between the ACH Rules and Reg. E.
Quiz - Compliance Beyond the ACH Rules
10 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  10/10 points to pass
10 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  10/10 points to pass
International Payments and IAT (Webcast)
Recorded 09/23/2018
Recorded 09/23/2018 This 90-minute session will provide an introduction to International Payments with special emphasis on the ACH standard entry class code IAT (International ACH Transaction), which went into effect on September 18, 2010. IAT is the single biggest Rules change in the history of NACHA. Participants in this class will get a high level overview of IAT with discussion about how it has impacted every financial institution in the United States.
Quiz - International Payments and IAT
10 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  10/10 points to pass
10 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  10/10 points to pass
Key Elements in an ACH Risk Management Program (Webcast)
Recorded 07/31/2018
Recorded 07/31/2018 Speakers in this session examine components of an ODFI risk assessment while highlighting some less-than-obvious considerations. Have you really thought of everything from the ODFI perspective? Have you considered every area-from systems to vendors, compliance to legal, and operations to credit? Reviewed third-party processors and senders? This session enables you to answer such questions as: Did I consider that in our risk assessment? Should I revisit our existing assessment? Am I really prepared to share this with our audit group? What about the regulators?
Quiz - Key Elements in an ACH Risk Management Program (W)
10 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  10/10 points to pass
10 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  10/10 points to pass
Third Party Risk (Webcast)
Open to view video.
Open to view video.
Quiz - Third Party Risk (Webcast)
10 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  10/10 points to pass
10 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  10/10 points to pass
Certificate - ACH Compliance
1.20 ACH credits  |  Certificate available
1.20 ACH credits  |  Certificate available The ACH Compliance Certificate is perfect for those who desire a more detailed understanding of ACH payments regulations, what they mean to you and areas of consideration as you review your payments programs.
AAP CE Credits
6.00 AAP credits  |  No certificate available
6.00 AAP credits  |  No certificate available