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  • The Clearing House Offers Recommendations to Improve Stress Testing Transparency

    In a comment letter, filed with the Federal Reserve, The Clearing House highlights the need for significantly greater public transparency into key aspects of the Federal Reserve’s stress testing and capital planning framework and offers three recommendations to improve transparency that aim to ensure stress testing continues to serve its prudential purposes but better promotes economic growth, vibrant capital markets, and the global competitiveness of the U.S. banking system.

  • First New Core Payments System in the U.S. in more than 40 Years Initiates First Live Payments

    The Clearing House (TCH) launched RTP®, its real-time payments system, the first new core payments infrastructure in the U.S. in more than 40 years.  The new RTP system was designed and built through the collaborative effort of TCH’s 25 owner banks and meets the objectives of the Federal Reserve Faster Payments Task Force. RTP is open to all U.S depository institutions with a goal of reaching ubiquity by 2020.

  • Mastercard and The Clearing House Partner on Tokenization Solution

    Today, The Clearing House (TCH) and Mastercard announced they are partnering to enable TCH to provision and manage Mastercard-branded tokens on behalf of banks. The partnership with Mastercard establishes TCH as one of the first Mastercard-certified third-party Token Service Providers to enter the US market, and enables TCH to support current and future token capabilities ranging from mobile payments to remote purchases and Internet-of-things (IoT) transactions.

  • The Clearing House Offers Recommendations for Volcker Rule Reform

    In a comment letter filed on September 21 with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, The Clearing House (TCH) made recommendations regarding how to more effectively implement the Volcker Rule to better promote lending, banking services, and vibrant capital markets while still ensuring it meets its objective of reducing risk and enhancing bank safety and soundness by restricting excessive risk-taking activities by banks and their affiliates.

  • U.S. AML/CFT System is Broken Says TCH Association President Greg Baer

    In his testimony before the House Financial Services Subcommittee Greg Baer, President of The Clearing House Association (TCH), detailed recommendations The Clearing House recently proposed in a report entitled A New Paradigm: Redesigning the U.S. AML/CFT Framework to Protect National Security and Aid Law Enforcement

  • The Clearing House to Acquire ECCHO

     The Clearing House Payments Company L.L.C. (“The Clearing House”) and the Electronic Clearing House Organization (“ECCHO”) today announced that they have agreed to pursue a strategic opportunity that would transfer the business and operations of ECCHO to The Clearing House. 

  • The Clearing House Publishes New Anti-Money Laundering Report

    The Clearing House released a report entitled A New Paradigm: Redesigning the U.S. AML/CFT Framework to Protect National Security and Aid Law Enforcement.  The paper analyzes the current effectiveness of the AML/CFT regime, identifies fundamental problems with that regime, and proposes a series of reforms to remedy them.

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