2023 ACH Rules Update, Initiatives & Instant Payments

2023 ACH Rules Update Initiatives & Instant Payments

Monday, March 27, 2023
11:00 am – 12:30 pm Eastern

Join this important ACH update to learn the latest on the rules, including changes that will affect e-payments in 2023.  This informative webinar will also include the latest on new rule amendments, Nacha’s new risk management framework, faster payments, and more.  


  • Define a third-party sender and nested third-party sender
  • Describe a third-party sender’s ACH rules compliance obligations
  • Explain the proper use of micro entries in the account validation process
  • Consider impacts to your institution’s existing policies and procedures to ensure readiness for new ACH rules
  • Identify current credit-push fraud threats and determine how to improve fraud detection, prevention, and fund recovery 
  • Compare key features and identify benefits of instant payments, such as RTP and the FedNow Service
  • Define use cases for instant payments


Many significant changes are set to impact electronic payments in 2023 and beyond. Join us to learn how to prioritize your institution’s plan of action and maintain compliance with the ever-changing payments landscape.  This webinar will review recent and upcoming ACH rule amendments, including third-party sender enhancements and micro entries, and discuss Nacha’s new risk management framework focused on fraud prevention, detection, and recovery associated with credit-push fraud scams.  And you’ll get the latest on instant payments – FedNow and RTP.


This informative session is designed for ACH operations staff, cash/treasury management personnel, audit/compliance staff, and individuals with the AAP and/or APRP accreditation.


  • Quick reference of ACH rules amendments with implementation dates and considerations 
  • Link to Nacha’s new risk management framework
  • Readiness checklists and reference materials for the FedNow Service and RTP
  • Employee training log
  • Interactive quiz
  • PDF of slides and speaker’s contact info for follow-up questions
  • Attendance certificate provided to self-report CE credits


Shelly Sipple, AAP, APRP, NCP, EPCOR

Shelly Sipple joined EPCOR in 2005 following an 11-year career with the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. As EPCOR’s Senior Director of Certifications & Continuing Education, she designs and conducts education programs in support of ACH to over 2,000 financial institutions and corporate members. Shelly presents at regional and national industry conferences as an ACH payments expert. She received her Accredited ACH Professional designation in October 2006, her Accredited Payments Risk Professional (APRP) in March 2018, and the National Check Professional (NCP) certification in May 2019.  She is an active member of Nacha’s APRP Oversight Panel, Accredited Faster Payments Professional (AFPP) Oversight Panel, and holds a bachelor’s in Business Education.

Attendance verification for CE credits provided upon request.

Webinar Sponsored by Financial Education & Development

If you are having issues with registering online, please contact CBAO's Education, Training & Special Events Coordinator, Malia Widder, (614) 610-1877.

Registration Options (Member/Non-Member Pricing)
Live Webinar ($265/$400) – The live webinar option allows you to have unlimited connections within your institution to virtually attend the Live Webinar. The session includes question and answer sessions, handout and take-away toolkit, and the presenters contact information for follow-up, will all be emailed to you the morning of the live webinar.

On-Demand Webinar + Free Digital Download ($295/$450
– Can’t attend the live webinar? This option provides a recording of the live event, including audio, visuals, and handouts. We even provide the presenter’s email address for follow-up questions. You will receive an email with the recorded webinar link, which can be viewed anytime 24/7, beginning 2 business days after the live webinar. You will also receive instruction on how to download a free digital copy of the webinar to your PC, which you may keep and use indefinitely.

Both Live Webinar & On-Demand Webinar + Free Digital Download ($395/$600
– Includes Live Webinar and Recorded Webinar options above.

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