The payments landscape for community banks is changing rapidly as traditional payments converge with new instant payment systems and emerging cryptocurrencies. It is critical for Community Banks to maintain awareness of developments in the payments space to assess new opportunities, mitigate risks, and ensure that their payment strategy aligns with overall business plans.

Payments News

OCC’s Hsu: Crypto regulation would support innovation

Jan 14, 2022 | NewsWatch Today
Acting Comptroller of the Currency Michael Hsu warned that stablecoins are at risk of experiencing the equivalent of a bank run and called for stricter regulation to promote stability.

ICBA Bancard announces management promotions

Jan 7, 2022 | Press Release
ICBA Bancard announced management promotions for Rebecca Kruse who was named executive vice president and chief operating officer and Dina Mickens who was promoted to vice president and manager of operations and fraud.

As Senate meets on stablecoins, ICBA urges coordinated approach

Dec 15, 2021 | NewsWatch Today
Policymakers should take a comprehensive, coordinated regulatory approach to stablecoins and other digital assets, ICBA told the Senate Banking Committee.