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.

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Blog: How new BIN standards affect community banks

Feb 18, 2022 | NewsWatch Today
The latest blog post from ICBA Bancard President and CEO Tina Giorgio spotlights new Bank Identification Number standards taking effect in April.

New blog post offers key takeaways of Fed CBDC papers

Feb 17, 2022 | ICBA NewsWatch Today®
A new ICBA blog post spotlights the key community banker takeaways of recent Federal Reserve reports on the possibility of a future U.S. central bank digital currency.

Senate hearing next week on stablecoins

Feb 11, 2022 | NewsWatch Today
The Senate Banking Committee scheduled a hearing for next week on the President’s Working Group on Financial Markets report on stablecoins.