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

Regulators recommend bank-like rules for stablecoins

Nov 2, 2021 | NewsWatch Today
The President’s Working Group on Financial Markets issued a long-awaited report spotlighting regulatory gaps in overseeing stablecoins and recommending legislation to implement a federal regulatory framework.

ICBA Statement on President’s Working Group Stablecoin Report ​

Nov 1, 2021 | Press Release
Independent Community Bankers of America President and CEO Rebeca Romero Rainey issued the following statement on the President’s Working Group (PWG) on Financial Markets report on stablecoins.

Webinars feature RTP, FedNow updates

Oct 28, 2021 | NewsWatch Today
ICBA and ICBA Bancard next week are kicking off a complimentary webinar series on how community banks can plan for their instant payments journey.