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Understanding International Automated Clearing House - An Alternative Payment Method

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Did you know there is a more cost effective and predictable alternative to wires or checks when making international payments? 

International ACH could help organisations save significant amounts of money when making payments to a number of countries. 

Attend this 40-minute session to learn what it is, how it works and the rationale for using it. You will also discover how it differs from US domestic ACH.

This session is designed for treasury professionals who are responsible for international payments; bankers who need to understand how International ACH could benefit their corporate clients; and government employees who deal with banks and want to better understand the products they offer.

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In this course, you will learn: 

  • What international ACH is and why we use it
  • Customer benefits
  • Payment types 
  • Client profile
  • Typical customer industries
  • International ACH parties and models
  • How it works
  • Differences between US ACH and International ACH
  • All about IPFA (International Payment Framework Association)
  • All about IAT (International ACH Transactions)

1. Introduction - 3 minutes

1. Introduction and Learning Objectives
2. Pre-Quiz

2. What and Why - 5 minutes

1. The What and the Why of ACH
2. Customer Benefits and Value Proposition

3. Payment Methods - 10 minutes

1. Payment Considerations
2. Client Profile
3. Typical Customer Industries and ACH Parties

4. How ACH Works - 8 minutes

1. Non-Global ACH Model v. Global ACH Model
2. How it Works

5. International Payments and Transactions - 10 minutes

2. International ACH Transactions

6. Wrap up - 5 minutes

1. Summary
2. Post-Quiz

About the Expert



Running more than 50 events worldwide, EuroFinance enables treasurers and CFOs to exchange innovative strategies, best practices and expert opinions. Through in-depth research with over 2,000 corporate treasurers every year, EuroFinance has a unique insight into the trends and developments in cash management and treasury, and an unrivalled global viewpoint. EuroFinance is an Economist Group business.
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Jane Hennessey

Jane Hennessey

Jane Hennessy is Head of External Alliances at G2 Web Services. G2 focuses on risk and compliance solutions for financial institutions. Jane worked for 22 years at Wells Fargo Bank where, as an Executive Vice President, she became a subject matter expert on International banking and payments. She had responsibility for expanding the International ACH coverage from one country to over a dozen. Jane was a co-founder of the International Payments Framework LLC which developed a set of rules and procedures for conducting non-urgent global payments. Jane speaks extensively at conferences and training session for bankers, corporations and government regulators on the topic of international payments. She also conducts numerous webinars on a variety of topics related to international payments and trade, cross-sell, banking supervision and regulatory trends.
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