The AFP Payments Guide series examines payments-related topics that are developed via interviews with treasury professionals. Presented as quarterly case studies with practical applications and tools to help you make informed decisions about key payment services.

Electronic and Real-Time Payments in Practice

Underwritten by MUFG Union Bank


A confluence of factors is pushing payments to real-time in the United States. As a result, treasury professionals must begin to consider the internal impact that this paradigm shift could have on their organizations, and the first steps that they need to take if they choose to embrace it. The new Payments Guide focuses on the impact of real-time payments and settlement, while noting other forms of faster payments when relevant. It explores key issues that companies should consider before implementing real-time, and provides insight into the initial steps to begin implementation.

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