The Americas Center intends to understand, cooperate and coordinate with, and respond effectively to changes in Latin American, Caribbean, and Spanish financial institutions and markets. Our mission involves better supervising constituencies, strengthening the Federal Reserve System's and Sixth Federal Reserve District's voice and influence in hemispheric policymaking, and adding value to evolving regional payment processing.
The Americas Center will help the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta achieve several of its key initiatives, including
Learn about the Americas Center's most significant projects, products, programs, and initiatives in its 2012 Annual Review.
Section 1073 of the Dodd-Frank Act created new consumer protections for cross-border remittance transfers. You can now read about these new rules in Spanish and Portuguese as well as English.
Monthly reports on business surveys, data, and analysis track Southeastern economic developmentsLearn more
Working with financial institutions and industry participants, regulators, and law enforcement officials to research issues and sponsor dialogue to help mitigate risks in paper, plastic, and digital payments.Learn more