Expanding Cybersecurity

Expanding Cybersecurity

Sharing information may be a part of strengthening cybersecurity, but it makes payments people a little nervous. That topic was part of the conversation at the recent FS-ISAC Fall Summit. Take On Payments continues the conversation.
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Reserve Banks Transfer Residual Earnings to the U.S. Treasury

Reserve Banks Transfer Residual Earnings to the U.S. Treasury

The Federal Reserve Board on Tuesday announced preliminary unaudited results indicating that the Reserve Banks provided for payments of approximately $92.0 billion of their estimated 2016 net income to the U.S. Treasury.
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The Year in Review

The Year in Review

The U.S. migration to chip cards continued, with chip cards now representing about 70 percent of credit and debit cards. Take On Payments says goodbye to 2016 with a look at this and other payments-related issues that were relevant during the year.
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UPDATES & OTHER NEWS
Bank Regulation Updates, Upcoming Events Discussed in New "ViewPoint"
January 5, 2017
Bank Regulation Updates, Upcoming Events Discussed in New "ViewPoint"
The regulatory environment in which banks operate is one of rapid change. Mike Johnson, senior vice president of the Atlanta Fed's supervision and regulation division, discusses some of the regulatory changes and some associated informational events in his "ViewPoint" letter.
Federal Open Market Committee Meeting Minutes Released
January 4, 2017
Federal Open Market Committee Meeting Minutes Released
The minutes from the December 13–14, 2016, meeting include a summary of economic projections made by Federal Reserve Board members and Reserve Bank presidents.
Why U.S. Card Fraud Is Now Present and Accounted For
December 22, 2016
Why U.S. Card Fraud Is Now Present and Accounted For
Proportion of card fraud by type shows the continuing prevalence of counterfeit cards in the United States compared to countries that have had chip cards for a while. Take On Payments highlights some of the results of the Fed's payments study, providing distribution of fraud by type for the first time.