PAR/ WACHA's Payments University & Fraud Day

Whether you are new to the payments industry or desire a higher understanding of payments. Payments University is for you. It is in an intense, collegiate-style learning environment structured to provide holistic, concentrated payments education.

Fraud Day 2015 is too good to miss! When attacks occur, early warning and expert advice can mean the difference between business continuity and widespread business catastrophe. Join us ...

August 17 - 19, 2015
Great Wolf Lodge Wisconsin Dells

 Take a look at the Agenda and Register Online !



Book your Audit before the Fall Rush!
Schedule Your Audit 262 345 1245

Call us to schedule your Audit or Risk Assessment at 262-345-1245.


Payments Peer Group

Payments Peer Group

PAR/WACHA’s new Payments Peer Group program is designed to encourage information sharing and industry knowledge amongst your peers. We have found that our Members can benefit greatly from the collective experience of our Member Base. The questions can range from operational procedures and fraud prevention methods, to uses of common third party applications. To get started, Click here!  

Preferred Vendors

PAR/WACHA has preferred vendors that provide products and services that can help financial institutions, credit unions and companies maximize their business efficiencies, improve payment processes, and reduce risk and costs. PAR/WACHA does not endorse any organization over another nor guarantee any pricing, due diligence or background information but we encourage you to click the link below to learn more!

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The Mark of Excellence

WACHA, is a direct member of the National ACH Association (NACHA), a specially recognized and licensed provider of ACH education, publications and support. WACHA is also directly engaged in the NACHA rulemaking process and the Accredited ACH Professional program. Look for the Mark of Excellence, it's our promise of truth and consistency.


Latest News

FFIEC Releases New Cybersecurity Tool

In light of the increasing volume and sophistication of cyber threats, the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) developed the Cybersecurity Assessment Tool to help institutions identify their risks and determine their cybersecurity preparedness.

Free Cyber Attack Exercise hosted by FS-ISAC (CAPP)

October 6-7 or October 13-14

The Cyber-Attack Against Payment Processes is a confidential two-day (October 6-7 or October 13-14), table-top exercise to simulate an attack on payment processes. This annual exercise has been held for the past five years, with close to 1000 U.S. and Canada financial institutions participating last year.

Rules Supplement #1 - 2015

Now Available in the Members Only Section (ACH Rules Updates)

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Upcoming Events

 July 2015 
July 29, 2015

ODFI Roles and Responsibilities

Full Day, In-Person

Hilton Garden Inn | 11600 W Park Place | Milwaukee WI

August 5, 2015

Navigating and Tabbing Your ACH Rule Book

Full Day In-Person (New Location)

Hilton Garden Inn | 11600 W Park Place | Milwaukee WI

August 6, 2015

UCC Article 4A & the ACH Network: What You Need to Know

Presented By NACHA – The Electronic Payments Association & the Regional Payments Associations

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