The U.S. Business-to-Business (B2B) payments industry is currently facing* an identity crisis. The antiquated infrastructures of Banking Past are becoming increasingly unreliable. For the old systems to continue functioning, they usually require repairments or replacements. Performing these facelifts and/or substitutions is a task that is as daunting as it is expensive-- it is unsurprising that institutions are reluctant to launch a project to completely overhaul its current enterprise payments network.
Passing on interchange fees has always been against card network regulations and companies have found unique ways to get around the regulations or simply did not comply. An anti-trust lawsuit was filed in 2005 and in July 13, 2012 the suit was finally settled.
Credit card surcharging is prohibited in ten (10) states while other states are considering legislation. The regulations are daunting for charging a surcharge; should you consider it to recoup transaction fees?
This training on credit card interchange fees rules will clearly explain the changes in the rules, which group will benefit from the changes and how it will affect the retailers and customers.
Is your financial institution or corporation ready for the future? The payments landscape and regulatory climate continues to undergo dramatic change and now is the time to plan for what’s coming. This webinar is tailored to help you understand how strategic planning and risk management impact driving growth, managing regulatory uncertainty, and moving into the future while protecting your business.
This session allows for a dynamic exchange of ideas related to payments strategies and risk management programs and serves as a unique opportunity for financial institutions and corporations to gain insight and prepare for the future.
Winning your case doesn’t mean much if you’re not going to get paid. Debtors and their lawyers have more options than ever for hiding assets from their creditors, frustrating collection efforts. Creditors need to know how and where debtors can stash money and property, and then how best to seize it once they locate it.
In just 90 minutes, you will learn the most-used ways debtors have to try to keep you from collecting against them; and the best strategies for overcoming those attempts. From potential sources of information to legal means of compelling friends, employers, and even attorneys to turn over property and information, this seminar is invaluable for anyone who is owed money.
Bankruptcy isn’t anything a creditor should fear! Bankruptcies have for a long time been the bane of both creditors and debtors, but there’s no reason that should be. A Chapter 7 bankruptcy can actually be beneficial to a creditor, both during and after the bankruptcy, and as respects current and future obligations or transactions with the filing debtor.
This session is a cost-effective way to minimize the negative impact bankruptcies can have on your business, while providing potential ways to actually turn a chapter 7 into a profitable event for your institution, and arm you with the knowledge it will take to navigate this complex area of law either yourself or with minimal legal help – helping you avoid costly legal fees and harmful write-downs of loans and obligations.
This webinar, designed specifically for financial institutions, walks through typical federal tax refund situations and helps staff develop a strategy to successfully navigate potential pitfalls. In this course we will answer common institution questions, including:
We suspect a customer is committing tax refund fraud. Can we do anything?
When is our institution potentially liable for losses associated with tax refunds?
What return reason code do we use if we need to return a refund?
Can we check to see if an account holder is entitled to a tax refund?
Prepare yourself and your team for this challenging time of year! Attendees will receive a bonus Tax Refund Handling Checklist to ensure your institution has considered all aspects of handling tax refunds.