The U.S. Payments System as Critical Infrastructure

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  • Lockhart Lockhart

Featuring Dennis Lockhart, former president/CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, and Marie Gooding, former COO/First Vice President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and national director of retail payments, Federal Reserve System.

This presentation will cover an overview of retail/consumer payments in the U.S. and an overview of the Federal Reserve's role in payments. It will also include discussion of the Federal Reserve's recent "U.S. Faster Payments Task Force" initiative, the ACH (automated clearing house) system and the data network underpinning it, this system's resilience and efforts to protect it, and perspectives on the U.S. payments system by comparison with other countries. 

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In Campus Calendar

Center for International Strategy, Technology, and Policy (CISTP), International Affairs Alumni in Washington DC, Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, Sam Nunn School of International Affairs

Invited Audience
Faculty/Staff, Postdoc, Public, Graduate students, Undergraduate students
Atlanta Federal Reserve
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  • Created On: Mar 5, 2019 - 2:33pm
  • Last Updated: Mar 5, 2019 - 2:33pm