Understanding ACH Origination and Risk

Tuesday, May 28, 2024 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm CT

A Program

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Did you know that originating ACH entries is optional for a financial institution? It is up to your institution to make that decision and determine the amount of risk you are willing to take. In this session, we’ll talk about what makes a good originator and then we’ll dive into Article II of the ACH Rules. You need to understand your responsibilities as an Originating Depository Financial Institution (ODFI).

What You'll Learn
  • ACH Rule warranties for origination
  • ACH authorizations by SEC Code
  • The impact of Same Day ACH
  • Specific warranties for each SEC Code
  • ACH Formats by SEC Code


Mary Kate Cole, AAP, CAE, principal of MK Cole Consulting, has nearly two decades of bank operations experience. Kate is an experienced ACH Auditor as well as speaker on payments related topics. She was VP of the Upper Midwest ACH Association for over 15 years. At that time, she was responsible for member education, ACH Audits and problem solving as well as ACH Development projects. Kate has been active in several National ACH Association Rules Work Groups over her career. She is a popular speaker at both local and national conferences on electronic payments related topics.