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Communications

The Federal Reserve Banks communicate frequently with customers regarding new services and operational changes; below you can find letters to customers by product and by district.

Accounting Services

List of Accounting Services communications
Date Communication Title
Aug. 16, 2017 A Revised Version of the Account Structure Guide is Available
Jun. 1, 2017 A New Version of the Account Management Guide is Available
May 31, 2017 Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland to transition its Accounting Support Services

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Central Bank

List of Central Bank communications
Date Communication Title
Oct. 19, 2017 TDF Operation Results of October 19, 2017, Operation ID F70 (Off-site)
Oct. 12, 2017 TDF Operation Announcement of October 19, 2017, Operation ID F70 (Off-site)
Aug. 10, 2017 TDF Operation Results of August 10, 2017, Operation ID F69 (Off-site)
Aug. 3, 2017 TDF Operation Announcement of August 10, 2017, Operation ID F69 (Off-site)
Jun. 1, 2017 New Federal Reserve Collateral Margins Table
May 18, 2017 TDF Operation Results of May 18, 2017, Operation ID F68 (Off-site)
May 11, 2017 TDF Operation Announcement of May 18, 2017, Operation ID F68 (Off-site)
Feb. 23, 2017 TDF Operation Results of February 23, 2017, Operation ID F67 (Off-site)
Feb. 16, 2017 TDF Operation Announcement of February 23, 2017, Operation ID F67 (Off-site)

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Check Services

List of Check Services communications
Date Communication Title
Oct. 23, 2017 Federal Reserve Banks Announce Changes to the Check Adjustments Platform
Oct. 11, 2017 Year-End Freeze Period for Production Check Services
May 31, 2017 Federal Reserve Board announces final amendments to Regulation CC and requests public comment on an additional proposed amendment (Off-site)
May 10, 2017 Check Processing Platform Software Upgrade
May 1, 2017 Freeze Periods for Production Check Services
Mar. 21, 2017 Changes to Check Adjustment Case Requirements and Edits
Dec. 12, 2016 Federal Reserve Banks Announce Changes to Check Adjustment Case Requirements and Edits

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FedACH® Services

List of FedACH® Services communications
Date Communication Title
Sep. 27, 2017 Beginning September 11, 2017, Treasury Will Participate In the Exchange of the Unauthorized Entry Fee
Sep. 12, 2017 Treasury confirms participation in Same Day ACH beginning September 15, 2017, in a phased implementation
Aug. 17, 2017 Final reminder of Same Day ACH Phase 2 readiness and announcement of Operating Circular 4 updates
Aug. 16, 2017 Revisions to Operating Circular 4
Aug. 15, 2017 Exception Return Service for Same Day ACH originated items with values exceeding $10,000 begins September 15
Jun. 7, 2017 Same Day ACH Debits Qualified Batch Reporting
Apr. 18, 2017 Same Day ACH Testing Begins Summer 2017
Apr. 7, 2017 Same Day ACH and the U.S. Treasury

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FedCash® Services

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List of FedCash® Services communications
Date Communication Title
Oct. 2, 2017 Guidance on Packaging and Depositing Currency Contaminated by Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria
Sep. 28, 2017 Memphis Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis is converting to a new internal cash transactional system
Sep. 25, 2017 Jacksonville Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta is converting to a new internal cash transactional system
Sep. 13, 2017 Guidance on Packaging and Depositing Currency Contaminated by Hurricane Irma
Sep. 8, 2017 Federal Reserve Bank of Boston is converting to a new internal cash transactional system
Sep. 7, 2017 Guidance on Packaging and Depositing Currency Contaminated by Hurricane Harvey
Sep. 6, 2017 Guidance for Depositing Contaminated Currency
Aug. 24, 2017 Helena Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis is converting to a new internal cash transactional system
Aug. 23, 2017 2017 Holiday Currency Special Ordering Information Now Available
Aug. 23, 2017 2017 Holiday Currency Special Ordering Information for the Miami Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Aug. 01, 2017 Currency Education Program: New USDollars Site
Jul. 31, 2017 The St. Louis Office of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis is converting to a new internal cash transactional system
Jul. 17, 2017 Chicago Office of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago is converting to a new internal cash transactional system
Jul. 10, 2017 Federal Reserve Banks Plan to Adopt Standards for FedCash® Services
Jun. 29, 2017 Atlanta Office of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta is converting to a new internal cash transactional system
Jun. 22, 2017 Kansas City Office of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City is converting to a new internal cash transactional system
Jun. 12, 2017 Detroit Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago is converting to a new internal cash transactional system
Jun. 5, 2017 New Orleans Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta is converting to a new internal cash transactional system
May 15, 2017 Federal Reserve Bank of New York's East Rutherford Operations Center (EROC) is converting to a new internal cash transactional system
May 2, 2017 Updated Instructional Video on Packaging Contaminated Currency
May 1, 2017 Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia is converting to a new internal cash transactional system
Apr. 10, 2017 Cleveland Office of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland is converting to a new internal cash transactional system
Mar. 27, 2017 Minneapolis Office of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis is converting to a new internal cash transactional system
Mar. 13, 2017 Denver Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City is converting to a new internal cash transactional system
Feb. 9, 2017 Baltimore Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond is converting to a new internal cash transactional system
Feb. 6, 2017 Cincinnati Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland is converting to a new internal cash transactional system
Jan. 30, 2017 Effective Immediately: Revisions to Contaminated Currency Guidance
Dec. 8, 2016 Reminder: Depositing Requirements for $50 and $100 Denominations

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FedComplete® Packages

List of FedComplete® Packages communications
Date Communication Title
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FedLine® Solutions

List of FedLine® Solutions communications
Date Communication Title
Sep. 18, 2017 Federal Reserve Banks add support for Microsoft® Windows® 10

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Fedwire® Services

List of Fedwire® Services communications
Date Communication Title
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General

List of general communications
Date Communication Title
Nov. 17, 2017 E-Payments Routing Directory Bulk Download Contact Information Request Form Required Beginning November 19
Nov. 14, 2017 Announcing 2018 Federal Reserve Financial Services Product and Fee Changes
Nov. 11, 2017 Now Live! Federal Reserve Banks’ Redesigned Website and New Logo
Oct. 30, 2017 Federal Reserve Banks Will Launch Redesigned Website, New Logo and New Fed360SM Publication
Jan. 6, 2017 Federal Reserve Bank Services Will Operate on Inauguration Day

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National Settlement Service

List of National Settlement Service communications
Date Communication Title
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Treasury Services

List of Treasury Services communications
Date Communication Title
Oct. 17, 2017 Early Savings Bond Redemptions Authorized in California Counties Affected by Wildfires
Oct. 17, 2017 Early Savings Bond Redemptions Authorized for Seminole Tribes of Florida Affected by Hurricane Irma
Oct. 4, 2017 Early Savings Bond Redemptions Authorized in areas of Puerto Rico Affected by Severe Weather related to Hurricane Maria - Updated October 4, 2017
Sep. 27, 2017 Early Savings Bond Redemptions Authorized in areas of Georgia Affected by Severe Weather - Updated September 27, 2017
Sep. 27, 2017 Early Savings Bond Redemptions Authorized in areas of Puerto Rico Affected by Severe Weather - Updated September 27, 2017
Sep. 25, 2017 Early Savings Bond Redemptions Authorized in areas of U.S. Virgin Islands Affected by Severe Weather - Updated September 25, 2017
Sep. 20, 2017 Financial Institutions Invited to Submit Proposals to Provide OTC Channel Services; Proposals Due by November 30, 2017
Sep. 19, 2017 Early Savings Bond Redemptions Authorized in areas of Georgia Affected by Severe Weather - Updated September 19, 2017
Sep. 18, 2017 Early Savings Bond Redemptions Authorized in areas of Georgia Affected by Severe Weather
Sep. 18, 2017 Early Savings Bond Redemptions Authorized in areas of Florida Affected by Severe Weather - Updated September 18, 2017
Sep. 15, 2017 Early Savings Bond Redemptions Authorized in areas of Puerto Rico Affected by Severe Weather - Updated September 15, 2017
Sep. 11, 2017 Early Savings Bond Redemptions Authorized in areas of U.S. Virgin Islands Affected by Severe Weather
Sep. 11, 2017 Early Savings Bond Redemptions Authorized in areas of Puerto Rico Affected by Severe Weather
Sep. 11, 2017 Early Savings Bond Redemptions Authorized in Florida Counties Affected by Severe Weather
Sep. 5, 2017 Early Savings Bond Redemptions Authorized in Texas Counties Affected by Severe Weather - Updated September 5, 2017
Aug. 31, 2017 Early Savings Bond Redemptions Authorized in Texas Counties Affected by Severe Weather - Updated August 31, 2017
Aug. 28, 2017 Early Savings Bond Redemptions Authorized in Texas Counties Affected by Severe Weather
Aug. 21, 2017 Early Savings Bond Redemptions Authorized in West Virginia Counties Affected by Severe Weather
Aug. 14, 2017 Improving the Paying Agent Experience with Savings Bonds News You Can Use
Aug. 7, 2017 Early Savings Bond Redemptions Authorized in Missouri Counties Affected by Severe Weather - Updated August 7, 2017
Aug. 04, 2017 Early Savings Bond Redemptions Authorized in Michigan Counties Affected by Severe Weather
Jul. 11, 2017 Early Savings Bond Redemptions Authorized in Arkansas Counties Affected by Severe Weather - Updated July 11, 2017
Jun. 20, 2017 Early Savings Bond Redemptions Authorized in Arkansas Counties Affected by Severe Weather
Jun. 6, 2017 Early Savings Bond Redemptions Authorized in Missouri Counties Affected by Severe Weather
May 12, 2017 Improving the Paying Agent Experience with Savings Bonds News You Can Use
Feb. 13, 2017 Early Savings Bond Redemptions Authorized in areas of Louisiana Affected by Severe Weather
Feb. 6, 2017 Early Savings Bond Redemptions Authorized in Georgia Counties Affected by Severe Weather - Updated February 6, 2017
Feb. 1, 2017 Early Savings Bond Redemptions Authorized in Mississippi Counties Affected by Severe Weather
Feb. 1, 2017 Early Savings Bond Redemptions Authorized in Georgia Counties Affected by Severe Weather
Dec. 20, 2016 Early Savings Bond Redemptions Authorized in Tennessee County Affected by Wildfires

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Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

List of Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta communications
Date Communication Title
Oct. 19, 2017 Miami Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta is Converting to a New Internal Cash Transactional System
Sep. 25, 2017 Jacksonville Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta is converting to a new internal cash transactional system
Sep. 13, 2017 Guidance for Depositing Excess Currency Ordered During Hurricane Irma (Non-Contaminated Currency Only)
Aug. 23, 2017 2017 Holiday Currency Special Ordering Information for the Miami Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Jun. 29, 2017 Atlanta Office of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta is converting to a new internal cash transactional system
Jun. 5, 2017 New Orleans Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta is converting to a new internal cash transactional system
May 8, 2017 2017 Hurricane Season Preparation and Contact Information

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Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

List of Federal Reserve Bank of Boston communications
Date Communication Title
Sep. 8, 2017 Federal Reserve Bank of Boston is converting to a new internal cash transactional system
Jan. 11, 2017 Discount Window Seasonal Credit Program
Dec. 7, 2016 Discount Window Seasonal Credit Program

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Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

List of Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago communications
Date Communication Title
Jul. 17, 2017 Chicago Office of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago is converting to a new internal cash transactional system
Jun. 12, 2017 Detroit Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago is converting to a new internal cash transactional system
Jan. 11, 2017 Discount Window Seasonal Credit Program
Dec. 7, 2016 Discount Window Seasonal Credit Program

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Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

List of Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland communications
Date Communication Title
May 31, 2017 Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland to transition its Accounting Support Services
Apr. 10, 2017 Cleveland Office of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland is converting to a new internal cash transactional system
Feb. 06, 2017 Cincinnati Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland is converting to a new internal cash transactional system

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Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

List of Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas communications
Date Communication Title
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Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

List of Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City communications
Date Communication Title
Jun. 22, 2017 Kansas City Office of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City is converting to a new internal cash transactional system
Mar. 13, 2017 Denver Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City is converting to a new internal cash transactional system
Jan. 11, 2017 Discount Window Seasonal Credit Program
Dec. 7, 2016 Discount Window Seasonal Credit Program

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Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

List of Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis communications
Date Communication Title
Aug. 24, 2017 Helena Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis is converting to a new internal cash transactional system
Mar. 27, 2017 Minneapolis Office of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis is converting to a new internal cash transactional system

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Federal Reserve Bank of New York

List of Federal Reserve Bank of New York communications
Date Communication Title
May 15, 2017 Federal Reserve Bank of New York's East Rutherford Operations Center (EROC) is converting to a new internal cash transactional system

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Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

List of Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia communications
Date Communication Title
May 1, 2017 Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia is converting to a new internal cash transactional system
Jan. 17, 2017 Seasonal Credit Program

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Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

List of Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond communications
Date Communication Title
Jun. 28, 2017 Effective September 1, 2017: Order deadline changing to 12:00 p.m.
Feb. 9, 2017 Baltimore Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond is converting to a new internal cash transactional system

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Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

List of Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco communications
Date Communication Title
Jan. 11, 2017 FedCash® Services - Monitoring Winter Weather Conditions in the Portland, Oregon area
Jan. 11, 2017 Discount Window Seasonal Credit Program
Dec. 7, 2016 Discount Window Seasonal Credit Program

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

List of Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis communications
Date Communication Title
Sep. 28, 2017 Memphis Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis is converting to a new internal cash transactional system
Jul. 31, 2017 The St. Louis Office of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis is converting to a new internal cash transactional system

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