Did you know that in addition to payment processing and reporting, our services can help you mitigate payments risk and provide services to your corporate clients? The Federal Reserve Banks created the Risk Management Toolbox and Business Banking Toolbox to provide one-stop resources for you to learn how you can help add value for your customers or better manage your organization’s risks related to payment processing.

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Risk Management Toolbox

Do any of these operational challenges sound familiar?

  • I need access to timely and actionable information to help me promptly respond if there are security issues.
  • I need ways to implement secondary reviews and approval processes to help guard against insider misuse or errors.
  • I can't look at every payment. I could use some early notifications or alerts to help trigger reviews or responses.
  • I'd like a way to help guard against Automated Clearing House (ACH) origination credit and fraud risk before the payments are transmitted to the receiving bank.
  • I want an efficient way to conduct management trending and benchmarking analytics.

The Risk Management Toolbox contains tools to assist operational risk, compliance and audit staff in:

  • Measuring and managing operational risks
  • Monitoring internal and external compliance or audit obligations
  • Constructing a strong risk management program

Business Banking Toolbox

Do any of these operational challenges sound familiar?

  • I want to help my customers address operational gaps and inefficiencies.
  • I want to help my organization reduce risk for my business customers and help my customers recognize their own potential risks.
  • I want to learn about the “Know Your Customer” (KYC) tools and options we have to help reduce our organization’s risk.

The Business Banking Toolbox contains tools to assist Treasury or Cash management and business banking staff in:

  • Increasing the flow of information to clients
  • Helping to reduce payment risk
  • Offering services to enhance client relationships

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In addition to perusing the toolboxes, you can request that your account executive contact you directly about these tools.


The Risk Management Toolbox is not intended to provide business or legal advice, nor is it intended to promote or advocate a specific action, risk mitigation strategy or product. Readers should consult with their own business and legal advisors. For complete information regarding the products and services outlined in this Risk Management Toolbox, including the related terms and conditions of use, please review the applicable Federal Reserve Bank Operating Circulars and Agreements.