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Mission and Objectives

The Accredited Standards Committee X9 (ASC X9) in support of the financial services industry has the mission to create and maintain US and International standards that improve payments and securities transactions, protect data and facilitate information exchange.

ASC X9 fulfills the objectives of:

  • Support (maintain, enhance, and promote use of) existing standards
  • Facilitate development of new, open standards based upon consensus
  • Provide a common source for all standards affecting the Financial Services Industry
  • Focus on current and future standards needs of the Financial Services Industry
  • Promote use of Financial Services Industry standards
  • Participate and promote the development of international standards