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X9 Training: External Processing Code (EPC) and Return Reasons for Image Exchange

Posted by Ambria Frazier

ECCHO, the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and Accredited Standards Committee X9 Inc. will sponsor a dial-in presentation titled “X9 Training: External Processing Code (EPC) and Return Reasons for Image Exchange”. The presentation will cover details about the new EPC defined in X9’s standard X9.100-160-2013 Part 2 to identify Remotely Created Checks (RCCs) and the new standard for Return Reason Codes for Image Exchange and Substitute Checks in X9’s standard X9.100-188. The presentation will provide information on how financial institutions can use the new EPC to track RCCs and how it can aid in fraud detection. It will also discuss the new standard X9.100-188 that identifies and defines return reason codes for image exchange. The presentation will be given twice in February by conference call.  There will be an opportunity to ask questions at both dates.  Attending the presentation will qualify for National Check Professional (NCP) credits from ECCHO (see their web site for more details,

No registration is required but the number of dial-in lines are limited so please call a few minutes early. The presentation is now available for download by clicking on X9 EPC Training 2017. Presentation details:

First Presentation Date: February 8, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. EDT, duration: 1 hour
Second Presentation Date: February 23, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. EDT, duration: 1 hour

The same dial-in number will be used on both dates.
Toll-free dial-in number (U.S. and Canada): 866-290-9319
International dial-in number: 816-650-9042
Conference code: 2632699


Mark Kielman – Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Steve Stevens – Executive Director of ASC X9 Inc.
Phyllis Meyerson – Executive Vice President, ECCHO Inc.

X9 Media Contact

Judith Vanderkay
+1 (781) 883-3793