The IPA is the only DC-based association dedicated solely to protecting the innovative prepaid platform which is the catalyst that enables the payments sector to work together to overcome challenges and find solutions.

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CFPB Prepaid Accounts Rule

Instead of fostering financial innovation and inclusion, the CFPB's rule will ultimately limit access to an essential mainstream consumer product that helps millions of Americans participate in the digital economy, affordably manage funds, and safely hold money. Here is what the IPA is doing about the final rule.

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FDIC Brokered Deposits

Stay on top of the FDIC's FAQs about identifying, accepting, and reporting brokered deposits; and what the IPA is doing to combat the FDIC's differential treatment of prepaid cards.

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CFPB Arbitration Rule

Read more about the harms eliminating arbitration has on both consumers and service provider and what the IPA is doing to urge the CFPB to withdraw the proposed rule.

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New York Payroll Cards

On September 7, 2016 the New York Department of Labor issued a Final Rule regulating the use of payroll cards in the State of New York. Learn more about the significant new burdens that employers face.

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