BNY Mellon partners with Early Warning Services

Friday 3 July 2020 11:49 CET | News

BNY Mellon has announced a strategic collaboration with risk and payments solution provider Early Warning Services, LLC (EWS). 

Through this agreement, BNY Mellon will deliver real-time account validation services to clients, and offer the flexibility to tailor a solution to meet clients’ individual needs— whether through BNY Mellon directly, or through one of its Private Label Bank relationships. This collaboration marks another step in BNY Mellon’s strategy to provide digital payment services that support clients with all of their payment needs, both now and in the future. 

Through this new solution, BNY Mellon will enable clients to validate the status and owner of accounts across the US in real-time to provide increased risk and fraud prevention capabilities prior to the execution of payments. It is also payment agnostic and can be used to verify the status of an account and ownership prior to sending a wire transfer, automated clearing house (ACH) or real-time payment. 

The service leverages EWS’ Real-time Payment Chek Service with Account Owner Authentication, which quickly validates if the account is open and in good standing and that the payee is an owner or authorized signer on the account. This will help clients in their efforts to effectively manage risk associated with payment processing across a multitude of use-cases. This service enables clients to better manage the growing compliance requirements to pre-validate payment data prior to making payments or requesting funds. 

BNY Mellon will offer clients multiple channels to access the solution based on their preference, including real-time application programming interface (API) integration, batch-file services and an online user interface. The API solution channel offers the added convenience of full integration with clients’ existing treasury and vendor management systems to streamline customer enrollments and payment processing. 

This solution will be offered in conjunction with BNY Mellon’s Real-Time Payments, Zelle Disbursements and traditional cash management services in its Private Label portfolio. 


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Keywords: BNY Mellon, Early Warning Services, fraud prevention, payments , risk
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