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ACI Worldwide Spotlights Immediate Payments at MEFTECH 2018

Tuesday, May 08, 2018

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Naples, FLA – May 8, 2018 – Payments and fraud experts from ACI Worldwide (NASDAQ: ACIW), a leading global provider of real-time electronic payment and banking solutions, will present at the upcoming MEFTECH conference in Riyadh, Saudia Arabia, May 9 – 10, 2018. Additionally, ACI will spotlight its UP Real-Time Payments Solution, including its real-time fraud management capabilities, at the conference.

MEFTECH is the longest running banking and financial technology event in the MENA Region (Middle East and Northern Africa). Over the years, MEFTECH has brought together more than 8,000 financial industry executives and over 1,000 technology providers in Bahrain, Dubai and Abu Dhabi.

ACI Sessions:

Real-Time Payments in the Middle East & Making the Most of the Opportunity

  • Executive panel on how real-time payments will affect banking in the Middle East and the most promising value-added services banks can offer customers with real-time payments

ACI speaker: Craig Ramsey, Head of Real-Time Payments, ACI Worldwide
Date: May 9, 12:00 – 12:30
Location: Main Auditorium

The Business Case for Immediate Payments

  • Round table discussing the business case for real-time payments, how Islamic/Sharia banking will be influenced by real-time and fraud prevention in the real-time world

ACI speaker: Craig Ramsey, Head of Real-Time Payments, ACI Worldwide
Date: May 9, 2:45 – 3:15pm
Location: Roundtable Theatre

ACI has an unmatched global customer base of financial institutions and payment service providers using its UP Real-Time Payments solution. In the UK, the solution has been used by financial institutions to access the UK Faster Payments scheme since its launch in 2008. Currently, more than 70% of the direct participants of the UK’s Faster Payments Scheme use ACI’s solutions. Last year EBA Clearing selected ACI as one of the ‘frontrunner service providers’ for the pan-European EBA SEPA Instant Credit scheme. ACI has also partnered with VocaLink to offer a complete end-to-end immediate payments solution for a domestic or regional immediate payments network. Additionally, ACI has customers using UP Real-Time Payments to access Singapore FAST and the Australian NPP (New Payments Platform). ACI is also implementing The Clearing House RTP system and Zelle for customers in the US. ACI serves on the ISO 20022 Real-Time Payments Group and the EPC Instant Payments Technology Group, and chairs the IPFA rules working group.

About ACI Worldwide

ACI Worldwide, the Universal Payments (UP) company, powers electronic payments for more than 5,100 organizations around the world. More than 1,000 of the largest financial institutions and intermediaries, as well as thousands of global merchants, rely on ACI to execute $14 trillion each day in payments and securities. In addition, myriad organizations utilize our electronic bill presentment and payment services. Through our comprehensive suite of software solutions delivered on customers’ premises or through ACI’s private cloud, we provide real-time, immediate payments capabilities and enable the industry’s most complete omni-channel payments experience. To learn more about ACI, please visit You can also find us on Twitter @ACI_Worldwide.

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