Discussion Papers

Provision of original, high-quality and relevant research is critical to fulfilling our role as a thought leader in the area of payments. Explore our discussion papers for in-depth, technical research and analysis on topics of relevance to the Canadian and international payments ecosystems.

September 17, 2018
Payments Canada has released a new discussion paper that studies modeling and measurement of tail risk in a deferred net settlement system environment such as the ACSS. Underpinning this paper is a challenging real-world problem faced by Payments... Read more about Tail Risk in the Automated Clearing Settlement System (ACSS)
September 1, 2016
Payments Canada has released a new discussion paper that promotes conversation about credit risk in the Automated Clearing Settlement System (ACSS), which isn’t widely understood. A Primer on Credit Risk in Payments Canada's Automated Clearing... Read more about A Primer on Credit Risk in Payments Canada's Automated Clearing Settlement System (ACSS)