June 8 - 12, 2020 - 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET

Venable LLP

Payments Law Virtual Bootcamp

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The Merchant Acquirers Committee (MAC) and Venable LLP hosted the Payments Law Virtual Bootcamp during the week of June 8 - 12, 2020. Tailored for general counsel, heads of government affairs, and regulatory compliance officers at all companies in the payments ecosystem, the Bootcamp provided a live one-hour webinar each day, Monday through Friday, covering new topics daily as described below.

Participants took advantage of this opportunity to hear in-depth analysis of key payments issues presented by legal, business, and legislative professionals each afternoon on the developments impacting risk management, legal compliance, data security, and privacy. This series provides a great opportunity for sponsor banks, payment processors, ISOs, and payment facilitators to learn about the most important legal and regulatory developments affecting the industry.

Legislative Update for the Payments Industry 

What the federal and state governments are doing in response to COVID-19 and how it impacts the payments industry


Deron Hicks, Global Payments

Jonathan Genovese, Worldpay

Josh Raymond, Venable

Scott Talbott, Electronic Transactions Association 

Managing Processing Risks in the Time of COVID-19 

The underwriting challenges, compliance challenges, and high-risk areas (cannabis, gaming, etc.) facing the industry


Ellen Berge, Venable

Deana Rich, Infinicept

Javier Robles, Worldpay

Barrie VanBrackle, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe

Slides Recording

Federal and State Scrutiny of Payments 

The expected increase in scrutiny and ongoing cases and risks in the industry


Ellen Berge, Venable

Andrew Bigart, Venable 

Len Gordon, Venable

International Roundtable on the Payments Industry 

Payments attorneys from the UK, Canada, and the U.S. discussed the challenges of cross-border payments


Scott McInnis, Bird & Bird 

Jeffrey Roode, Gowling WLG

Ed Wilson, Venable


What's Next in Payments

The new developments and growth areas in the industry, including push to card, ACH third-party senders, and cryptocurrency


Andrew Bigart, Venable

Kim Ford, Fiserv

Will Graham, BBVA US Legal

Nan Siler, Kabbage