June 8-10, 2021

Venable LLP

Payments Law Virtual Bootcamp

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Merchant Acquirers Committee (MAC) and Venable LLP will host the Payments Law Virtual Bootcamp on June 8-10, 2021. Tailored for general counsel, heads of government affairs, and regulatory compliance officers at all companies in the payments ecosystem, the Bootcamp provides a live one-hour webinar, Tuesday through Thursday, covering new topics daily as described below.

Participants will hear in-depth analysis of key payments issues presented by legal, business, and legislative professionals 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.

The Regulatory Road Ahead

Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Join our panelists for a discussion of the latest regulatory developments in Washington, including changing leadership and new priorities at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the powers of the Federal Trade Commission following recent Supreme Court activity, BSA/AML reform, bank charter legislation, and other activity in Congress that is likely to matter most to payments companies.


Allyson Baker, Partner, Venable LLP

Kimberly Ford, Senior Vice President, Government Relations, Fiserv

Leonard Gordon, Partner, Venable LLP

Scott Talbott, Senior Vice President of Government Affairs, Electronic Transactions Association


Navigating High-Risk Industries

Wednesday, June 9, 2021

What never goes out of style? High-risk products and services. Learn about the latest regulatory and legislative developments that could impact how you work with merchants involved in gaming, subscription sales, cannabis, e-cigarettes, telemarketing, technical support services, and everything in between.


Ellen Berge, Partner, Venable LLP

Andrew Bigart, Partner, Venable LLP

Brian W. Jones, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary, Merrick Bank