GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS

Member Advocacy Program

Welcome to ETA’s Government Affairs department, dedicated to being the premier voice of the payments industry in Washington and around the country. We advance the interests of our members before policy makers and industry groups. ETA is the premier payments industry advocate and we keep our members up to date on legislative and regulatory decisions impacting our industry.


Scott Talbott
Senior Vice President, Government Affairs
Electronic Transactions Association

THE LATEST FROM GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS

ETA Letter to President-Elect Trump Outlining Its Policy Proposals for 2017

November 28, 2016

Dear President-elect Trump:

On behalf of the Electronic Transactions Association (ETA), I would like to congratulate you on your election to the Office of President of the United States of America.

ETA encourages your administration to create amore . . .

ETA Submits Comments to FTC regarding its Disposal of Consumer Report Information and Records

November 21, 2016

Dear Secretary Clark:

The Electronic Transactions Association (“ETA”) appreciates this opportunity to provide comments regarding the Federal Trade Commission’s (“FTC” or “Commission”) Request for Public Comment on its rule regarding Disposal of Consumer Report Information and Recordsmore . . .

ETA Signs Industry Coalition Letter Urging the New Administration to End Operation Choke Point

November 14, 2016

Congratulations on your election as President of the United States of America. Our industry looks forward to working with your Administration during the next four years to benefit the business community, consumer, and the broader economy.

Specifically,more . . .

ETA Submits Comment Letter to the New York Department of Financial Services on Cybersecurity Requirements for Financial Services Companies

November 14, 2016

The Electronic Transactions Association (“ETA”) appreciates this opportunity to provide comments on the New York State Department of Financial Services (“Department”) proposed Cybersecurity Rules for Financial Services Companies (23 NYCRR 500) (the “Proposal” or “Rule”).

ETA ismore . . .

ETA Signs Joint Trade Letter to the New York Department of Financial Services on Cybersecurity Requirements for Financial Services Companies

November 14, 2016

The Business Council of New York State, the Electronic Transactions Association (ETA), the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America (PCI), and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which represent nearly every sector of the U.S. economy, welcomemore . . .

ETA Submits Comments to the FTC regarding its Safeguards Rule

November 7, 2016

Dear Secretary Clark:

The Electronic Transactions Association (“ETA”) appreciates this opportunity to provide comments regarding the Federal Trade Commission’s (“FTC” or “Commission”) Request for Public Comment on its Standards for Safeguarding Customer Information (“Safeguards Rule” or “Rule”). ETAmore . . .

ETA Submits Comments Regarding the FDIC’s proposed Examination Guidance for Third-Party Lending

October 27, 2016

Dear Ms. Miller:

The Electronic Transaction Association submits this comment letter in response to the FDIC’s proposed Examination Guidance for Third-Party Lending, released July 29, 2016…

The Electronic Transactions Association (“ETA”) appreciates this opportunity to comment on themore . . .

ETA Submits Comments Regarding the CFPB’s Proposed Amendments to its Information-Sharing Rule

October 24, 2016

Dear Ms. Jackson:
The Electronic Transactions Association (“ETA”) submits this comment letter in response to the Bureau’s proposed amendments to its rules relating to disclosure of records and information, released August 24, 2016. ETA is the leadingmore . . .

ETA Statement on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Ruling on Prepaid Accounts

October 4, 2016
ETA statement on the CFPB’s prepaid account rulemaking, to be attributed to Scott Talbott, SVP of government relations, ETA:
“Despite recognizing that prepaid accounts are among the fastest growing consumer finance products, particularly among low to moderatemore . . .

ETA Submits Comments Regarding the CFPB’s Proposed Arbitration Rules

August 22, 2016

Dear Ms. Jackson:
The Electronic Transactions Association (“ETA”) hereby respectfully submits its comments in response to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (“Bureau”) above-captioned Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (“NPRM”) on arbitration. ETA submits that the proposed rules shouldmore . . .

ETA Testifies On Online Small Business Lending

July 12, 2016

CAN Capital testified on behalf of ETA before the House Committee on Financial Services Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit. Parris Sanz, Chief Legal Officer of CAN Capital delivered the testimony and was part ofmore . . .


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