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ETA OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS

Meghan M. Cieslak
Director of Communications
202.677.7406
mcieslak@electran.org

2017

09.12.2017
ETA Welcomes Elizabeth Ryan of Wells Fargo to Board of Directors
Press Release

06.22.2017
Fake online stores reveal gamblers' shadow banking system
The New York Times via Reuters 

06.09.2017
5 thought leaders you should be following in the credit card processing industry and why
payline

05.30.2017
Takeaways from TRANSACT: payments industry legal and regulatory trends
Perkins Coie

05.26.2017
Jeff Sloan, President & Chairman ETA - intro to TRANSACT17
Mobile Marketing & Technology

05.23.2017
Acquiring industry at TRANSACT 17 in Vegas: where else?
CrossCheck blog

05.22.2017
Insights from ETA TRANSACT 17
apriva

05.16.2017
PayApp by iControl wins ETA's 2017 Star Award for "best mobile solution"
iControl

05.15.2017
Latin America's payments market proves welcoming to U.S. businesses
Payments Source

05.15.2017
Talk to your developers! Square insists they're key
Payment Facilitator

05.15.2017
TRANSACT 17 celebrates partners, innovators
The Green Sheet

05.2017
TRANSACT 17 wrap-up
The Strawhecker Group

05.12.2017
For payments players, not much cause for optimism in the age of Trump, analysts warn
Digital Transactions

05.2017
First American Payment refreshes brand to reflect expertise in payment technology #TRANSACT
Point of Sale

05.09.2017
Verifone introduces Carbon 8, latest innovation in the Carbon #TRANSACT
Point of Sale  

05.08.2017
National Merchants Association launches suite of unprecedented personalized services
Mobile Marketing & Technology 

05.02.2017
ETA names Star Awards finalists, winners to be honored at TRANSACT 17
The Green Sheet

04.25.2017
Everyone hates the OCC's fintech charter specifics
American Banker

04.18.2017
ETA TRANSACT taps Google Cloud SVP to keynote, robust agenda planned
The Green Sheet

04.10.2017
The payments journey: From point of sale to points of commerce – Part 1
The Green Sheet

03.22.2017
The big chip card switch: living with EMV
CreditCards.com

03.20.2017
Tomorrow’s marketplace – how digital is changing in-store payments
Banking.com

03.19.2017
The OCC Moves Ahead With Its Fintech Bank Charter, but Blowback Grows
Digital Transaction

03.12.2017
CFPB Proposes Delay, Potential Tweaks on Prepaid Rule
paybefore.com

03.10.2017
ETA Statement on the CFPB Prepaid Card Rule Extension Proposal

03.09.2017
PayPal, Google Have Stake in Fight to Kill CFPB Prepaid Rule
Bloomberg BNA

02.27.2017
Innovation and Disruption in the Financial Technology Industry
BU Law Journal

02.21.2017
Do stores need new hardware to keep taking Mastercards? The answer is not so simple
Kate Fitzgerald, PaymentsSource

02.21.2017
Why Regulators Can’t Give JPMorgan a ‘Silver Bullet’ for Hackers
Bradley Keoun, TheStreet

02.15.2017
Consumer Groups Cry Foul as House Joins Senate Push for Prepaid Rule Repeal
Paybefore

02.15.2017
ETA Sends Letter Urging Action on the CFPB Rule on Prepaid
MobileMarketingAndTechnology.com

02.08.2017
Proposed Cybersecurity Rule Hints at Priority for Regulators
Kim Graber, PaymentFacilitator.com

02.07.2017
Congress Takes Aim at the CFPB’s Pending Prepaid Card Rule
Jim Daly, Digital Transactions

02.06.2017
Consumer Groups Cry Foul as House Joins Senate Push for Prepaid Rule Repeal
Paybefore

02.03.2017
OCC considers controversial fintech charter
The Green Sheet

02.02.2017
Can Sen. Perdue Undo CFPB Prepaid Accounts Rule?
Paybefore

02.02.2017
To Chip or Not to Chip
WBRE

02.02.2017
The New Administration Brings Uncertainty But Also Optimism, Payments Experts Say
John Stewart, Digital Transactions

01.19.2017
States Have Potential to Transform the Regulatory Landscape for Payments
paymentfacilitator.com

01.09.2017
With Apple on Its Board, the ETA’s Leadership Increasingly Tilts Towards Tech
Jim Daly, Digital Transactions

2016

12.06.2016
OCC favors bank status for fintechs
The Green Sheet

12.02.2016
ETA Statement on the OCC Chartering Non-Bank FinTech Companies

12.01.2016
ETA Statement on Visa and Mastercard’s EMV Liability Shift Date Changes

11.30.2016
ETA Statement on Steve Mnuchin as Treasury Secretary

11.30.2016
Survey: 25 Percent of SMBs Say Consumer Demand “Highly Influences” Payment Technology Purchase Decisions

11.29.2016
ETA to Trump: Don’t Forget Payments
Card Not Present

11.29.2016
The ETA Sends a Payments-Industry Wish List to President-Elect Trump
Digital Transactions

11.28.2016
ETA Letter to President-elect Trump Outlining Its Policy Proposals for 2017

11.24.2016
Where We Stand with Chip Readers
WFXL (FOX) – Albany, Georgia

11.22.2016
Making Sense of Main Street’s Approach to Online Lending
Media Planet

11.21.2016
Pros and Cons of Chip Readers
WSTM (NBC) – Syracuse

11.17.2016
The dos and don’ts of instant payment apps
Jessica Dickler, CNBC

11.13.2016
Blazing tech trails for commerce
Ann Train, The Green Sheet

11.09.2016
ETA Statement on the 2016 Election Results

10.24.2016
ETA Statement on the SMART Box Initiative

10.21.2016
ETA Releases Guidance to Payment Facilitators with Voluntary Industry Best Practices
PR Newswire

10.11.2016
ETA Statement on the D.C. U.S. Court of Appeals Rule on CFPB

10.09.2016
Chip credit cards still a tough switch
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

10.07.2016
PayPal Adjusts to Its New Normal: Tighter Regulations, Competition
Valerie Young, TheStreet

10.05.2016
When Will Fintech Regulation Grow Up?
Lalita Clozel, American Banker

10.05.2016
ETA Statement on the Death of Mary Albert

10.04.2016
ETA Statement on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Ruling on Prepaid Accounts

10.01.2016
Chip cards gain steam, forcing hackers to get crafty
Jessica Dickler, CNBC

09.29.2016
Chip Cards & Mobile Payments: The Safer Bet
Jason Oxman, WRC

09.29.2016
A Year Into The Era Of Chip-Embedded Credit Cards
Domanique Jordan, WJLA

09.22.2016
Statement by the Electronic Transactions Association (ETA) Regarding the Introduction of the Financial Services Innovation Act of 2016

09.19.2016
ETA Hosts Payments Fly-In & FinTech Policy Forum on Capitol Hill
Yahoo News

09.19.2016
Payment Industry Experts Gather for One-Day Meeting With Members of Congress
PRWeb

09.19.2016
Small businesses still behind on installing card chip readers
Joshua Gauntt, WSFA

09.15.2016
Chip credit cards still a tough switch for many
Russell Grantham, myAJC

09.13.2016
ETA Statement Regarding H. Res. 835, a Bipartisan Resolution Supporting Financial Innovation

09.12.2016
ETA announces fintech event at Boston MIT Media Lab
Econotimes

09.08.2016
The ETA Readies Underwriting Guidelines for Payment Facilitators
Kevin Woodward, Digital Transactions

09.08.2016
An Open Letter to Consumers About Chip Cards
Jason Oxman, Transaction Trends

09.07.2016
Letter to the editor: Electronic transactions offer benefits to businesses, consumers
Jason Oxman, Portland Press Herald

09.06.2016
Hayden: Consumers Can’t Look to the Government to ‘Save’ Them from Fraudsters
Kevin Woodward, Digital Transactions

09.01.2016
Visa Puts Blockchain to the Test as Banks Mine Bitcoin Technology
Valerie Young, The Street

08.26.2016
Credit card chip readers frustrate customers
WBIR

08.26.2016
Gas stations fight hackers — but they’re going to have to pay for it
Jon Marino, CNBC

08.15.2016
College Education? Priceless. For Tuition, There’s MasterCard
Valerie Young,TheStreet

08.15.2016
Ten months after the liability shift – where are we on chip cards?
USA Radio Network

08.05.2016
Are Chip Cards Counterfeit-Proof? Not Exactly
Jill Krasny,Credit.com

08.05.2016
Confused by Chip Credit Cards? Get in Line
Karen Workman,The New York Times

07.21.2016
New Research Finds FinTech Industry Expanding Access to Underserved Communities

07.13.2016
Emerging online lenders ask lawmakers for time, patience
The Hill

07.13.2016
Fintechs Present Both Opportunities and Challenges
The M Report

07.11.2016
Mobile Payments, EMV, and Fraud: A Chat with ETA’s Jason Oxman
Sift Science

07.1.2016
Triumph And Challenge at the ETA
Kevin Woodward, Digital Transactions

06.22.2016
Bank Regulators Aim at Online Small Business Lending
Rachel Witkowski, The Wall Street Journal

06.22.2016
CFPB Turns Attention to Small Business Lending Market
Victoria Finkle. American Banker

06.21.2016
ETA FinTech Event Series Hits Atlanta

06.17.2016
Why Square’s Stock Is Struggling Even Though Customers Love It
The Street

06.17.2016
How Software Companies Are Overcoming EMV-Related Challenges
Business Solutions Magazine

05.25.2016
Money Transmitter Regulatory Developments
Electronic Payments Law

05.18.2016
The end of the line?
WINK News

05.16.2016
Financials: Are Peer-to-Peer Lenders Running on “Borrowed” Time?
Gaby Lapera, The Motley Fool

05.12.2016
Mobile Biometric Tech Makes Payments Faster and More Secure
Tara Lynn Wagner, Time Warner Cable News

05.11.2016
Four Things Small Business Owners Need to Know About Online Lending
Jason Oxman, Inc.

05.10.2016
ETA Statement on the Release of Treasury’s Online Marketplace Lending White Paper

05.03.2016
Discussion: Credit Card Chip Technology
Protect My Data, C-SPAN

04.29.2016
American Wallets are Getting More Secure
Jason Oxman, Inc.

04.29.2016
The Future of Money
Lauren Minor, My Wabash Valley

04.28.2016
Video Interview: Jason Oxman
Mobile Marketing & Technology

04.28.2016
ETA’s Oxman Says San Francisco Office Is Indicative of Payments-Industry Change
Kevin Woodward, Digital Transactions

04.27.2016
PayPal Builds Partnerships for Mobile 2.0
Kate Fitzgerald, Payments Source

04.26.2016
Chip card transition is facing dark before the dawn
Mark Albertson, examiner.com

04.26.2016
Study Confirms Electronic Payments Drive Economy, Power 1-in-5 U.S. Jobs

04.26.2016
TRANSACT 16: Giants Take the Keynote Stage on Day 3

04.20.2016
Payments Innovators Make Headlines at TRANSACT 16

04.19.2016
Payments Technology Leaders and Fintech Innovators Open TRANSACT 16

04.19.2016
ETA Develops Guidance to Payment Facilitators with Voluntary Industry Best Practices

04.14.2016
Money Tips: Why businesses are not using credit card chip readers
Moneytips.com

04.13.2016
New ETA Survey Finds Online Lending an Important Tool for Small Business Owners

04.12.2016
Mobile payments: the way of the future
Good Day Oregon

04.12.2016
Goodbye cold, hard cash; hello e-pay!
January Keaton, VirginiaFirst.com

04.08.2016
Adoption of safer credit-card technology slow — for a variety of reasons
Tim Feran, The Columbus Dispatch

04.05.2016
New Ways to Pay
Fox40 – Sacramento

04.05.2016
We answer 7 popular questions about those chip cards
Brittany Jones-Cooper, Yahoo Finance

04.05.2016
The Future of Money
Fox40

04.01.2016
The switch to chip cards is working, six months later, U.S. consumers better protected against fraud
Jason Oxman, The Hill

03.30.2016
Consumer Alert: Scammers taking advantage of credit card chip confusion
Attorney General’s Office, THV11

03.29.2016
World’s top payments technology, fintech innovators gather at TRANSACT 16 Emerging anti-fraud technologies demonstrated live on show floor
Investorideas.com

03.29.2016
Don’t take my money: Why mobile payments haven’t taken off — yet
Rob Pegoraro, Yahoo Tech

03.25.2016
Six months in, chipped credit cards gaining acceptance with consumers, retailers
Doug Olenick, SC Magazine

03.23.2016
Small Businesses Take on Big Banks
Angela Diffly, SMB Retail

03.22.2016
Chip-Card Payment System Delays Frustrate Retailers
Rachel Abrams, The New York Times

03.21.2016
Are Debit Cards & ATM Cards the Same Thing?
Jeanine Skowronski, Credit.com

03.03.2016
Dip or swipe? More retailers expected to get on board with chip cards in 2016
Lauren Zumbach, The St. Augustine Record

03.02.2016
Paying with your face and car is the new paying with your phone
Katie Collins & Ben Fox Rubin, CNET

03.01.2016
Retailers and consumers adjusting to new chip cards
Lauren Zumbach, NorthJersey.com

02.23.2016
Panel looks into chip-card technology delays at N.J. stores
Phil Gregory, NewsWorks

02.22.2016
Assembly Panel Examines New Credit Card Technology
Phil Gregory, WBGO News

02.22.2016
Lawmakers Hear About Delays with Credit Card Chip Readers
Brenda Flanagan, NJTV News

02.17.2016
Adoption of Apple Pay slows, survey suggests
Althea Chang, CNBC

02.17.2016
Dip or swipe? More retailers expected to get on board with chip cards in 2016
Lauren Zumbach, Chicago Tribune

02.16.2016
Fraud Schemes Cast a Wider Net, Giving ETA a Wider Scope
David Heun, Payments Source

02.12.2016
Using your chip card at some stores and not at others? Here’s why.
Sarah Halzack, The Washington Post

02.11.2016
ETA Releases Updated Underwriting Guidelines for Acquirers and ISOs
James Daly, Digital Transactions

02.09.2016
ETA Applauds Administration’s Cybersecurity Action Plan

02.04.2016
ETA Statement Regarding Passage of the Financial Institution Customer Protection Act

01.28.2016
Credit card security has no silver bullet
Taylor Armerding, CSO

01.26.2016
ETA looks at EMV smart card in 2016
Victoria Wagner Ross, Examiner.com

01.25.2016
Four Ways Millennials Are Changing Commerce
Jason Oxman, Inc.

01.14.2016
Information sharing bill passes, but privacy debate goes on
Taylor Armerding, CSO

01.06.2016
The Payments Industry Is Changing. Are You Ready?
John Maxfield, The Motley Fool