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Public Policy

ETA Spotlight Calls

ETA Spotlight Calls are designed for ETA members to hear from experts on key policy issues facing our industry. They allow ETA members to identify risks as well as opportunities created by public policy to their business.

ETA Spotlight Calls generally last 1/2 hour. You must be an ETA member to participate. Please contact Scott Talbott with questions.


Scott Talbott
Senior Vice President of Government Affairs

Grant Hannah
Government Affairs Coordinator

PJ Hoffman
Director of Regulatory Affairs

Upcoming Calls

GDPR implementation and Compliance
Thursday, May 24th • 11:00am ET
Speaker: Kim Roberts, Counsel, Data, Privacy and Security, King & Spalding International, LLP

Past Calls

The Legal Issues with Being Acquired / Acquiring a Startup
Wednesday, January 24th • 2:00pm ET
Speaker: Kevin L. Petrasic, Partner, White and Case LLP

Bitcoin and Blockchain
Wednesday, Febuary 7th • 2:00pm ET
Speakers: Anders Brownsworth, Chief Evangelist, Circle International Financial and Steve Aschettino, Chair, Payments Technology, Loeb & Loeb LLP

The Challenges and Risks with Complying with the ADA
Wednesday, Febuary 14th • 2:00pm ET
Speaker: Douglas B. Mishkin, Partner, Venable LLP

Overview of Tax Reform
Wednesday, February 21st • 2:00pm ET
Speaker: Sam Olchyk, Chair, Tax and Retirement Policy Practice Group, Venable LLP

New Tax Law for Pass-Through Entities
Wednesday, February 21st • 2:45pm ET
Speakers: Jon P. Gaston, Waller Landsen Dortch & Davis, and Norman Lencz, Esq., Venable LLP

The Rise of Class Action Merchant Litigation: Status Update and Best Practices
Wednesday, February 28th • 2:00pm ET
Speaker: Ed Marshall, Partner, AGG, Theresa Y. Kananen, Partner, Arnall Golden Gregory LLP and Julia C. Barrett, Associate, King & Spalding LLP

The New CFPB
Thursday, March 1st • 2:00pm ET
Speakers: Allyson Baker, Partner, Venable LLP and Benjamin Olson, Partner, Buckley Sandler

Europe's Payments Services Directive 2 and its New Requirements for Strong Customer Authentication
Wednesday, March 7th • 2:00pm ET
Speaker: Jeremy Grant, Managing Director, Technology Business Strategy, Venable LLP

Changes to Canadian Payments
Wednesday, March 14th • 2:00pm ET
Speaker: Jacqueline Shinfield, Partner, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

New Mexican FinTech Law and Economic Conference in Mexico City, May 16-17, 2018
Wednesday, March 21st • 2:00pm ET
Speaker: Sylvia Montano, Commercial Specialist,  U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, U.S. Embassy Mexico City Learn more

The Effect of Equifax & Other High Profile Data Breaches
Wednesday, April 4th • 2:00pm ET
Speakers: Mark Mao, Partner, Troutman Sanders and Melanie Witte, Associate, Troutman Sanders

The Future of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA)
Wednesday, April 25th • 2:30pm ET
Speakers: Stephen R. Freeland, Counsel, Venable LLP (Bio)

#MeToo Movement: Steps that Business Executives, Board Members and Legal and Compliance Counsel Need to Take
Wednesday, May 2nd • 2:00pm ET
Speakers: Ashley Hager, Partner, Troutman Sanders LLP

Key Elements of Strategic Partnership Agreements
Wednesday, May 16th • 3:00pm ET
Speakers: MOFO senior associates, Trevor Salter and Crystal Kaldjob