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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

Upcoming Calls


The Rise of Class Action Merchant Litigation: Status Update and Best Practices
Wednesday, February 28th • 2:00pm ET
Speaker: Ed Marshall, Partner, AGG

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

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

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: John P. Gaston, Waller Landsen Dortch & Davis, and Norman Lencz, Esq., Venable LLP