Payments Compliance Conference: Powered by ETA

November 6–7, 2024 The Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City, VA

Join industry-leading experts and regulatory officials to gain vital information, actionable insights, and build a winning strategy to navigate the complex payments regulatory landscape, all while expanding your professional network.

Thank You for Attending Payments Compliance Conference 2023!

Jodie Kelley, CEO of ETA, opened the annual two-day event in Washington, DC, emphasizing the pivotal role of our industry in facilitating commerce and the critical importance of compliance with laws and regulations. She highlighted that ETA’s Payments Compliance Conference aimed to provide attendees with insights into the current compliance landscape and its future trajectory.

Legal experts from firms such as Arnall Golden & Gregory, Bradley, Cooley, Evershed Sutherland, along with representatives from Mastercard, Paul Hastings, Seward & Kissel, Taft, Venable, Visa, and Wiley, led discussions in three key areas. These sessions covered foundational topics, including laws and regulations such as TILA, Reg E, the Durbin Amendment, and Reg II, as well as aspects like money transmission, BSA (Bank Secrecy Act), AML (Anti-Money Laundering), KYC (Know Your Customer), and PFACS.

Jodie Kelley speaks at Payments Compliance Conference
Payments Compliance Conference presenter gives an overview of payments regulators

The program dedicated a full day to exploring the future direction of payments laws and regulations, offering insights into how policymakers are thinking about the payments industry. The discussions spanned a range of topics, including sales tax, surcharging, discounting, privacy, artificial intelligence, and money transmission.

Attendees heard from key regulatory bodies, including the Federal Trade Commission, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. They provided valuable insights into their respective regulatory agendas and enforcement priorities.

The event culminated with an in-depth examination of compliance with network rules. Executives from AMEX, Mastercard, and Visa engaged in discussions covering subjects like surcharging, cannabis-related issues, fraud prevention, data quality, MCC (Merchant Category Codes), and more.

Payments Compliance Conference panel speaks about money laundering

Hear from 2023 Attendees

“PCC is a great conference to brush up on the foundations in the current context, and unlike other conferences, I find that the information is very practical and applicable to my work today and not high-level horizon technologies.”

Kelsey Liebe, Director of Compliance, Repay

“PCC keeps me and all attendees apprised of Federal regulations, state laws and card brand rules. In addition, I get to connect with like-minded colleagues.”

Adrienne Gray, SVP Payments Risk & Compliance, Commercial Bank of California

“PCC helps me stay on top of the rules and regulations of both the Federal & State. I also get a chance to build my compliance network.”

Diane Driscoll, Director of Compliance & Risk at US Alliance Group, Inc.

“I am leading payments in a bank new to this industry and PCC gives a good understanding of basic compliance and provides great content I can immediately apply to my professional life. ”

Jagdeep Sahota, Chief Payments Officer, EVP, Banc of California

“Information shared at PCC is very valuable, the educational aspect of it is pertinent to my role. It validates what I am doing and helps me easily apply it to help improve my organization’s compliance program.”

Luziane Cavalcanti, Manager – Payments and Special Projects, Cargas Systems