October 29-30, 2024 The Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City, VA

Get ahead with ETA's third Payments Compliance Conference. Navigate regulatory complexities with insights from top regulators, legal experts, and major card networks. This exclusive event will provide a detailed overview of payments compliance, including sessions with federal regulators, strategic insights from top law firms, Q&A with card networks, and networking opportunities. Join us this October to strengthen your strategy and broaden your professional network.

Day 1 • Oct 29

101 Level Sessions (Half Day)

101 sessions provide an overview of the basic laws and regulations governing payments. These sessions are great for those who are new to payments or just want a refresher. The 101 level also serves as a precursor for the 201 level sessions. Topics include:

Overview of Regulators Bank Secrecy Act/AML/KYC TILA/Reg E Money Transmission Durbin and Reg II Payfacs

201 Level Sessions (Half Day)

201 sessions focus on the latest changes to laws and regulations as well as discussion of the current trends to help attendees keep their compliance programs ahead of the curve. Topics include:

The FTC’s Perspective Overview of Regulatory Environment Surcharging and Cash Discounting Dealing With A Regulatory Enforcement Action Privacy Artificial Intelligence Money Transmission

Networking Reception / Meals

Breakfast and lunch will be served at the event. Attendees will have the opportunity to deep dive into topics at lunch with law firms present. Each day will conclude with a networking reception.

Day 2 • Oct 30

201 Level Sessions Continue (Half Day)

Day 2 also features discussion with network representatives about complying with network rules. Topics include:

Overview of Politics/Capitol Hill Crypto Thinking About the CFPB State Taxes CFPB’s Agenda

Compliance with Network Rules (Half Day)

Network Rules sessions will facilitate deeper discussion about compliance with network rules.

There will be dedicated sessions with each major network including Q&A, followed by a fireside chat and open Q&A with each network.

Networking Reception / Breaks

Attendees will have the opportunity to deep dive into topics at lunch with law firms present. Each day will conclude with a networking reception.

Event Pricing

$1295 / ETA Member

$1495 / Non-Member


$309 / night + taxes and other charges

The Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City
1250 South Hayes Street
Arlington, VA 22202

You will be sent a special booking link with your conference registration confirmation. Room block ends October 8, 2024. Limited rooms are available.

Nearest Airport: Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport

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

Our Sponsors

Obtain CLE and ETA CPP CE Credits

ETA’s Payments Compliance Conference will be granted 9 CLE credit hours.* CLE States: California, Georgia, Michigan, Washington State, Alabama, New York, Virginia.

This list will be updated as we get approvals from additional states. ETA also allows for Financial Hardship requests and tries to award at least two scholarships to attorneys that qualify. Scholarships include at least a 50% reduction in the cost of the registration course fees. All requests for financial aid should establish the hardship and the specific request for assistance. ETA will determine the scholarship based on the need. Reduced rates are also extended to government employees. To request financial aid or if your state is not on the list, write to us at etacompliance@electran.org and we will be glad to assist you. We will inform you of the final approved CLE credit hours in our post event follow-up.

*Exact number of credits TBD.


The ETA CPP™ certification program sets the standard for professional performance in the payments industry and is a symbol of excellence. It signifies that an individual has demonstrated the knowledge and skills required to perform competently in today’s complex electronic payments environment.

This event is eligible for 9  ETA CPP™ Continuing Education (CE) credits.* Credit is earned at the rate of one credit per 50 minutes of electronic transactions industry-related session time, including questions and answers, excluding lunches and breaks.