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Breaking News articles for January 2021

ETA welcomes 2021 Young Payments Professionals Scholars

Friday, January 15, 2021

The Electronic Transactions Association welcomed its incoming class of 2021 ETA Young Payments Professionals Scholars (YPP) on Jan. 13, 2021. Sponsored by Discover Global Network and entering its fifth year, the year-long program is designed to prepare young payments professionals for leading roles at the ETA and throughout the payments industry, ETA representatives stated.

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Industry leaders respond to Capitol Hill assault

Monday, January 11, 2021

As CEOs from numerous industries respond to the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on Capitol Hill, payments and security leaders noted that security breaches are not limited to the digital world. In a Jan. 11, 2020, interview with The Green Sheet, Jodie Kelley, CEO of the Electronic Transactions Association, reflected on the current state of affairs at the U.S. Capitol, where the ETA is headquartered.

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Federal Judge overturns parts of CFPB prepaid rule

Thursday, January 7, 2021

A federal judge in Washington, D.C., gave payment processing giant PayPal a win in its efforts to deep six rules established by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau for prepaid cards and digital wallets

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Preparations underway for MPC21

Wednesday, January 6, 2021

MPC: The Digital Commerce Event opened its annual call for speakers on Jan. 4, 2021, in preparation for its 11th annual symposium. MPC conference committee members will review prospective presenters' applications postmarked on or before Jan. 22. The exclusive event will be held in August 2021, according to Marla Ellerman, executive director at MPC.

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Relief package paves way for more SBA-backed loans

Tuesday, January 5, 2021

After months of wrangling, Congress passed and President Trump signed into law a new COVID-19 relief package that will deliver much-needed financial help to ISOs, merchant level salespeople (MLSs) and their merchants.

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