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Wolf Stiles

Wolf Stiles

A really handsome fellow who writes stuff. Need a longer bio entry. He likes cats and dogs, and once owned a ferret.

Fed expands cryptocurrency oversight

The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System advised banks within its jurisdiction to notify their Federal Reserve supervisors before engaging in any crypto-asset-related activity to "ensure such activity is legally permissible and determine whether any filings are required under applicable federal or state laws."

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Kat Doherty-Stiles

Kat Doherty-Stiles

A very pretty mermaid who is quite knowledgeable around the payments industry.

Breaking Industry News

An in-depth look at breaking news from the payments industry, covering all aspects of electronic payments, Fintech, Credit Card processing and acquiring, as well as from the larger banking industry. Primarily focused on North America, but touching on important international events, as well.

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Adam Atlas,<br>Attorney at Law

Adam Atlas,
Attorney at Law

Founded on 03/03/03, Adam Atlas Attorneys at Law is a boutique fintech and crypto law firm dedicated to top-tier personal advice to clients.

Atlas Currency and Payments Law Updates

In his blog, Adam shares insights on up-to-the-minute developments and trends in payments such as what to be thankful for right now in crypto and payments, electronic payments and crypto amid COVID, understanding U.S. MSB risk, and more.

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Ken Musante

Ken Musante

As leader of Humboldt Merchant Services and Eureka Payments, and an executive for JPMorgan Chase division WePay, Ken gained unparalleled expertise in successful payments platforms.

Open Sourced and Confidential

Developing an open source terminal, which readily accepts new payment applications for loyalty, inventory management and appointment setting might be an anathema to a properly hardened PCI compliant device.

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Allen Kopelman<br>CEO, Nationwide Payment Systems

Allen Kopelman
CEO, Nationwide Payment Systems

Allen, co-founded NPS in 2001, aiming to provide concierge-style service to each client. He now shares a wealth of expertise in his podcast.

B2B Vault:

The Payment Technology Podcast provides educational information for business owners about merchant services and the technology surrounding them. He shares insights, knowledge, and essential updates regarding payment processing and fintech

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Community Resources
ATM Industry Association

The leading non-profit trade association representing the global ATM industry.

Center for Payments

A program for continued evolution sponsored by 11 payments associations.

Electronic Transactions Association

The Electronic Transactions Association prides itself on being a hub of activity for payments sector.

Identity and Payments Association

The Identity and Payments Association (IDPay) is an international, commercial membership association.

Midwest Acquirers Association

The MWAA was founded on the belief that it is important to educate Payment Professionals.


Nacha governs the ACH Network, the payment system that drives safe, smart, and fast direct deposits and direct payments.


The NAPCP is a membership-based association committed to advancing commercial card and payment professionals and industry practices worldwide.

National ATM Council

The National ATM Council Inc. is a national trade association dedicated to representing the business interests of ATM owners, operators and suppliers.

Northeast Acquirers Association

The Northeast Acquirers Association was founded in 1985 and to serve and educate all distribution channels in the electronic payments industry in the northeast.

PCI Security Standards Council

The PCI Security Standards Council is a global forum that brings together payments industry stakeholders .

Secure Technology Alliance

The Secure Technology Alliance brings together leading providers and adopters of end-to-end security solutions designed to protect privacy and digital assets.

Southeast Acquirers Association

The Southeast Acquirers Association Inc. is a non-membership, 501(c)(6) trade association formed in 2000 to facilitate the growth of the electronic payments industry.

The Payments Association

The Payments Association is an influential community in payments where the connections, collaboration and learning shape an industry that works for all.

Western States Acquirers Association

The Western States Acquirers Association is a 501(c)(6) nonprofit and non-member trade association managed by a board of industry volunteers.

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