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Lead Story

The ACH, staking new channel claims


Industry Update

Tepid summer for many Gulf Coast merchants

Can the IRS legally attach levies to ISO reserve accounts?

Trade Association News


GS Advisory Board:
Merchant retention, taking the initiative - Part 2

Selling Prepaid

Prepaid in brief

Dynamics of the youth card market

Gift cards: Value multiplier for merchants

Thom Aldredge
World Gift Card


Securing a place for electronic payments

Patti Murphy
The Takoma Group

The allure of end-to-end encryption

Scott Henry
VeriFone Inc.

Uncle Sam might want to pin worker misclassification on you

Sarah Weston
Jaffe, Raitt, Heuer & Weiss PC


Street SmartsSM:
Who will benefit when the Durbin Amendment dust settles?

Ken Musante
Eureka Payments LLC

The importance of PCI DSS compliance

Nicholas Cucci
Network Merchants Inc.

Is there any such thing as loyalty?

Nancy Drexler
SignaPay Ltd.

Need intelligence? Tap the feet on the street

Dale S. Laszig
Castles Technology Co. Ltd.

Succeeding at PCI compliance - Part 3: Implementing the rollout

Dawn M. Martinez
First Data Corp.

Global acquiring and fraud Q&A

Caroline Hometh

Company Profile

Netcom PaySystem

New Products

RDC on the fly

QwikDeposit To Go
Bluepoint Solutions

Multipayment and multimedia at the POS



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A Bigger Thing

The Green Sheet Online Edition

July 26, 2010  •  Issue 10:07:02

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Chasing the Chase platform

I was wondering if any of the editors at The Green Sheet know which processors use the Chase bank platform. I am a rep and have most of my merchants with a processor that uses the HSBC Global platform. But one merchant now receives his payments two days later and wants to use a processor that will fund Chase transactions overnight. He could go back to his old processor but is willing to stay with me if I can sign the account with a processor that will provide this feature. I am therefore looking for processors that are capable of this. Can you help?

Belinda Uridale
Uridale Enterprises LLC


While we do not keep a list of processors and the platforms they use, we do have processors listed in our Resource Guide ( under the heading "Processors Looking for ISOs." You could call them directly and find out if they use the Chase platform.Also, if you register on our website ( and then go to the Forums page and register for the MLS Forum, you can post your question there and get suggestions from other reps who have encountered similar situations on the job. I hope this information is of use to you in retaining your merchant customer.


Hurrah for The Green Sheet!

Congrats to you and your staff on your APEX awards. You are a class act.

Wendy Zucker
Barclay Square Leasing


Thank you for noticing this feather in our cap. Since 2002, we've won 41 such awards for both print and online publishing excellence. (Those who want further information can check out our story on page 47 of this issue of The Green Sheet.)


What's coming up next?

I would be grateful if you could tell me when the next ISO and merchant level salesperson seminar or tradeshow is slated. Anywhere in the United States will do.

Many thanks in advance,
Joshua B. Kenner


Regional acquirers meetings are always popular with the feet on the street. The next one will be the Western States Acquirers Association conference Oct. 13 to 14, 2010, at the La Jolla Marriott in San Diego. Here's a link to WSAA's website, where you'll find full details, including registration information: In addition, you can refer to Upcoming Industry Events, a new feature on the right-hand side of our home page ( that highlights key events on the horizon. And for a more complete listing of industry events, visit our Datebook page at

Thank you for relying on The Green Sheet to stay abreast of events that offer the kind of knowledge and connections that can help you prosper as a payment professional.


From GS Online's MLS Forum

The premier online network for payment pros

Is Skype a good business tool?

Recently, GS Online MLS Forum member VMS2000 asked whether anyone in the forum had used Skype in a telemarketing environment. Opinions on this were mixed. For example, DJARIS45 posted, "I got a call from somebody using Skype the other day, and the quality was miserable. He said it works great overseas, but a local U.S. call was poor quality. If somebody called me using that quality, I would hang up."

MAJOROSDAVID presented a different point of view. "Skype is phenomenal," he wrote. "It is highly dependent on your Internet speed and the speed at which your computer operates. For hard-core telemarketing, I would not recommend Skype. It's perfect for occasional use, not constant use."

You, too, can post questions about the payments business, including those about resources you might want in your sales toolbox. Visit, and join the conversation.

Notice to readers: These are archived articles. Contact names or information may be out of date. We regret any inconvenience.

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