What the FTC Might Look For in a Data Security Investigation in the Payments Industry

April 10, 2015 • Published Categories Industry TopicsTags , , ,

Guest post by Emilio Cividanes, Kelly DeMarchis and Rob Hartwell, Venable LLP The Federal Trade Commission (FTC or Commission) has a broad mandate to pursue “unfair or deceptive acts or practices in or affecting commerce.” One substantive area which the FTC has asserted falls under … Read more

A 2015 Road Map for Payment Processing Compliance

January 23, 2015 • Published Categories Industry TopicsTags , , , , , , , , , , ,

Guest post by Ellen T. Berge and Andrew Bigart, Venable LLP The past year was a big one for the payments industry with the introduction of new products, the growth of virtual currencies, and, of course, continued government pressure on payment processors and non-bank entities … Read more