MAC East Regional - Full Agenda

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November 8
9:00 AM - 9:10 AM OpeningWelcome to the MAC East Regional
9:10 AM - 9:55 AM

FinTechs and Their Role in the ACH Network

Financial technology (FinTech) organizations seek to improve and further automate payments - making it easier for consumers and businesses to participate in payment networks. This session will look at this rapidly growing role of FinTechs in the ACH Network: the opportunities, the benefits, and the risks.

Speaker: Jeanette Fox, Sr. Dir., Risk Investigations - Nacha

9:55 AM - 10:40 AM Fighting the Fog of Surcharging

Surcharging and Cash Discount seems to be getting foggier and foggier as time passes. We'll have a frank discussion on what is actually happening, what questions are still lingering, and what legal and regulatory implications are expected in the near future.

Speakers: Shari Savlick, Vice President, Merchant Compliance - Merrick Bank
Theresa Kananen, Partner - AGG
10:40 AM - 11:00 AM Break
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Subscription Merchant Disputes and the State of Compelling EvidenceYour subscription merchants are a valuable, but volatile, revenue stream which is almost entirely dependent on successful risk management. Join Mark Standfield and Domenic Cirone for a timely discussion on the current state of chargeback management as it relates to subscription merchants. Walk away with new industry knowledge about future enhancements, actionable tips to address friendly fraud, and best practices for compelling evidence that wins.

Speakers: Dom Cirone, SVP Acquirer Solutions - Midigator
Jeremy Keith, VP of Channel Partners - Midigator

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM Lunch
1:15 PM - 2:00 PM A Conversation with the Commission: The FTC’s Focus on PaymentsJoin us for a special chat with the FTC where we ask about recent news and emerging trends.

Speakers: Benjamin Davidson, Payment Processing Coordinator - FTC;
Ed Marshall, Partner - AGG
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM What's New With the CFPB

Join Barrie van Brackle and Ellen Berge as they have an in-depth discussion on the latest news with CFPB and take a look into the crystal ball to talk about the future.

Speakers: Ellen Berge, Partner - Venable
Barrie van Brackle, Partner - Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe
2:45 PM - 3:05 PM Break
3:05 PM - 3:50 PM

Rollercoaster of Payment Processing. Fast. Profitable. Challenging, ExcitingPayment processing can seem dangerous but with the right controls in place, there are ways to remain safe and profitable. Much like a rollercoaster if you think about it. Our fireside chat will discuss how the payment processing business can be a revenue generator. They will also discuss how leaders can prepare for the dips and turns. And, of course, they will discuss the importance of safety and compliance to keep the cars moving down the track.

Speakers: Jeff Szyperski, Chairmen & CEO - Chesapeake Bank
Andrew Bigart, Partner - Venable

3:50 PM - 4:30 PM Roundtable Discussion on Your Tougher Cases & What Keeps Us Up at NightA roundtable discussion with you, the audience, discussing the tougher cases, the trends, and the items discussed during the Regional. Ask questions of your peers. Share best practices. Find solutions and friends facing the same dilemmas that you are.
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM Community Reception