ABC: Atlanta payments processing companies’ role in the federal distribution of stimulus funds through prepaid debit cards

The ATPC is actively working with national and local media around promoting our industry during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here is the latest example from the Atlanta Business Chronicle: By Grace Donnelly  – Reporter, Atlanta Business Chronicle Jun 2, 2020, 5:01pm EDT The U.S. government began sending out prepaid debit cards on May 18 for the $1,200 Economic Impact Payments sent [...]

ATPC Holds Second Future Leaders Program Amid COVID-19

Former HHS Secretary Tom Price Addresses Group About Role of Government Relations The American Transaction Processors Coalition (ATPC) held its second course in the new Future Leaders “young professionals” program about “government relations 101” today. The ATPC protects, promotes and preserves the payments processing industry through proactive government relations and public relations; so this class [...]

UPDATED: ATPC Helps Members Engage Government During COVID-19

The American Transaction Processor Coalition (ATPC) is helping members engage federal and state regulators and elected officials during the COVID-19 pandemic to aid customers, consumers and protect the country’s payments processing critical infrastructure. Conversations are taking place about a range of topics, including leveraging prepaid products for government relief disbursements, varied regulatory compliance, and safe [...]

American Transaction Processors Coalition Launches Coronavirus Task Force

Member Working Group to Tackle Industry Regulatory and Policy Response The American Transaction Processors Coalition (ATPC) today announces the launch of its new COVID-19 Task Force. This new group will be comprised of ATPC member company Chief Risk Officers, COVID-19 team leads, and Business Continuity Managers, to take a deeper dive into their concerns. The [...]

ATPC Statement on the Novel Coronavirus and COVID-19

As the Executive Director of the American Transaction Processors Coalition I would like to offer some praise for the overall payments industry at large including processors, network brands, banks and others during this time of unprecedented crisis. The international payments industry, centered primarily in the United States, continues to ensure that commerce continues in our [...]

ATPC Hosts 2020 Transaction Cyber Forum

Press Release For Immediate Distribution Contact: Michael P. Mills 404.680-0176 or michael@atpcoalition.com American Transaction Processors Coalition Hosts 2020 Transaction Alley Cyber Forum Leaders Met in Atlanta (Home to World’s Largest Concentration of Payment Processors) to Drive Cybersecurity Resiliency for Critical Infrastructure Supporting the U.S. Payments Grid February 20, 2020 (ATLANTA) – The American Transaction Processors [...]

Member Value: Federal Government Hearing Coverage

Eighteen various federal government agencies regulate America’s payments processing industry at any given time, and a broad array of Congressional committees hold numerous industry hearings each year. Each of these regulatory agency and committee discussions have the potential to impact payments processing companies and their clients and customers, requiring close monitoring and engagement. That is [...]

American Transaction Processors Coalition Launches “Future Leaders” New Leadership Program Seeks to Develop Payments Processing Young Professionals

ATLANTA (January 21, 2020) – The American Transaction Processors Coalition (ATPC) today, announces the launch of the Payments Processing industry’s first young professionals program. The ATPC is a government relations and economic development organization supporting payments processing industry visibility and growth, which is why the “Future Leaders” program expands industry knowledge, creates onramps to government [...]

ATPC Welcomes New Board Chairman, Royal Cole, of FIS/Worldpay

The American Transaction Processors Coalition (ATPC) is proud to announce that it has elected a new Board of Directors Chairman, Royal Cole. Royal is currently Executive Vice President and Head of the North American region for Worldpay under FIS and brings with him more than 30-years of payments industry experience. The very recent consolidation of Worldpay [...]

Thank You Bruce

The American Transaction Processors Coalition (ATPC) took a moment out of the December board meeting to recognize Bruce Lowthers (President, Banking Solutions at FIS Global) for his incredible leadership and effort as board of directors chair the past two years. The celebration included a proclamation from Georgia Governor Brian Kemp. And the staff signed and [...]