ATPC Resources

Information is critical to understanding both the payments processing industry and the federal and state legislation (and regulations) impacting it. The following section provides the latest ATPC news, insights into public policy and key regulatory frameworks, and other information that will inform you about our work and the broader payments industry.

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American Transaction Processors Coalition Appoints Elavon CEO as New Chairman to Board of Directors

Jamie Walker Succeeds Royal Cole as Board Chairman

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American Transaction Processors Coalition Appoints Elavon CEO as New Chairman to Board of Directors

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ATPC Selects 2021 Future Leaders Participants

The American Transaction Processors Coalition (ATPC) selected 11 participants from six member companies to participate in the 2021 Future Leaders program.

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ATPC Selects 2021 Future Leaders Participants

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ATPC Signs on to U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Letter Opposing the “Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal (FAIR) Act.”

We urge you to oppose H.R. 963, and S. 505, the “Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal (FAIR) Act,” which would effectively outlaw arbitration provisions in private contracts.

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ATPC Signs on to U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Letter Opposing the “Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal (FAIR) Act.”

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ATPC Statement on Broadband and Financial Inclusion

The COVID-19 global pandemic accelerated, exacerbated, and highlighted a range of economic trends, with none more-clear than the need for greater broadband access to solve financial inclusion challenges.

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ATPC Statement on Broadband and Financial Inclusion

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ATPC Transaction Alley Talks: Pandemic and the Payments Industry

The ATPC hosted its first 2021 “Transaction Alley Talks” speaker event on “Pandemic and the Payments Industry: Supporting the Economy during the Pandemic and Beyond” on Thursday, March 25th, 2:00 – 3:00pm E.T.

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ATPC Transaction Alley Talks: Pandemic and the Payments Industry

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ATPC Launches 2021 Future Leaders Program

The ATPC is launching its second annual Future Leaders program in 2021, building off the success of the inaugural class.

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ATPC Launches 2021 Future Leaders Program

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ATPC Appoints New Leadership and Expands Mission of the Cyber Council During Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Resilience against continuous, aggressive cybersecurity threats and attacks is paramount in the transaction processing community.

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ATPC Appoints New Leadership and Expands Mission of the Cyber Council During Cybersecurity Awareness Month

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The Rise of Gift Cards and Other Holiday Shopping Trends for a Unique Holiday Season

by Adam Brault, Senior Vice President, Financial Services, InComm Payments and Board of Directors, American Transaction Processors Coalition

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The Rise of Gift Cards and Other Holiday Shopping Trends for a Unique Holiday Season

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USG, GaDoE Partners with ATPC and Payments Industry to Expand FinTech Curriculum into High Schools

The Georgia Fintech Academy is the first in the country allowing high school students to gain college credit for FinTech courses and fast-track their job opportunities

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USG, GaDoE Partners with ATPC and Payments Industry to Expand FinTech Curriculum into High Schools

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American Transaction Processors Coalition Launches Virtual Speaker Series

“Transaction Alley Talks” Seeks to Provide Insights and Connectivity for Payments Leaders

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American Transaction Processors Coalition Launches Virtual Speaker Series

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ATPC Launches New Video Interview Series

The ATPC launched a new video interview series featuring members, sponsors, and key partners.

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ATPC Launches New Video Interview Series

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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:

Former HHS Secretary Tom Price Addresses Group About Role of Government Relations

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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:

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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

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

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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.

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UPDATED: ATPC Helps Members Engage Government During COVID-19

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American Transaction Processors Coalition Launches Coronavirus Task Force

Member Working Group to Tackle Industry Regulatory and Policy Response

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American Transaction Processors Coalition Launches Coronavirus Task Force

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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.

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ATPC Statement on the Novel Coronavirus and COVID-19

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ATPC Hosts 2020 Transaction 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

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ATPC Hosts 2020 Transaction Cyber Forum

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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.

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Member Value: Federal Government Hearing Coverage

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American Transaction Processors Coalition Launches “Future Leaders”

New Leadership Program Seeks to Develop Payments Processing Young Professionals

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American Transaction Processors Coalition Launches “Future Leaders”

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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.

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

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2020 Annual Report

Expanding the Base

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2020 Annual Report

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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.

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Thank You Bruce

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2019 Annual Report

The ATPC celebrated five years as the voice of the payment processors industry in 2019.

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2019 Annual Report

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ATPC Applauds Recognition of Payments as Part of ‘National Critical Functions’

The American Transaction Processors Coalition (ATPC), the leading payments-processing advocacy organization in the United States, commends the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Cyber Infrastructure (CISA) on its inclusion of “payment, clearing, and settlement services” in the National Critical Functions Set released April 2019.

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ATPC Applauds Recognition of Payments as Part of ‘National Critical Functions’

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ATPC Statement on March 12 Cyber Forum Planning Session

H. West Richards, Executive Director of the American Transaction Processors Coalition (ATPC), today issued the following statement upon completion of the latest Transaction Alley Cyber Forum meeting on March 12 in Atlanta, to continue development of the Transaction Alley Cyber Resiliency Plan.

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ATPC Statement on March 12 Cyber Forum Planning Session

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FinTech Curriculum and Academy Framework Presented to University System of Georgia Chancellor

A strong delegation of ATPC board members, member company delegates, and staff joined Executive Director H. West Richards at the University System of Georgia (USG) offices in downtown Atlanta on February 8th for a meeting with Chancellor Steve Wrigley.

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FinTech Curriculum and Academy Framework Presented to University System of Georgia Chancellor

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P20 Team Presents to Georgia House Economic Development and Tourism Committee

The ATPC’s international platform, P20, had a successful inaugural conference in October 2017 and is now in full preparation for its first conference on U.S. soil, in Atlanta October 8-10, 2018.

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P20 Team Presents to Georgia House Economic Development and Tourism Committee

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ATPC Statement on CFPB Extension of Effective Date Regarding Final Rule for Prepaid Accounts

H. West Richards, Executive Director of the American Transaction Processors Coalition (ATPC), released the following statement regarding the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s delay in issuing its Final Rule for Prepaid Accounts.

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ATPC Statement on CFPB Extension of Effective Date Regarding Final Rule for Prepaid Accounts

Insights

Deloitte’s 2017 Holiday Survey

Retail in Trasition

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Deloitte’s 2017 Holiday Survey

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2017 CLOSED-LOOP GIFT CARD HOLIDAY FORECAST

STOCKINGS WILL GET STUFFED

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2017 CLOSED-LOOP GIFT CARD HOLIDAY FORECAST

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