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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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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Top Atlanta Mayoral Candidates Invited to Address FinTech Atlanta at December Meeting

The ATPC, FinTech Atlanta, and local payments industry leaders work closely with Atlanta government leaders as demonstrated by several economic development collaborations with Mayor Kasim Reed and Invest Atlanta.

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Top Atlanta Mayoral Candidates Invited to Address FinTech Atlanta at December Meeting

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Hurricane Irma Forces Reschedule of Q3 2017 Board of Directors Meeting and Capitol Hill Fly-In

The ATPC, its board of directors, and member company delegates planned to be in Washington, D.C. September 13-14 for its Q3 2017 board meeting and annual Capitol Hill fly-in.

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Hurricane Irma Forces Reschedule of Q3 2017 Board of Directors Meeting and Capitol Hill Fly-In

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News You Can Use: 2017 Holiday Survey by Deloitte

Deloitte’s 2017 Holiday Survey report was recently released, and provides key insights into the trends American consumers are setting with their holiday shopping habits.

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News You Can Use: 2017 Holiday Survey by Deloitte

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ATPC Leadership Participate on Panel at Republican Attorneys General Event

ATPC board members Scott Meyerhoff (InComm), Barry McCarthy (First Data), Doug Sandberg (Worldpay US) and Executive Director H. West Richards were invited by Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr and the Rule of Law Defense Fund to participate in a roundtable discussion amongst other AG’s from across the country on September 7th.

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ATPC Leadership Participate on Panel at Republican Attorneys General Event

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U.S. Senate Repeals CFPB Arbitration Rule: A Win for ATPC Member Companies and the Industry as a Whole

Last week, the U.S. Senate voted 51 to 50 to repeal the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) arbitration rule – with Vice President Mike Pence providing the tie-breaking vote.

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U.S. Senate Repeals CFPB Arbitration Rule: A Win for ATPC Member Companies and the Industry as a Whole

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Inaugural P20 Conference a Success, Attention Turns to 2018 Event in Atlanta

Another ATPC-created initiative is off to a great start, as the inaugural P20 conference took place in London, U.K. October 9-10.

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Inaugural P20 Conference a Success, Attention Turns to 2018 Event in Atlanta

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ATPC Statement on CFPB Anti-Arbitration Rule

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Anti-Arbitration Rule Runs Contrary to Interests of Consumers It Claims to Protect

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ATPC Statement on CFPB Anti-Arbitration Rule

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ATPC Leadership Visit London, FinTech Conference to Rally Support for P20

An ATPC-led delegation including Executive Director H. West Richards and Secretary Robert Green, traveled across the pond in early April to continue securing commitments for the inaugural P20 Conference in October.

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ATPC Leadership Visit London, FinTech Conference to Rally Support for P20

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ATPC Continues to Serve as Resource for Media

Since its founding, the ATPC has prided itself on being a clearinghouse of payments industry and Transaction Alley information, utilizing the expertise and thought leadership of staff, board members and experts at member companies.

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ATPC Continues to Serve as Resource for Media

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First Transaction Alley Cyber Forum Sets Tone for Industry’s, Atlanta’s Cyber Future

The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta played host to the inaugural Transaction Alley Cyber Forum on May 22, with a capacity crowd of nearly 100 industry executives, academic leaders, and government stakeholders.

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First Transaction Alley Cyber Forum Sets Tone for Industry’s, Atlanta’s Cyber Future

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PCWorld: Georgia: The “Transaction Alley” for Payment Processing

Here’s the story of how 70% of all payments transactions are handled in Atlanta. So, how’d Georgia become the center of the future of payments?

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PCWorld: Georgia: The “Transaction Alley” for Payment Processing

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Cyber-Forum Assesses Threats To Electronic Payments System in Transaction Alley

Just days after history’s largest cyber-attack disrupted business worldwide and a new executive order from President Trump lent special urgency to the work of protecting the cybersecurity of federal networks and critical infrastructure, cybersecurity experts from both the public and private sectors gathered in Atlanta May 22 for the first Cyber-FORUM.

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Cyber-Forum Assesses Threats To Electronic Payments System in Transaction Alley

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AdWeek: What Cities Across America Can Learn From Atlanta’s Financial Tech Boom

Over the past few years, Atlanta has become somewhat of a Southern powerhouse in the financial technology world, attracting companies, talent and revenue that have put the Empire City of the South at the center of the burgeoning industry known as fintech.

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AdWeek: What Cities Across America Can Learn From Atlanta’s Financial Tech Boom

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Engineering Georgia: FinTech Flourishing in Georgia

Lori Johnston with Engineering Georgia magazine recently contacted the ATPC about a feature on FinTech and payments processing industry in Georgia.

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Engineering Georgia: FinTech Flourishing in Georgia

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Coverage of the P20 Partnership Continues in Atlanta Media Outlets

Though the formal announcement of the P20 partnership between the cities of Atlanta and London was made one month ago today, its traction in the media has not faltered.

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Coverage of the P20 Partnership Continues in Atlanta Media Outlets

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Deal Signs Amended FY 2017 Budget

The ATPC, its member companies, and consultant team are well-aware that one of Governor Nathan Deal’s priorities is cybersecurity, and he recently allocated funds to elevate Georgia to be a leader in this field.

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Deal Signs Amended FY 2017 Budget

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Member Company Roster Continues to Grow as TSYS Joins the ATPC

TSYS, the well-known payments company based in Columbus, Ga., is the latest to join ATPC at the highest level of membership.

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Member Company Roster Continues to Grow as TSYS Joins the ATPC

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Transaction Alley to Host First of Its Kind Cyber Forum in May

The ATPC will convene leading voices from the public and private sectors to discuss cybersecurity issues at the first Transaction Alley Cyber Forum on May 22nd.

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Transaction Alley to Host First of Its Kind Cyber Forum in May

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2017 Government Affairs: Latest from Capitol Hill and the Gold Dome

Federal and state government affairs activities are now fully underway, and the ATPC is engaged.

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2017 Government Affairs: Latest from Capitol Hill and the Gold Dome

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P20 Formally Announced in U.S. and U.K., Continues to Gain Attention and Momentum Prior to Inaugural Meeting

The P20, which will bring together the 20 most-influential people in payments for an annual conference, was simultaneously announced in the U.K. and U.S. on Thursday, February 2nd.

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P20 Formally Announced in U.S. and U.K., Continues to Gain Attention and Momentum Prior to Inaugural Meeting

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Forbes: Atlanta and London Will Launch Annual Payments Conference

London and Atlanta are rarely mentioned in the same paragraph when it comes to financial services centers, but this autumn they will launch an annual payments conference, the P20, that will shift between London and Atlanta.

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Forbes: Atlanta and London Will Launch Annual Payments Conference

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2016 Annual Report

Another year in the books. We turn the page to a busy 2017 that will include significant domestic and international milestones for the American Transaction Processors Coalition (ATPC), our members, and the payments processing industry.

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2016 Annual Report

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2015 Annual Report

Support. Collaboration. Results. These are just a few of the words that mark a successful organization – and a good year.

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2015 Annual Report

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2014 Annual Report

The following 2014 Annual Report is filled with highlights associated with the American Transaction Processors Coalition’s (ATPC) impressive first year.

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2014 Annual Report

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