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The Durbin Amendment Conference Program

 

 

Regulation of the Debit Card Industry:
What’s Happened and What’s Next

 Program

8:30-9:00

Registration & Continental Breakfast

9:00-9:15

Introduction by Karen Webster, CEO, Market Platform Dynamics

9:15-10:15

The Durbin Amendment: The First Two Years

 

What have we learned including the extent to which the regulation accomplished its goals, whether there were unintended consequences, and how the lessons of the last two years instruct on how the Fed should consider revising the rules?

Moderator:
Karen Webster

Karen Webster, CEO, Market Platform Dynamics

Panelists

 Margaret Weichert

Mallory Duncan,
SVP & General Counsel
,
NRF

 Margaret Weichert

David Evans,
Chairman,

Global Economics Group

 Margaret Weichert

Doug Kantor,
Partner,
Steptoe and Johnson

   
Alex Miller

Margaret Weichert,
National Lead Payments,
EY Advisory

  
   

10:15-10:30

Coffee Break

10:30-11:30

Routing Transactions

 

Can the industry accomplish what Judge Leon says it must? At what cost? For what purpose and with what if any unintended consequences?

Moderator:
 Margaret Weichert

David Evans, Chairman, Market Platform Dynamics

Panelists

Thomas Brown

Thomas Brown,
Partner, Litigation Department,

Paul Hastings

Gloria Colgan

Gloria Colgan,
Managing Director,
Market Platform Dynamics

Reed Luhtanen

Reed Luhtanen,
Sr. Director Payments Strategy,
Walmart

   

11:30-1:00

Reinventing the Business Model

 

Rather than regulating interchange fee levels, has the time come to completely rethink the business model of payments? Is it possible to come up with a better model that satisfies merchants, consumers, banks, and networks?

Moderator:
Karen Webster

Karen Webster,CEO, Market Platform Dynamics

Panelists

tim Attinger

Tim Attinger,
Strategy, Corporate Development & Digital Innovation,
Blackhawk Network

Paul Purcell

Paul Purcell,
Co-Founder & Partner,
Continental Advisors

   

1:00-2:00

Seated Lunch

2:00-3:15

Constitutional and Administrative Law Issues

 

How much deference should the courts give to the Fed? Does the answer differ for price caps versus routing, and was the regulation constitutional?

Moderator:
 Margaret Weichert

David Evans, Chairman, Market Platform Dynamics

Panelists

David Balto

David Balto,
Founder,
The Law Offices of David Balto

 Margaret Weichert

Richard Epstein,
Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Law,

NYU

Bob Litan

Bob Litan,
Director of Research,
Bloomberg Government

   
Alex Miller

Alex Miller,
Senior Associate General Counsel,
Visa

  
   

3:15-3:30

Coffee Break

3:30-4:30

The Regulation of Interchange Fees

 

What have we learned in the last decade, from economic theory and the results of interchange fee regulation on whether interchange fees should be regulated and how?

Moderator:
Scott Schuh

Scott Schuh, Director & Economist-Consumer Payments Research, Boston Federal Reserve Bank

Panelists

Bob Chakravorti

Bob Chakravorti,
Manging Director & Chief Economist,
The Clearing House

David Balto

David Balto,
Founder,

The Law Offices of David Balto

 Margaret Weichert

David Evans,
Chairman,
Global Economics Group

   
Todd Zywicki

Todd Zywicki,
George Mason University Foundation Professor of Law,
George Mason University Law School

 
   

 

DURBIN EVENT PARKING:
Parking fees to be paid by the attendee

The Willard Hotel
1401 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Valet Only
$31

Quik Park
1301 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Self Park/Limited Availability
$31

The JW Marriott Hotel
1333 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Valet only
$47.56

Colonial Parking
607 14th Street
Self Park/Limited Availability
$20

 
 

REGISTRATION FEES

For more information about the event, or how your company can become a sponsor, please contact Pamela Bittner at  pbittner@pymnts.com.

 

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