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Litigation News: Briefs Filed in NACS v. Fed Appeal (October 2013)

The U.S. district court decision, which essentially overturned the regulatory framework for implementing debit interchange caps and network routing rules, is now under appeal.


Next Stop, Contactless (October 2013)

Amid big transit rollouts in Chicago and Salt Lake City, Las Vegas is getting in on the action with a new pilot program enabling transit riders to pay bus fares with a tap.


Walgreens Encourages Healthy Finances with GPR Card (October 2013)

Pharmacy giant will soon find out if its suite of financial services is just what the doctor ordered for the millions of unbanked and underbanked consumers in the U.S.


Money2020 Packs Punch with Big Numbers, Startups and Product Demos (October 2013)

Money2020 highlighted financial services technology innovation, as the biggest names from major payment companies, startups and investors convened to glimpse the future of payments.


Viewpoint: Let’s Make a Deal (October 2013)

Although retailers traditionally had balked at offering discounted gift cards, many are shifting strategies to keep up with consumer demand and are increasing overall sales.


People on the Move: Craig Fuller, TransCard (October 2013)

Chattanooga, Tenn.-based prepaid processor and program manager TransCard announced that CEO Craig Fuller has been named CEO of the Year in the North America division by Finance Monthly.


People on the Move: Lisa Shipley, Transaction Network Services (October 2013)

Transaction Network Services has hired Lisa Shipley as head of global strategy for the Reston, Va.-based company’s payments division.


People on the Move: Pilar Aurrecoechea, Telefónica Digital (October 2013)

Telefónica Digital has hired Pilar Aurrecoechea as digital financial services director, reporting to Vivek Dev, CEO of digital services.


People on the Move: Ned Horsted, R&P Group (October 2013)

Ned Horsted has been awarded the U.S. Recruiting Network, South Dakota Top Producer for Q3 2013.


People on the Move: Michael Pirker and Michaela Unger, paysafecard.com Wertkarten AG (October 2013)

Austria-based paysafecard.com Wertkarten AG, provider of digital prepaid online payment solutions, has appointed Michael Pirker to the newly created position head of business development, and Michaela Unger has been appointed public relations and communication manager.