Jaffe’s Electronic Payments Practice Group is highly specialized. The electronic payments business is complex and changes rapidly. New delivery systems, technology and evolving regulation place a premium on access to the expertise needed to avoid and solve problems and take maximum advantage of opportunities.

With decades of experience concerning the legal issues surrounding payment card processing, as well as ATM, ACH and stored-value systems, both domestically and internationally, we keep abreast of statutory, regulatory and payment network developments. Our lawyers are steeped in the business, frequently writing for industry publications, serving on national panels, and providing leadership roles as committee members and officers of payments industry trade associations. We counsel both large and small clients on legal issues, as well as on strategic alliances, mergers and acquisitions and corporate direction.

Service Index:

  • Mergers and acquisitions, including due diligence of industry portfolios and companies
  • State and federal regulatory compliance
  • Card network compliance
  • Merchant acquirer, ISO, processor and sales agent contracts
  • ACH processing
  • Mobile Payments
  • Money Transmitters
  • Merchant Aggregators
  • ATM systems
  • Loyalty, gift and pre-paid cards
  • Tax issues affecting the electronic payments industry
  • Litigation
  • Bankruptcy issues
  • Copyrights, trademarks and licenses
  • Entity formation
  • Cutting edge technology compliance issues