Webinar: The controversy and concern over EMV Debit at the Point of Sale

Monday, May 2, 2016 
11:00am - 12:00pm CT

Note: MAG webinars are offered as a free service to MAG members.
This webinar will NOT be recorded. 

Many merchants are scrambling to complete their EMV certification and may be ignoring their routing rights under the Durbin Amendment. We want to remind you of your rights and make you aware of some of the pitfalls confronting merchants when designing their POS EMV debit screens.

Know the Law on Network Routing with EMV Cards 
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Moderator: Liz Garner, Vice President, Merchant Advisory Group

Presenter: Trent Addington, Director, Payment Acceptance, Best Buy Co., Inc.

Addington_Trent846sTrent is part of the Financial Services team at Best Buy, specifically focusing on payment acceptance initiatives. In this role, he works closely with both internal and external stakeholders to provide Best Buy customers the payment options they want, while also ensuring acceptance strategies align with the company’s broader efforts.  Prior to joining Best Buy in 2015, Trent spent 8 years with First Data and Bank of America Merchant Services supporting national retailers. He has a B.A. in Finance from the University of Arkansas’ Sam M. Walton College of Business.

Presenter: Doug Kantor, Government Affairs/Public Policy & Partner, Steptoe & Johnson, LLP

DougKantorPhoto- webinarDouglas Kantor is a partner in Steptoe's Washington office, where he is a member of the Government Affairs & Public Policy Group, focusing on government relations.

Mr. Kantor provides governmental advocacy, strategic advice, and legal counseling services to a range of clients before the congressional and Executive branch agencies.  He advocates for clients in areas including financial services, technology, energy, tax issues, the judiciary, and appropriations.  He also provides legal representation for clients facing investigations by state attorneys general and the Congress.


Presenter: Bryan Penny, Vice President, Payment and New Markets, Nordstrom 

Penny_Bryan_headshotBryan Penny is currently Vice President, Payment and New Markets for Nordstrom, supporting the all Payments functions companywide, as well as the launch of our credit card offerings in Puerto Rico and Canada.  Prior to his current role, Bryan served as Vice President Vendor and Project Manager from 2012 – 2014 and Vice President, Accounting and Controller for the Bank from 2007 – 2012.  Prior to joining Nordstrom, Bryan held various accounting and operations roles at Quark Software, First Data and Edison Brothers Stores.
Bryan graduated from the University of Illinois/Urbana with a BA in Economics and Accounting.  Bryan also has a Masters of Business Administration from Webster University.  Bryan is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in Missouri.