Veronica McGregor's practice focuses on payment systems, financial services, mobile banking, mobile payments and m-commerce, virtual and cryptocurrencies, stored value systems, consumer lending, privacy, online business, anti-money laundering compliance, ATM and debit networks, and software and technology licensing. She has represented clients in a variety of financial services-related matters, including banks, payment system providers, wireless carriers, gaming developers, virtual property trading platforms, online and physical retailers, social networking companies, online service providers, and software application developers.
Veronica has extensive experience in all aspects of the payments landscape. She has advised clients on a wide range of electronic financial services matters, including emerging payment systems, virtual currency, money transmission, payment cards (gift cards, prepaid cards, credit cards, and debit cards), near field communication (NFC) mobile payment and remote payment programs, loyalty and "points" programs, unclaimed property, the payment card industry (PCI) data security standards, and the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act.
She also has experience in many types of consumer lending laws and regulation, including the Truth in Lending Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act, Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, and Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act. She has done a substantial amount of regulatory work for many innovative credit products, including credit cards exclusively for use in casinos, open-loop and closed-loop gift card programs, and a credit and debit network designed to reduce fees and data security risk.
In addition, Veronica has experience with privacy, data security, IT, and technology-oriented business matters, including IT outsourcing and Internet transactions.
Veronica has written and spoken extensively on consumer protection matters, including Bitcoin, Social money, emerging technologies/models in payments the Dodd-Frank Act and the corresponding Durbin Amendment regarding debit card interchange fees.
Speaker at Money20/20 Europe 2016