CARDS and Consequences: The CARD ACT for banks and cosumers

Oren Bar-Gill, Thomas Brown, Ronald Mann, Victoria Strayer (TSYS)
Four leading credit card experts will debate and discuss: Professor Oren Barr-Gill from New York University School of Law and author of "Making Credit Safer"; Tom Brown a lawyer who has represented Visa; Professor Ron Mann from Columbia University and author of "Charge It"; and Victoria Strayer, Regulatory and Compliance Chief, TSYS, will share her thoughts on what she's hearing from their clients. The discussion will be moderated by David S. Evans, co-author of Paying with Plastic, and a noted expert on the card industry.
Jul 22 2009
61 mins
CARDS and Consequences: The CARD ACT for banks and cosumers
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