Zuckerberg Visits DC To Talk Tech Laws With Senators  

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg had dinner with several senators in Washington D.C. Facebook Big Tech Capitol Hill laws News privacy regulations Senators washington D.C.

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Facebook Negotiates Sandberg DC Hearing Testimony

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The news comes as Mark Zuckerberg , Facebook’s chief executive officer, concluded three days of discussions this month with movers and shakers in Washington, D.C.

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DC AG Is Suing DoorDash Over Tipping

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Washington, D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine is suing popular delivery company DoorDash, saying the company didn’t adequately distribute tips nor did it retroactively pay back those tips when its practices were changed, according to a report by TechCrunch. .

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Solar-Powered eScooters Coming To DC

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Spin and Swiftmile are launching a pilot program in Washington, D.C. Benjamin Fong, Spin’s director of business development, revealed that 40 solar-powered docking stations, built by Swiftmile, will be placed in Washington, D.C. cities (and campuses), including Washington, D.C.,

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Facebook Chief Spends Third Day In DC Meeting Lawmakers

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg spent a third day in Washington, D.C. meeting with lawmakers, according to a report by Bloomberg.

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NAC visits DC lawmakers in effort to keep cash alive

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The National ATM Council has wrapped up its third annual Washington D.C. fly in. The two-day lobbying event included nearly 60 meetings with lawmakers and their staff

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Amazon Toured Sites In Washington, DC, Area Last Week

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Washington, D.C., According to news from The Washington Post , Amazon officials toured locations in Washington, D.C., The report noted there are nine or more sites in the D.C. Meanwhile, D.C. Bowser (D) dined with Amazon representatives on Wednesday night, proposing four, fast-growing neighborhoods in Washington, D.C. Amazon e-commerce employment headquarters Merchant Innovation News Retail washington dc What's Hot

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Retail Pulse: Framebridge Opens DC Store; Starbucks Hits 30,000-Location Milestone

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Custom eCommerce framing startup Framebridge is opening its own in Washington, D.C., The D.C.

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DC Attorney General Sues Facebook Over Data Collection

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Prosecutors in Washington, DC, are suing Facebook over stolen user data related to the Cambridge Analytica scandal, according to reports. The DC attorney general’s (AG) office announced the lawsuit on Wednesday (Dec.

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Andreessen Horowitz Fights Back Against DC’s Crypto Curbs

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Venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz is attempting to fight back against Washington’s tougher stance on cryptocurrencies. As the firm aims to boost its crypto investments, it hosted officials from the Treasury Department, as well as a number of Washington’s regulatory agencies, at a full-day, private conference in San Francisco in late May, according to The Wall Street Journal.

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Zuckerberg To Visit DC To Discuss Internet Regulations

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is set to testify on Capitol Hill once again. Zuckerberg is scheduled “to meet with policymakers and talk about future internet regulation” on Thursday (Sept. A spokesperson for Sen.

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Facebook Shares Fall 7.3 Pct Post-DC Lawsuit

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As for the lawsuit, Facebook could potentially be facing a maximum penalty of $5,000 per alleged violation, and prosecutors said 852 people in Washington, D.C.

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Walmart Pay Launches In 16 States, DC

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As of today, Walmart Pay is available in: Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, Tennessee, Kentucky, Michigan, Indiana, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Missouri, Mississippi and Washington, D.C. “We The retail giant’s payment method is finally here.

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National Capital Bank in D.C. Appoints New Chief

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breaking_news people recruitment dc community-bankingNational Capital Bank of Washington has a named Richard Anderson its new president and chief executive.

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Enough with D.C.'s Mixed Messaging on Fintech

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Mixed messaging on fin tech doesn't just emanate from the halls of Congress. It can also be found at the regulatory level as well. marketplace-lending law-regulation disruptors fintech mobile occ cyber-security bank-technology

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CECL stirs D.C. concerns

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Regulators concerned about banks hiring third-party vendors to handle it Management Lines of Business Risk Management Credit Risk. 1Risk Management

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D.C. impacts credit picture

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Political gridlock weighing on U.S. bank loan growth Management Financial Trends Risk Management Credit Risk. 1Risk Management

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Smart Card Alliance opens Washington, DC-area training center

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The National Center for Advanced Payments and Identity Security in Crystal City, Virginia, will be a permanent facility for live educational activities hosted by SCA

Ripple seeks shelter in D.C. from Libra’s political storm

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Ripple isn't a part of Facebook's Libra. It's more likely to be a rival, and it must be careful to make sure that lawmakers see the distinction. Compliance Cryptocurrencies Blockchain Ripple

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Three Things To Know Before You Head To DC

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Washington DC is the adult version of Disney Land. There are those of us who love the place and return year after year; there are those of you who visit the place, can’t stand it and vow never to return again and finally there are those of you who go simply out of a sense […]. Regulatory Advocacy Legal Watch Political New York State CFPB Kathy Kraninger Congressional Delegation Ocasio-Cortez car dealerships New Jerseuy

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Industrial evolution: Black-owned D.C. bank set to expand in New York

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Industrial Bank CEO Doyle Mitchell has spent countless hours in New York since his bank bought the failed City National in November, meeting with existing customers and plotting his growth plans. CDFIs Community banking Law and regulation New Jersey New York

D.C. needs to keep up with the payments tech wave

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The question for lawmakers is how to work together to make sure as many people as possible are able to take advantage of the opportunities provided by innovation, writes Brian Tate, president and CEO of the Innovative Payments Association. ISO and agent Regulatory actions and programs Digital payments Mobile payments

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USAA Joins D.C. Blockchain Trade Association

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One of the most innovative banks has joined a trade group that represents the nascent blockchain and digital currency industry. breaking_news law-regulation data core-systems bank-technology

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Retailers Head To DC To Uphold Swipe Fee Reform

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along with the National Retail Federation (NRF), made a trip to D.C. As Congress moved to hold a hearing on legislation that would repeal the debit card swipe fee reform, retailers from across the U.S., to ask lawmakers to reconsider. The fee caps were issued in response to a price-fixing practice by the card industry. Fees to process transactions previously averaged between 1 and 2 percent of the purchase amount.

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Can Stumpf Turn Things Around in Second D.C. Hearing?

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Since John Stumpf's appearance before the Senate Banking Committee last week, the situation has become even worse for the Wells Fargo CEO, with new lawsuits filed, the Labor Department opening an investigation and the CFTC fining it for an unrelated action.

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DOJ Officials, State AGs To Meet Tuesday On Google Antitrust Probe

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Officials from as many as seven states — Texas included — will be at an afternoon meeting in Washington, D.C., As PYMNTS reported last week , this meeting in Washington, D.C. states, Washington, D.C. Google Android OS Antitrust Laws Attorneys General D.C. On Tuesday (Feb.

Washington, D.C. Releases Annual Report Forms and Filing Deadlines

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As recently reported , the Washington, D.C. Department of Insurance, Securities, and Banking (DISB) published a Bulletin in late April reminding those who service student education loans in the District of Columbia of their obligation to file an annual report.

Stumpf in the Hot Seat: Four Things to Watch for in D.C. Hearing

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All eyes will be on Well Fargo Chief Executive John Stumpf on Tuesday as he fights to defend himself before a Senate Banking Committee hearing against charges that he and other top bank executives should have earlier detected and stopped millions of phony accounts from being opened.

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PayPal exit from Facebook project shows power of D.C.’s disapproval

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The payments company’s departure from the association leading Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency plan is the clearest sign that skeptical policymakers are the plan's biggest obstacle.

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Credit Unions in the D.C. Lion’s Den

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I am in D.C. this week and this town feels very strange. In fact, it’s kind of a cross between a jilted lover blindsided by a breakup he didn’t see coming and a Harry Potter novel in which Voldemort succeeded in killing Harry and taking over Hogwarts. You walk onto K Street and still see […]. Advocacy General Political mandate relief

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Bank planned in nation's capital secures FDIC approval

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De novo institutions Capital Community banking Washington DCOrganizers of Founders Bank in Washington are still need to raise at least $25 million before opening.

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How D.C. Can Make De Novos Appealing Again

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Real regulatory relief for community banks and stricter oversight of the biggest financial firms are steps that can increase investor interest in new banks. community-banking national-regional fdic performance exams doddfrank law-regulation

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Video: FICO World Kicks Off in Washington, DC

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900 risk managers, fraud managers, marketers, debt managers, IT strategists, analytic scientists and other business professionals from 45 countries are in Washington, DC to take part in FICO World 2016, a four-day conference on analytics and decision management.

Why D.C.’s Policy Pronouncements are the Key to Economic Growth

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Good morning folks, I hope everyone had a nice weekend. I have spent a good chunk of it pulling the remaining hairs out of my head. Whether you agree or disagree with his decisions, the reality is that I can think of no period in my lifetime where the actions of the President have had […]. Economy Trump interest rate tariffs

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How will innovation fare in D.C.?

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Congressional attitudes as important as new administration’s, say experienced Hill aides Management Financial Trends Technology Fintech. 1Technology

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