Aug. 2, 2015
Vol. 4, No. 47
releases 84th Legislative wrap-up
runs, saves, base hits and wild pitches mark session
Governmental and Community Relations Officer
Here are the
results of the 84th legislative session and how TMA priorities fared
in the final score. To
read TMA's report, click
local discussion on this and other legislative advocacy topics,
consider joining the BCMS Legislative and Socioeconomics Committee by
contacting Mary Nava.
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AT THE SILVER LEVEL
business be EMV compliant
the October 1st deadline?
What is EMV?
MasterCard, Discover and American Express have announced
that EMV chip card acceptance is coming to the
EMV chips are embedded in credit/debit cards that
also have a magnetic stripe to be used at businesses that
support either EMV or magnetic stripe.
Why is it
important to update to accept EMV?
- The card brands
have instituted a liability shift for fraudulent
transactions that occur at the point of purchase
beginning in October 2015.
that do not have a terminal or
POS system capable of reading EMV cards
will be responsible for chargebacks and fraudulent card
acceptance beginning October 2015.
is not a government or card brand mandate for
- Improved card
security and global interoperability are the main
reasons that Visa, MasterCard, Disver and American Express
are moving to EMV chip
- Heartland Secure
is a comprehensive card data security solution that
protects merchants against the ever-evolving sophistication
of today's cybercriminal. Backed by
the most comprehensive breach warranty in the
industry, Heartland is able to
protect credit card data from the moment a
card is used.
the innovative implementation of EMV, Heartland E3
end-to-end encryption and tokenization, Heartland Secure
eliminates all clear text card data, removing the risk of
that data being stolen.
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sponsors help keep down the cost of dues and allow BCMS to continue
to provide quality service to its members. The society continues its
pledge to you and only will involve itself in services and programs
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