Barrie VanBrackle advises industry leaders on complex fintech transactions, specifically regarding payment technology and consumer financial services compliance.
Ms. VanBrackle helps merchants, payment processors and fintech vendors navigate key areas at the intersection of technology and finance, including:
- Consumer-facing financial and banking
- Regulatory counseling and investigations, including for new US market entrants
- Payment card industry regulations, including brand operating rules and data security standards
- Money transmission
- Prepaid card access
An authority on payments and consumer financial services compliance, she regularly guides clients on transactions involving payment systems participants, including large merchants and financial technology companies, with respect to payment acceptance, payment issuance, co-brand agreements, payment card industry data security issues, and payment regulatory matters.
Ms. VanBrackle’s deep experience also includes advising corporate and private equity clients within the context of mergers and acquisitions and other fintech investments.
She has been recognized as a leading lawyer by The Legal 500 US and is nationally ranked for FinTech Legal: Payments & Lending – Chambers USA.
She frequently speaks at industry events and writes on the evolving regulatory and compliance issues relating to payments and other e-commerce matters.
Ms. VanBrackle is active in the community and regulatory volunteers with Merchant Acquirers’ Committee (MAC), a nonprofit trade association in the payment processing ecosystem. She holds a leadership position within MAC’s Government Relations Strategic Insights Group.