SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Sept. 15, 2014––Jill Miller, a partner at Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss, P.C. has been appointed to the Southeast Acquirers Association (SEAA) Advisory Committee. Jaffe CEO Bill Sider made the announcement.
Founded in 2000, the SEAA was established on the importance to educate the ISO and MSP community, providing economical access to the payment processing industry’s latest trends and regulatory changes. As a member of the advisory committee, Ms. Miller will work with current SEAA Board Members on various projects and initiatives to further the objectives of the organization and the many benefits brought to its growing membership. “It’s an honor to be selected to join the team of seven industry colleagues on the Advisory Board,” Ms. Miller noted. “I look forward to working with the team to support the Board and the SEAA.”
Miller counsels independent sales organizations, point of sales (POS) providers and other clients in card processing, mobile payments, automated clearing house (ACH) and electronic fund transfer businesses on contractual, corporate, and compliance matters. She keeps businesses appraised of legal and regulatory developments, including compliance with Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover rules. She also advises clients on buying and selling merchant and residual portfolios. Her clients are primarily entrepreneurs that rely on her expertise to negotiate agreements, settle disputes and to benefit from her industry knowledge and connections.
Ms. Miller routinely speaks at conferences, forums and panels educating her clients and peers on a local and national level.An active writer, Miller blogs for electronicpaymentslaw.com and has been published in multiple national trade publications, including ISO & Agent, Greensheet, Transaction World Magazine and The Michigan Business Law Journal. She is also an active leader and member in the Electronic Transaction Association (ETA) in Washington, D.C., an international trade association representing more than 500 companies, from financial institutions to independent sales organizations.
Ms. Miller is a graduate of the Michigan State University College of Law, and received her bachelor’s degree in accounting from Eastern Michigan University.
About the Electronic Payments Group
The electronic payments business is complex and changes rapidly. In today’s click-of-a-button society, technology drives commerce. New delivery systems and evolving regulation place a premium on access to the expertise needed to mitigate risks, solve problems and take maximum advantage of opportunities. The Electronic Payments Industry Group at Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss brings decades of experience handling the legal issues surrounding card processing, EFT, money transmitter, mobile payments, ACH, and stored-value systems, both domestically and internationally.
We keep abreast of statutory, regulatory and payment network developments. Steeped in the business, our lawyers frequently write for industry publications, serve on national panels and provide leadership as committee members and officers of industry associations. We counsel both large and small clients on legal issues, as well as strategic alliances, mergers and acquisitions and corporate direction. Follow: www.electronicpaymentslaw.com
About Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss, P.C.
Jaffe is recognized nationally as a full service business law firm with an outstanding reputation for providing sophisticated legal services to business entities of all sizes including emerging entrepreneurial and family-owned. Jaffe has been trusted for many years to provide strategic legal advice to entrepreneurial businesses and is consistently recognized as one of the most respected firms that can help mid-sized businesses build value and grow.
With approximately 100 attorneys in its Southfield, Detroit, Ann Arbor and Naples office locations, Jaffe attorneys leverage their extensive experience and expertise to provide pragmatic yet innovative counsel that helps owners and management tackle business issues or opportunities to achieve their objectives.