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Mark MacCarthy


Washington, DC, USA

Mark MacCarthy does research and consults in the areas of information privacy and security, electronic commerce, and other technology policy issues. He was responsible for Visa’s public policy initiatives and strategies in the areas of data security and privacy, electronic commerce liability issues such as Internet gambling and Internet pharmacies, patent reform, international trade, and product innovations such as Visa’s contactless payment platform and prepaid cards. He regularly testified on behalf of Visa before various Congressional committees and regulatory agencies. Prior to joining Visa, Mr. McCarthy was a principal and senior director with the Wexler Group, a Washington government affairs consulting firm, where he worked with a variety of clients on electronic commerce, privacy, and telecommunications. In addition, Mr. McCarthy was Vice President in charge of Capital Cities/ABC’s Washington Office from 1988 to 1994. From 1981 to 1988, he was a professional staff member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, U.S. House of Representatives, where he handled communications policy and other issues for the Chairman of the Committee, Representative John D. Dingell.
Mark MacCarthy is associated with the following items:
Treatise Chapters  Treatise Chapters Compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard - Proskauer on Privacy: A Guide to Privacy and Data Security Law in the Information Age (Second Edition), Tuesday, October 23, 2018

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