Co-CEO Henry Helgeson Quoted in The Green Sheet

March 15, 2011

Merchant Warehouse Co-CEO Henry Helgeson continues to receive coverage in industry publications and articles in reference to the Durbin Amendment. The Durbin Amendment is a piece of legislation that seeks to regulate interchange fees charged to merchants. In the March 14th...

Durbin Amendment headed for repeal?

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March 7, 2011

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Even before it has a chance to see the light of day, the Durbin Amendment could be repealed.According to reports coming out of the nation's capital, the bill that aims to overturn how Interchange fees are assessed is facing strict opposition, with some lawmakers admitting the...

Co-CEO Henry Helgeson Featured in ISO & Agent Magazine

February 24, 2011

Merchant Warehouse Co-CEO Henry Helgeson was, once again, featured on ISO & Agent Weekly for this thoughts and contributions to the implementation and introduction of the Durbin amendment. To download the most recent addition of ISO&Agent Weekly or to read the article,...

Co-CEO Henry Helgeson Discusses Durbin in PaymentsSource

February 22, 2011

Merchant Warehouse CO-CEO Henry Helgeson was recently featured in PaymentsSource Online. Helgeson explained his thoughts on the possible delay or introduction of the Durbin amendment. Helgeson expects final rule changes to be made before the legislation can be imposed. The...

Co-CEO Henry Helgeson featured in VSR's Annual Review & Outlook Report 2011

January 27, 2011

Merchant Warehouse Co-CEO Henry Helgeson was featured in Vertical Systems Reseller's annual 2011 Review & Outlook report. The VSR Review and Outlook is an annual report of industry trends. VSR magazine interviewed more than one hundred of the top industry thought leaders to...

Co-CEO Henry Helgeson Discusses Durbin Amendment in Digital Transactions Magazine

January 13, 2011

Merchant Warehouse Co-CEO Henry Helgeson discussed the impact of the Durbin Amendment on payment card systems. The Durbin Amendment, which was part of the Dodd-Frank Act signed into law in July 2010, was implemented to control the costs for merchants which will benefit consumers...

Henry Helgeson Discusses Financial Reform Bill and Merchant Education

August 9, 2010

On July 21, 2010, President Obama signed the financial reform bill into law. Nine months hence the Federal Reserve will begin implementing some form of debit card interchange regulation. While this does not come as good news to most constituents in the payments industry, it...

Henry Helgeson Discusses PIN Debit & Swipe-Fee Reform

August 4, 2010

Ever since the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act was signed into law by President Barack Obama in July, much has been written about its impact on interchange fees collected by merchants who use Visa and MasterCard as their networks of choice. The bill...

Henry Helgeson Discusses Swipe-Fee Reform in Forbes

July 29, 2010

With the passage of the financial overhaul bill, Congress has given the Federal Reserve the power to limit interchange, or "swipe," fees. Those are the fees a merchant's bank (the acquiring bank) pays to a customer's bank (the issuing bank) when merchants accept cards using...