Leawood, Kan. – October 29, 2018 – Chuck Rouse and Elish Meyers of Rouse Frets White Goss Gentile Rhodes were among the speakers and participants at the national meeting of the Retail Gift Card Association Forum, an association of large regional and national brands that operate in the retail, restaurant, travel and entertainment space. Members of the Retail Gift Card Association issue or sell gift cards.
The association’s annual Forum was October 1-3 in Nashville. At this year’s event, Rouse presented on special regulatory topics and Meyers provided RGCA legal consultation to members, specifically geared toward gift card regulatory and compliance issues. Rouse and Meyers are members of the law firm’s Payment Instruments and Prepaid Cards practice, a national leader in regulatory compliance.
About Chuck Rouse:
Phillip (Chuck) Rouse is one of the law firm’s founders and serves as a managing officer. Chuck has practiced extensively in the area of regulatory compliance regarding payment methods, payment instruments and prepaid cards/access instruments. He has a national practice in this area regarding many facets of federal and state regulation, including laws and regulations addressing consumer protection, escheat/unclaimed property, anti-money laundering, OCC and FDIC oversight, privacy, electronic funds, and licensing, along with the rules and regulations governing the management of breakage and slippage on payment instruments and prepaid cards. His work cuts across the retail, bank, financial institution, and internet sectors. In addition, Chuck’s practice extends to general business law and commercial matters.
About Elish Meyers:
Elish Meyers has extensive transactional experience in the areas of regulatory compliance for stored value card products and unclaimed property analysis. Her client base consists of an international network of many individuals and companies, including the Retail Gift Card Association and the Incentive Gift Card Council.