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About Scott Talbott

Scott Talbott is the Senior Vice President for Government Affairs at The Financial Services Roundtable, where he manages the daily legislative and regulatory advocacy efforts. Talbott serves as counsel to the organization and runs the Roundtable’s Political Action Committee. He also manages the Roundtable's relationship with local and national media. Scott Talbott joined the Roundtable in 1994 after working in the tax departments of Arthur Andersen and Ernst & Young. He received his B.A. from Georgetown University, cum laude, and his J.D. from George Mason University School of Law.

Americans Increasingly Using Debit Cards As Debit Card Fees Are About To Increase

The federal government is poised to impose price controls that will shift merchants’ operating costs for accepting debit cards to consumers. This will result in higher fees for consumers for debit cards at the same time that they are becoming … Continue reading

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