Our Working Groups
By bringing together the best specialists in each area, our working groups:
- Assess key issues
- Share best practice
- Suggest improved approaches to build, enhance and maintain market confidence
Each of our groups provide a focus on areas of critical importance to our members and have developed into an invaluable resource when considering specific challenges.
Public Affairs and Public Relations
Our Public Affairs and Public Relations Working Group focuses on the promotion of the payments sector through strategic campaigns and industry outreach.
Building trust in payments and fintech is amongst the group's key objectives, in addition to creating educational resources that promote and further understanding of the industry.
The group monitors public opinion and acts quickly to prevent misleading media coverage and misinformed opinion from creating confusion or causing harm to market participants.
Legal and Regulatory
Led by experts in law and regulatory compliance, our Legal and Regulatory Working Group is focused on assessing the impact of regulatory change and advocating for balanced policy initiatives.
Amongst its objectives is to ensure members can be clear on their obligations to consumers and industry regulators, developing guidance and helping members navigate the complexities of new rules and regulations.
The group engages with and educates regulators, policy-makers and government departments, and acts swiftly to prevent legislative proposals from stifling innovation and competition in payments.
International Discovery Group
Our International Discovery Working Group facilitates the exchange of knowledge, experience and lessons learned from scaling a business cross-border.
It brings together businesses and our association counterparts in key markets to deepen our understanding of doing business in other markets.