PUBLICATIONS by W. Stephen Cannon

February 9, 2011
Chairman of Constantine Cannon Steve Cannon participated on a panel of the 2011 Hospitality Law Conference concerning recent legal and regulatory developments affecting the relationship between merchants and payment card networks. He co-authored a paper, Electronic Payments 2011: The Winds of Change / A Call to Action, as his submission for that conference.
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April 22, 2010
Chairman of Constantine Cannon Stephen Cannon participated in a panel discussion at the 2010 Spring Meeting of the American Bar Associations’ Antitrust Section that addressed “Insurance and Other New Antitrust Targets: The Politics and Legislative Process of Antitrust Exemptions and Immunities.” He presented a paper, Assessing the Need for Antitrust Immunity For Collective Merchant Negotiations With Electronic Payment Systems.
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February 4, 2010
Chairman of Constantine Cannon Steve Cannon participated on a panel of the 2010 Hospitality Law Conference concerning the relationship between hosptility merchants and the payment card industy, focusing on the costs and potential legal liabilities of merchant acceptance of payment cards. He co-authored a paper, The U.S. Payment Card Industry: Select Challenges and Issues From a Hospitality Industry Perspective, as his submission for that conference.
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December 2009
Chairman of Constantine Cannon Steve Cannon co-authored an article on the payment card industry’s enforcment of data security standards, “The Currency of Progress?” Visa and MasterCard Arrogate Governmental Powers in the Name of Card System Security. The article appeared in the December 2009 issue of HospitalityLawyer.com’s PCI Compliance Newsletter.
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SPEECHES by W. Stephen Cannon

October 20-21, 2008
Chairman of Constantine Cannon Steve Cannon was the moderator at the Association of Corporate Counsel’s 2008 Annual Meeting on two panels on Answers to Questions You Wish Your Outside Auditor Hadn’t Asked and Report from the Front Lines: Current Antitrust and Competition Policy Issues.


May 16, 2008
Chairman of Constantine Cannon Steve Cannon and partner Todd Anderson spoke at the Council of State Restaurant Associations, 2008 Annual Meeting on the Role of PCI compliance in the Visa and MasterCard systems and what to expect if you appear to be the victim of a data breach—the challenges facing restaurants and other merchants.


May 15, 2008
Chairman of Constantine Cannon Steve Cannon testified on behalf of the Merchants Payments Coalition, before the United States House of Representatives, Committee on the Judiciary Antitrust Task Force Hearing on H.R. 5546, The “Credit Card Fair Fee Act of 2008.”
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July 19, 2006
Steve Cannon testified before the United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary Hearing on Credit Card Interchange Rates: Antitrust Issue?
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July 19, 2006
Bloomberg Interview with Steve Cannon Concerning Credit Card Interchange Rates.
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May 11, 2006
Steve Cannon testified before the New Jersey State Senate Labor Committee to Oppose Healthcare Spending Mandate Legislation.
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