March 21, 2013 08:00 ET

Payza Compliance Officer Faisal Islam to Co-Lead Emerging Payments Systems Conference Master Class

Class Will Focus on Understanding the Underlying Technology of Emerging Payments Systems

MONTREAL--(Marketwire - Mar 21, 2013) - Payza, among the world's fastest-growing payment platforms for e-commerce, corporate disbursements and remittances, announced today that Compliance and AML Officer Faisal Islam will co-lead a Pre-conference Master Class with Carol van Cleef, a partner at law firm Patton Boggs, and a well-known Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS). The Master Class will take place at the American Conference Institute's Emerging Payment Systems Conference, March 21-22, 2013 at San Francisco's Omni San Francisco Hotel.

The Pre-conference Master Class, titled, "Understanding the Technology Underlying Emerging Payment Systems: Practical, Legal, and Regulatory Considerations for Attorneys and Compliance Professionals," will take place Thursday, March 21, 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Islam notes the class will provide essential information on the technologies used in a wide range of innovative payment systems and how the underlying technology impacts legal and compliance considerations. It will explore details such as how funds are transferred, the role of radio frequency identification (RFID) and near field communication (NFC), and how new products and product enhancements can be structured to make them more intuitive and easy for customers to use.

About Faisal Islam
An expert in compliance and fraud prevention, Islam is a frequent speaker on payment systems and digital money transfers. In November, Islam spoke at ACI's International and Cross-Border Payments Conference. He is a well-known expert in areas related to payments including money service business compliance, FINTRAC/FINCEN, prepaid access, emerging payments, online money transfers, and operational risk and compliance.

Islam is a member of Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS), the Canadian Anti-Money Laundering Institute (CAMLI) and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE).

About Payza
Payza is one of the world's leading global online payment platforms specializing in e-commerce processing, corporate disbursements and remittances. Payza's highly secure e-wallet platform provides businesses and consumers with convenient and flexible solutions for sending and receiving payments worldwide. The company offers access to payment services in both traditional and emerging markets, as well as a host of tools and services including: fraud screening, dispute resolution, currency exchange, global payouts and disbursement services. With over 9 million members, Payza offers its services around the world in 21 currencies, and is proud to provide its merchants around the globe with a complete solution for accepting payments and managing their businesses. More information is available about Payza on its website,, Facebook, Twitter and on the company's blog.

Contact Information

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    Gary Thompson
    Clarity Communications for Payza
    415-963-4082, ext. 101
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