Eye of Truth
Lobbyist Report for Visa Inc.

Visa Inc.

Financial services and payments technology company.

325 7th Street, NW Suite 800 WASHINGTON, DC 20004

USA

Lobbying on the following issues:

SMALL BUSINESS FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS/INVESTMENTS/SECURITIES HOMELAND SECURITY LAW ENFORCEMENT/CRIME/CRIMINAL JUSTICE TRADE (DOMESTIC/FOREIGN) IMMIGRATION ECONOMICS/ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT TAXATION/INTERNAL REVENUE CODE

Issues relating to small business

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Issues relating to payments innovation Issues relating to interchange fees on electronic payments Issues relating to payment card security, data security and data breach Issues relating to privacy and data use Issues relating to prepaid card products Issues relating to financial literacy and financial inclusion Implementation of Public Law 115-174 (S. 2155, Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act), issues related to synthetic identity fraud preventions

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Issues relating to cybersecurity Issues relating to information sharing and cyber threats

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Issues relating to network brand risk

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U.S. - China economic and trade relations U.S. - Vietnam economic and trade relations U.S. - India economic and trade relations U.S. - ASEAN Economic and trade relations Issues relating to electronic payment services in Venezuela Issues relating to USMCA/NAFTA Renegotiations Issues relating to WTO e-Commerce

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Issues related to Immigration, DACA

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Issues relating to workforce development

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Issues relating to Health Savings Accounts & Flexible Spending Accounts

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Lobbyists:

THOMSON, ROBERT B. III
BRADSHAW, RYAN PACE
MALONE, MEGAN
MCDONNELL, CAITLIN
OTTENHOFF, PATRICK

SIMMONS, MARGARET
Held the following Government positions
Legislative Counsel, Senator Tom Carper



Lobbying on the following issues:

SMALL BUSINESS LAW ENFORCEMENT/CRIME/CRIMINAL JUSTICE IMMIGRATION ECONOMICS/ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS/INVESTMENTS/SECURITIES HOMELAND SECURITY TAXATION/INTERNAL REVENUE CODE TRADE (DOMESTIC/FOREIGN)

Issues relating to small business

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Issues relating to network brand risk

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Issues related to Immigration, DACA

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Issues relating to workforce development

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Issues relating to payments innovation Issues relating to interchange fees on electronic payments Issues relating to payment card security, data security and data breach Issues relating to privacy and data use Issues relating to financial literacy and financial inclusion Implementation of Public Law 115-174 (S. 2155, Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act), issues related to synthetic identity fraud preventions

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Issues relating to cybersecurity Issues relating to information sharing and cyber threats

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Issues relating to Health Savings Accounts & Flexible Spending Accounts

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U.S. - China economic and trade relations U.S. - Vietnam economic and trade relations U.S. - India economic and trade relations Issues relating to electronic payment services in Venezuela Issues relating to USMCA/NAFTA Renegotiations Issues relating to WTO e-Commerce

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Lobbyists:

THOMSON, ROBERT B. III
HOLSHOUSER, CARL KIMBALL
BRADSHAW, RYAN PACE
SLATER, AMANDA
MALONE, MEGAN
MCDONNELL, CAITLIN

Foreign Entities:

Foreign Entity Name:
Interel Holdings, SA/NV
Country :
BELGIUM
Contribution :
$0



Lobbying on the following issues:

TRADE (DOMESTIC/FOREIGN) LAW ENFORCEMENT/CRIME/CRIMINAL JUSTICE COMPUTER INDUSTRY TAXATION/INTERNAL REVENUE CODE FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS/INVESTMENTS/SECURITIES HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. - China economic and trade relations U.S. - Vietnam economic and trade relations U.S. - Korea economic and trade relations U.S. - India Economic and trade relations Issues related to the renegotiation of NAFTA S. 2098/H.R. 4311 Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act of 2017, issues related to CFIUS reform

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Issues relating to payment network brand risk

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H.R. 239, Support for Rapid Innovation Act of 2017, issues related to technology innovation H.R. 2520, Browser Act of 2017, issues related to consumer privacy H.R. 2356, My Data Act of 2017, issues related to consumer privacy Issues relating to payment card security, syntheic ID, data security and data breach notification Issues relating to tokenization solutions, encryption and biometrics innovations

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Issues relating to comprehensive tax reform Issues relating to Health Savings Accounts and Flexible Spending Accounts H.R. 1, Tax Reform - Implementation issues related to Public Law No 115-97, Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, provisions relating to repatriation, and international tax reform H.R. 1175, Health Savings Act of 2017, issues relating to health savings accounts H.R. 1628, the American Health Care Act, issues relating to Cadillac tax and health savings accounts S. 28, Health Savings Account Expansion Act of 2017, issues relating to health savings accounts H.R. 1625, Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018

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Issues relating to interchange fees on electronic payments Issues relating to prepaid card products Issues relating to financial literacy and financial inclusion Issues relating to innovation in the payments industry Issues relating to payment card security and data security standards Issues relating to financial regulatory reform Implementation of Public Law 115-174, Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act, provisions related to regulatory reform and identity theft prevention H.R. 4028, PROTECT Act of 2017, provisions relating to oversight of credit reporting agencies Draft data security legislation, provisions relating to data security regulations S. 2498, Protecting Children From Identity Theft Act, provisions relating to verifying social security numbers H.R. 5192, Protecting Children from Identity Theft Act, provisions relating to verifying social security numbers H.R. 6743, the Consumer Information Notification Requirement Act

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Issues relating to cybersecurity standards Issues relating to information sharing to deter cyber threats H.R. 697, Department of Homeland Security Clearance Management and Administration Act, issues relating to reform of clearance process H.R. 2227, Modernizing Government Technology, issues relating to IT modernization S.1475/H.R.3010, Promoting Good Cyber Hygiene Act of 2017, issues related to cyber security practices H.R. 1616, Strengthening State and Local Cyber Crime Fighting Act of 2017

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Lobbyists:

THOMSON, ROBERT B. III
HOLSHOUSER, CARL KIMBALL
BRADSHAW, RYAN PACE
SLATER, AMANDA
MALONE, MEGAN
MCDONNELL, CAITLIN

Foreign Entities:

Foreign Entity Name:
Interel Holdings, SA/NV
Country :
BELGIUM
Contribution :
$0



Lobbying on the following issues:

LAW ENFORCEMENT/CRIME/CRIMINAL JUSTICE FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS/INVESTMENTS/SECURITIES ECONOMICS/ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT TAXATION/INTERNAL REVENUE CODE TRADE (DOMESTIC/FOREIGN) HOMELAND SECURITY SMALL BUSINESS IMMIGRATION

Issues relating to network brand risk

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Issues relating to payments innovation Issues relating to interchange fees on electronic payments Issues relating to payment card security, data security and data breach Issues relating to privacy and data use Issues relating to prepaid card products Issues relating to financial literacy and financial inclusion Implementation of Public Law 115-174 (S. 2155, Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act), issues related to synthetic identity fraud preventions Issues relating to COVID-19 economic relief - CARES Act (S. 3548 & H.R. 748)

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Issues relating to workforce development

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Issues relating to Health Savings Accounts & Flexible Spending Accounts

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U.S. - China economic and trade relations U.S. - Vietnam economic and trade relations U.S. - India economic and trade relations U.S. - ASEAN Economic and trade relations U.S. - Trade relations with African countries U.S. - E.U. Economic and trade relations Issues relating to electronic payment services in Venezuela Issues relating to USMCA/NAFTA Renegotiations Issues relating to WTO e-Commerce Issues relating to electronic payment services & foreign policy/trade

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Issues relating to cybersecurity Issues relating to information sharing and cyber threats

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Issues relating to small business Issues relating to COVID -19 economic relief legislation - CARES Act (S. 3548 & H.R. 748)

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Issues related to Immigration, DACA

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Lobbyists:

THOMSON, ROBERT B. III
BRADSHAW, RYAN PACE
MALONE, MEGAN
MCDONNELL, CAITLIN
OTTENHOFF, PATRICK
SIMMONS, MARGARET

Foreign Entities:

Foreign Entity Name:
Barrick Gold Corporation
Country :
CANADA
Contribution :
$0



Lobbying on the following issues:

TRADE (DOMESTIC/FOREIGN) FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS/INVESTMENTS/SECURITIES LAW ENFORCEMENT/CRIME/CRIMINAL JUSTICE IMMIGRATION ECONOMICS/ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT TAXATION/INTERNAL REVENUE CODE HOMELAND SECURITY SMALL BUSINESS

U.S. - China economic and trade relations U.S. - Vietnam economic and trade relations U.S. - India economic and trade relations U.S. - ASEAN Economic and trade relations Issues relating to electronic payment services in Venezuela Issues relating to USMCA/NAFTA Renegotiations Issues relating to WTO e-Commerce

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Issues relating to payments innovation Issues relating to interchange fees on electronic payments Issues relating to payment card security, data security and data breach Issues relating to privacy and data use Issues relating to prepaid card products Issues relating to financial literacy and financial inclusion Implementation of Public Law 115-174 (S. 2155, Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act), issues related to synthetic identity fraud preventions

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Issues relating to network brand risk

-

Issues related to Immigration, DACA

-

Issues relating to workforce development

-

Issues relating to Health Savings Accounts & Flexible Spending Accounts

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Issues relating to cybersecurity Issues relating to information sharing and cyber threats

-

Issues relating to small business

-

Lobbyists:

THOMSON, ROBERT B. III
BRADSHAW, RYAN PACE
SLATER, AMANDA
MALONE, MEGAN
MCDONNELL, CAITLIN

Foreign Entities:

Foreign Entity Name :
Philip Morris Products S.A. (Parent Company is PMI)
Country :
SWITZERLAND
Contribution :
$0
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Foreign Entity Name :
FTR Holdings S.A. (Parent Company is PMI)
Country :



Lobbying on the following issues:

TAXATION/INTERNAL REVENUE CODE LAW ENFORCEMENT/CRIME/CRIMINAL JUSTICE FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS/INVESTMENTS/SECURITIES ECONOMICS/ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IMMIGRATION TRADE (DOMESTIC/FOREIGN) HOMELAND SECURITY SMALL BUSINESS

Issues relating to Health Savings Accounts & Flexible Spending Accounts

-

Issues relating to network brand risk

-

Issues relating to payments innovation Issues relating to interchange fees on electronic payments Issues relating to payment card security, data security and data breach Issues relating to privacy and data use Issues relating to prepaid card products Issues relating to financial literacy and financial inclusion Implementation of Public Law 115-174 (S. 2155, Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act), issues related to synthetic identity fraud preventions

-

Issues relating to workforce development

-

Issues related to Immigration, DACA

-

U.S. - China economic and trade relations U.S. - Vietnam economic and trade relations U.S. - India economic and trade relations U.S. - ASEAN Economic and trade relations Issues relating to electronic payment services in Venezuela Issues relating to USMCA/NAFTA Renegotiations Issues relating to WTO e-Commerce

-

Issues relating to cybersecurity Issues relating to information sharing and cyber threats

-

Issues relating to small business

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Lobbyists:

THOMSON, ROBERT B. III
BRADSHAW, RYAN PACE
MALONE, MEGAN
MCDONNELL, CAITLIN
OTTENHOFF, PATRICK



Money Spent:

Amount Client Government Entities

$1,320,000

Jan 20, 2020

FOURTH QUARTER REPORT

Visa, Inc.

Commerce, Dept of (DOC)
Treasury, Dept of
U.S. Trade Representative (USTR)
SENATE
Executive Office of the President (EOP)
State, Dept of (DOS)
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
Federal Reserve System
Small Business Administration (SBA)

$1,070,000

Apr 22, 2019

FIRST QUARTER REPORT

Visa, Inc.

Commerce, Dept of (DOC)
Treasury, Dept of
U.S. Trade Representative (USTR)
SENATE
Executive Office of the President (EOP)
State, Dept of (DOS)
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
Federal Reserve System
Small Business Administration (SBA)

$1,030,000

Jan 19, 2019

FOURTH QUARTER REPORT

Visa, Inc.

Commerce, Dept of (DOC)
Treasury, Dept of
U.S. Trade Representative (USTR)
SENATE
Executive Office of the President (EOP)
State, Dept of (DOS)
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
Federal Reserve System
Small Business Administration (SBA)

$860,000

Apr 20, 2020

FIRST QUARTER REPORT

Visa, Inc.

Commerce, Dept of (DOC)
Treasury, Dept of
U.S. Trade Representative (USTR)
SENATE
Executive Office of the President (EOP)
State, Dept of (DOS)
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
Federal Reserve System
Small Business Administration (SBA)

$720,000

Jul 18, 2019

SECOND QUARTER REPORT

Visa, Inc.

Commerce, Dept of (DOC)
Treasury, Dept of
U.S. Trade Representative (USTR)
SENATE
Executive Office of the President (EOP)
State, Dept of (DOS)
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
Federal Reserve System
Small Business Administration (SBA)

$650,000

Oct 20, 2019

THIRD QUARTER REPORT

Visa, Inc.

Commerce, Dept of (DOC)
Treasury, Dept of
U.S. Trade Representative (USTR)
SENATE
Executive Office of the President (EOP)
State, Dept of (DOS)
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
Federal Reserve System
Small Business Administration (SBA)