Erin F. Fonté

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111 Congress Avenue
Suite 1800
Austin, Texas 78701
512-703-6318 tel
512-703-6399 fax

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02.27.14Erin Fonté Discusses “Bit Coin: A Digital Currency in Turmoil” with Mint Press News  
02.01.14“The US may be Forced to Accelerate EMV Adoption,” by Erin F. Fonté, E-Finance & Payments Law & Policy
11.19.13Deborah Williamson Interviewed by Texas Lawyer on "The Future of the Legal Profession."
09.30.13Sidley advises eBay on $800 million deal - By Dominic Fracassa, Daily Journal
09.20.13"Overview of Mobile Payments in the United States," by Erin F. Fonte, Banking & Financial Services Policy Report
02.01.13"Mobile payments start-ups: the need to know legal landscape," Erin F. Fonte, E-Finance & Payment Law & Policy
08.03.12"Mobile payments inviting plenty of regulatory scrutiny," by James Wester, Mobile Payments Today
07.13.12"The Uber fight and regulatory perils," by James Wester, Mobile Payments Today
07.12.12"Incivility and Sanctions," by Mary S. Dietz, Erin F. Fonte,  and Aubrey B. Colvard, for the State Bar of Texas Advanced Civil Trial Course 2012, Advanced Personal Injury Course 2012 and Business Torts Course 2012
05.25.12The rise of patent lawsuits in the mobile payments arena
02.20.12"Mobile Payments Becomes Patent Battleground," by James Wester, Mobile Payments Today
08.02.10"The Future of Plastic," by Karen Neeley and Erin Fonte, Texas Lawyer, "In-House Texas"
06.30.10"The Rails Determine The Rules: Legal Issues to Consider in B2B Payments," by Erin F. Fonte, The Credit And Financial Management Review: A Journal For Credit and Financial Administrators
05.21.09"Personal Information as an Asset and a Source of Risk," by Bart Huffman and Erin Fonte, University of Texas 22nd Annual Technology Law Conference, Austin, TX
02.02.09"Lost in the Cloud: Suggestions for Navigating Business and Legal Risks in Cloud Computing," by Bart Huffman and Erin Fonte, International Association of Privacy Professionals Privacy Tracker Newsletter
02.01.08"Who Should Pay the Price for Identity Theft?," reprinted in The Computer & Internet Lawyer, Volume 25, Number 2
09.01.07"Who Should Pay the Price for Identity Theft?," The Federal Lawyer
05.01.07"This Ad Brought To You By RFID: The RFID Debate Just Got More Complex, Part II: The Impact on Consumers," Privacy & Data Security Law Journal
04.01.07"This Ad Brought to You by RFID: The RFID Debate Just Got More Complex, Part I: The Technology and Its Impact on Industry," Privacy & Data Security Law Journal

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Past Seminars/Events

09.11.14“ATM & Mobile Compliance Pre-Conference Workshop,” panelist Erin Fonté, ATM & Mobile Innovation Summit, Washington D.C.
06.24.14“Recent Developments in Electronic Payments Law,” speaker Erin Fonté, Payment Strategies for the Digital Age, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
06.05.14Michigan Credit Union League Annual Convention, speaker Erin Fonté, Grand Rapids, Michigan
05.28.14“Cloud Computing: What Professional Service Firms Need to Know,” speaker Erin F. Fonté, TAGLaw Webinar
04.07.14National Automated Clearing House Association Payments 2014, speaker Erin Fonté, Orlando, Florida
04.03.14Texas Bankers Association 40th Annual Legal Conference, speaker Erin Fonté, San Antonio
03.22.14Southeast TAGLaw Meeting, speaker Erin Fonté, Houston
02.13.14EasyPay Information Exchange 2014, speaker Erin Fonté, Orlando, Florida
01.30.14BankersHub 2014 Payments Presentation, Webinar, speaker Erin Fonté
04.04.13Texas Banker's Association 39th Annual Legal Conference
02.15.13Seminar: The Transition to Mobile Wallet Payments -- Are You Ready?
11.14.12"Your Dad's Wallet -- Your Customer's Wallet" e-Payment Seminar, speaker Erin Fonté
IAPP Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP)
  • Stanford Law School, J.D., with distinction, 2002
  • The University of Texas at Austin, B.A., with honors, 1995
Admitted to Practice
  • Texas, 2002
  • California, 2006