As General Counsel, Jason Noto, Esq., is lead legal internal point of contact for Chartwell Compliance on legislative and regulatory matters, analysis, and interpretation.
Jason has 12 years of experience overseeing high-risk legal, regulatory compliance, and government affairs while working at First Data, AT&T, and with or for various governmental offices within the State of Colorado. Over his many years of experience, Jason has specialized in a number of areas including, but not limited to, the Dodd-Frank Act, the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act, online payments processing, money transmission, prepaid products, international remittance transfers, payment facilitators, online and land-based gambling, procurement lobbyist activities, drafting and advising on marijuana legislation, debt collection, cyber-security, data privacy, electronic benefits transfers, and financial crimes enforcement.
Jason also works closely with various state financial, health, gaming, investigative and enforcement agencies; attorneys general offices; secretaries of state; and Native American tribal councils. Jason has collaborated with a multitude of federal agencies by providing policy and technical guidance on proposed regulations. Most notably, his commentary was implemented in final adoption by the CFPB on the subject of international remittance transfers, the FTC on remotely created checks, and the Department of Health and Human Services on guiding states to appropriately work within the final federal adoptions limiting the use of electronic benefits transfers. Additionally, he represented the payments industry in discussions with the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network regarding achieving compliance with Regulation GG (prohibiting payments processing for unlawful internet gambling) in addition to served as a conduit between the Financial Deposit Insurance Corporation and marijuana-related businesses on complying with specialized Suspicious Activity Reporting rules. Jason also partnered with the National Institute of Standards and Technology in drafting the Cybersecurity Framework implementing President Barack Obama’s Executive Order 13636.
Jason is an accomplished writer and public speaker. He has been published in law, payments, and gambling journals. Jason frequently speaks at conferences sharing views on high-risk payment processing, bank and associations’ rules, money transmission, federal and state regulatory compliance, and constitutional law.
Jason earned his law degree from the University of Denver, graduating with honors, and holds a Masters in Communications also from the University of Denver, graduating first in his class. In his spare time, Jason enjoys playing ultimate frisbee and chess, cooking, and volunteering.