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June 20, 2018

Targan Elected to Jaffe’s Board of Directors

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. Holli Targan, partner and electronic payments expert at Jaffe was recently elected to the Jaffe Board of Directors for a two-year term. Jaffe’s Board of Directors is the managing body of the law firm and oversees and guides the firm’s direction and future.

Targan is the chairperson of Jaffe’s Electronic Payments Group. She specializes in payments system law, counseling banks and merchant acquiring, cryptocurrency, fintech, electronic fund transfer, payment facilitator and money transmitter businesses on contractual and compliance matters. She also handles payment company mergers and acquisitions.

Targan is the recipient of the 2018 Midwest Acquirers Association Industry Achievement Award and has been recognized as a Most Influential Woman in Payments, Best Lawyer in America, Michigan Super Lawyer and Dbusiness magazine Top Lawyer. She is a frequent author and lecturer on payments-related legal topics, has received numerous industry awards and is recognized as one of the country’s leading authorities on payment systems issues.

She currently serves on the board of directors for the Detroit Fintech Association, Merchant Acquirers Committee and Women’s Network in Electronic Transactions, an organization she founded and previously served as president. In addition, she is a past president of the Electronic Transactions Association and past chairman of the ETA Certified Payments Professional Commission.

Targan earned a Juris Doctor degree from Wayne State University Law School, where she graduated cum laude and served as an associate editor for the Wayne Law Review. She earned her Bachelor’s degree from James Madison College at Michigan State University.