Nadja van der Veer is a payments lawyer with over 10 years of experience in the international Payments industry and a legal expert in rules and regulations involving PSD, GDPR, AML and CDD and Card Schemes. Having worked for a PSP and an acquirer, she has a broad perspective on all legal and business aspects of (Card and Alternative) Payment processing in the global e-Commerce industry. As Co-Founder of PaymentCounsel (www.paymentcounsel.com) and one of the Managing Partners of Pytch Ventures (www.pytchventures.com) she consults Merchant Acquirers, Payment Services Providers (PSPs/MSPs), other FinTech companies and Merchants in their start-up phases that want to expand their business internationally, while mitigating risk. Together with her partners, they understand all aspects of this sector intimately and aim to share their expertise with their partners with full transparency and simplicity. Nadja is an Executive Board Member of the European Women Payments Network (www.ewpn.eu), which aims to provide a support system to women in the industry through different initiatives like networking events and programmes.