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If a restaurant does not have EMV technology and there is card-present fraud because of the use of a chip-enabled card, then the liability will rest with the restaurant. There has been an uptick in the number of charge backs against restaurants that do not have the EMV/chip technology.
On September 13th, the House Financial Services Committee passed the Financial CHOICE Act, which now proceeds to the full House for a vote. Included in the Act, and of key importance to the restaurant industry, is a critical provision that would repeal the debit swipe fee reform.
The Dram Shop Law makes it possible for a victim to sue an establishment for over-service of alcohol. But the most significant part of the Texas law is the Safe Harbor provision which helps establishments that service alcohol avoid civil liabilities.
Making your outdoor restaurant patio ‘pet friendly’ can reap big rewards
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