Does the PCI Security Standards Council enforce compliance?
No. The PCI Security Council does not enforce PCI Compliance. American Express, Discover, JCB International, MasterCard, and
Visa are the payment brands that founded the PCI Security Standard Council (PCI SSC). These payment brands are responsible for developing and enforcing any programs related to PCI-DSS compliance. The payment brands may define compliance programs, mandates, dates, etc.