Alternative Payment Methods: The Shiny New Object Comes With a Catch

4 Oct, 2023
9:00am (Singapore Time) (1 hour)


The rise in acceptance of alternative payment methods (APMs)—mobile wallets, eWallets, cryptocurrencies—comes with a new risk. APMs pose a bigger risk to online merchants than traditional payment types because they lack a standardized dispute process and basic policies and regulations that define and clarify usage parameters for all parties. Fraudsters know this and are quick to exploit these weaknesses.

Join Vesta’s Chief Product Officer, Hrishi Talwar and SVP decision science & analytics, Kevin Siegel, along with Nicholas Stipp, VP& GM Asia Pacific, of Ekata, a Mastercard Company, as they discuss the biggest challenges and opportunity areas for fraud in the APM space—and how to put a game plan in place that drives up approval rates and drives out fraud.

Webinar Highlights

  • Growing trends in adoption of APMs—and associated fraud
  • How static rules don’t fit in an anything-but-static industry
  • Strategies for increasing approval rates amid growing attacks
  • Examples of ML/AI in fraud systems




Hrishi Talwar
Hrishi Talwar Chief Product Officer Vesta
Kevin Siegel
Kevin Siegel SVP Decision Science & Analytics Vesta
Nicholas Stipp
Nicholas Stipp VP & GM Asia Pacific Ekata
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