May 24, 2021
The MRC is working on many initiatives to ensure the Voice of the Merchant is represented and heard in industry discussions. We are proud to support you and have outlined some of our recent endeavours, so you are aware of our advocacy efforts and continue to engage with us.
May 19, 2021
The MRC and Auriemma Roundtables recently hosted a collaborative session focused on the adoption and effectiveness of 3D Secure authentication and the growing challenge of first-party fraud and misuse. This session brought together card issuers and merchants to discuss differing stakeholders’ perspectives on ongoing challenges.
October 05, 2020
The MRC recently strengthened its governance structure by electing Trevor Nies, Senior Director of eCommerce Payments, Risk Operations, and Analytics at Microsoft, as Chair of the MRC Global Board of Directors and hiring industry veteran Julie Fergerson as MRC CEO.
May 18, 2020
The MRC supports the industry request to delay the implementation deadline for the Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) requirements under PSD2.
June 21, 2019
The European Banking Authority (EBA) published an Opinion on the elements of strong customer authentication (SCA) under the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2) as to which authentication approaches the EBA considers to be compliant with SCA.
September 06, 2017
Businesses must tread a fine line to protect customer payments -- stopping sophisticated fraudsters is crucial, but to avoid blocking real transactions requires a more coordinated effort.
December 21, 2016
The fraud prevention and online authentication space is a highly evolving one, which is why a resource of up-to-date information on the latest developments is vital.