Press Releases

The MRC Joins the EMVCo Board of Advisors to Further the Mission of Better eCommerce Payment Security

September 14, 2022

The Merchant Risk Council has joined the EMVCo Board of Advisors with the goal of leveraging decades of payments experience to improve global card payment security and efficiency.

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MRC Crypto Summit Brings Together Industry Experts to Explore How Cryptocurrency is Changing eCommerce

August 11, 2022

The MRC Crypto Summit brings together eCommerce experts from around the world for discussions on everything cryptocurrency, including crypto acceptance, practical blockchain integration, how cryptocurrency is changing fraud, the latest on anonymity and decentralization straight from law enforcement, and much more.

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Upcoming Webinar Details Visa’s Historic Announcement in the Fight Against First-Party Misuse/Friendly Fraud

June 16, 2022

The joint webinar from the MRC and Visa will explore Visa’s compelling evidence updates and related efforts in the ongoing battle against first-party misuse.

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The MRC Launches Industry-First Payments and Fraud Prevention Certification Program

May 18, 2022

The Certified Payments and Fraud Prevention Professional (CPFPP) certification provides an industry-standard baseline for demonstrating expertise and knowledge, benefiting those new to the industry, those hiring, and industry veterans alike.

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New Payments and Fraud Data Highlights Shifting eCommerce Markets

May 04, 2022

The latest edition of the annual Payments and Fraud Report provides insight into the surprising ways merchants navigated the shifting eCommerce landscape over the last year.

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Upcoming Virtual Summit Highlights the Data Science Innovations Powering Modern eCommerce

March 23, 2022

As eCommerce continues to become more data driven, the knowledgeable payments and fraud prevention professionals powering the next wave of eCommerce innovation are pulling back the curtain on the latest strategies in data management.

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MRC Vegas 2022 Conference is Uniting eCommerce Payments and Fraud Prevention Professionals

February 01, 2022

After a year of experimentation and rapidly shifting expectations, the MRC’s industry-leading payments and fraud prevention conference will be fully in-person in March of 2022.

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Julie Fergerson Recognized as a “Top 100 Leader in Finance”

July 13, 2021

Julie Fergerson, the CEO and Co-Founder of the Merchant Risk Council (MRC), was recognized at this year’s Global Conference on Insurance & Finance (GCIF) as one of the top 100 leaders in the fintech industry.

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The MRC’s On-Demand Education Program is Expanding with RAPID Edu Marketplace

July 02, 2021

The Merchant Risk Council (MRC) is expanding its RAPID Edu offerings by allowing members to develop educational courses on a variety of payments and fraud prevention topics as part of RAPID Edu Marketplace.

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The MRC Expands into the Asia-Pacific Region

June 30, 2021

The Merchant Risk Council (MRC) announced the appointment of the MRC Asia-Pacific (APAC) Advisory Board. The organization has been growing apace in recent years and this new Advisory Board is key to its further growth as part of the strategic plan for global expansion.

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