Press Releases

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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The MRC Brings More Strong Voices to its Boards

June 29, 2021

The Merchant Risk Council (MRC) is a non-profit organization founded on connection, collaboration, and sharing of resources in its eCommerce community. Leading all decisions on behalf of the MRC is the Global Board of Directors and bringing regional advice to the organization are the various Advisory Boards, comprised of electives from member organizations. These boards are the driving force of industry representation.

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The MRC's Spring Virtual Conference Connects eCommerce Professionals in 2021

April 20, 2021

The Merchant Risk Council is continuing its legacy of industry-leading payments and fraud prevention events with an ambitious online conference designed to connect, educate, and empower eCommerce professionals from around the world.

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The MRC's CEO Featured in Insight Success Magazine

April 07, 2021

Merchant Risk Council CEO Julie Fergerson is prominently featured in the most recent edition of Insight Success magazine, alongside other successful women from a variety of business backgrounds.

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The MRC's On-Demand Education Platform Receives CPE Accreditation

March 12, 2021

The Merchant Risk Council has met the high standards for registration required by the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) and is now a member of the National Registry of CPE Sponsors.

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Julie Fergerson Appointed as MRC CEO

May 19, 2020

The MRC announced today that the Global Board of Directors elected Julie Fergerson as Chief Executive Officer. Fergerson will assume day-to-day leadership of the MRC and, together with the Global Board, will drive the strategic direction of the organization.

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MRC Announces 2019 Technology Award Winners

March 26, 2019

On March 20 the Merchant Risk Council announced Cequence Security and Arkose Labs as winners of the 2019 MRC Technology Awards at MRC Vegas. Both companies are recognized as innovative leaders within the eCommerce payments and fraud community.

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MRC Vegas 2018 News Coverage

April 20, 2018

See what attending press representatives said about their experience at MRC Vegas 2018, the trends they learned and other industry topics discussed.

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