Press Releases

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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Merchant Risk Council Announces MRC Technology Award Winners

April 02, 2018

Whitepages Pro and ThreatMetrix were announced as winners of the MRC Technology Awards at MRC Vegas 2018. Both organizations have established themselves as innovative leaders within the eCommerce payments and fraud community.

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MRC Announces New Boards of Directors and Advisory Boards

July 10, 2017

The Merchant Risk Council is pleased to announce its new Board of Directors and Advisory Boards members. MRC boards are comprised of senior professionals from key merchants, solution providers and payment card brands who are committed to making eCommerce more safe, efficient and profitable.

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73 Arrests with International eCommerce Fraud Initiative

June 21, 2017

More than six dozen suspects were arrested as a result of eCommerce Action 2017. These suspects were responsible for more than 20,000 fraudulent transactions with an estimated value exceeding EUR 5 million.

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