2022 Press Releases
Southeast Asia's US$300 Billion Digital Economy Creates Vast Growth Opportunities for Businesses, but also Risks
November 23, 2022
With Southeast Asia’s booming digital economy projected to surpass the US$300 billion mark by 2026, digital payments continue to present tremendous growth opportunities for businesses, according to a new IDC report commissioned by global payments platform 2C2P and global membership association for payments and fraud prevention professionals Merchant Risk Council (MRC). On the flip side, emerging threats and vulnerabilities create heightened fraud risks.
Merchant Risk Council (MRC) Successful at Fighting eCommerce Fraud Worldwide Now Expanding to Latin America
October 05, 2022
While merchants’ eCommerce revenue lost to payment fraud globally rises to 3.6%, and as high as 4.2% in Latin America, Merchant Risk Council members report 0.7% loss on average. With changing buying patterns, increase of online transactions, and inflation acceleration, fraud rates and fraud management trends are following suit.
Merchant Risk Council, exitosa organización mundial de lucha contra el fraude en el comercio electrónico, llega a América Latina
October 05, 2022
(español) La red mundial de miembros del Merchant Risk Council (MRC) en Asia-Pacífico, Europa, América del Norte y, ahora también América Latina, demuestra que con el trabajo conjunto se logran resultados de prevención del fraude más efectivos y eficientes.
Merchant Risk Council (MRC), organização bem-sucedida no combate à fraude de comércio eletrônico em todo o mundo, está se expandindo para a América Latina
October 05, 2022
(portuguesa) A rede de membros do MRC, espalhada pela Ásia-Pacífico, Europa, América do Norte, e que está chegando à América Latina, prova que o trabalho em conjunto proporciona resultados mais eficazes e eficientes na prevenção de fraudes.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.