Press Releases

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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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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