About MRC

As an independent, not-for-profit business association, the Merchant Risk Council's mission is to facilitate collaboration between eCommerce payments and risk professionals. Year-round, the MRC provides valuable resources to its members that include proprietary educational content, webinars, best practices, industry trends, benchmarking reports and whitepapers. In addition, the MRC hosts four annual conferences in the US and Europe as well as several regional networking events which provide an opportunity for industry professionals to build stronger connections with industry stakeholders.

With the vision of making commerce safe and profitable everywhere, the MRC was established in the year 2000 by a group of eCommerce professionals from leading consumer brands invested in supporting their organizations' risk management efforts. Today, the MRC supports a diverse mix of over 500 member companies representing a wide variety of industries, technologies, services and solutions focused on optimizing payments and reducing eCommerce fraud.