Industry Partner Membership

The MRC offers a special membership category for law enforcement professionals, issuers and providers of industry-related ancillary services such as research, education, advisory and recruitment.

Law Enforcement


Ancillary Services

$1,500 per year
$2,500 per year
All of the membership benefits noted below, plus:

(4) Educational webinar hosting opportunities per term

All of the membership benefits noted below, plus:

(2) Educational webinar hosting opportunities per term

All of the membership benefits noted below, plus:

(2) Educational webinar hosting opportunities per term

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All Industry Partner memberships include the following benefits:

  • Unlimited number of individuals at your organization that may receive the benefits of membership
  • Access to the experience and knowledge of thousands of fraud, payments, and risk professionals representing over 500 companies worldwide
  • Access to the MRC Resource Center, including the Cost of Fraud Calculator, hundreds of presentations, archived webinars, whitepapers, case studies, and other educational documents
  • Speaking opportunities at all MRC conferences (subject to meeting the MRC Call for Speaker deadlines and compliance with submission guidelines)
  • Reduced admission to all MRC conferences in both the US and Europe, training and education workshops, and access to MRC member only events
  • Receive access to our Global Fraud Survey and Global Payments Survey benchmarking results
  • Subscribe to our weekly newsletter, Smartbrief, for industry trends, and our monthly eNewsletter, The Buzz, for company news
  • Post events and job openings on the MRC website
  • Become a member of one of the many committees that influence the industry
  • Participate in MRC Communities, an online portal which includes an open fraud and payments discussion forum, member/company and sector/location directories, customizable user profiles, private messaging, file sharing, and daily digest emails
  • Join one or more of our dedicated communities based around specific business needs, such as:
    • Fraud
    • Payments
    • Law Enforcement
    • Women in Payments and Fraud

Law Enforcement membership

Eligibility requirements:

  • An individual must be currently employed by a verifiable Law Enforcement agency, which includes police departments, sheriff offices, the U.S. Secret Service, FBI, U.S. Postal Inspection Service, U.S. Treasury Department, U.S. Department of Justice, state attorneys general offices, Europol, Interpol, National or European Governments, Ministry of Interior, Ministry of Justice, Home Office, or any governmental organization, entity, or public body specializing in the analysis and prosecution of eCommerce crime. The U.S. Secret Services, CIA, and FBI officers based in Europe are also welcome to join under the Law Enforcement Membership.
  • Those bodies must controlled by a North American or European Member State or European Community, and will undergo a selective screening process from the Merchant Risk Council governing bodies.

Ancillary Services membership

Eligibility requirements:

  • A company which provides industry-related expertise and whose principal business is not selling in-house solutions to merchants.
  • No participation of marketing/sales is permitted.
  • May not be a membership organization focused on payments, risk and fraud, similar to the Merchant Risk Council.
  • Members will undergo a selective screen process from the Merchant Risk Council governing bodies.

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