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

Issuers

Ancillary Services

Free -- no limit on the number of individuals that may receive the benefit of membership
$2,000 per year -- up to 2 individuals may receive the benefit of membership
$5,000 per year -- up to 5 individuals may receive the benefit of membership
  • Access to protected sections of the MRC website and regular analysis of fraud prevention tools, information on the most up-to-date technological solutions for decreasing fraud, and reviews of fraud prevention software
  • Opportunity to speak at events and participate in webinars and special events
  • Ability to network with peers in person at conferences and via dedicated online communities
  • Gain priority access to MRC webinars and sponsor spotlights, plus gain access to a library of recorded webinars, in case you missed one
  • Reduced admission to all MRC conferences, training and education workshops, and access to MRC member-only events
  • Receive the MRC newsletter and special announcements
  • Access to experience and knowledge of thousands of members representing over 400 companies worldwide
  • Ability to network with industry peers in person at conferences and via dedicated online communities
  • Participate in and access benchmarking survey results as well as a range of tools and resources available on the website to members only
  • Gain priority access to MRC webinars and sponsor spotlights, plus gain access to a library of recorded webinars, in case you missed one
  • Reduced admission to all MRC conferences, training and education workshops, and access to MRC member-only events
  • Receive the MRC newsletter and special announcements
  • Become a member of one of many committees that influence the industry
  • Access to protected sections of the MRC website
  • Opportunity to speak at events and participate in webinars and special events
  • Ability to network with peers in person at conferences and via dedicated online communities
  • Gain priority access to MRC webinars and sponsor spotlights, plus gain access to a library of recorded webinars, in case you missed one
  • Reduced admission to all MRC conferences, training and education workshops, and access to MRC member-only events
  • Receive the MRC newsletter and special announcements

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Law Enforcement 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 US 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 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.

Click here to view a list of MRC Industry Partner members. To learn more about Industry Partner memberships, please contact us at: membership@merchantriskcouncil.org