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MAC Membership


MAC’s mission is to strengthen the payment ecosystem through ongoing education, communication, and cooperation among its members, and we think that journey begins with anyone in the payments value chain. Our members include acquiring banks, ISOs, the card brands, NACHA, merchant monitoring vendors, law enforcement agencies, MSBs, lenders, payment processors, software and hardware vendors, security vendors, and payment facilitators. We encourage professionals from compliance, underwriting, risk, AML, security, PCI compliance vendors, IT, and customer support representatives to join MAC to help further our mission of a safe and secure payments ecosystem.

What will MAC do for you?
MAC is a platform created to facilitate communication between its members. Our core mission is to foster a communication environment that transcends competition. We do this by enabling a system that allows our members to communicate with each other and share information. Membership in MAC will provide industry best practices, current and evolving fraud trends, tips and tricks to help mitigate losses, and educational material. On a daily basis, our members share information about problematic merchants or accounts, trends they are experiencing, and emerging losses or fraud schemes. Members post articles on AML updates or trends, DOJ enforcement actions, FinCEN updates or enforcements, FTC actions or updates, security threats, and IT vulnerabilities and updates.

MAC is your definitive source for daily blasts of what is most important to the safety of your payments organization.





Who Should Join?

Acquiring Professionals

Risk, Underwriting, and Compliance professionals from any acquiring bank, savings and loan, credit union, third party processor, ISO/MSP, merchant acquirer, processor, law enforcement agency, gateway provider, internet service provider, etc.

What will MAC do for you?

MAC is here to assist its members with managing risk and preventing fraud by providing a communication channel to encourage ongoing networking, benchmarking, and information sharing among its members. Membership in MAC will provide you the value of sharing best practices, discussing current fraud trends, loss mitigations, and the opportunity to receive education materials and share information within your peer group. The daily communications from MAC will provide information about the industry. members will receive e-mails regarding suspicious or problematic merchants as well as articles and informations to help keep you up-to-date. MAC also provides networking opportunities not available anywhere else in the industry, member contact lists and access to the MAC website.

VISA, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, NACHA

All of the major card networks and payments trade associations are members of MAC.

Membership Types and Member Benefits


Member
Level
Membership Description New Member
Enrollment
Additional Member  
Corporate Members: 4 (additional members = $75.00) Qualified applicants: Acquiring banks, third party processors, ISOs, payment facilitators, and ACH providers. Applicants must hold 100% of liability.
  • Send/receive Information Requests, Alerts, MATCH alerts, Interesting Articles, Upcoming Events, Opportunities and Agent/ISO Inquiries
  • Ask MAC
  • View member list
  • View resources and article archives
$300.00 $75.00
Vendor Members: 4 (additional members = $100.00) Qualified applicants: Service providers and vendors whose primary purpose is to enhance Underwriting, Risk and Compliance efforts for the payments ecosystem.  
  • Send/receive Interesting Articles, Upcoming Events, Member Blasts, and Opportunities
  • Ask MAC
  • View member list
  • View resources and article archives
$625.00 $100.00
Law Enforcement/Regulator This category covers membership for those in the card brand organizations and NACHA as well as law enforcement. Qualified applicants: DEA, State/Federal law enforcement, FBI, Secret Service, USPS, FDA, FTC, OCC, DOJ, Mastercard, Discover, Visa, and NACHA. Designation: Law Enforcement or Regulator.  
  • Send Information Requests, Alerts, and Interesting Articles
  • Receive Interesting Articles, Alerts, MATCH Alerts, Upcoming Events, Member Blasts, and Opportunities
  • Ask MAC
  • View member list
  • View resources and article archives
Free Free
International Members: Unlimited Qualified applicants: Non-North American acquiring banks (savings & loans, credit unions) third party processors, MSP/ISOs, payment facilitators, ACH providers, that hold 100% of the liability and service providers primary purpose to enhance Underwriting, Risk and Compliance efforts for the payments ecosystem.  
  • Send/receive Interesting Articles, Upcoming Events, Member Blasts, and Opportunities
  • Ask MAC
  • View member list
  • View resources and article archives
Free Free
Sales Agent Qualified applicants: Acquiring banks (savings & loans, credit unions), third party processors, MSP/ISOs, payment facilitators, and ACH providers.            
  • Send/receive Interesting Articles, Upcoming Events, Member Blasts, and Opportunities
  • Ask MAC
  • View member list
  • View resources and article archives
$300.00 $300.00