By Nikita Neupane
on April 22, 2022
In this episode of Merchant Risk Live, we were joined by Carla Balakagie (FASAE, CAE) the president and CEO of the National Automatic Merchandising Association (NAMA). It is the association representing the $31 billion US convenient services industry with nearly a thousand member companies, including some the world's most recognized brands. Prior to NAMA, Carla…
By David Khalaf
on April 06, 2022
In this episode of Merchant Risk Live, we were joined by Carla Balakagie, FASAE, CAE president and CEO of the National Automatic Merchandising Association. She offers greater insight into the overall core issues impacting the industry and how NAMA is stepping in to innovate and continue to create an impact.
on April 04, 2022
For this this episode of Merchant Risk Live, we were joined by Julie Schwartz from FIS, a senior leader of compliance under the global brand compliance team supporting payment brand compliance. Her responsibilities include rules and regulations risk assessment, and other protective measures in the fast-paced technical compliance world. Here are some of the key takeaways…
on March 10, 2022
In this episode of Banned Buys, we unbox Miracle Mineral Solution (also known as MMS). Our expert explains what MMS is, why people are drinking this dangerous bleach solution, and why it has been seeing a resurgence during the pandemic era. Learn more.
on March 02, 2022
On the previous episode of Merchant Risk Live, the LegitScript team spoke with Rob DeCampos, head of BSA/AML & Card Brand Compliance at Intuit. Rob has more than 11 years of compliance experience in financial institutions, large MSPs, and general fintech. Now responsible for leading the AML office at the enterprise level and all Intuit…
on February 21, 2022
Many businesses in payments are scrambling to understand the new change created by the Internal Revenue Service for the 1099 form. In this episode of Merchant Risk Live, Wendy Walker, Solution Principal of Tax Information Reporting at Sovos, helps payment service providers understand how the new rule impacts them. Leveraging more than a decade of…
on February 10, 2022
Just when you had your 1099 workflow perfectly automated — kaboom! — massive changes. In this episode of Merchant Risk Live, listeners will learn how the 1099 process is changing, how to get ahead of the massive lift it will take to be compliant, and enjoy some witty banter about a topic that is no laughing matter. Learn more.
on February 09, 2022
In this episode of Banned Buys, we unbox Double Scorpio Mystery Fruit Poppers. Our expert explains what poppers are, how people huff them for psychoactive effects, and why the FDA considers them high-risk problematic products. Learn more.
on February 07, 2022
For this week’s Merchant Risk Live hosted by LegitScript, we were joined by Jordan Bennett, Senior Director of Network Risk at Nacha, to discuss the Nacha compliance program and ways to conduct risk assessments to mitigate future risks. Jordan’s focus is on understanding third-party senders, the benefits they bring, and mitigating risks associated with this…
on February 03, 2022
In this episode of Merchant Risk Live, learn about the Nacha compliance program and key elements of a solid risk assessment from Jordan Bennett, Senior Director of Network Risk at Nacha. Jordan's work involves understanding third-party senders in the ACH Network with the goal of highlighting the benefits they bring to the system while working with participants to mitigate any risk associated with this business model.