Inagural Online Risk & Compliance Day

Celebrating the vital work of merchant risk & compliance and trust & safety professionals

December 1, 2022

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What is Online Risk & Compliance Day?

Online Risk & Compliance Day is an industry-wide day of education and networking for professionals working in merchant risk & compliance and in trust & safety.

The day will feature more than four hours worth of in-depth virtual discussions from many of today's leading experts in payments, e-commerce, and social media. These virtual sessions will touch upon best practices and leading trends in risk & compliance and in trust & safety to help professionals and their teams learn and grow.

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Complete the form below to sign up for this free event. Show up for the entire day, or for just the sessions of your choosing.

Can't attend live? Register anyway and we'll share recordings of the sessions after the event.

Speaker Lineup

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10:00 AM - 10:10 AM
(Pacific Time)


Join leaders from key organizations to kick off the day's events and hear about the importance of coming together to learn about trending risk & compliance and trusty & safety issues.

10:10 AM - 10:50 AM
(Pacific Time)

General Session

Modern Merchant and Submerchant Underwriting & Risk Best Practices

In a competitive landscape, payment service providers are encouraged to provide an ever faster and more frictionless environment to attract new merchants. The challenge in such an environment is to balance due diligence with a seamless customer experience. In this session, experts on payments risk will talk about the best practices today in underwriting merchants and submerchants.

Deana Rich, Co-Founder & Co-CEO, Infinicept
Menda Sims, Payments Executive
Eric Woods, VP of Loss Prevention, Elavon
Lance Rich, Sr. Director, Underwriting and Partner Due Diligence, Payrix

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10:55 AM - 11:35 AM
(Pacific Time)

General Session

Trending Risk and Compliance Issues in Payments

The past decade has seen a massive shift in how, when, and where transactions take place. But with everything going on in payments that is new and exciting, there’s a flip side to consider, which is the evolving risk and compliance space. These issues impact not only high-risk industries but also everyday businesses. This session will review the latest risk and compliance trends in the payments space and discuss opportunities that bad actors are taking advantage of.

Andy Vrabel, Director, Merchant Monitoring, LegitScript
Julie Fergerson, CEO, Merchant Risk Council
Julie Schwartz, Sr. Leader of Risk and Compliance, Payments Brand, FIS Global
CJ Schneller, SVP, Risk and Compliance, MerchantE
Billi Jo Wright, Chief Risk Officer, Payrix


11:35 AM - 11:45 AM

11:45 AM - 12:25 PM
(Pacific Time)

General Session

Top Trust & Safety Issues on Social Media and Marketplace Platforms: 2022 Recap and 2023 Predictions

Both local and global news and events shape the online space, and 2022 had no shortage of them. Public health concerns, political strife, economic turmoil, and regulatory developments are just a few of the major events that have impacted trust and safety teams on social media and e-commerce marketplaces. In this session, leaders from platform risk and trust and safety organizations will recap the top issues that teams faced in 2022 and predict what we'll see in 2023.

Jennifer Kelly, Sr. Director, Marketplace Integrity, Etsy
Brian Hopkins, Director of Business Integrity, Facebook
Eric Timmreck, Sr. Manager, Trust & Safety, OfferUp
Luca Jarone, Associate Director of Strategic Growth, LegitScript


12:30 PM - 1:10 PM
(Pacific Time)

General Session

Sponsor Bank Roundtable: How to Board Different Types of Business Models (PayFacs, Marketplace, ISOs)

To grow their portfolios, many payments companies are looking at ways to more safely and conscientiously enter new markets. In this session, a panel of risk leaders from sponsor banks will share best practices for how to underwrite and board different types of business models such as payfacs, marketplaces, ISOs, and others. Experts will discuss best practices and potential pitfalls of onboarding various businesses.

Melissa Sutherland, Director, Industry Relations, LegitScript
Elaine Jamer, SVP, Head of Sponsorship, Citizens Bank
Kevin Lambrix, SVP, Merchant Acquiring Risk Leader, KeyBank
Nathan Morrell, Sr. Card Risk Advisor, Silicon Valley Bank

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1:10 PM - 1:20 PM

1:20 PM - 2:00 PM
(Pacific Time)


Virtual Mixology Event

After a day of education, join us for a celebratory mixology event in which a professional mixologist will teach attendees how to mix two holiday cocktails. This free add-on event includes an alcoholic or nonalcoholic mixology bundle that will be mailed to your home ahead of the festivities.

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Register for Online Risk & Compliance Day

Complete the form below to register for this free event. Show up for the entire day, or for just the sessions of your choosing.

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