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Merchant Acquirers' Committee to Exhibit, Present at TRANSACT '16

LOS ANGELES, April 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Upon closing out a successful 2016 Annual Conference, the Merchant Acquirers' Committee (MAC) is excited to support the Electronic Transaction Association at its annual event, TRANSACT '16. The continued growth of MAC's annual conference and increasing membership are indicative of the continued need for an organization dedicated to the issues of the payments' risk and compliance professionals. MAC will be exhibiting at TRANSACT '16, educating attendees about the mission of the organization and supporting the rich educational program offered by ETA.

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In addition to exhibiting at TRANSACT '16, MAC will appear on day two of the event, during the Educational Track. Board Members Aliki Liadis-Hall (Director of Underwriting and Compliance at North American Bancard), Timothy Miller (Head of Global Credit and Risk at Elavon), and Georgia Stavrakis (Sr. Director or Loss Prevention at Heartland Payment Systems) will be panel members discussing "The Impact of EMV Liability Shift – Lessons Learned 6 Months Later. "The panel will include concrete examples of the impact of the liability shift on merchants and acquirers. Deana Rich, MAC's Vice President, will also be supporting the event by teaching the ETA University Course entitled "How to Use and Apply the Guidelines for Underwriting, Transaction Monitoring, and Portfolio Review."

"MAC is a great organization that brings together risk and compliance professionals from across the payments industry," said Jason Oxman, CEO of the Electronic Transaction Association. "We are thrilled to welcome MAC to TRANSACT 16 to help increase awareness of risk and compliance issues, strengthening our industry and leading to more trusted interactions between merchants and consumers." 

MAC will be exhibiting at Booth # 631. Attendees are encouraged to visit the booth and talk with MAC representatives to learn how membership can benefit their organizations. 

About Merchant Acquirers' Committee (MAC)

MAC is a non-profit company dedicated to providing universal risk management solutions to its members and to the payments industry as a whole. MAC is comprised of more than 900 members from over 250 companies. For more information, contact: Brian Reddoch via email at brian[at] or visit to learn more about the conference.

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SOURCE Merchant Acquirers' Committee