MAC Midwest Agenda Takes Shape

Posted By: Jennifer Maddux Events,

MAC Midwest Agenda Takes Shape

Do you work with banks and need to a view into the changing payments landscape? 
Do you have staff that work with Mastercard's MATCH program? 
Do you ever feel unprepared for an audit? 

Then you don't want to miss the MAC Midwest Regional on October 4th in Cincinnati, Ohio. 


October 4
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM Opening
9:15 AM - 10:00 AM Changing Landscape of Payments from a Banks Perspective

The economy is changing. The regulation landscape is changing. The way payments are made is changing. 
What can our Bank members tell us about what to expect and how to prepare?
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM Mastercard & the Essentials of MATCH

Mastercard will do a deep dive into the MATCH program going over the 'what' of the mechanics, the 'why' behind the system, and be on-hand to answer all of your MATCH questions. Anyone in the risk and compliance field will want to be present for this essential program. Speaker: Stephen LaRusso, Director Brand Performance - Customer Compliance and Fraud - Mastercard
10:55 AM - 11:15 AM Break
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM Fraud Chargebacks - A Disputes Processor Perspective 

We will be taking a deeper dive into Fraud Chargebacks Rules, how your Chargebacks Processor thinks and operates, and even goes over some Chargebacks 101 subjects to give you a stronger background and knowledge base into the disputes space.
1:15 PM - 2:00 PM The Multiverse of Merchants - Three Viewpoints on a Single Merchant

Imagine a merchant standing in front of a Bank, a Processor, and a Payment Facilitator. Each sees the same merchant and each would like their business. But... each looks at the merchant differently when they underwrite based on their individual needs and goals. Our panelists will discuss the similarities and differences in how their risk appetite and compliance requirement changes what they see based on how they look.

Speakers: Jennifer Richmond: Sr Risk Manager - FIS
David Miller: Network Compliance Manager - Fifth Third Bank
Lance Rich: VP of Underwriting - Payrix
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM The ACH Audit Final Exam: What is Your GPA? 

Attend this session and assess where your organization scores during the ACH Audit Final Exam. Are you a high achieving Valedictorian, an average C-Student, or on Academic Probation?! Learn how to improve your grades and aspire to be at the top of your class with the ACH Audit requirements.

Speaker: Pam Rodriguez: Chief Operations Officer - Southern Financial Exchange
2:45 PM - 3:05 PM Break
3:05 PM - 3:50 PM The Risk Department & Consumer Privacy: Or, Guardians of the Secrets
Team members in the Risk Dept play a vital role in not only identifying challenging accounts but also a role in consumer privacy. This session will take a deep dive into the laws and global regulations around online consumer privacy, risks, and what you can do to drive compliance within your ecosystem.

Speaker: David Landis - Partner & Chief Revenue Officer, Clym
3:50 PM - 4:30 PM Roundtable Discussion on Your Tougher Cases & What Keeps Us Up at NightA roundtable discussion with you, the audience, discussing the tougher cases, the trends, and the items discussed during the Regional. Ask questions of your peers. Share best practices. Find solutions and friends facing the same dilemmas that you are.