Merchant Alerts & Rules Links

Download Visa and MasterCard critical bulletins (PDF), last updated Summer 2017. Many of these bulletins only change every year or two. Subscribe to our newsletter for announcements of card brand updates.


Visa (official site)

MasterCard (official site)

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3D Merchant Newsletters

3d merchant news cover EMV, PCI Compliance 3.0, mitigating losses from card not present fraud January 2016

March 2011 3D Merchant and CenPOS newsletter on mobile payments, ACH, and check processing.

3d merchant news cover 3D Merchant news ISSUE 4, 2010: PCI DSS Compliance, Tokenization & recurring billing, Preventing Credit Card Fraud. (PDF download 2.8 mb)

3d merchant news cover 3D Merchant news ISSUE 3, 2010: May Madness follows April price increases, Data Security- PCI Compliance, Internal Fraud Prevention, PCI Compliance fees. (PDF download 2 mb)