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Take the 2012 Mobile Payment & Fraud Survey

The Fraud Practice is a proud sponsor of the 2012 Mobile Payment & Fraud Survey. The details of this survey will help merchants and vendors better serve their mobile customers and prepare for the future of mobile commerce. All participants who complete the survey will receive an advance copy of the revealing results report and will

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eCommerce Payment Processor and Fraud Solution Provider Acquired by Public Companies

Two major acquisitions occurred in the world of eCommerce in late October as merchant acquirer Litle & Co. was purchased by the publicly listed payment processor Vantiv Inc. and EMC acquired web monitoring and analytics fraud solution provider Silver Tail Systems to supplement their RSA security division. Read More

 
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Services to Help Merchants Reach New International Markets

Today’s online merchants are able to expand eCommerce sales to new markets and regions easier than ever before as there are many businesses and services that enable merchants to reach customers in these markets as well as fulfill orders and reduce the complexities associated with international shipping. Read More

 
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TD Bank Suffers Data Breach Compromising 260,000 US Customer’s Data

On October 12 TD Bank reported that two backup tapes containing sensitive information from 260,000 US banking customers were lost back in March. Based on the extended time before announcing the data breach a legal expert in this area predicts class action lawsuits and state fines will occur as a result. Read More

 
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OFAC List Equivalents in the UK

You can’t just sell to anyone online. In the United States the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) maintains the Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list which names parties that US persons are generally prohibited from doing business with. But such lists are not limited to the United States as the United Kingdom, United Nations

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Shipping Address Considerations for the United Kingdom

There are many things to consider when expanding sales to a new region, but a simple fact that is often overlooked is the differences in address formats and shipping procedures when sending goods to customers in another country. Understanding these differences ahead of time not only helps in ensuring proper and timely shipment, it also

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eBay Trials International Shipping Service for Auction Sellers

For the past few months eBay has been testing a new service with an international logistics provider that would make it easier for auction sellers to be able to offer international shipping and increase cross-border sales. Read More

 
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Increase International Sales by Preparing for International Holidays

Each year online retailers thoroughly prepare for the increased traffic and sales that occur during the holiday season and plan special promotions for the biggest shopping days such as Black Friday and Cyber Monday.  While the fourth quarter is the most crucial for retailers in the United States there are several other holidays and peak

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