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Woodside's Buyback Deal With Shell at Risk of Being Blocked

Woodside's Buyback Deal With Shell at Risk of Being Blocked
Some of the Shell executives involved, including for example, Tim Hannagan, still hold high positions inside Shell – in his case, Global Brand and Visual Identity Manager. If Shell does not accept that this is a true, provable account of what happened …
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Fixed income and event driven Americas winners announced
The firm was founded in 2005 by Wartell and Jeffrey Bersh. The pair met in 1993 when they were both junior high yield analysts with adjacent desks at Merrill Lynch. Wartell moved on to the proprietary trading desk at Merrill and in 1999 joined Deutsche …
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What’s the average rate of acceptance for high risk merchant account applicants put under the TMF?

Question by Phoenix: What’s the average rate of acceptance for high risk merchant account applicants put under the TMF?

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Answer by Merchant Helper
I’ll be upfront with you, its not good. < 1%. Processors take TMF's very serously and it is hard to place merchants that have been TMF'd. Its much easier to resolve the TMF, or in some cases reincorporate.

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Does Bellagio use the services of a high risk merchant account provider like online casinos?

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Question by Phoenix: Does Bellagio use the services of a high risk merchant account provider like online casinos?

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Answer by Lola J
Online casinos, unlike Bellagio and Caesar’s Palace, need to acquire casino merchant accounts offshore. Why? Because they will find it difficult to operate and handle all those credit card transactions without the help of a reliable payment gateway. Bellagio employs thousands of workers while an online casino may be manned only by a few staff. As long as it has an efficient high risk credit card processing infrastructure, it can easily match the profit that land based casinos like Bellagio can make. Not including the profit on hotel and attractions, of course. – This excerpted from an article I read: “Online Casino Merchant Accounts for Legit Poker Rooms”

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Is a wireless terminal for a high risk merchant account better than a manual imprinter?

Question by Ysabel K: Is a wireless terminal for a high risk merchant account better than a manual imprinter?

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Answer by Marie C
Wireless terminals are more expensive than manual imprinters but are greatly useful to high risk merchants. They are efficient credit card terminals that let you know immediately whether a transaction is authorized or not. Manual imprinters are rather cheaper but work best with bulk orders.

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Is it better to use Paypal or get a 3rd party free merchant account if I have a high risk business?

Question by Joaquin M: Is it better to use Paypal or get a 3rd party free merchant account if I have a high risk business?
I have a growing high risk business. Do I keep on using Paypal or get a merchant account as my biz grows? Is it safer to opt for a 3rd party high risk merchant account provider?

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Answer by Joe C
Although I have used PayPal, I’ve heard a lot of unfavorable things about them.

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Aida Greenbury: Leading the line
Greenbury takes this leadership seriously and is calling on other companies to follow its lead and the industry as a whole, including printers and paper merchants, to examine their whole supply chain and reject any supplier that relies even slightly on …
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Optimal Payments shares jump on acquisitions
The two deals combined will increase Optimal Payments' handling of merchant transaction and reduce the company's reliance on online gambling. The majority of the company's Ebitda in the past year comes from the NETELLER online gambling product.
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Why being an Australian startup sucks
I've wanted to write this piece for a while now, after bootstrapping in Australia for over five years we're finally getting traction. It's been a long hard slog, we've failed at almost 8 ideas and taken absolutely no funding. Maybe that's another story …
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Finding Out Whom to Trust When You Do Business Together
But he didn't warn me about the risks I might face in driving a 22-year old car with 144,000 miles on it to a very hot location during the summer, though I knew of a few other people who had driven cars over 200,000 miles. But the … Then the …
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Investors Turn More Positive on the Outlook for Global Equities Markets
TOKYO, PLANTATION, Fla. and HONG KONG, Oct. 7, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — TradeStation, a Monex Group company (Monex Group, Inc. is listed on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange, code: 8698), today announced results of the "Monex …
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Why Breached Retailers Get Hit Again
"Anyone in a franchised environment, which SuperValu is, cannot be totally sure that all the risk has been squeezed out of the system, as if that is even possible," says Gray Taylor, executive director of Conexxus, a technology consortium dedicated to …
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Q&A: Do i need to apply for a high risk merchant account offshore when selling my online games (consoles, titles)?

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Question by Drew H: Do i need to apply for a high risk merchant account offshore when selling my online games (consoles, titles)?

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Answer by Phoenix
You don’t need to if you don’t intend to increase the monthly volume of your sales. Many gaming vendors feel the need to apply for a high risk merchant account because they transact high volume sales as their businesses grow. Also, due to the nature of the business, they find it difficult to get accepted in the local banks’ merchant services. If you find that an offshore provider works to your advantage then you should apply for one.

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Breach risk a retail reality

Breach risk a retail reality
Cyberattacks are growing in size, too, with tens of millions of consumers potentially facing the prospect of having their identities or credit or debit card account information stolen. One breach of 100 million records or more has been reported in each …
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The Struggle to Make the Checkout Lane Safer
We hold instant gratification in high regard, so rather than appreciating a worker's effort to prevent credit card fraud, a customer would probably be irritated if asked to produce their ID during a transaction. Jeffrey Sklar, a financial … “The …
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New weapon to fight credit card fraud at the gas station
Criminals who steal credit or debit cards or make counterfeit ones with stolen account numbers need somewhere to use them without getting caught. At self-serve gas … “As soon as we see that high-risk transaction, we also send the issuing bank a …
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Has Operation Choke Point Ended?
Has your bank account been canceled for no good reason? If you're … Until recently, that guidance contained a list of about 30 “high risk” industries, including ammunition, drug paraphernalia, pornography, home-based charities, and many others …
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Europe's Sign2Pay Launches To Simplify Mobile Debit Payments And Oil The
You don't have to enter your PayPal account, you don't have to install a PayPal app, you don't have to put in your credit card details because it's a merchant that might not have your credit card on file,” he adds. … To ensure the business can manage …
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