Industry Forums & Roundtables

Edgar, Dunn & Company administers numerous Industry Roundtables across our global footprint, which create a unique forum for the constructive exchange of new ideas and best practices within a given industry. Each Industry Roundtable is composed of senior-level managers from many leading financial institutions, and outside legal counsel is present for all meetings.

Current Payments Industry Roundtables

US Roundtables

US Risk Manager’s Roundtable:
Established in 1992, the Risk Managers Roundtable (RMRT) focuses on general purpose consumer card portfolios.

US Private Label Roundtable:
Established in 1996, the Private Label Roundtable (PLRT) focuses on store card portfolios.

US Commercial Card Roundtable:
Established in 1998, the Commercial Card Roundtable (CCRT) focuses on small business card portfolios.

US Underserved Roundtable:
Established in 2007, the Underserved/Underbanked Roundtable (USRT) focuses on financial services to the unbanked and underbanked segments.

US Installment Lending Roundtable:
Established in 2014, the Installment Lending Roundtable (ILRT) focuses on risk management practices for personal unsecured installment loans, and includes risk management executives from traditional banks and alternative lending providers.

If you are interested in participating in, or learning more, about the US Roundtables,
please contact:  Kim Gerhardt


Major benefits of Roundtable membership include:

  • Forum for Collaboration: Opportunity to discuss industry trends and observations and to share ideas and solutions related to risk management with major industry leaders. Recent examples:
    • Established guidelines for determining discriminatory impact of credit-granting decisions
    • Created guidelines that led to the development of an industry-wide fraud risk management database
  • Industry Influence: Opportunity to speak with a collective voice on critical issues facing the entire industry.
    Recent examples:
    • Developed recommendations for the federal government to modify re-aging regulations
    • Provide ongoing direction to the card associations/schemes regarding proposed risk management initiatives
  • Peer Benchmarking and Special Surveys: Proprietary monthly reports comparing key data and performance metrics of each individual organization with that of the entire membership, as well as custom surveys that focus on specific initiatives or business processes
  • Special Economic Reports: Detailed explanations and analysis of economic issues in the risk environment.