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Mastercard reported for 2020 q4

Published: 2021-02-12 10:44:10 ET (Before Market Open)
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PART II
ITEM 9. CHANGES IN AND DISAGREEMENTS WITH ACCOUNTANTS ON ACCOUNTING AND FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE
Item 9. Changes in and disagreements with accountants on accounting and financial disclosure
Not applicable.
Item 9A. Controls and procedures
Evaluation of Disclosure Controls and Procedures
Our disclosure controls and procedures (as defined in Rules 13a-15(e) and 15d-15(e) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”) are designed to ensure that information required to be disclosed in the reports that we file or submit under the Exchange Act is recorded, processed, summarized and reported within the time periods specified in the rules and forms of the Securities and Exchange Commission and to ensure that information required to be disclosed is accumulated and communicated to management, including our President and Chief Executive Officer and our Chief Financial Officer, to allow timely decisions regarding disclosure. The President and Chief Executive Officer and the Chief Financial Officer, with assistance from other members of management, have reviewed the effectiveness of our disclosure controls and procedures as of December31, 2020 and, based on their evaluation, have concluded that the disclosure controls and procedures were effective as of such date.
Internal Control over Financial Reporting
In addition, Mastercard Incorporated’s management assessed the effectiveness of Mastercard’s internal control over financial reporting as of December31, 2020. Management’s report on internal control over financial reporting is included in Part II, Item 8. PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, an independent registered public accounting firm, has audited the consolidated financial statements included in this Annual Report on Form 10-K and, as part of their audit, has issued their report, included herein, on the effectiveness of our internal control over financial reporting.
Changes in Internal Control over Financial Reporting
There was no change in Mastercard’s internal control over financial reporting that occurred during the three months ended December31, 2020 that has materially affected, or is reasonably likely to materially affect, Mastercard’s internal control over financial reporting.
Item 9B. Other Information
Pursuant to Section 219 of the Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act of 2012, we hereby incorporate by reference herein the disclosure contained in Exhibit 99.1 of this Report.

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PART III
ITEM 10. DIRECTORS, EXECUTIVE OFFICERS AND CORPORATE GOVERNANCE
Item 10. Directors, executive officers and corporate governance
Information regarding our executive officers is included in section “Information about our executive officers” in Part I of this Report. Additional information required by this Item with respect to our directors and executive officers, code of ethics, procedures for recommending nominees, audit committee, audit committee financial experts and compliance with Section 16(a) of the Exchange Act will appear in our definitive proxy statement to be filed with the SEC and delivered to stockholders in connection with our 2021 annual meeting of stockholders (the “Proxy Statement”).
The aforementioned information in the Proxy Statement is incorporated by reference into this Report.
Item 11. Executive compensation
The information required by this Item with respect to executive officer and director compensation will appear in the Proxy Statement and is incorporated by reference into this Report.
Item 12. Security ownership of certain beneficial owners and management and related stockholder matters
The information required by this Item with respect to security ownership of certain beneficial owners and management equity and compensation plans will appear in the Proxy Statement and is incorporated by reference into this Report.
Item 13. Certain relationships and related transactions, and director independence
The information required by this Item with respect to transactions with related persons, the review, approval or ratification of such transactions and director independence will appear in the Proxy Statement and is incorporated by reference into this Report.
Item 14. Principal accountant fees and services
The information required by this Item with respect to auditors’ services and fees will appear in the Proxy Statement and is incorporated by reference into this Report.

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PART IV
ITEM 15. EXHIBITS AND FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
Item 15. Exhibits and financial statement schedules
(a)The following documents are filed as part of this Report:
1Consolidated Financial Statements
See Index to Consolidated Financial Statements in Part II, Item 8.
2Consolidated Financial Statement Schedules
None.
3The following exhibits are filed as part of this Report or, where indicated, were previously filed and are hereby incorporated by reference:
Refer to the Exhibit Index included herein.
Item 16. Form 10-K summary
None.

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Exhibit index
Exhibit numberExhibit Description
10.21
10.22
10.30
10.32
101.INSXBRL Instance Document - the instance document does not appear in the Interactive Data File because its XBRL tags are embedded within the Inline XBRL document.
101.SCH*XBRL Taxonomy Extension Schema Document
101.CAL*XBRL Taxonomy Extension Calculation Linkbase Document
101.DEF*XBRL Taxonomy Extension Definition Linkbase Document
101.LAB*XBRL Taxonomy Extension Label Linkbase Document
101.PRE*XBRL Taxonomy Extension Presentation Linkbase Document
+Management contracts or compensatory plans or arrangements.
*Filed or furnished herewith.
**Exhibit omits certain information that has been filed separately with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and has been granted confidential treatment.
The agreements and other documents filed as exhibits to this report are not intended to provide factual information or other disclosure other than with respect to the terms of the agreements or other documents themselves, and should not be relied upon for that purpose. In particular, any representations and warranties made by the Company in these agreements or other documents were made solely within the specific context of the relevant agreement or document and may not describe the actual state of affairs as of the date they were made or at any other time.

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Signatures
Pursuant to the requirements of Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this Annual Report on Form 10-K to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
MASTERCARD INCORPORATED
(Registrant)
Date:February 12, 2021By:/s/ MICHAEL MIEBACH
Michael Miebach
President and Chief Executive Officer
(Principal Executive Officer)
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, this report has been signed below by the following persons on behalf of the registrant and in the capacities and on the dates indicated:
Date:February 12, 2021By:/s/ MICHAEL MIEBACH
Michael Miebach
President and Chief Executive Officer; Director
(Principal Executive Officer)
Date:February 12, 2021By:/s/ SACHIN MEHRA
Sachin Mehra
Chief Financial Officer
(Principal Financial Officer)
Date:February 12, 2021By:
/s/ SANDRA ARKELL
Sandra Arkell
Corporate Controller
(Principal Accounting Officer)
Date:February 12, 2021By:/s/ AJAY BANGA
Ajay Banga
Executive Chairman; Director
Date:February 12, 2021By:/s/ RICHARD K. DAVIS
Richard K. Davis
Director
Date:February 12, 2021By:/s/ STEVEN J. FREIBERG
Steven J. Freiberg
Director
Date:February 12, 2021By:/s/ JULIUS GENACHOWSKI
Julius Genachowski
Director
Date:February 12, 2021By:/s/ CHOON PHONG GOH
Choon Phong Goh
Director
Date:February 12, 2021By:/s/ MERIT E. JANOW
Merit E. Janow
Lead Independent Director
Date:February 12, 2021By:/s/ OKI MATSUMOTO
Oki Matsumoto
Director
Date:February 12, 2021By:/s/ YOUNGME MOON
Youngme Moon
Director
Date:February 12, 2021By:/s/ RIMA QURESHI
Rima Qureshi
Director
Date:February 12, 2021By:/s/ JOSÉ OCTAVIO REYES LAGUNES
José Octavio Reyes Lagunes
Director
Date:February 12, 2021By:/s/ GABRIELLE SULZBERGER
Gabrielle Sulzberger
Director
Date:February 12, 2021By:/s/ JACKSON TAI
Jackson Tai
Director
Date:February 12, 2021By:/s/ LANCE UGGLA
Lance Uggla
Director


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