AI-powered anti-money laundering start-up Silent Eight has raised $6.2 million in Series A funding from a group of investors including SC Ventures, the fintech and ventures unit of Standard Chartered Bank. Other investors included OTB Ventures and Wavemaker Partners. Standard Chartered is the largest client of Silent Eight, and has implemented the firm’s sanctions screening process across over 40 markets. Standard Chartered also recently confirmed a new partnership with Quantexa, a contextual decision intelligence software company, to use its big data analytics and AI platform for compliance investigations.
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Silent Eight Wins Funding From SC Ventures
Recorded Webinar: Managing culture and conduct: Is your organisation compliant with the Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SMCR)?
The FCA’s Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SMCR) came into play in the UK banking sector in early 2016, with the aim of reducing harm to consumers and strengthening market integrity by creating a system that enables firms and regulators to hold individuals to account – and it is not going away with the FCA...
By Bernadine Reese, managing director, and Jagdeep Sihan, associate director, at Protiviti UK. RegTech is a new and innovative industry. As the cost of compliance increases, and attention from regulators mounts, financial firms are looking for ways to make their processes slicker and prove that they work effectively. Technology can be part of the answer....
Now in its 5th year, the RegTech Summit in NYC explores how the North American financial services industry can leverage technology to drive innovation, cut costs and support regulatory change.
Sourcing entity data and ensuring efficient and effective entity data management is a challenge for many financial institutions as volumes of data rise, more regulations require entity data in reporting, and the fight again financial crime is escalated by bad actors using increasingly sophisticated techniques to attack processes and systems. That said, based on best...