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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Recorded Webinar: Overcoming the Barriers to Implementing RegTech Solutions: The View from Either Side of the Fence
RegTech holds the promise of targeted, agile and often low-cost solutions to the real-world problems faced by financial institutions across the board. So why is it so difficult to get RegTech projects off the ground? RegTech solutions providers complain that it’s difficult to get access to decision-makers, and even when they do it’s tough to...
The EU has set up a new division to fight an expected surge in financial crime and money laundering as a result of the coronavirus crisis, with a focus on the protection of public funding. The unit has been set up in response to the potential increase of financial and economic crime and the involvement...
Now in its 4th year, the RegTech Summit in London explores how the European financial services industry can leverage technology to drive innovation, cut costs and support regulatory change.
High-profile and punitive penalties handed out to large financial institutions for non-compliance with Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Know Your Customer (KYC) regulations have catapulted entity data management up the business agenda. So, too, have industry and government reports on the staggering sums of money laundered on a global basis. Less apparent, but equally important, are...