Yorkshire-based anti-money laundering software specialists SmartSearch have achieved 15th position in the 2020 Sunday Times Profit Track list, which recognises the British companies with the fastest-growing profits over the last three years. The firm has seen an increase of more than 80% in profits over the past year, and a six-fold rise over the three-year period looked at by the list, which is in its 21st year, with the latest version launched as the COVID-19 edition. SmartSearch has introduced a Rapid Response Service to help firms deal with coronavirus challenges, enabling them to set up on its digital platform in less than 48 hours in order to verify customer ID without physical documents.
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Recorded Webinar: Digital Investor Onboarding and Transformation for Asset Servicers and their partners
Transfer agents, fund administrators & custodians are endeavouring to deliver a better Investor Experience (IX) for their clients, seeking to differentiate their offerings and to truly deliver value adding services across the entire investor lifecycle. The race is on to stand out & better differentiate their firms, to showcase their technological onboarding & management prowess,...
Last year saw 58 Anti-Money Laundering (AML)-related penalties handed down globally, totalling $8.14 billion – double the amount and almost double the value of 2018 figures (29 penalties at $4.27 billion), suggesting that not only are regulators cracking down with more rigour, but the stringency of their sentencing is also increasing. In this punishing environment,...
As investment management firms take on more responsibility and control over core operational functions, A-Team has seen demand for a more buy-side oriented event focused on data and data management. The inaugural DMS Boston will take place in June 2020, and will focus on topics of interest to buy-side practitioners.
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...