AML specialist SmartSearch has received a growth equity investment from Marlin Equity Partners, an investment firm with a long track record of backing software innovation. SmartSearch enables organisations to carry out AML checks without requiring clients to provide identity documents, with individual AML checks taking less than 30 seconds and business checks taking less than three minutes to process. “SmartSearch’s robust regulatory compliance platform provides industry-leading accuracy rates and strong customer advocacy,” says Roland Pezzutto, a principal at Marlin. “With increasing regulatory scrutiny and the desire for seamless customer onboarding, SmartSearch is well-positioned to capitalise on the rapid shift toward digital verification solutions and we look forward to collaborating with an exceptional management team to support the company’s rapid growth trajectory.”
A-Team Insight Briefs
Recorded Webinar: Client onboarding – how developments in tech and automation can help optimise entity data management and improve KYC
Financial services providers spend billions of dollars a year on Know Your Customer (KYC), client onboarding and due diligence. Yet even with vast investment, these processes rarely run smoothly. They also fall short of delivering a good client experience and fail to cut down on financial crime. At the heart of the problem–and solution–is data....
By Wayne Johnson, CEO & co-founder, encompass corporation. At the heart of any strong Know Your Customer (KYC) or Anti-Money Laundering (AML) programme is data. The ability to access and analyse information in a methodical way that ensures customer records are complete, accurate and, crucially when it comes to AML, compliant with the latest requirements,...
Now in its 3rd 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.
Welcome to the fifth edition of A-Team Group’s Entity Data Management Handbook, sponsored for the fourth year running by entity data specialist Bureau van Dijk, a Moody’s Analytics Company. The past year has seen a crackdown on corporate responsibility for financial crime – with financial firms facing draconian fines for non-compliance and the very real...