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Refinitiv Withdraws KYC as a Service Solution

Refinitiv is planning to withdraw its KYC as a Service offering, most likely late this year, once again raising questions around the viability of the utility model and following Bloomberg’s decision to pull out of the KYC market and withdraw its Entity Exchange KYC and client onboarding solution little more than a month ago. Refinitiv’s…

FSB Suggests Reducing Cost of LEIs in Response to Review Finding LEI Coverage too Low

The Financial Stability Board’s (FSB) latest review of the Legal Entity Identifier, a Thematic Review on Implementation of the Legal Entity Identifier (LEI),   offers an ‘I said so’ to the sceptics, but also recommendations that should benefit firms using the LEI and encourage further take-up that will drive data standards, quality and accuracy across the…

Refinitiv Deploys Trulioo Digital Identity Verification Technology to Strengthen Fight Against Financial Crime

Refinitiv and Trulioo, a provider of digital identity verification technology, have partnered to offer access to digital identity solutions that could strengthen the fight against financial crime and foster financial inclusion. The partnership plans to deliver innovative solutions that will help financial institutions reduce fraud and financial crime by verifying billions of customers online while…

Why You Need to Take Tech Seriously When It Comes to KYC

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,…

Fenergo Offers Client Onboarding Efficiencies with API-based Digital Client Orchestration

Fenergo continues to innovate with Digital Client Orchestration, a suite of customer lifecycle management (CLM) tools the company claims can enable efficiencies of up to 82% in client onboarding. The solution uses APIs to allow Fenergo functionality to be plugged into any front, middle or back office system including customer relationship management applications, such as…

An Update on the LEI – Where Are we Now?

There are mixed views in our industry about the success of the Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) – questions about lapsed identifiers, comments on a slow rate of adoption, and calls for more regulatory mandates requiring use of the LEI. There are also some tremendous successes in countries such as India, which is not a member…

Fenergo Partners Refinitiv for World-Check One KYC Data

Fenergo has connected its client lifecycle management (CLM) solution to Refinitiv’s World-Check One Know Your Customer (KYC) data through an application programme interface (API) integration. The partnership will enable financial institutions to streamline their KYC verification processes and anti-money laundering (AML) screening, and identify risk more efficiently. According to a recent Fenergo survey, 81% of…

Fenergo Research Finds Lack of Strategic Data Management in Client Onboarding

Fenergo has published the final instalment of its three-part Client Lifecycle Management Trends Report – Disrupt the Disrupters. Headline statistics show 33% of the C-suite banking executives surveyed for the report have not invested in any technology to improve client onboarding, despite 99% agreeing that underinvestment in technology directly impacts onboarding and retention. Only 15%…

IHS Markit Builds on Counterparty Manager to Deliver Onboarding Accelerator

IHS Markit has built out its Counterparty Manager service to deliver Onboarding Accelerator, a solution designed to help banks and other service providers open accounts with institutional clients more quickly and ultimately in one day. The accelerator’s technology is based on the company’s Counterparty Manager service that is used by 12,000 buyside customers and over…

Fenergo Partners To Build National KYC Utility for Bahrain

The Kingdom of Bahrain plans to improve client onboarding and minimise fraud through a partnership with Fenergo. Bahrain’s Electronic Network for Financial Transactions is working with Fenergo to implement a national KYC utility. The solution verifies customer identity via biometric identity and verification technology that links to Bahrain’s national identity card data before connecting to…