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How Well Does Your Company Really Know its Sanctions Chain?

By Jay Rao, Co-founder of KYC Hub. The war in the Ukraine brought a slew of sanctions from across the globe, creating a spider’s web that continues to be recast, is both complex and powerful, and gets added to and changed all the time. What’s more, if any part of the web is damaged or…

Recorded Webinar: How to harness the power and potential of ownership data

The importance of ownership data has escalated over the past few years as financial institutions have acknowledged its potential. Key use cases include integrated risk assessment, which uses ownership data to help financial institutions gain a clear understanding of supplier and customer networks, and identify and mitigate risk. Equally significant is the use of ownership…

Achieving a 360-degree View of Risk with Data-Driven Insights and Strategies

Technology and data have reached a level of sophistication that is enabling financial institutions to calculate and manage the risks to which their activities and investments are exposed. Leveraging the two, however, is a challenge; if the data isn’t properly managed, the technology that identifies patterns and insights may be unable to operate optimally. One…

A-Team Group Names Winners of Data Management Insight Awards – USA 2022

A-Team Group announced the winners of its inaugural Data Management Insight Awards – USA 2022 today. The awards were presented by highly respected capital markets participant Predrag Dizdarevic, partner at data management consulting and solutions provider Element22, after the close of A-Team Group’s Data Management Summit New York and during a lively drinks reception. These…

Copper.co Deploys Fenergo SaaS Solution to Streamline Client Onboarding

Copper.co, a provider of custody, trading and settlement services for digital assets, will deploy Fenergo’s SaaS-based client lifecycle management and anti-money laundering solution to onboard increasingly complex client ownership structures. With an excess of $50 billion in monthly notional flow across its infrastructure, Copper needs to automate its client onboarding process to cater for clients…

Real-time and Always on: The Benefits and Challenges of Perpetual KYC

Monitoring risks to companies during the onboarding of clients can be time-consuming and costly. Nevertheless, it’s an essential effort, demanded by regulators and expected by stakeholders who want to ensure their investments are protected. By streamlining the process, the impacts of know-your-customer (KYC) monitoring on corporate bottom lines and productivity can be reduced. Technology has…

Universal Key: Unlocking the Potential of Legal Entity Identifiers – What’s Left to Do?

By Eugene Ing, Executive Director, GMEI Product Management, DTCC. The 2008 financial crisis highlighted the significance of counterparty risk to the safety of the global financial system. In particular, it demonstrated the importance of identifying ownership structures of legal entities engaged in financial transactions. To create greater transparency in the global financial system, in 2009,…

Business Identity in the Digital Economy: A Global Problem Needs a Global Solution

By Stephan Wolf, CEO of the Global LEI Foundation. Businesses today face significant pressure to go digital. Government and private sector organisations around the world are racing to digitise processes, products, and services – even national currencies – to remove friction, save money, streamline operations, and improve user experiences. Despite the tremendous benefits it delivers,…

FSB Explores Potential of Adding LEIs to Cross-Border Payments

The Financial Stability Board (FSB) is encouraging greater adoption of the Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) in a report exploring its potential in cross-border payments. No implementation mandates are suggested, although the report does identify how the LEI could be a useful addition to payment transactions. The LEI is currently mandated for use in OTC derivatives…

Know Your Customer Offers Company Data from Local Registries Across 123 Countries

Know Your Customer has released an expanded version of its Know your Customer/Know Your Business (KYC/KYB) solution that covers company data and official incorporation documents from 123 countries worldwide. The data can be consumed using either Know Your Customer’s user interface or a single API. The expanded service provides real-time access to local company registries…