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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…

Protecting Data Privacy in the Fight Against Financial Crime

By Ronen Cohen, VP of Strategy at Duality Technologies. A primary goal for financial institutions is to generate revenue while understanding and mitigating risk. Tackling financial crime and compliance issues, including fraud, cybercrimes and money laundering, is critical to achieving this goal and remains among the most challenging tasks for the industry. The perpetual problem…

Data – the Answer to Meeting Sanctions Screening Challenges Exposed by Ukraine War

The war in Ukraine has highlighted not only the importance of having effective sanctions screening and control processes in place, but also the compliance challenges of modern sanctions regimes. Within the space of days, far-reaching restrictions were placed on individuals, organisations, companies and states covering large parts of the Russian economy and authorities, with the…

Recorded Webinar: Adding value and improving efficiencies in sanctions screening

Sanctions have been headline news this year. They are growing in number, sanctions lists are changing on a daily basis, and there can be conflict between sanctions issued by different jurisdictions – the whole calling for financial institutions to optimise sanctions screening to reduce risk and avoid potentially punitive penalties of non-compliance. This webinar will…

Encompass Forms Transformation Team to Help Banks Drive KYC Automation Initiatives

Encompass, a provider of a Know Your Customer (KYC) automation platform, has set up a transformation team charged with ensuring banks reap the benefits of automation initiatives. The team will help companies define what success means and facilitate organisational alignment required to achieve KYC transformation. Encompass transformation directors include former Barclays senior executive Howard Wimpory,…

Bloomberg Releases New Common Data Format for LEIs

Bloomberg has released the common data format 3.1 (CDF 3.1) for Legal Entity Identifiers (LEIs). The latest CDF published by the Global LEI Foundation includes six entity category data fields that depict the type of legal entity, such as investment fund or government entity, as well as residential government entities, types of fund relationships and…

Fenergo Acquires Transaction Monitoring Market Entrant Sentinels

Fenergo has acquired Sentinels, an anti-money laundering (AML) transaction monitoring market entrant with artificial intelligence (AI) based technology. As a result of the deal, Fenergo’s clients and financial institutions will be able to combine rich KYC profiles with client behavioural data for continuous and granular KYC monitoring. Marc Murphy, CEO of Fenergo, comments: “Our shared…

A-Team Group’s Data Management Summit is Back in Town – Don’t Miss It!

A-Team Group will be live in London on Wednesday 11 May hosting its renowned Data Management Summit – and you are invited. This year’s London event will push the boundaries, with leading data practitioners, innovators and vendors covering everything from data-driven business strategy to data monetisation, perpetual KYC, data fabric, ESG data, value-added data governance,…

LSEG Expands Digital Identity Capability with Acquisition of Global Data Consortium

London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Global Data Consortium, a provider of high-quality identity verification data to support clients Know Your Customer (KYC) requirements. LSEG says the acquisition is aligned to the group’s vision of becoming a market leading global digital identity and fraud solutions provider. GDC, combined with…

SmartSearch Releases High-Risk Country Report Service in Response to Sanctions Against Russia

SmartSearch, an anti-money laundering (AML) specialist, has released a high-risk country report service in response to the introduction of sanctions against Russia. The service enables regulated businesses to scan existing clients and check for residency or citizenship in Russia, Belarus, or any other high-risk countries. The reporting tool instantly checks all clients that the regulated business has…