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Contour extends use of LEI to inclusion in trade finance network

Contour, a digital trade finance network, has partnered the Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) to enable the use of Legal Entity Identifiers (LEIs) within its network and to financially support its members in obtaining their own LEI. By adopting the entity identifier, Contour’s members will benefit from increased confidence among their trading counterparties, lower…

Broadridge Adds AI-powered Anti-Money Laundering Solution

Broadridge Financial Solutions has released Broadridge Anti-Money Laundering Solution (AMLS), bringing new capabilities to the company’s existing intelligent automation suite. The solution delivers an end-to-end machine learning (ML) powered AML platform covering transaction monitoring, name screening, alert prioritisation, and customer risk scoring. The platform is powered by cloud-based AML transaction monitoring software provider Tookitaki.

Encompass Expands into North America

Encompass, a provider of automated KYC solutions, has expanded into North America with office headquarters in New York and the intention to better serve the needs of existing global clients with a presence in North America, as well as secure new clients and partnerships in the region. Alex Ford has been appointed president, North America….

Scotiabank Partners Google Cloud to Accelerate Global Data and Analytics Strategy

Scotiabank has made a strategic partnership with Google Cloud to increase the bank’s cloud-first commitment and accelerate its global data and analytics strategy. As a Scotiabank trusted cloud partner for data and analytics, Google Cloud will help create a more personal and predictive banking experience for Scotiabank customers in the Americas and across the globe….

Monetary Authority of Singapore Plans Shared Data Platform to Combat Money Laundering

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) plans to introduce a digital platform and enabling regulatory framework that will allow financial institutions to share data on customers and transactions with the aim of preventing money laundering, terrorism financing, and proliferation financing – a means of raising, moving or making available financing, funds, assets or other economic…

Recorded Webinar: Adverse media screening – how to cut exposure to criminal activity, from money laundering to human trafficking

Screening for adverse media coverage of counterparties presents an incredible opportunity for financial institutions to limit risk exposures and identify bad actors early. It is required by regulations such as the EU’s sixth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (AML 6), and is one of the most effective ways to steer clear of potential connections with sanctioned activity…

Recorded Webinar: Sanctions – The new pre-trade challenge for the buy-side

Sanctions screening at the security level is a relatively recent requirement for the buy-side. It dives deeper than traditional KYC and AML screening and is immensely challenging as firms must monitor frequently changing sanctions lists, source up-to-date sanctions data and beneficial ownership data, and integrate these to screen growing lists of potentially sanctioned securities. As…

Sanctions Screening for Indirect Investments – The Buy Side’s New Compliance Challenge

The global political climate over the past few years has sparked a jump in the use of sanctions to attempt to influence the behaviour of players in the geopolitical landscape. While sell-side firms are familiar with sanctions and have long been required to monitor the securities they trade, own or recommend to clients to ensure…

Tikehau Capital Selects NeoXam DataHub for Transformation Programme

NeoXam’s DataHub platform has been selected by global alternative asset management group Tikehau Capital to support an IT and operational transformation programme across its global multi-fund business. The NeoXam solution will act as a central repository for Tikehau Capital, creating a single point of truth for securities, business entities, indices and benchmarks, and portfolios. NeoXam…

Don’t Miss It – A-Team Group’s Data Management Summit USA Virtual is Just Weeks Away

Data monetisation, data strategy to drive business outcomes, data discovery and intelligence, the power of data lineage, how to deliver an ESG data strategy and, necessarily, regulatory reporting challenges and the data management response, are just some of the key topics that leading capital markets’ participants and innovative solutions vendors will discuss at A-Team Group’s…