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Making the Case for Ongoing KYC: Why the Time for Change is Now

By John O’Neill, senior vice president, Silent Eight. If you work in financial services then you’re already aware that knowing your customer (KYC) is not just an essential process, it is also a legal requirement. It’s part of the essential tasks banks perform to tackle anti-money laundering (AML) and other financial crimes. Back in June…

RegTech Suppliers Guide 2020/2021

Welcome to the second edition of A-Team Group’s RegTech Suppliers Guide, an essential aid for financial institutions sourcing innovative solutions to improve their regulatory response, and a showcase for encumbent and new RegTech vendors with offerings designed to match market demand. Available free of charge and based on an industry-wide survey, the guide provides a…

Challenger Bank Allica Selects London Start-Up Sphonic for Financial Crime Compliance

Allica Bank, a digital challenger bank first launched in 2020 to focus on small businesses underserved by mainstream institutions, has selected a financial crime product suite from London-based Regtech firm Sphonic’s to support its compliance function. Sphonic, first formed in 2012 with the creation of its core product Workflow Manager (WFM), acts as a Data…

A-Team Group Releases Regulatory Data Handbook 2020/2021

A-Team Group releases the eighth edition of its ‘best read’ publication, the Regulatory Data Handbook, today. The handbook is a ‘must have’ for capital markets participants, is free of charge, and profiles every regulation that impacts capital markets’ data management practices. Linda Coffman, executive vice president at The SmartStream Reference Data Utility, leads the handbook…

Refinitiv Acquires The Red Flag Group to Boost ESG, Supply Chain Capabilities

Refinitiv last week acquired The Red Flag Group, a Hong Kong-based global integrity and compliance risk firm specializing in enhanced due diligence and onboarding technologies across a range of industries. Its addition should significantly expand Refinitiv’s suite of due diligence offerings to help its corporate compliance customers better evaluate money laundering, bribery and corruption, reputational and ESG…

RegulAItion Signs Up Open Data Institute for New AIR Platform

Data platform company RegulAItion has confirmed the Open Data Institute (ODI) as a key partner in the development of its new AIR Platform, a cross-sector data initiative hoping to revolutionise the fight against financial crime. Announced in July 2020, the AIR Platform promises to transform the way in which data is accessed by regulated industries, providing…