A new Due Diligence Repository has been created to provide banks with ‘know your client’ data needed to carry out compliance checks. The service has been developed by Bankersalmanac.com and in association with the Wolfsburg Group – a group of twelve global banks working towards standards for various regulatory requirements. It aims to provide a centralized database of compliance-related documents alongside Bankersalmanac.com’s data of head office details, group structure, ownership and subsidiaries, key personnel and financials. Says Kerry Hewson, publishing director of Bankersalmanac.com, “The demands of Know Your Customer standards and Anti-Money Laundering measures mean it is becoming increasingly important for banks to have adequate controls, procedures and audit trails in place to protect themselves from reputational, operational and legal risks.”
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Due Diligence Repository to Provide KYC Data for Compliance
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...
HWM Group, a Dublin-based provider of investor services and regulatory solutions to alternative and retail fund administrators, has acquired the assets of Koger Inc., a global supplier of fund administration software. The acquisition strengthens HWM’s offerings in the fund administration and transfer agency technology space, allowing it to offer expanded fund administration and regulatory compliance...
The Data Management Summit Virtual brings together the global data management community to share lessons learned, best practice guidance and latest innovations to emerge from the recent crisis. Hear from leading data practitioners and innovators from the UK, US and Europe who will share insights into how they are pushing the boundaries with data to deliver value with flexible but resilient data driven strategies.
A-Team Group’s ESG Handbook 2021 is a ‘must read’ for all capital markets participants, data vendors and solutions providers involved in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investing and product development. It includes extensive coverage of all elements of ESG, from an initial definition and why ESG is important, to existing and emerging regulations, data challenges...