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The Challenges of AML for Law Firms – 2019 Industry Report

In collaboration with the Law Society of England and Wales, we conducted a survey of risk and compliance professionals in the legal sector to identify what they find most challenging about Anti Money Laundering (AML) in the current regulatory landscape. In this report, we explore: The main challenges law firms are facing with AML requirements. […]
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29 May 2019 - Accuity Insights

APIs – The Unsung Heroes of Speed, Explainability and Efficiency

When financial institutions are threatened by increasing regulatory pressure, escalating fines for non-compliance, and the perils of reputational damage, they need to take action to strengthen their compliance and financial crime screening programmes.
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Webcast: The increasing challenges of conducting KYC

Hosted by Dalbir Sahota, Head of Bankers Almanac Risk & Compliance, Accuity This webcast covers the current market and regulatory challenges that financial instiutions are facing in regards to conducting their KYC due diligence and what banks can do to enable a more efficient and effective process for their organisation. We discuss ten recommendations for […]
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Bankers Almanac Risk & Compliance Portfolio Video

Bankers Almanac provides instant access to unrivalled intelligence on global financial institutions and over 630,000 completed and time stamped KYC documents.
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The Future of Compliance Screening in South Asia

This Insights Report highlights the financial crime compliance screening challenges that banks are currently facing and suggests specific improvement areas that demand focus from banks and regulators alike, going forward. Accuity collaborated with Fintelekt, to come up with an insights report on the financial crime compliance screening challenges that banks are currently facing in South […]
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The Main Challenges of AML in the Baltics: Infographic

Are you aware of the AML challenges faced by the countries in the Baltics? Accuity surveyed businesses in the Baltics to gain insights into their greatest AML challenges. Download the Accuity Infographic and discover what we found, which includes the following: Interesting discoveries on how confident businesses are in their current compliance systems Key challenges in […]
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What is ‘Know Your Customer (KYC)’?

KYC is a process of actions undertaken by financial institutions to enable them to assess if a current or potential counterparty exposes them to any regulatory or reputational risk, ultimately the questions being addressed are: Who is the financial counterparty? Can I do business with them? Should I do business with them? In business, we […]
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21 February 2019 - Accuity Insights

Making KYC Scalable and Sustainable with the New Bankers Almanac API

Know Your Customer (KYC) due diligence still involves sifting through realms of unstructured data, using manual and repetitive methods; and this is something we are helping the industry overcome. By offering our unrivalled intelligence on global financial institutions via our new Bankers Almanac: KYC API, we aim to help financial institutions with large-scale KYC operations to be more effective, drive efficiency, and make the KYC process more sustainable.
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Who is the beneficial owner?

The requirement of banks to gather additional information from legal entity (business) customers is referred to as the Certification Regarding Beneficial Owners of Legal Entity Customers, or “Beneficial Ownership”. It is aimed at helping government and law enforcement fight money laundering and terrorism by identifying exactly who benefits and controls a company. With the continuing […]
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Who is my correspondent bank?

Why do I need to know who my correspondent bank is? Over the past 30 years, the financial industry has faced many changes due to new regulations, market dynamics and the impact of significant events on the worldwide economy. Download our infographic to read more.
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