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Firco Compliance Link
5 March 2019 - Accuity Insights

Accuity Wins XCelent Customer Base Award for Firco Compliance Link

The organisations we serve range from banks and fintechs, to insurance firms, airlines, law firms, gaming companies, and everything in between. This blog looks at the wide variety of industries and regions in which our solution is helping improve financial crime compliance screening across customer accounts, transactions and trade.
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23 July 2018 - Accuity Insights

Exploring new frontiers: how payment certainty propels businesses across borders

Conducting business internationally demands completing timely, accurate payments to local companies and understanding foreign regulations and payment processes. Many of the same organisations that wish to expand their global footprint struggle with cross-border payment challenges.
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27 June 2018 - Accuity Insights

Meeting anti-money laundering obligations in the Dominican Republic

The new compliance obligations placed on non-financial businesses are stringent, but help is at hand. Last summer, tens of thousands of people flooded onto the streets of Santo Domingo, dressed mostly in green. The Marcha Verde protests were a clear indication of the strength of public feeling about the Dominican Republic’s history of corruption in […]
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20 June 2018 - Accuity Insights

Asia’s complex compliance environment: who has the answers? 

Banks and non-banking financial institutions now need to ensure that they are on top of their compliance requirements – and able to demonstrate this to regulators. Asia’s diversity of geography, legal systems and cultures poses challenges for businesses operating intra-regionally and globally which are required to ensure their activities don’t enable money laundering and the many crimes it facilitates.
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7 May 2018 - Accuity Insights

The future of air cargo compliance screening

Recent news that a Maersk company carried arms components from North Korea to Egypt, in a violation of international sanctions, acts as a fresh warning for those facilitating global trade to be diligent in monitoring and reporting suspicious activity. The transportation of electrical components by a Maersk subsidiary, which had the potential to be used […]
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5 January 2018 - Accuity Insights

What faster payments means for anti-money laundering compliance

- The global phenomenon of faster payments is having an impact on operational issues related to anti-money laundering (AML) compliance. Faster payments are a response to the need to modernise current payment settlement networks as a result of market, technology and demographic trends. Faster payment networks provide benefits to the three major participant groups: corporations, consumers […]
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20 January 2016 - Accuity Insights

Iran Sanctions: Challenges and Opportunities

U.S. and European Union sanctions on Iran were finally lifted on Saturday, restoring the country’s access to world markets. So how can banks and businesses which were previously prohibited from dealing with Iranian entities, now take advantage of Iran’s re-entry to the global economy? Henry Balani, Head of Innovation at Accuity, was interviewed at the end of […]
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16 November 2015 - Accuity Insights

Accuity Sponsors the GTR Nordic Region Trade & Export Finance Conference

Accuity is delighted to be sponsoring GTR’s Nordic Region Trade & Export Finance Conference 2015, taking place in Stockholm on 25-26 November. On Day 1 of the conference, Henry Balani, Head of Innovation at Accuity, will be participating in the 12.15pm panel titled, “Utilising digital solutions to overcome supply chain challenges”. During the Q&A discussion, […]
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15 October 2015 - Accuity Insights

Henry Balani: The Rising Opportunity for Financing Trade in Asia Pacific

Henry Balani, Head of Innovation at Accuity, discusses the emerging opportunities for trade finance in the Asia Pacific region, as well as the challenges and complexities of trading on the global stage. Trade is flourishing in Asia Pacific. According to the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD): “World merchandise exports more than tripled over […]
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2 September 2015 - Accuity Insights

Identity Matching: the Need for Ongoing Investment in Technology

In the 20 years that electronic identity matching has been in existence, there has been a massive increase in demand and a massive amount of change. And that’s by no means the end of it. Demand will continue to grow and changes will keep happening. Financial institutions need to be ready for any changes and […]
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