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Identity Matching: Future Trends and Innovations

We’ve come a long way in the last 20 years in terms of identity matching. As discussed in previous articles in this series, when electronic identity matching first took off in the 90s, machines only had a few hundred names to deal with. Now, the numbers are infinitely larger and the stakes are dramatically higher […]
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Identity Matching: What is the Value of Screening Hubs?

Screening hubs are now an established and business-critical feature of any modern day financial institution. They are an integral part of the operational structure of organisations, crunching the numbers infinitely faster than us humans ever could. What’s important is that screening solutions offer real time business benefits. Financial institutions need access to instant, accurate results. […]
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Identity Matching: Keeping On Top of High Data Volumes – What Are the Options?

Considering the huge amount of data that organisations now have to process for name screening, it is imperative that they have sophisticated filtering systems in place. Otherwise, they risk being overwhelmed by the data, either suffering multiple false positive alerts or worse still, missing relevant hits. There are various different approaches that organisations can use, […]
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Historic Iranian Nuclear Deal: Why Banks Still Need a Comprehensive Sanctions Program

News of the historic Iranian nuclear deal has been dominating headlines over the last week, with many different viewpoints emerging on the pros and cons of the situation. Henry Balani analyses the recent developments, offering three compelling reasons why banks must keep their sanctions programs firmly in place. The sanctions will be lifted gradually Assuming this […]
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Identity Matching: Getting Through the Numbers While Keeping the Hits Right

A huge challenge for organisations is the sheer quantity of data that needs to be processed now. Plus, it needs to be processed quickly and accurately. Accuracy is critical as organisations don’t want the situation whereby hits are missed that should have been picked up or lots of irrelevant hits are triggered. The volume of […]
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Identity Matching: What is Name Screening And Why Do We Need It?

When electronic name screening was introduced in the nineties, it only involved a few hundred names. Now, however, millions of names are screened worldwide all the time and against an increasingly complex backdrop. Every time an individual makes a simple transaction – such as booking a flight, opening a bank account or even just buying […]
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Stay Ahead of Sanctions Busters

Don’t fall foul of sanctions busters who try to trade with blacklisted states, warns Accuity. Global trade opens up a world of opportunities. Businesses can find themselves trading with companies from Guatemala to Macao. But exporters will pretty soon start to deal with some unfamiliar parts of the world. In particular, they face the troubling […]
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