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14 October 2015 - Accuity Insights

Mie-Yun Lee: The Future of Payments Innovation

These are exciting times in the payments sector. There is so much change, so much innovation going on and much more on the horizon. We talk to Mie-Yun Lee, Chief Product Officer for RBI and EVP Innovation at Accuity, about what the top innovations are, who is behind them and where the industry is heading.  […]
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13 October 2015 - Accuity Insights

Accuity Launches Next Generation of Dual-Use Goods Screening Solution

Accuity, the leading global provider of Risk and Compliance, Payments and Know Your Customer solutions, has launched a new screening solution to help companies tackle the emerging requirement to identify dual-use and controlled goods in trade. Accuity launched the first version of its market-leading screening solution in 2012, which is currently being used by banks […]
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13 October 2015 - Accuity Insights

Pascal Aerens: The Evolution of Sanctions Compliance

Pascal Aerens, Head of Product Strategy at FircoSoft, discusses how Sanctions Compliance has evolved into a professional business. Sanctions compliance is a professional business now. In the early days, some 15 years ago, like any new domain, it was initially populated by people with a lot of goodwill, but not enough professionalism. Now that the […]
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12 October 2015 - Accuity Insights

2015 SIBOS Insights by Accuity and Fircosoft

SIBOS Insights brought to you by Accuity and Fircosoft.   Stay tuned for the latest interviews and thoughts from #SIBOS 2015: Click Here to access the SIBOS Playlist
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12 October 2015 - Accuity Insights

China Systems and Accuity Partner on Trade Finance and Supply Chain Solution

China Systems and Accuity partner on trade finance and supply chain solution as 8/10 firms cite compliance and regulatory issues a “chief” obstacle to trade finance. Accuity, the leading global provider of Payments, KYC, Risk and Compliance solutions has partnered with China Systems, the leading trade finance solutions vendor, integrating Accuity’s Compliance Link solution with […]
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12 October 2015 - Accuity Insights

Iran Sanctions: What Happens When Iranian Banks Reconnect to SWIFT?

Iranian banks have been disconnected from the global platform that enables banks to settle cross border transactions since 2012. This platform, SWIFT (the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications), is under the jurisdiction of the EU and it was because of sanctions that Iran entities were disconnected. When EU sanctions against Iran are lifted, it […]
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9 October 2015 - Accuity Insights

Iran Sanctions: The AML Policy Implications of the Deal

There are going to be some interesting grey areas for financial institutions regarding Iranian sanctions in the near future. The differences in scope between the regulators (in particular the US regulators compared to all the other regulators) could present certain dilemmas for banks – such as whether or not to trade with an Iranian related […]
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8 October 2015 - Accuity Insights

Faster Payments: The Challenges

Our previous blog posts in the Faster Payments series have established that the general will is there for faster payments and momentum is growing. In this, the final post in our series, we look at what has prevented it from becoming a reality for all transactions, across all borders. There are several challenges that still need to be […]
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7 October 2015 - Accuity Insights

Iran Sanctions: Differences in Scope Between the Regulators

We know that many of the sanctions against Iran are being lifted. We also know that not all regulators are lifting the same sanctions. The EU, the UK’s HMT and the UN are lifting a much broader scope of sanctions than the US’s OFAC (the Office of Foreign Assets Control) is going to lift. This […]
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5 October 2015 - Accuity Insights

Iran Sanctions: Which Sanctions Will Be Lifted?

Sanctions against Iran are to be lifted. Not all of them, but most of them, according to the negotiations so far. At this point in time, nobody knows exactly what changes will take place and won’t do until the sanctions are actually lifted. Who will decide? The definitive list will come from the regulators, including […]
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