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9 December 2019 - PRESS RELEASE

GoCardless Chooses Accuity Payments Data to Help Accelerate Growth into U.S. Market

- GoCardless, the leading global fintech for recurring payments, has selected the Bankers Almanac ABA routing numbers file from Accuity to create a frictionless customer journey for businesses to collect payments in the world’s largest market.
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4 December 2019 - PRESS RELEASE

U.S. Sanctions Soar by Almost 40% While the UK and EU Remain Aligned

- Research by Accuity has found that the sanctions issued by Her Majesty’s Treasury (HMT) in the UK are still very closely aligned to those issued by the European Union (EU). Neither jurisdiction has kept pace with the United States, where the Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has now sanctioned almost 40% more entities compared to five years ago.
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5 November 2019 - PRESS RELEASE

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP Working with Accuity to Automate Financial Crime Screening

- Accuity is helping Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP, a top 50 UK law firm, to automate its financial crime screening process. Accuity has empowered the firm with real-time alerts and an electronic audit trail to increase efficiency and bolster its defence against financial crime risk.
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29 October 2019 - PRESS RELEASE

Global Cargo Industry Wakes Up to Trade Sanctions and Export Risk

- Accuity has announced the results of its 2019 survey of the global cargo industry, revealing that 80% of cargo firms are concerned about protecting their brand and reputation when it comes to trade sanctions and export risk. Given that the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has filed a record $1.3billion of penalties so far this year spanning a range of industries, it is clear the cargo sector cannot afford to be a weak link in the supply chain.
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24 September 2019 - PRESS RELEASE

Accuity Enhances its Financial Crime Screening Solution for Highest Levels of Accurate Alert Detection

- Firco Screening Insight – for accounts quickly identifies and prioritises risk by analysing massive volumes of alerts and reduces false positive hit rates.
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23 September 2019 - PRESS RELEASE

Accuity Data Reveals Increased Complexity of Sanctions Compliance and Implications for Global Trade

- Accuity has revealed new research into the current sanctions landscape that demonstrates a significant increase in complexity for organisations involved in global trade.
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4 September 2019 - PRESS RELEASE

Accuity and Chartis Research Find Organisations Prioritising Accuracy over Speed as Regulatory Fines Reach Record Levels

- Accuity and Chartis Research study reveals 66% of financial institutions face the significant challenge of achieving low false positive rates, putting unnecessary burden on their compliance departments and creating inefficiencies in their financial crime screening processes.
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22 July 2019 - PRESS RELEASE

Law Society Endorses Accuity Anti-money Laundering Solutions for Fourth Consecutive Term

- Accuity has been endorsed by the Law Society of England and Wales for the provision of anti-money laundering (AML) solutions for the legal sector. The financial crime screening portfolio offered by Accuity helps firms conduct sanctions, politically exposed persons (PEP) and enhanced due diligence (EDD) screening of their clients and transactions, and adhere to regulatory requirements.
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23 April 2019 - PRESS RELEASE

Nanyang Commercial Bank Teams with Accuity and Lyodssoft to Improve its Financial Crime Compliance Screening Operations

- Nanyang Commercial Bank (NCB) has selected Accuity, the leading global provider of financial crime compliance, payments and Know Your Customer (KYC) solutions, and Lyodssoft, its implementation partner, to enhance the bank’s financial crime compliance screening capability.
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16 April 2019 - PRESS RELEASE

Accuity Launches AI-Powered Financial Crime Compliance Screening to Detect and Prioritise Highest Risk Individuals

- Accuity, the leading provider of financial crime compliance, payments, and Know Your Customer (KYC) solutions, has announced its AI-driven account screening capability, ‘Firco Automated Alert Reduction’, which increases the level of accuracy in detecting and evaluating screening matches during the KYC process.
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