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13 April 2020 - PRESS RELEASE

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation Selects NTT Data Getronics and Accuity to Advance Payments Screening in Asia

- Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) has been working with NTT Data Getronics (NTTDG) to implement Firco Continuity, the market leading payments screening solution from Accuity, to advance its financial crime compliance operations across Asia.
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12 March 2020 - PRESS RELEASE

Accuity Acquires Apply Financial to Provide Real-Time Straight Through Processing and Account Validation Payment Solutions

- Accuity announced today that it has acquired Apply Financial. The acquisition supports Accuity’s strategy of providing banks, corporates, non-banking financial institutions (NBFIs), and fintechs with global and domestic payment and account validation solutions that reduce payment processing costs while increasing the speed of transactions.
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4 March 2020 - PRESS RELEASE

Emirates SkyCargo and Accuity Set New Standards in Global Trade Compliance

- Emirates SkyCargo announced that it is working with Accuity to help automate and streamline its regulatory compliance screening operations, increase efficiency and improve the speed of service to its customers.
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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 Insight 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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