Accuity to address GTR Trade Finance Week on the importance of sanctions, KYC and compliance


Accuity, a leading global provider of financial data for over 175 years, today announced their attendance at the GTR MENA Trade Finance Week in Dubai on 16-18 February 2015, focusing on supply chain and trade finance. Accuity will be exhibiting at the conference and Henry Balani, Accuity’s Head of Innovation will be participating in a panel discussion on ‘Separating the essential from the important: Sanctions, KYC and compliance, as well as participating in the ICC Banking Commission Supply Chain Master class panel.

Organised by Global Trade Review, the conference provides the opportunity for local and global businesses from across the trade finance community in Middle East to connect, to discuss and share best practices in the industry. Within this context, Accuity will address the significance of the compliance within trade and commodity and the impact of Russia sanctions on trade flows across the Middle East, and help attendees understand the solutions available to them.

“Understanding what is essential and what is important when it comes to sanctions, KYC and compliance is becoming increasingly important. Accuity works closely with the trade finance community to provide organisations with the knowledge and understanding of the measures they need to take when it comes to trade-based money laundering and regulatory risks.” said Henry Balani.

Accuity operates in the global trade finance landscape and understands what it takes to successfully mitigate trade-based money laundering risk. Accuity’s Compliance Link is an enterprise-wide solution that streamlines all trade finance screening processes and protects businesses against trade-based money-laundering. The all-encompassing solution provides access to Accuity’s dual-use goods and controlled goods lists, allowing for more efficient and accurate screening.

To find out more, visit Accuity at stand XXX at GTR Mena Trade Finance Week or the Accuity website. To stay in touch, follow @AccuityTweets or join us on LinkedIn.

About Accuity

Owned by one of the world’s leading business-to-business data and content providers, Reed Business Information, and part of Reed Elsevier, Accuity has been providing solutions to banks and businesses worldwide for over 175 years. Our unmatched data and services, powered by Bankers Almanac, deliver optimal payment efficiency, compliant transactions, bank counterparty insight and AML screening success.

About Reed Business Information

At Reed Business Information we provide information and online data services to business professionals worldwide.  Customers have access to our high-value industry data, analytics, information and tools. Our strong global brands hold market-leading positions across a wide range of industry sectors including banking, petrochemicals and aviation where we help customers make key strategic decisions every day.  RBI is part of Reed Elsevier, a leading global provider of data, information and solutions for professional customers.

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