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Negative News Impact: Five Best Practices for Adverse Media Screening

Institutions need to develop policies and procedures to identify and manage high-risk entities such as those exposed through adverse media.
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The Main Challenges of AML in the Baltics: Infographic

Are you aware of the AML challenges faced by the countries in the Baltics? Accuity surveyed businesses in the Baltics to gain insights into their greatest AML challenges. Download the Accuity Infographic and discover what we found, which includes the following: Interesting discoveries on how confident businesses are in their current compliance systems Key challenges in […]
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Japan KYC Infographic – The challenges of AML and KYC for Japanese banks

Are Japanese banks ready for 2019 FATF assessment? Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA), which regulates the nation’s banks, to help ensure more robust AML compliance across the industry, will be assessed by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF). The FSA wants to show that Japan has made progress toward their AML Compliance regulations and enforcement.
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Celent Solutions for Watchlist Screening: 2018 ABCD Vendor View

Industry analyst firm Celent recently analysed the vendor marketplace to produce its ABCD vendor view of solutions for watchlist screening. Based on feedback from clients, Firco Compliance Link was awarded the Customer Base Award.
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What is ‘Know Your Customer (KYC)’?

KYC is a process of actions undertaken by financial institutions to enable them to assess if a current or potential counterparty exposes them to any regulatory or reputational risk, ultimately the questions being addressed are: Who is the financial counterparty? Can I do business with them? Should I do business with them? In business, we […]
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Who is the beneficial owner?

The requirement of banks to gather additional information from legal entity (business) customers is referred to as the Certification Regarding Beneficial Owners of Legal Entity Customers, or “Beneficial Ownership”. It is aimed at helping government and law enforcement fight money laundering and terrorism by identifying exactly who benefits and controls a company. With the continuing […]
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Who is my correspondent bank?

Why do I need to know who my correspondent bank is? Over the past 30 years, the financial industry has faced many changes due to new regulations, market dynamics and the impact of significant events on the worldwide economy. Download our infographic to read more.
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Ultimate Beneficial Ownership infographic

Our premium add-on, Bankers Almanac: Ultimate Beneficial Ownership (UBO) provides you with further detailed information on the ownership of banks and financial institutions. You can ascertain individual ultimate beneficial owners down to 0.1% of ownership. You can further benefit from purchasing UBO by receiving the proof documentation needed to ensure regulatory compliance. Our data analyst […]
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The importance of having quality data to support your KYC needs

Bankers Almanac: Due Diligence contains over 630,000 completed and time stamped KYC documents to help fulfil your audit requirements. With Bankers Almanac for Risk & Compliance portfolio, KYC professionals can: Streamline the collection of financial counterparty KYC data and due diligence documentation, reducing time spent on manual and repetitive tasks See straight through to a […]
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Helping you to improve your KYC performance

Improve your KYC research efficiency and save time with advanced search. Easily access and download key banking documentation to support your KYC and on-boarding efforts, that has been collated and confirmed by the Bankers Almanac data team Use advanced search to find information on financials, services, personnel, merger & acquisition history, co-ownership, credit rating, payments […]
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