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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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Comprehensive intelligence to support your counterparty KYC needs

Helping you reduce the time, effort and risk involved in meeting your KYC obligations. In an increasingly dangerous world, financial professionals need the confidence to conduct business and pursue growth opportunities with the certainty that their valuable reputations are protected. Bankers Almanac Risk & Compliance portfolio is built on over 170 years of experience serving […]
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Comprehensive intelligence for risk based decisions

Bankers Almanac: Regulatory Views are our new premium add-ons that you can purchase with either Bankers Almanac: Counterparty KYC and/or Bankers Almanac: Due Diligence online services. Bankers Almanac: Sanctions View utilises the power of Accuity’s Global WatchList® to match primary regulatory data sourced from more than 50 regulatory bodies against the 22,000+ banks detailed in […]
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Bankers Almanac: KYC API

As demand for more efficient KYC assessment continues, Bankers Almanac Risk & Compliance portfolio offers a variety of delivery options that meet your organisation’s data requirements. Our NEW Bankers Almanac: KYC API offering will support large-scale KYC operations by integrating Bankers Almanac counterparty risk insights into your internal systems, providing a greater level of automation. […]
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Bankers Almanac Risk & Compliance Portfolio

Bankers Almanac Risk & Compliance portfolio can support a range of organisations with their KYC and pre-screening needs. For teams that work within departments such as; KYC departments, Client services management, Compliance operations, and pre-screening departments Whose role/responsibilities include; Conducting KYC checks on new customers and performing periodic reviews of existing customers Using key data […]
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