Compliance

Vanquis Bank partners with HooYu to digitalise KYC processes

Leading customer onboarding and KYC technology firm, HooYu, has announced a partnership to digitalise Vanquis Bank’s KYC processes.  The HooYu KYC journey has been selected to provide additional identity proofing during the customer lifecycle when customers perform a potentially high-risk action on their accounts.   Read more »

Encompass Corporation 2019 AML penalty analysis: $8.14 billion of fines handed out globally

Encompass Corporation, a fast-growing provider of intelligently automated Know Your Customer (KYC) solutions, has carried out an analysis of Anti-Money Laundering (AML) related penalties handed down between 1 January and 31 December 2019. Key observations: Read more »

IoTech Lab and Keesing Technologies partner to enhance global KYC platform

A new partnership between IoTech Lab and Keesing Technologies ensures seamless alignment between risk-based approach rating analysis, transaction monitoring and reliable identity verification. By integrating Keesing’s ID verification technology, IoTech Lab provides an extensive Know-Your-Customer checking platform. Read more »

Trader KYC verification from Sum&Substance in MetaTrader 5

The trading platform integration with the Sum&Substance KYC service enables the validation of client personal data and documents with one click. The new functionality provides further automation of client onboarding procedures for MetaTrader 5 brokers and the minimization of manual operations. The data check process, from form and document submission to account verification, takes around two minutes on average: Read more »

FCA Calls for Input on New Model for Open Finance

The Financial Conduct Authority has issued a call for input on proposals to extend open banking rules to a wider range of products, under a new model billed as 'open finance'. The revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2) mandated the right of access to payment account data to increase innovation and competition in the payments sector. Read more »

Addiko Group in audit project with Ideagen

Addiko Group is to work with software firm Ideagen in a cross-border auditing project through several Central and Eastern European countries. Headquartered in Vienna, Addiko - a specialist Consumer and SME banking group – will launch Ideagen’s Pentana Audit software across its operations in Austria, Croatia, Slovenia, Montenegro, Serbia and Bosnia & Herzegovina. Read more »

Encompass Corporation Partners with Pega to Streamline and Enhance Know Your Customer Processes

Encompass Corporation, a fast-growing provider of intelligently automated Know Your Customer (KYC) solutions, today announces a partnership with Pegasystems Inc. (PEGA), the software company empowering digital transformation at the world's leading enterprises. Read more »

Esma Proposes Development of Consolidated Tape for European Equities

Europe's top securities regulator has recommended the establishment of a real-time consolidated ticker tape to improve transparency for equities across the EU's fragmented markets. Following a review of market data pricing by exchanges and data vendors, the European Securities and Markets Authority (Esma) says that MiFID II has not delivered on its objective to reduce the cost of market data charged by trading venues. Read more »

VNX Exchange Partners With Sumsub to Provide State-of-the-Art Compliance Experience

Luxembourg-based VNX Exchange is joining forces with Sumsub, a scalable solution for KYC/AML regulatory compliance, to stay in line with growing jurisdictional demands and ensure compliance of its platform. As the fifth EU Anti-Money Laundering Directive (AMLD5) gains its full power in January 2020, new regulatory demands of due diligence and AML will come into place, influencing the compliance and reputations of all the major fintech players in... more Read more »

Goldman Sachs to Put the Brakes on Marcus Expansion in UK

Goldman Sachs is planning to slow down the growth of its online retail banking brand Marcus in the UK. This is to avoid surpassing $25 billion in deposits which would require the US bank to ring-fence its retail banking intake from riskier investment activity, the Sunday Telegraph has reported. Goldman Sachs is understood be around halfway to this figure at present. Read more »

Fenergo Digital KYC Transforms Compliance in Fight Against Financial Crime

Fenergo, the leading provider of digital Client Lifecycle Management solutions (CLM) for financial institutions, today announces the product enhancement, Digital KYC, a real-time Know Your Customer (KYC) solution for financial institutions seeking to automate and perpetuate KYC compliance reviews. The rules-driven Digital KYC solution delivers a risk-based approach to ongoing KYC to increase operational efficiency, lower the cost of compliance,... more Read more »

Safened rebrands successful KYC activities as Fourthline

The Know Your Customer (KYC) activities of the Dutch fintech start-up Safened are experiencing such growth that they will be rebranded as Fourthline. In the past year and a half, the company has performed digital identity checks on millions of customers for banks and fintechs like N26, Wirecard and Allianz. Experienced executives are now joining the company to lead Fourthline through the next phase of growth. Exceptional growth in “the next $20... more Read more »

Encompass Corporation survey reveals customer outreach is top challenge for onboarding professionals

Encompass Corporation, a fast-growing provider of intelligently automated Know Your Customer (KYC) solutions, recently carried out a survey questioning onboarding and compliance professionals about the challenges they come up against in their day-to-day roles. Read more »

FICO and Visma Connect Launch Partnership to Offer SaaS Anti Financial Crime Solutions in Western Europe

Visma Connect, the leading Dutch critical payments services provider and FICO have launched a partnership to jointly deliver FICO’s best-in-class Anti-Financial Crime solutions for Know Your Customer (KYC), anti-money laundering (AML) and real-time sanctions screening to banks, FinTechs, payment institutions, PSD2 third-party providers and corporations.  Read more »

FICO and Visma Connect Launch Partnership to Offer SaaS Anti Financial Crime Solutions in Western-Europe

Visma Connect, the leading Dutch critical payments services provider and FICO have launched a partnership to jointly deliver FICO’s best-in-class Anti-Financial Crime solutions for Know Your Customer (KYC), anti-money laundering (AML) and real-time sanctions screening to banks, FinTechs, payment institutions, PSD2 third-party providers and corporations.  Read more »

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