Tagged: kyc

Jumio Announces “Highest Sales” Quarter Ever, Supported by Financial Services, Healthcare Initiatives

Jumio, which claims to be the leading provider of orchestrated end-to-end identity proofing, eKYC and AML solutions, recently announced the “highest sales” of any quarter in the history of the company, “fueled by an ongoing need for modern enterprises across all industries and geographies to… Read More

Sanctions Against Russia Mean Screening is More Vital Than Ever for US businesses

The entire world is on edge with the events unfolding in Ukraine. As NATO responds and sanctions have been imposed on Russia, what does this mean for businesses? As part of an overall Anti-money laundering and fraud protection strategy, screenings performed for new clients prevent… Read More

Dublin Regtech Fenergo Introduces ESG Offering to Support Regulatory Requirements

Fenergo, the provider of digital solutions for Know Your Customer (KYC) and Client Lifecycle Management (CLM), has launched a solution to “enable financial institutions to reduce regulatory and reputational risk and streamline operations for ESG compliance.” This allows firms to automatically “calculate climate, reputational and… Read More

Canadian Banks Team Up with CanDeal to Provide Comprehensive KYC Solution

CanDeal Group, an operator of Canadian market and infrastructure services, has teamed up with five of Canada’s biggest local banks “to deliver a comprehensive, centralized Know Your Client (KYC) solution to the Capital Markets Industry.” The collaboration mutualizes many of the costs and efforts of… Read More

Canada: FINTRAC Requires Charity Platforms to Comply with AML/KYC Rules, NCFA Criticizes Regulatory Move

The Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC) is now requiring charity platforms to perform AML/KYC processes on transactions. FINTRAC already requires crowdfunding platforms that provide services to raise funds or virtual currency and certain payment service providers to register as money services… Read More

KYC, Identity Controls Might Reshape DeFi by Allowing Regulated Entitites to Participate: Report

The team at Alloy, which specializes in identity verification APIs that make KYC/AML “effective and simple,” has looked into how DeFi has evolved into a “major” sector of crypto without running KYC or AML checks on users. The Alloy team members have looked at “Permissioned… Read More

Dublin based Regtech Fenergo Introduces Financial Crime Risk SaaS Solution

Fenergo, the provider of digital solutions for Know Your Customer (KYC) and client lifecycle management (CLM), recently announced the launch of FinCrime Risk. This application programming interface (API)-first software as a service (SaaS) solution will “allow financial institutions to centralize and automate risk assessment processes… Read More

Marqeta Adds New Fraud Tools, RiskControl, to Counter Digital Fraud

Marqeta (NASDAQ: MQ), a future-facing card issuance platform, has announced a new set of tools to battle the ever-present fraudsters that challenge all financial services firms. “RiskControl” is a new feature designed to provide Marqeta customers with a comprehensive service to handle end-to-end risk management… Read More

Payments Fintech Thunes Purchases Majority Stake in AML Firm Tookitaki

Thunes has purchased a majority stake in Tookitaki Holding Pte Ltd. According to a statement from Thunes, the company invested over $20 million Thunes is a Singapore-based payments Fintech. Tookitaki is a compliance firm providing anti-money laundering (AML) and know your customer (KYC) services, as… Read More

European Payments Firm Nikulipe Works with iDenfy on Digital ID, AML – KYC

Nikulipe, a payments Fintech that aims to make it easier for fast-growing firms to streamline international payments, has enlisted iDenfy, a fraud prevention and digital identity verification business to help with proof of person, AML, and KYC.  iDenfy’s document verification service will support Nikulipe mission… Read More

London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) to Expand its Range of Digital ID Solutions

London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) announced that it has agreed to acquire Global Data Consortium Inc (GDC), an international provider of “high-quality” identity verification data “to support clients with Know Your Customer (KYC) requirements.” Established back in 2012, GDC specializes in “delivering high-speed electronic digital… Read More

Alloy Teams Up with Prove to Improve Digital Onboarding, Reduce Risk of Fraud

Alloy, the identity decisioning platform for banks and Fintech firms, recently announced its partnership with Prove, a “phone-centric” digital identity provider, to enable financial institutions “to verify and authenticate their customers.” Alloy‘s identity decisioning platform “brings the many pieces of digital identity into a centralized… Read More

Uppsala Security Teams Up with CAMO LABEL for NFT and Digital Asset Security

Uppsala Security, a provider of security tools and services for Crypto AML/CTF, Transaction Risk Management, Regulatory Compliance, Transaction Tracking, and Cyber Security, has announced the signing of a business agreement with CAMO LABEL, an NFT studio, “focused on strengthening the security of digital assets (including… Read More

Digital Asset Lending Report: KYC, Risk Management, Risk Pricing are Main Challenges to Growth

  Cryptocurrency-based lending has emerged as an important trend in the decentralized finance (DeFi) market. However, it faces certain challenges relating to Know Your Customer (KYC) considerations, risk management and risk pricing. This, according to a report from Huobi, which noted that these challenges can… Read More

Encompass Corp., a Provider of Automated KYC Solutions, Acquires £25M in Funding

Encompass Corporation, the provider of “intelligently” automated Know Your Customer (KYC) solutions, recently confirmed the completion of a £25 million raise. Perennial Partners, an Australian investment management firm, reportedly served as the lead investor, and was joined by financial services focused principal investing company, Serendipity… Read More

André Ferraz: CEO at Incognia Discusses Why Location Spoofing Is Critical for Crypto Firms Amid Sanctions on Russia

André Ferraz. CEO at Incognia, a “privacy-first” innovator in location technology, enabling “frictionless” zero-factor authentication for mobile. recently commented on why location spoofing is critical for crypto companies amid sanctions on Russia. He talked about why it is important to keep track of users’ activities… Read More

Chainalysis Unveils Pair of Blockchain-Based Tools

Chainalysis, a blockchain data platform, today announced the accelerated launch of two sanctions screening tools – an on-chain oracle available today and an API expected to launch next month – for the cryptocurrency industry free of charge. As countries around the world continue to leverage economic sanctions… Read More

BitMEX Founders Arthur Hayes and Benjamin Delo Plead Guilty, Agree to $10 Million Penalty Each

Arthur Hayes and Benjamin Delo, BitMEX crypto derivatives exchange founders, have pleaded guilty to charges of violating the Bank Secrecy Act. According to the US Department of Justice, the two founders willfully failed to establish, implement, and maintain anti-money laundering (AML) programs at BitMEX. Under… Read More

Payments in the Future: IDC InfoBrief Commissioned by Episode Six Looks at 2023 and Beyond

It’s no secret the process of how we pay for goods and services is changing before our eyes and the latest IDC InfoBrief commissioned by Episode Six speculates on what the future will look like. In 2030 they expect 74 per cent of global consumer… Read More

Crypto Regulations Must Have International Focus in 2022 and Beyond: William Je

Cryptocurrency regulations are evolving quickly around the globe as authorities respond to the growing risks posed by criminals exploiting the latest payment methods to mask and launder the profits from their crimes. According to William Je, founder and CEO of Hamilton Investment Management, this growth has warranted the introduction… Read More

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