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RegTech stands for regulatory technologies and it incorporates new technologies enhancing regulatory and compliance processes, providing automated and seamless management. Such technologies include cloud-computing (SaaS), Big Data analytics and Machine Learning.
Regulatory Technology solutions consist of breakthrough technologies capable of enabling you to automate risk monitoring and management, offering seamless onboarding, and reduce the time and cost of your compliance operations.
SaaS stands for Software as a Service and it enables firms to work using an online network of remote services to manage their processes and serves as a development of legacy practices of downloading software and working on a local server.
It consists of computing algorithms that are improving automatically based on the experiences they earn from tasks they execute. It enables faster data gathering and analysis from multiple sources and runs several tasks on autopilot, saving precious time for compliance.
Business Intelligence Analytics are data management processes embedded in firms and are able to collect historical and present data. Their functionality is to analyse the raw data using statistics and software in order to deliver insights enabling you to make better future decisions.
AML (Anti Money Laundering)
It is a term that consists of policies and pieces of legislation created for financial institutions in order to monitor their customers and detect any illegal activity and fraud.
With financial crime being more prevalent than ever, it involves having a clear overview with who you are doing business with. This practice includes monitoring transactional behaviour, and identifying the source of funds and all legal entities and individuals involved in. This investigation that is required by financial institutions helps in preventing any reputational damage and financial penalties by regulatory agencies.
The ideal Anti-money Laundering module must assist with fighting financial crime by providing multi-jurisdiction and governmental regulation updates, keep track of clients transactional activity and report based on the criticality of risk.
KYC (Know Your Customer)
KYC is used to indicate all procedures that are being performed in identifying and verifying the legal entities and individual clients of a firm. Such processes include document verification and liveness detection, and are part of the client onboarding process.
KYC is a vital process, enabling banks to create an in-depth portfolio of their clients and report on information like if they are involved in any form of financial crime whether this is done intentionally or unintentionally
KYC solutions are responsible for mitigating risk as thor primary focus is to verify the identity of your clients and analyse their behavioural activity and source of funding.
GDPR stands for General Data Protection Regulation and is a European Union law implemented on 25th of May, 2018. The regulation emphasizes on safeguarding personal data and protecting the privacy rights of individuals in the EU and comes with 8n privacy rights that must be implemented by jurisdictions and legal entities operating in it.
If an organisation collects, processes, analyses and stores the personal data of EU citizens then it must comply with the GDPR. This implies for businesses that are headquartered outside of the European Union, but maintain clients in the territory.
Spanning from sanctions to data processing and public repairmand bans, GDPR has set a high bar for punishing non compliant firms and it’s harshest fine translates to €20 million (or 4% of global revenue).
It is a community rule standard established on 9th of July, 2018 and effectively applied at national level on 10th of January, 2020, This rule has to do with the prevention of money laundering and terrorist financing and operates under European Union directly gaining access to 508 million people and a GDP of €19.5 trillion.
Uses thousands of regulatory and law enforcement databases for client identification and creates an in-depth map of clients including detailed profiling of entities and other individuals related to them. Most valued and competitive database intelligences used today in screening, and is differentiated from its competitors by price and ongoing monitoring.
- Politically Exposed Persons (PEP) lists.
- Global Sanctions lists.
- Adverse Media coverage.
- Ongoing Monitoring.
Optical character recognition (OCR) is a common method of electronically converting typewritten or printed text into machine-encoded text e.g. using utility bills.
Analyses the corporate structure of an entity and shows the shareholders, directors, partners, beneficiaries and other investors of a specific firm.
Provides a real-time and to-the-point risk scoring, reputational data and gets updated based on information gathered from monitoring. It also monitors all images displayed by selected accounts in social media.
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It redefines individual and business economic profiling and scoring. Our AML Risk Assessment tool is powered by global databases and by the use of machine learning and advanced analytics, it will provide to-the-point scoring and comments. Our risk detection-driven rules are efficiently monitoring clients behaviour with impeccable accuracy and assessing the level of risk. Based on the calculations driven by documentation and data analytics, the system will mark risk in four different colour variations to showcase the level of risk spanning from green which is low risk to red which is high risk. On top of that, the solution will comment on each specific case and guide compliance officers towards achieving their monitoring objectives
It uses dynamically created rules to monitor corporate data, detecting suspicious activities and stopping high-risk transactions in the process. Its user-friendly interface makes for the perfect digital environment to review activity and clear alerts. It also detects risk patterns of individuals and entities with alerts triggered by data driven tracing. Your clients can use our user-friendly front-end control to draw the scenarios of their interest.
The module provides alerts through the platform and email in case your clients are not at the office, and arrange advanced due diligence by incorporating smart management instructions. With in depth customisation in risk and monitoring criteria, your clients can fully tailor their alerts to their specific needs. By implementing the latest technologies, the solution will prioritise risk by date and relevance.