Clone Wars: How RegTech Can help You Stand Out from the Crowd

Clone Wars: How RegTech Can help You Stand Out from the Crowd

Increasingly, financial firms are turning to external RegTech providers to supply technology to support client onboarding. Too often, suppliers offer a standardised process which covers only the core, vanilla requirements. NorthRow offers a flexible compliance solutions to clients complex clients onboarding and monitoring. Learn more.

Client Suitability & Appropriateness Checks

Client Suitability & Appropriateness Checks

Whether a financial institution is offering investment advice, portfolio management or providing non-advice services such as execution-only services, the relevant suitability and/or appropriateness checks must always be carried out. NorthRow has partnered with muinmos to automate client suitability and appropriateness checks. Learn more.

Online ID Verification: The Challenges & Necessity

 Online ID Verification: The Challenges & Necessity

In today's digital world, online ID verification is a top priority for compliance and security. Trust is paramount for business success in an age where corporations are being hacked every month and some of the world's biggest websites are selling your data to the highest bidder. When working with customers, leads, partners, or employees its important that the right data is readily accessible when needed but also adequately protected. Identification must be proven sufficiently but without it being too much of an obstacle. NorthRow offers a variety of identity verification solutions to help streamline employee and customer onboarding. Learn More.

When Do Businesses Need to Do AML and KYC Checks?

When Do Businesses Need to Do AML and KYC Checks?

To build a strong and robust fraud-prevention system, companies need to incorporate effective anti-money laundering measures into their business processes. To do this, every company needs to know the process of how and when it should do AML and KYC checks. NorthRow works with organisations across multiple sector helping them to automated AML, KYC and IDV checks to streamline client onboarding, while helping to ensure compliance. Learn More.

NorthRow Participating at InvestOps Europe 2018

NorthRow Participating at InvestOps Europe 2018

NorthRow, a leading RegTech firm, will be exhibiting at Invest Ops Europe and attending this year’s event to speak directly with Wealth and Asset Management firms to showcase how we can help them to onboard clients more efficiently while also remaining compliant. NorthRow offers clients a range of options from automated regulatory compliance checks through to a managed services capability for enhanced client due diligence and on-boarding for buy-side firms. Learn More.

Can Automation and Managed Services Provide the Answer to Customer Onboarding?

Can Automation and Managed Services Provide the Answer to Customer Onboarding?

Compliance procedures surrounding Know Your Customer (KYC) rules are putting financial firms under an increasing amount of pressure. According to a recent study, the average spend on KYC-related practices for large financial institutions increased to $150m USD last year, up from $142m USD the preceding year. Learn More.

NorthRow Extends Its International Company Coverage Further

NorthRow Extends Its International Company Coverage Further

NorthRow can now offer real-time company verification in over 90 countries through its single point solution. We have expanded our company coverage further to include more countries in APAC, LATAM, UAE, NORAM, and EMEA. Learn More Now.

New International Company Monitoring Functionality Added to the NorthRow Platform

New International Company Monitoring Functionality Added to the NorthRow Platform

At NorthRow we have added new functionality to help improve and simplify international company monitoring for our clients. We have increased our international data coverage and the company status/events or changes that we can now track, monitor and alert you of to help ensure your business remains AML compliant. Request more information demo.

Remote Reality? Demand for Secure, Remote Customer Onboarding

Remote Reality? Demand for Secure, Remote Customer Onboarding

Customers want the convenience of opening a bank account in minutes from a mobile phone, and firms need to efficiently respond to this increasing customer demand for remote onboarding. These same firms are also beginning to see opportunities arise with the advent of Open Banking and PSD2. NorthRow offers innovative remote onboarding solutions to help financial firms with their complex compliance, identity and security demands, simplifying client onboarding via a single API. Learn more now.

NorthRow Selected for the FCA’s Regulatory Sandbox

NorthRow Selected for the FCA’s Regulatory Sandbox

NorthRow, a Contego solutions business, has been selected to be part of the fourth cohort of the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) Regulatory Sandbox. The Sandbox allows firms to test innovative products, services or business models in a live market environment, while ensuring that appropriate protections are in place. helps financial services organisations improve their customer onboarding experience by automating Identity Verification (IDV), Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Know Your Customer (KYC) services was chosen following a rigorous process to meet the FCA’s suitability criteria. Learn More Now.

NorthRow to Verify International Users for UK Open Banking

NorthRow to Verify International Users for UK Open Banking

NorthRow (a Contego solutions business), the RegTech and compliance specialist, has been chosen by the UK’s Open Banking Implementation Entity (the ‘OBIE’), to verify its users in the European Union and the rest of the world. The move follows the successful implementation of verification processes for UK users, streamlining services for customers. The new partnership will see NorthRow verify users throughout the EU and the fast-emerging markets in Asia Pacific, including: India, the Philippines and Australia/New Zealand. Read the latest press release to learn more..

Identity Document Capture & Quality Guidelines

Identity Document Capture & Quality Guidelines

Northrow’s mobile ID document capture solution accelerates the customer onboarding and verification process when it comes to account opening or financial transactions. Our Mobile Identity document capture solutions allow an applicant to simply snap a picture of their driver license, passport or National Identity card using their Smartphone.

Read NorthRow’s Identity Document capture and quality guidelines to Learn More on how to process documents more efficiently.

NorthRow Partners with muinmos to Offer Complete Automated Onboarding Solution

NorthRow Partners with muinmos to Offer Complete Automated Onboarding Solution

NorthRow has partnered with muinmos to offer a complete automated onboarding solution for financial services. The integration enables Financial Institutions to undertake all Know Your Client (KYC) and Anti Money Laundering (AML) checks via a single API, whilst performing complete Suitability and/ or Appropriateness Assessment Checks. Request a demo to learn more..

New Home Office Guidance on Identity Document Validation Technology for Employers

New Home Office Guidance on Identity Document Validation Technology for Employers

NorthRow provides automated Right To Work checks and document verification to authenticate An employee's Right To Work in The UK. NorthRow's solution is in line with the latest Home Office regulations, helping To ensure you remain compliant.

Read the latest Home Office guidance on identity document validation technology for employers.

Digital Client Passport vs. Financial Crime: Collaboration for Success

Digital Client Passport vs. Financial Crime: Collaboration for Success

A Digital Client Passport for financial services is a new initiative for mitigating both the operational risk and time-to-market elements that banks face. NorthRow will be a key player in contributing to the Digital Client Passport, providing a breadth of data enabling real-time intelligence via a single, easily integrated API. Download our Digital Client Passport White Paper to learn more.

NorthRow Selected to Represent UK Tech at Empire FinTech Week in New York

NorthRow Selected to Represent UK Tech at Empire FinTech Week in New York

The Department for International Trade (DIT) has announced that NorthRow has been selected to join the 2nd Annual UK trade mission to Empire FinTech Week in New York. NorthRow will be joined by the likes of OakNorth, Starling Bank, The ID Co, CUBE and Access Pay on the trade mission in just over a weeks’ time. Learn more.

What is the Biggest Challenge to Property Onboarding Today?

What is the Biggest Challenge to Property Onboarding Today?

Northrow (a Contego Solutions business) provide automated AML, KYC and Identity Verification to some of the uk’s leading estate agents. Northrow helps ensure a fast, secure and compliant onboarding process. We have the largest databases of screening information available in the UK, enabling comprehensive checks on buyers, sellers, tenants, landlords and id documents - all in a matter of seconds and all via a single API. Learn more: download our property case study now.