KYC Checks

What Are the 7 Biggest Mistakes Firms Are Still Making When it Comes to PEPs & Sanctions Compliance?

 What Are the 7 Biggest Mistakes Firms Are Still Making When it Comes to PEPs & Sanctions Compliance?

There is still a great deal of confusion surrounding the client due diligence process.One area that causes the greatest confusion relates to the 4MLD approach to Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs) and Sanctions checks on individuals and entities. The following represent 7 main misconceptions relating to PEPS and Sanctions Compliance. Learn More.

All Aboard? Streamlining Your Client Checks Amid Shifting Requirements

All Aboard? Streamlining Your Client Checks Amid Shifting Requirements

KYC/IDV checks for onboarding clients cover a lot of ground. Firms need to assess against requirements for anti-money laundering, categorisation, suitability and appropriateness across a multiplicity of countries with different laws and regulatory regimes. NorthRow can simplify and streamline your client onboarding amid shifting requirements. Learn More.

NorthRow to Participate at Finance Magnates, London Summit 2018

NorthRow to Participate at Finance Magnates, London Summit 2018

NorthRow will be participating in this year’s event engaging directly with FX firms, banks and Wealth and Asset Managers to explore how we can help them to onboard clients more efficiently while also ensuring they remain compliant.

Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) Data Added to NorthRow’s Platform

Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) Data Added to NorthRow’s Platform

We have recently added Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) data to the NorthRow platform. All investment and trading firms subject to MiFID II will now be able to access LEI data through NorthRow's Single API as part of a Know Your Business check (KYB), helping regulated firms to streamline client and entity onboarding.

Why Do Businesses Need to Do AML and KYC Checks?

Why 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 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..

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..