KYB Checks

Business Onboarding: Why You Need an Efficient and Holistic Approach

How automated KYB checks can help mitigate risk in your business

Customers are not only individuals, but businesses too. Anti-money laundering regulations instruct organisations to monitor and protect against suspicious activity. The main focus of the checks undertaken is to establish the identity and ownership of the company being dealt with, … Read More

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The importance of Know Your Business (KYB) checks: best practices for compliance

As financial crime threats evolve, so does the importance of conducting Know Your Business (KYB) checks. In today’s business landscape, regulatory bodies expect compliance officers to conduct a comprehensive KYB check for each company they onboard to ensure compliance with … Read More

what is a shell company?

What is a shell company?

Most of us have probably heard the term ‘shell company’ used in press coverage of political corruption and financial crime. But what exactly is a shell company? What purpose do they serve? And what do shell companies mean for AML compliance? … Read More

top compliance trends

Top Compliance Trends You Need to Know for 2019

Money-laundering and compliance failures within large banks and institutions dominated the financial news in 2018. To help you not fall foul of the regulations in 2019, we have gathered a list of top 9 compliance trends this year and how they may impact how you do business. … Read More

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. … Read More

5 Key Takeaways from Innovate Finance Global Summit

5 Key Takeaways from Innovate Finance Global Summit 2018

Innovate Finance Global Summit (IFGS) brought together over 2000 attendees, including business leaders, investors, start-ups and policymakers to discuss the future of fintech. Highlights included presentations from the likes of Lance Uggla, who told his story of founding Markit then taking the company from being worth zero to $19bn. … Read More