KYC and financial crime rules boost World-Check One

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Kristen Tiner
Kristen Tiner, Thomson Reuters

As authorities around the world bear down on financial crime and the funding of terrorism, financial institutions face a significant challenge in meeting regulatory requirements to investigate and monitor all of the organisations and individuals they deal with. Global and local know-your-customer (KYC) rules, anti-money laundering and counterterrorist measures mean organisations must not only check many sanctions lists before engaging with an entity, but also continue to screen their status over