Author: Dermot Corrigan
Mike Byrne Appointed as smartKYC’s New Business Development Director
smartKYC announces Mike Byrne as the company’s new Business Development Director.
Perpetual KYC v Periodic Refresh – A False Choice?
Perpetual KYC (pkyc) has become a buzz phrase in the last few years due to a combination of heightened scrutiny from regulators and huge advancements in automation technology. In this article, smartKYC’s CEO Dermot Corrigan provides insight on the definition of perpetual KYC, the implications for other KYC monitoring activities, such as periodic refresh, and points to some of the solutions that can meet the technical challenges perpetual KYC presents.
2022: A Year in Review
In 2022 we planned ahead and took an active approach to new regulations, sharing our opinions on several industry trends and creating new solutions for industry trends. Our 2022 AML research gave insight to key industry shits.
smartKYC’s Response to MAS Guidelines on: Strengthening AML / CFT Name Screening Practice
smartKYC has pioneered the use of artificial intelligence to address the very shortcomings MAS identifies. Here we review MAS’ observations regarding areas for improvement in each of the four categories that formed the scope of its inspection, and how smartKYC has been designed to meet the challenge of each.
smartKYC’s response to Wolfsberg Guidance on Negative News Screening (NNS)
Earlier this month, The Wolfsberg Group published its guidance on Negative News Screening (NNS). They “developed this Guidance to assist FIs in establishing their NNS framework in support of Financial Crime Risk Management.”
Adverse media v privacy
An expert opinion piece from smartKYC CEO, Dermot Corrigan
Ultimate Beneficial Owner legislation at a glance – The EU and the US – both taking steps, but are they in the right direction?
It is now one month to go before the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) publishes regulations regarding mandatory beneficial ownership reporting requirements as required by the Corporate Transparency Act. Let’s look at how this compares with the EU’s experience with UBO registers and whether there are any lessons to be learned.
Award-winning smartKYC’s COO talks robo-onboarding with Computing
Automation is vital in the modern financial services world, simplifying regulatory compliance and handling enormous amounts of data.
Procurement Leaders – Innovation:In series
Over the last couple of months I had the pleasure of speaking at two events hosted by Procurement Leaders as part of its “Innovation:In” series. Procurement Leaders is a global community of senior procurement and supply chain leaders, attracting over 1000 attendees to each event in this series .