Negative News Screening: Processing Foreign Languages

Adverse Media | AI | Continuous Monitoring | Explainable AI | Fintech | KYC

19 December, 2022

As we addressed in our latest adverse media post, there is an array of categories—and subcategories— of negative news screening that need to be properly screened for accurate and relevant results. But how do people look for and analyse adverse media in foreign languages? And why is this still so difficult?

smartKYC Comment on the Wolfsberg Principles for Using Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Financial Crime Compliance

AI | Explainable AI | Fintech | KYC

9 December, 2022

On 1st December 2022, the Wolfsberg Group published its Principles for Using Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Financial Crime Compliance. It is a welcome piece of commentary and advice and is inline with our thinking at smartKYC.

smartKYC Wins ‘Best Proposition for AI, Machine Learning’ at the Data Management Insight Europe Awards 2022

AI | Awards | Explainable AI | Fintech

1 December, 2022

We have won the award for ‘Best Proposition for AI, Machine Learning’ at the Data Management Insight Europe Awards!

smartKYC Wins ‘Best Financial Crime Solution’ at the RegTech Insight APAC Awards, 2022

Adverse Media | AI | Awards | ESG | Explainable AI | Fintech

29 November, 2022

We have won the award for ‘Best Financial Crime Solution’ at the RegTech Insight APAC Awards!

What is Adverse Media? No, we don’t mean another definition…

Adverse Media | ESG | Explainable AI | Fintech

25 November, 2022

It is well known that ‘adverse media’ screening is the process of searching for negative news and other data sources about an individual or company for due diligence purposes.

smartKYC Wins ‘Best ESG KYC Surveillance Provider’ in ESG Insight Awards 2022

Awards | Explainable AI | KYC

25 October, 2022

We are honoured to announce we have won the award for Best ESG KYC surveillance provider at the ESG Insight Awards 2022!

Automated Enhanced Due Diligence Using AI

AI | KYC

2 August, 2022

Historically, and still in many instances, Enhanced Due Diligence was exclusively a manual process using human intelligence, but with the advent of real world uses of artificial intelligence and other innovative technologies, more and more firms are using tools to automate their EDD processes as much as possible.

smartKYC wins ‘Best Know Your Customer Solution’ in RegTech Insight Awards – Europe, 2022

Awards

27 May, 2022

We are very honoured to announce that smartKYC has won the award for ‘Best Know Your Customer Solution’ at the RegTech Insight Awards – Europe, 2022. 

smartKYC are the winner of the Explainable AI Award 2022

Uncategorized

23 May, 2022

We are very pleased to announce that we have won in the Computing Awards for the third year in a row, this time in the category of ‘Explainable AI.’ These prestigious awards recognise the best companies, individuals and projects in the AI space today.

Jargon Buster: Entity Resolution

AML | Jargon Buster | KYC

26 April, 2022

What is entity resolution and why is it important?

When carrying out Know Your Customer (KYC) screening, a challenge many organisations face is determining whether data refers to the same entity or multiple, different entities. Entity Resolution (ER) is a technique that allows you to know if real-world entities are linked—or not. Once the entities have been determined as equivalent, a common identifier is added, linking the different records. This enables you to create unique customer profiles and avoid duplication.

smartKYC: Computing Awards finalists for the third year in a row

AI | Awards | Explainable AI | KYC

13 April, 2022

We are honoured to be finalists in the Computing AI & Machine Learning Awards again this year in the categories of ‘The Most Innovative Use of AI’ and ‘Explainable AI Award.’ These prestigious awards ‘recognise the best companies, individuals and projects in the AI space today.’

How smartKYC helps mitigate ESG risk

AML | ESG | Jargon Buster | KYC

13 April, 2022

ESG is very topical at the moment but there continues to be confusion around the term and what it means for organisations when it comes to risk.