Procurement Leaders – Innovation:In series

AI | Conference | ESG | KYC

13 May, 2021

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 .

The Arrival Of KYI: “Know Your Investment”

ESG | KYC

7 May, 2021

This article examines how due diligence checks wealth managers use on their clients should also include scrutinising investments in the same spirit. As ESG investing gains momentum, so must the mindset adjust accordingly. Dermot Corrigan, CEO of smartKYC, argues that wealth managers need to place the same emphasis on investment due diligence as KYC. Dermot Corrigan,

smartKYC Shortlisted for 6 Awards at This Year’s AI & Machine Learning Awards 2021

Awards

28 April, 2021

The Computing AI & Machine Learning Awards recognise the best companies, individuals, and projects in the AI space today. The awards cover every corner of the industry: security, ethics, data analysis, innovation and more, as well as showcasing the movers and shakers: the technology heroes and projects that deserve industry-wide praise. smartKYC is delighted to

AI: monitoring ESG risk

AI | Conference | ESG | Uncategorized

12 April, 2021

Dermot Corrigan, CEO smartKYC, spoke with Stephen Hall from Procurement Leaders in the first event of their Innovation:In series – “Positive Growth”. Dermot discusses how to monitor ESG risk (investment and supplier) with a focus on AI and its capabilities. Through the use of technology, corporates can be aware of ESG transgressions as they occur.

Robo-Onboarding: Meet The New Normal; It’s Here To Stay

AI | KYC | Onboarding

8 April, 2021

Frictionless onboarding sets the tone for a fruitful relationship and the realities of a post-COVID world have accelerated the arrival of the future in the form of “robo-onboarding”. Hugo Chamberlain, Chief Operating Officer at smartKYC, explains how automated, paperless processes provide a foundation for a host of benefits firms can ill afford to miss out

smartKYC CEO, Dermot Corrigan, to talk at this year’s Procurement Leaders forum

Conference | ESG

10 March, 2021

smartKYC is delighted to be sponsors of, and participants in the upcoming Procurement Leaders forum on ESG. On day 17th March 2021, @13:15 Dermot Corrigan be interviewed by Steve Hall on the subject of ‘AI and intelligence-led ESG risk monitoring’. Innovation In: Positive Growth brings together the inspirational change makers and organisations helping to build a brighter future. Privileged by

KYC: Remember It’s Know Your Customer, Not Know Your Criminal

KYC

16 February, 2021

With ever-tighter regulation and the need for enhanced due diligence when onboarding both individuals and entities as customers of your firm, it is important to remember what the C in KYC stands for: client, not criminal. KYC (Know Your Client) screening has become synonymous with checking for “red flags” on a firm’s clients, with enhanced

Jonathan Jacobi Joins smartKYC as Business Development Director

New Hire

4 November, 2020

Experienced Sales Leader will Focus on Corporate Banks’ and Large Corporates’ Third-party Risk Requirements  London [4] November 2020: smartKYC, providers of award-winning AI-enabled KYC and third-party risk intelligence technology, today announced the appointment of Jonathan Jacobi as Business Development Director. Reporting to CEO Dermot Corrigan, Jonathan will help grow and support smartKYC’s global expansion plans.

smartKYC Wins Award: Best Use of AI at the AI & Machine Learning Awards 2020

AI | Awards | KYC

30 October, 2020

smartKYC has triumphed at the AI & Machine Learning Awards 2020 winning the award for Best Use of AI. This comes after a run of success at award ceremonies for smartKYC in the last 12 months, having won Best AI Solution for Regulatory Compliance at the RegTech Insight Awards 2020 in May this year and Best

How to Move Beyond ESG ‘Box-Ticking’

AI | ESG

19 October, 2020

Back in September, our CEO Dermot Corrigan penned an article ESG – Is It There to Tick a Box or Rattle the Cage?  in which he explored the problematic factors surrounding ESG policies and practices in firms. So when we read Sarah O’Connor’s excellent reporting in last week’s FT, Retail’s tick-box approach to supply chains

ESG – Is It There To Tick A Box Or Rattle The Cage?

ESG | KYC

3 September, 2020

The combination of regulatory impetus, consumer sentiment and investor pressure has driven ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) to the top of the corporate agenda. While companies large and small are increasingly thinking about their ESG stance, the matter is especially pressing for large multinationals and global brands. For these players, the extent of their commercial

Getting to Know All About Your Customer: the Case for Continuous Monitoring

AI | Continuous Monitoring | KYC

26 August, 2020

Currently, when it comes to know your customer (KYC) requirements, the industry’s focus is mainly on the first stage of the customer relationship, with regulators prescribing thorough due diligence at the onboarding stage, augmented with the occasional periodic refresh. But in these uncertain times when fortunes and indeed reputations are being made and lost in