ESG – The Next Know Your Client Frontier


20 April, 2020

Wealth management is – alas – crowded with acronyms. KYC (Know Your Client) is one of the most ubiquitous and up there with it is ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance). The terms speak to advisors’ need to understand where and how their clients made their money and, increasingly, these issues mesh together. That is certainly

smartKYC Wins Award: Best Data Discovery and Catalog Solution at the Data Management Insight Awards 2019

Awards | KYC

7 December, 2019

smartKYC has won the award for Best Data Discovery and Catalog Solution at this year’s Data Management Insight Awards 2019. “We are delighted to have been recognised like this by Data Management Insight and its advisory board. This award cements smartKYC’s position as a leading tech vendor in the automated KYC screening and relationship intelligence industry.” Said Dermot Corrigan, CEO of

smartKYC Recognised as One of This Year’s RegTech 100


26 November, 2019

The world’s most innovative technology solution providers that address the challenges and opportunities of dealing with regulatory issues within financial services, were announced today by RegTech Analyst, a specialist research firm. The RegTech (regulatory technology) industry has established itself as one of the most important sectors within financial technology after seeing tremendous growth in the past three years. Over

Deutsche’s Wealth Arm Employs Finantix Offering, Powered By smartKYC


10 July, 2019

The offering involves a multi-lingual semantic engine developed by smartKYC. It uses AI to aggregate relevant data, news and documents on a client. Private banking and wealth software firm Finantix, whose know-your-client offering has been developed by smartKYC, has won a major contract from Deutsche Bank Wealth Management to power its onboarding and KYC processes. Deutsche Bank has

smartKYC Recognised as One of This Year’s WealthTech 100

Awards | KYC

10 April, 2019

The world’s most innovative providers of technology solutions for the global investment industry have been named on the inaugural WealthTech 100 list. WealthTech is one of the fastest growing sectors within the FinTech industry, with FinTech Global data showing investment in the space has grown five-fold since 2014 to reach $4.6bn last year. That surge in activity

smartKYC Shortlisted for 2018 Global FinTech Hackcelerator and FinTech Awards

Awards | Fintech | Regtech

8 October, 2018

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced that smartKYC and 59 other finalists will compete for the Global FinTech Hackcelerator and FinTech Awards at this year’s Singapore FinTech Festival. The finalists will get to showcase their innovative solutions at the Festival. This year’s finalists were selected from 514 submissions from over 40 countries, representing a cross-section

smartKYC to Demo at Global Regtech Summit

Conference | KYC

17 May, 2018

smartKYC has been chosen by the attendees of the Global Regtech Summit, taking place in London on 22 May, to demonstrate their product during one of the sessions. Twenty of the world’s most innovative startup and scale-up companies, that offer solutions in RegTech, risk management or cybersecurity, are invited to give a live demo at

smartKYC to Sponsor WealthBriefing European Awards 2018


24 April, 2018

AI technology specialist smartKYC have been confirmed as Diamond Sponsors for this year’s WealthBriefing European Awards, taking place on 26th April at the Guildhall in London. “The WealthBriefing European awards are the Oscars of the wealth management and private banking industry, so given our focus on using technology to deliver relationship intelligence to wealth managers

smartKYC: An automated semantic engine for KYC and AML due diligence


31 January, 2018

The Big Problem A key issue for many financial institutions these days is: Who is their client. With more regulation than ever before, anti money laundering (AML) and compliance are now the priorities for any financial institution, with their profitability as only a secondary concern. This need for heightened due diligence, partnered with a seemingly

Deloitte Launches Managed Services Platform to Automate Bank Compliance Processes Powered by smartKYC


14 October, 2016

Deloitte has launched its Managed Services platform as a solution to this conundrum, working closely with integrated cloud applications and platform services provider Oracle, know-your-client specialist smartKYC and business intelligence expert Bureau van Dijk. Deloitte Managed Services uses a framework that allows organisations to identify all relevant regulatory impacts as well as leverage solutions between regulations and across industry