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 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 Financial Crime Solution’ at the RegTech Insight USA Awards 2022

Adverse Media | Awards | Explainable AI | Fintech

17 November, 2022

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

Adverse Media Screening: 10 Best Practices – Part 3, Tips 7-10

Adverse Media | Continuous Monitoring | Explainable AI | KYC

2 November, 2022

In this final article, we share our last set of best practices for Adverse Media Screening, a tool increasingly important for individuals and companies in monitoring online news and media.

Adverse Media Screening: 10 Best Practices – Part 2, Tips 4-6

Adverse Media | AI | Continuous Monitoring | KYC

30 September, 2022

This article continues with tips 4-6 for better implementing a continuous or high-frequency negative news screening programme.

Adverse Media Screening: 10 Best Practices – Part 1, Tips 1-3

Adverse Media | AI | Continuous Monitoring | KYC

15 September, 2022

Adverse media screening, sometimes referred to as negative news screening, is essentially the process of searching an individual or company for adverse news or media relating to them, which can be found in open source intelligence online.

smartKYC’s response to Wolfsberg Guidance on Negative News Screening (NNS)

Adverse Media

30 May, 2022

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 Screening: What it is and Why it Matters

Adverse Media | KYC

7 April, 2022

Adverse media screening is a critical part of any effective anti-money laundering (AML) program. It involves screening individuals and entities against negative news articles and other sources of potentially damaging information to identify potential risks and compliance issues.

Adverse media v privacy

Adverse Media | KYC

21 February, 2022

An expert opinion piece from smartKYC CEO, Dermot Corrigan