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

By Hugo Chamberlain
On: 29 November, 2022,
Categories: Adverse Media, AI, Awards, ESG, Explainable AI, Fintech

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

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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.

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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.

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,

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.

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

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

ESG – The Next Know Your Client Frontier

ESG | KYC

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