Natural Multi Language Processing: A Smart Approach to KYC Screening Wealth Management Clients

By Hugo Chamberlain
On: 24 August, 2021,
Categories: AML, Continuous Monitoring, KYC

Private banks and wealth managers face unique KYC screening demands. Their clients will often require a more enhanced background check due to their association with certain jurisdictions or sectors, the sophistication of their banking and investment needs or their raised public profile.

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