How can just searching for ‘adverse media’ on your customer mean you are getting to ‘know’ them at all? In this article we ask, are we really harnessing the full power of KYC technologies?
With an abundance of mounting regulations, it is only natural that Know Your Customer screening has been solely about searching for red flags, predominantly for anti-money laundering purposes. It is, however, important to remember that Know Your Customer activities should encompass the whole subject on which the search is being performed; the Customer.
Hugo Chamberlain of smartKYC, explains in this article published by RegTech Insight on 15th June 2020.