Fintech Connect 2018

Promising to be Europe’s most exciting fintech trade show, there was a real buzz surrounding Fintech Connect. The team had high hopes and we were not disappointed – Fintech Connect was a fantastic two days and we had a great time meeting other exhibitors and talking to a number of individuals about all things KYC and AML. Day 1 was…

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Melissa’s Trust and Compliance Checklist Promotes Comprehensive Enterprise Data Quality

Company Receives SOC2 Certification; Outlines Criteria for Trusted Data in Banking, Healthcare, Marketing and More Melissa, a leading provider of global contact data quality and identity verification solutions, today announced its trust and compliance checklist, helping enterprises understand and evaluate complex criteria for secure, optimized data quality operations. The company is committed to trust and compliance leadership, securing its continued SOC2…

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Fintech Connect – Excel, London

Fintech Connect is coming up next week and as we prepare for the show, we thought we would come to our blog to let attendees know what to expect from the team. This will be our second time at the event and as a leading fintech event, there will be a number of players in the fintech ecosystem attending the…

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OFAC and KYC Loom Large for Financial Institutions

 In the alphabet soup of government agencies, OFAC looms large for financial institutions. Sometimes considered one of “the most powerful yet unknown" government agencies, the Office of Foreign Assets Control—a part of the Treasury Department—enforces economic and trade sanctions in support of U.S. national security and foreign policy. Simply put, many bad actors attempt to realize their plans via financial…

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Melissa Brings Affordable KYC to Banking with Electronic ID Verification Platform

Flexible Identity Resolution and Anti-Fraud Capabilities Demo at #Money2020, Powering Mobile Onboarding, Watchlist Screening, and Global ID Verification Melissa, a leading provider of global contact data quality and identity verification solutions, today announced its affordable Electronic ID Verification (eIDV) platform empowers banks of all sizes to reduce risk and modernize Know Your Customer (KYC) operations, an important shift in identity resolution and…

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Digital Identity

The use of technology is enabling governments, institutions and organisations to uniquely identify individuals and with a digital identity verification process in place, which includes identity document authentication and biometric recognition solutions, the problem of the 1.5 billion people estimated to be without an official form of identity could be solved. The technology of digital identity could also be the…

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The Relationship between Data Governance and GDPR

According to the GDPR, personal data refers to any information related to a person including name, photo, email, address, bank details, social media updates, medical information and even IP addresses. It can come in various forms and contains several data elements. Data governance and GDPR are complementary as a strong data governance program is vital for GDPR compliance and with…

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Exploring the Necessary Steps for KYC Compliance

All businesses want to “know” their customers, right? After all, what you don’t know about consumers can definitely hurt you in lost sales, hindered growth, and impaired customer loyalty. But for some industries—in particular the financial services, banking, and securities businesses—the phrase “know your customer” (KYC) means more than just good business. It’s required by regulators and government entities to…

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Verify National ID like SSN with Personator

by Michael Johnson, Sales Engineer Personator has never yielded the crown of contact verification, and that is no accident.  Personator is the quintessential contact verification service.  Nowhere else can you find a fast, no maintenance, easy-to-use web service that will give you a level of certainty your data is not only good, but that it is correct.  One of our newest…

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