Businesses need to know their customer details not only to be able to assess their needs but also to comply with governmental KYC and AML regulations. In Australia, any business that provides services listed under section 6 of the AML/CTF Act needs to perform a certain level of identification for all their customers. What’s more, AUSTRAC, the Australian Government agency is due to amp up the identification procedures and due diligence required.… Read More
While cryptocurrency may still be far from being accepted as legal tender in most countries, it is one of the reigning investment routes. The transparency offered and ease of investment are probably the two most important factors contributing to its popularity. But, the convenience it offers has also made it attractive for money laundering and terrorist funding. This is a global problem that has brought about the need for strong Anti-Money Laundering (AML) legislation and Know Your Customer (KYC) processes. The challenge now for crypto exchanges and wallets is to balance regulatory compliance with a smooth customer experience.
Read more “AML And KYC: The Need Of The Hour For Crypto Exchanges”
Demos Highlight How to Combat Fraud, Minimize Risk and False Positives, and Maintain Compliance While Pursuing a Frictionless Customer Experience
Singapore and Rancho Santa Margarita, CALIF – March 12, 2019 – Melissa, a leading provider of global contact data quality and identity verification (IDV) solutions, will demonstrate its comprehensive IDV solutions that work side-by-side with existing banking software platforms at the upcoming Money 20/20 Asia conference.… Read More
Melissa Opens New Locations in Europe and Asia to Deliver Data Quality Solutions to Expanding Financial Services, Healthcare, and Ecommerce Markets
Rancho Santa Margarita, CALIF – February 12, 2019 – Melissa, a leading provider of global contact data quality and identity verification solutions, today announced global growth in support of enterprise customer needs for identity verification and address management solutions.… Read More
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 means, including fraud, theft, banned commercial trading, or the funding of terrorism.… Read More