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Watchlist Screening

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It’s much more complicated than just looking at a list

Stronger compliance and smarter customer relationships start with a solid watchlist screening strategy. Understanding exactly who your prospective customers are and proactively identifying the risks they may pose to your business is an imperative in today’s risk-laden global marketplace.

LexisNexis® Risk Solutions delivers a configurable, end-to-end watchlist screening solution that enables your business to confidently complete initial screening and conduct ongoing monitoring across the customer relationship. By connecting your business to current and continuously updated watchlist and sanctions intelligence and innovative screening technology, we help your business:

  • Streamline screening of customers and financial transactions
  • Fortify adherence to global regulatory requirements
  • Balance customer acquisition and management with compliance mandates
  • Minimise the operations impacts of false positives and alerts
  • Raise the effectiveness of critical customer management and compliance workflows
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Sanctions Screening

Effective ongoing sanctions screening helps reduce exposure to reputational and regulatory risk. LexisNexis® Risk Solutions provides access to the most significant sanctions lists from all over the world.

Politically Exposed Persons

As part of the mandated risk-based approach, Politically Exposed Persons must be considered high risk, driving the need for enhanced due diligence and a deeper understanding of the customer.

Increase the efficiency of watchlist and sanctions screening and simplify ongoing monitoring with tailored data segments that deliver authoritative intelligence to fit specific risk-based strategies:

State Owned Enterprises

A proprietary list of government-owned and government-linked corporations and businesses, as well as senior employees of those entities.

Politically Exposed Persons

A comprehensive database of Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs), as well as those of their family members and associates.

Adverse Media

An extensive database of profiles that have been linked to illicit activities from over 30,000 news feeds worldwide.

Sanctions Lists

Information from the most important sanction lists worldwide, including OFAC, EU, UN and HMT. Our OFAC sanctioned lists cover entities with 10% or more ownership.

Entities Associated with Sanctions

Family members and associates of sanctioned entities, branches and operational units of sanctioned banks and entities owned or controlled by subjects sanctioned by OFAC, the European Union or HMT.

Enforcements Actions

Information from over 1,600 enforcement sources worldwide, such as the UK FCA, FDA, HHS, SEC and FBI.

Registrations Data

Concentrated coverage of registration lists focused on specific risk and compliance issues built from various government sources.

Sanctions Screening:
A best practice guide

Improve your sanctions screening: ensure compliance with international sanctions and avoid disrupting the process of onboarding legitimate customers.
Sanctions Screening Best Practices

Automated daily PEP screening reduces risk for Monmouthshire Building Society

“We would have never known this customer history before without manually searching through public data records.”

Orchestration: Smooth, seamless customer lifecycle Management

Leverage our watchlist screening solutions in a single, configurable, and accessible financial crime lifecycle management platform.
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Accelerate screening and monitoring at every point of the customer lifecycle

Our watchlist screening solutions combine the extensive coverage of over 1,500 watchlists, industry-proven screening technology and advanced analytics to facilitate faster initial watchlist screening and automate ongoing monitoring. Our continuously updated watchlist and sanctions intelligence supports compliance with key rules and regulations including:

  • Anti-Money Laundering (AML) regulations
  • OFAC Sanctions
  • Fifth EU Anti-Money Laundering Directive
  • Bank Secrecy Act (BSA)
  • Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT), Automated Clearing House (ACH) and Fedwire protocols

Our solutions effectively expedite screening workflows at every point of the customer lifecycle. Our end-to-end watchlist screening offering fully supports your business from customer information management and data hygiene, through to initial screening, ongoing monitoring, customer due diligence and investigations and onto regulatory review and audit requirements.

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Get the screening advantage of global risk perspective

Our watchlist screening data provides highly relevant, international risk intelligence that details high-risk individuals and entities. We blend leading technologies with human intelligence to deliver robust, yet structured global risk intelligence in a concise, curated format that can be used to automate decisioning and accelerate critical screening workflows. Our extensive coverage of comprehensive global risk intelligence is continually updated to reflect the most recent global risk realities by an experienced and extensive team of more than 450 globally-based researchers.
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Count on industry-tested screening and due diligence tools

Our fraud and identity management solutions provide you with on-demand consumer identity analytics, authentication and investigative insights to enable your business to effectively combat fraud and keep trusted transactions in efficient motion by:

Simplify account openings and transaction screenings

Optimise continual, ongoing monitoring

Conduct effective high-volume due diligence on customers, vendors and third-party suppliers

Manage false positives and false negatives with minimal manual reviews

Simplify enhanced due diligence and deeper investigations

Prepare confidently for audits and regulatory reviews

Tap into technology that works for your business

Our watch list screening solution delivers tools built with innovative technology like Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning that add deeper layers of efficiency and automation to critical customer and compliance workflows.

Our solutions minimise the delays and operational burdens of false positives, alert management and remediation with advanced decisioning technology and intelligent algorithms that reflect business-based risk tolerances and specific screening criteria.

Our flexible solutions fit the way your business works and easily scale to meet new market and growth demands. Our expansive risk data can be hosted remotely or onsite and easily integrates across existing systems and processes to keep screening and monitoring in motion.

Optimise critical customer management and compliance workflows

Identify financial counterparties worldwide and assess risk with our definitive source of data and documents. Lower the cost of compliance and accelerate financial counterparty onboarding times by removing the need to manually find and validate information from many different sources. Our Counterparty KYC solutions are available via a single online lookup tool, cloud-based workflow application or API.

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