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Adverse Media

The EU has long tried to determine which predicate offenses drive money laundering. With the latest anti-money laundering directive set to be transposed into law in December 2020, many new predicate offenses will need to be monitored by regulated businesses—screening […]

Keywords in adverse media are simple, but they just don’t work very well. Adverse media (AKA “negative news” or sometimes “special interest persons”) is a growing concern for financial institutions. The ability to pre-empt financial crime based on relevant information […]

Data is made up of qualitative and quantitative information updated every second of every day worldwide. But as data streams increase in size and complexity, the speed at which financial institutions utilize these insights has become just as vital as […]

adverse media regulations

Adverse Media: Regulations And Recommendations Running adverse media screening isn’t just a question of protecting your company from reputational damage, or building a helpful image of a client’s risk profile: it’s also a regulatory requirement of financial authorities around the world. […]

Identifying negative news should be an important part of a financial institution’s customer due diligence process. When breaking news reveals a client’s involvement with unethical or criminal activity like money laundering or financing terrorism, firms need to be able to […]

Adverse Media

Adverse media or negative news is defined as any kind of unfavorable information found across a wide variety of news sources – both ‘traditional’ news outlets and those from unstructured sources. The risks associated with conducting business with persons or […]