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Wolters Kluwer Financial Services Introduces Anti-Money Laundering Solution to China

System Helps Institutions Manage Enterprise Risk and Meet National and International Regulatory Obligations Wolters Kluwer Financial Services announced the availability of its anti-money laundering (AML) solution for financial institutions operating in China. The company’s system can help institutions detect and report suspicious activity in order to comply with guidelines administered by regulatory authorities governing China and the Asia Pacific region. ... Read More »

Wolters Kluwer Financial Services Launches Examiner Mobile Technology

Wolters Kluwer Financial Services launched mobile capabilities for its Examiner solution, which automates Code of Ethics compliance for personal trading surveillance, as required by the 1940 Act Rules.  With the new mobile technology, compliance professionals can use Examiner to monitor and approve employee pre-clearance trade requests—anywhere, anytime—from any mobile device. The new mobile technology for Examiner is built on HTML5, ... Read More »

TransUnion to Save TLO from Bankruptcy in a Bid to Acquire TLO for $105 Million

TLO LLC announced that it has reached an agreement in principle with TransUnion pursuant to which TransUnion will serve as the “stalking horse bidder” in conjunction with a court-supervised sales process to maximize value for the Company. TLO filed a motion seeking authorization from the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida in West Palm Beach (the ... Read More »

The Digital Shift: 10 Themes Shaping the Legal Agenda

The legal issues around data security, data protection and intellectual property are now top of the legal compliance agenda We are in the middle of the 2nd industrial revolution, comprising the ‘digital shift’ from an analogue to a fully networked society. It is transforming all aspects of economic and well as social activity.  Businesses at the heart of the digital ... Read More »

LexisNexis® Acquires WorldCompliance, Leading Provider of Global Anti-Money Laundering and Compliance Solutions

Reed Elsevier, the parent company of LexisNexis® Risk Solutions,  announced it has acquired the remaining 55 percent of WorldCompliance¹ to further its commitment to helping organizations prevent financial crimes and potentially millions of dollars in penalties and fines worldwide. WorldCompliance is a leading provider of customer and vendor screening content used for Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Governance Risk and Compliance ... Read More »

Wolters Kluwer Financial Services Introduces ComplianceOne® Manager

Wolters Kluwer Financial Services the launch of its ComplianceOne manager solution.  The Software as a Service (SaaS) business process management tool complements ComplianceOne, the company’s loan and deposit origination solution that more than 1,600 banks and credit unions utilize.  The new standalone tool can be seamlessly used in conjunction with ComplianceOne, ARTA Lending or other loan origination solutions in the market. ComplianceOne manager’s ... Read More »

Equifax Canada Suggests that a Good Defense is the Best Offence in Combatting Data Breaches

Equifax Canada (NYSE:EFX) co-sponsored events this week bringing together Canadian regulatory, legal, and privacy experts to discuss the best practices surrounding data breach. With proposed legislative changes pending in Canada, organizations are now implementing pre-breach policies and controls to prepare for and mitigate the legal and financial ramifications of a data breach.  Guest speakers from Equifax Canada, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP and both federal and ... Read More »

Dun & Bradstreet Unveils New On-Boarding Compliance Tool

Dun and Bradstreet (D&B), has launched D&B Onboard.  The online tool aims to help companies deliver customer due diligence (CDD) requirements efficiently in one place, making it easier for them to start financial transactions and enable businesses, including banks, to bill customers more quickly while minimising regulatory and reputational risks. Businesses face substantial challenges in verifying the authenticity of potential ... Read More »

Creditreform Germany Reports 1.1% Revenue Growth for 2012

Creditreform Germany reported revenue growth of 1.1% to Euro 493.6 million (vs Euro 488.2 million 2011).  Consolidated revenues (including Central and Eastern Europe) revenues grew 1.2% to Euro 550.8 million. Uwe von Padberg, President of Creditreform stated that Creditreform’s business is characteristically stable, notwithstanding the general economic volatility.  During the past 10 years its revenues have grown at a steady ... Read More »

Thomson Reuters Checkpoint Help U.S. Trade Professionals Comply with Import and Export Regulations

Thomson Reuters has released additional international trade publications on Thomson Reuters Checkpoint, the industry-leading online service that provides research, news, analysis, and productivity tools to tax, audit, accounting, legal, trade, and finance professionals. Checkpoint includes a vast library of import- and export-related content in its International Trade practice area. It integrates primary source materials – such as the Harmonized Tariff ... Read More »

THOMSON REUTERS LAUNCHES NEW SOLUTION TO HELP FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS PREPARE FOR FOREIGN ACCOUNT TAX COMPLIANCE ACT

Solutions tags and monitors grandfathered securities ahead of new regulation Thomson Reuters announced the launch of a new solution to help financial institutions, including custodian banks, better prepare for the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA).   The Thomson Reuters FATCA Grandfathered Obligations (GO) solution will identify and tag securities of US sourced dividends, interest and other fixed or determinable annual/ periodic ... Read More »

LexisNexis Legal & Professional UK Lauches SmartWatch

LexisNexis Launches Game-Changing Risk Monitoring Tool for Supply Management Professionals LexisNexis® Legal & Professional (http://www.lexisnexis.com), announced the UK launch of LexisNexis® SmartWatch.   Drawing upon the vast LexisNexis collection of global news content and proprietary risk event tagging, LexisNexis SmartWatch algorithms score and surface concerns about an organisation’s suppliers and supply management partners, based upon each enterprise’s particular risk profile. ... Read More »

Operational Risk – The Intersection of Fraud and Compliance

Banks worldwide have a “Know Your Customer” imperative, which extends not only to risk and marketing but to fraud as well.  But what about knowing your staff? In markets where unemployment is high and those employed face more limited options to change jobs or reap fiscal rewards, you start to see a “fraud triangle” of opportunity, motive and rationalization. Even ... Read More »

D&B Ramps up Solutions Capabilities in Canada

D&B announces a new Canadian Solutions Initiative.  The cornerstone of the initiative includes new products designed to help commercial organizations in Canada in mission-critical areas.  Risk Management and Compliance solutions mitigate credit and supplier risk, increase cash flow and drive profitability.  Sales and Marketing solutions provide data management which accelerates sales by identifying strategic growth opportunities and increasing lead conversion rates. Read More »