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World-Check Records

An overview of World-Check Records 

  • World-Check aggregates and provides its clients with access to public domain data, in highly structured risk related intelligence, by means of a subscription-only proprietary database of heightened risk individuals and entities to both commercial and government agencies to assist institutional clients to manage and avoid reputational, regulatory, and financial risk.
  • Assist clients to comply with regulation impacting on: Know Your Customer (KYC); Know Your Supplier (KYS); Anti-Money Laundering (AML); Countering the Financing of Terrorism (CFT); Anti-Bribery & Corruption (ABC); Politically Exposed Persons (PEP); Customer Due Diligence (CDD); Ultimate Beneficial Ownership (UBO).
  • Assists clients with New Client Screening at on boarding at account opening; retrospectively and ongoing screening for existing clients; high risk payment screening; end client validation; cross border payments/correspondent banking; 3rd party vendor and supplier screening.

Key facts 

  • Data format
    CSV
    PDF
    XML
  • Delivery mechanism
    API
    Deployed/Onsite Servers
    Digital Files
    FTP
    Web Service
  • Publishing frequency
    Intra-day

Features & Benefits

What you get with World-Check Records 

  • Highly structured information.
  • Subject names in 20+ languages based on the Latin alphabet such as English, German, Italian (40+ non-Latin character sets are added with the purchase of Advanced).
  • Records categorized into 30+ categories such as country, type of crime, political party, organization or individual.
  • Identification of whether subjects are politically exposed (PEP).
  • Biographical information such as titles, positions, and passport numbers.
  • Secondary identifiers such as age, date of birth, and location.
  • ISAE 3000 Type 2 certification for completeness, accuracy and validity of sanctions research process

How it works

 Accessing the dataset

This dataset can be used by the following products. Talk to us to learn more about different packages and offerings.

World-Check One

A widely-adopted source of structured intelligence on heightened risk individuals and organizations. It covers aspects such as Know Your Customer (KYC), Anti-Money Laundering (AML), organized crime, sanctions, and more. It is a SaaS solution.
Data Formats:
XML
PDF
Delivery Mechanisms:
API
Web Service
Publishing Frequencies:
Intra-day

World-Check Data-File

A data feed of structured intelligence on heightened risk individuals and organizations for the purposes of Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Countering the Financing of Terrorism (CFT), and Know Your Customer (KYC) compliance. World-Check data includes politically exposed persons (PEPs) as well as heightened risk individuals involved in financial and business-related crimes and terrorism.
Data Formats:
CSV
XML
Delivery Mechanisms:
Digital Files
FTP
Publishing Frequencies:
Intra-day

Screening Resolution Services Online

SaaS KYC / AML Screening tool combining sophisticated matching technology, advanced software functionality and highly structured data to create a powerful, comprehensive approach to KYC screening.
Data Formats:
XML
Delivery Mechanisms:
API
Web Service
Publishing Frequencies:
Intra-day

Screening Resolution Services Deployed

Internally deployed screening solution that offers comprehensive security and convenience. It fits seamlessly with your internal systems and allows for all screening to be completed on a client site. Powerful combination of worldcheck intelligence and optimized, user friendly software, Screening Deployed provides a superior and comprehensive risk management service.
Data Formats:
XML
Delivery Mechanisms:
API
Deployed/Onsite Servers
Publishing Frequencies:
Intra-day

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