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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 onboarding 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
  • Delivery mechanism
    Digital Files
    Web Service
  • Publishing frequency

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.

Refinitiv 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, bribery, corruption, and more. It is a SaaS solution used for entity and name screening purposes.
Data Formats:
Delivery Mechanisms:
Web Service
Publishing Frequencies:

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:
Delivery Mechanisms:
Digital Files
Publishing Frequencies:

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Brazil: +55 11 47009629
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Chile: +56 2 24838932
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Colombia: +57 1 4419404

Europe, Middle East, Africa
Europe: +442045302020
Africa: +27 11 775 3188
Russia and CIS: +7 495 775 1200
Middle East & North Africa: 800035704182

Asia Pacific (Sub-Regional)
Australia & Pacific Islands:
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China mainland: +86 10 6627 1095
Hong Kong & Macau: +852 3077 5499
India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Maldives & Sri Lanka:
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Indonesia: +622150960350
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Korea: +822 3478 4303
Malaysia & Brunei: +603 7 724 0502
New Zealand: +64 9913 6203
Philippines: 180 089 094 050 (Globe) or
180 014 410 639 (PLDT)
Singapore and all non-listed ASEAN Countries:
+65 6415 5484
Taiwan: +886 2 7734 4677
Thailand & Laos: +662 844 9576


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