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Financial crime risk

Get data, human intelligence, and advanced risk management tools to help you avoid the reputational and financial damage associated with financial crime.

To help ensure your business is not affected by organised criminal networks, your KYC and third-party risk management programs should be able to withstand the sophisticated criminals of the future and adapt accordingly.

Helping businesses to identify, manage, mitigate and act on the risk associated with financial crimes such as money laundering and corruption, our broad range of solutions center around quality and trusted data accessible through common formats across a variety of managed services, software platforms, partners and APIs.

Uncover financial crime risk. Take action.

We provide accurate and reliable information and tools to help our customers meet their due diligence and screening requirements for anti-money laundering, sanctions and watch lists, Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs), adverse media, beneficial ownership, anti-bribery and corruption compliance.

Our powerful combination of financial risk data, leading-edge screening technology and human expertise helps overstretched compliance teams to maximise their resources and fight financial crime and green crime more efficiently.


Why we are trusted worldwide

Trusted information sources

Various human intelligence sources, leveraging structured World-Check Risk Intelligence data accredited with ISAE 3000 standard.

Global coverage with local knowledge

With local people in all major markets, we understand the local nuances and details, even where information may be less reliable.

Credible partnerships

We partner with governments, businesses and NGOs to fight financial crime, including wildlife trafficking and modern slavery.


Explore our financial crime risk solutions

With the growing need to protect against sophisticated financial criminals, and in response to the digital revolution, we have developed digital solutions that offer fast, reliable identity verification and screening through API technology:


Discover our financial crime risk insights

Our financial crime insights offer a view of the complex landscape of financial crime risk across financial institutions and companies. We highlight how quality data, technology, human expertise and strategic partnerships can assist in uncovering, managing and mitigating these potential risks.

#FightFinancialCrime campaign

How we are tackling global financial crime

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    Financial crime is a pervasive menace to our global society and economy with just 1% of all criminal activity caught and brought to justice by law enforcement agencies, according to United Nations estimates. Nonetheless, our latest global survey found that a staggering 72% of financial industry professionals are aware that financial crime is taking hold in their own global operations.

    Worryingly, risks evolve early with weak or no due diligence when process-light institutions onboard customers, suppliers and partners, raising financial crime red flags.

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    Financial crime is multi-faceted, multi-national and very often invisible, making it hard to identify, measure and combat. Its impact is felt in many ways. We are committed to uncovering the true scale of the financial crime challenge, to raise awareness and create the data and coalitions that will increase our ability to fight financial crime together. That is why as part of our ongoing commitment to #FightFinancialCrime, in collaboration with Europol, we launched the Global Coalition to Fight Financial Crime at the World Economic Forum in Davos in 2018. View our mission statement.

    Join the conversation on twitter with #FightFinancialCrime

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    It is clear that fighting financial crime requires a multi-faceted, collaborative approach that deploys broadscale technologies and big data solutions to route out criminals and reduce risk.

    Refinitiv provides clean, complete and reliable data. Our expertise plays a big role in helping both private and governmental sectors use data to detect warning signals. We have the technology to detect and reveal patterns and networks that are evidence of possible suspicious activity to prevent financial crime from happening in the first place.

    Talk to us about risk management solutions, strategic partnerships and how to take part in our thought leadership forums, such as the Risk Revealed 2020 series.

    Audience sat in a modern atrium listening to a risk revealed presentation by a man with a microphone

    Risk revealed event from 2019 which addressed the global fight against financial crime and corruption.