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Top 5 takeaways from the digital compliant client lifecycle journeys webinar

The pressure on financial institutions to become more efficient, comply with new regulations, and compete with novel technologies and entrants is growing. Financial firms are looking at uncertain conditions due to COVID-19, as well as related increases in financial crime and fraud. The IBM Customer Lifecycle Management (IBM CLM) with Fenergo solution is designed to […]

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Powering digital compliant client lifecycle journeys with artificial intelligence

Digital transformation trend is ramping up The COVID-19 pandemic outbreak, over the last few months, has significantly impacted financial institutions and organizations across the globe. The FIs have been propelled into a new world of managing and serving customers. Digital transformation is ramping up with an immediate requirement to provide digital remote account opening and […]

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How to stay ahead of insurance fraud in the new normal: 6 analytics techniques to monitor claims data changes

Introduction IBM has sponsored two virtual roundtable conversations where industry experts share views, examples and tips on the impact of COVID-19 on insurance fraud. If you haven’t seen them, you can catch the replays on demand at COVID-19: Responding to the threat of fraudulent claims and How can the Insurance Fraud Industry stay ahead of […]

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The role of technology as the backbone of AML and KYC processes

Technology has played a pivotal role in empowering the fight against money laundering, tax evasion and drug trafficking – all manner of financial crime. And even though the role of technology in fighting financial crime keeps growing we are actually just at the start of what’s going to be the next wave of technology. It […]

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IBM RegTech hosts risk and compliance thought leaders at virtual summit

The COVID-19 pandemic is one of those rare civilizational disruptions that is profoundly affecting nearly all human institutions. Organizations are scrambling to respond to threats to the health and safety of their stakeholders, and to grapple with new constraints and shifting realities in this crisis. While the human toll of the pandemic is unequivocally a […]

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FinTech explosion and faster payments drive faster financial crime in 2020 – how can banks respond?

Financial crime isn’t going away, rather it is growing Investment in financial crime prevention solutions for AML, fraud and insurance investigations has been mandated by regulators for decades. But despite the billions already spent, regulatory penalties continue to rise and fraudsters find new ways to steal. In attempts to keep up, financial crimes and fraud […]

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Are your compliance levels at floor or ceiling?

Study shows that RegTech delivers relief from burdensome manual processes – 90% of respondents use or are expanding use of RegTech. According to Forrester Research, RegTech – regulatory technology – is the fastest growing category they track. At $4.6 billion in funding, the year-over-year growth rate for the first three quarters of 2019 was 103%. […]

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Why shell companies are so risky (and hard to spot)

Shell companies and the hidden threat of entity risk While not inherently illegal, shell companies have been getting a lot attention recently for the role they play in illegal activity. This makes sense, as two of the legitimate uses of shell companies are the ability to shield owners from litigation and as a vehicle for […]

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Is “openness” the next big word in financial crime?

About a month ago, I attended the IBM RegTech Summit in London, which brought together a mix of financial services professionals, regulatory experts and technologists. But the terminology was markedly different than most financial crime and compliance events I’ve attended. With terms like “AI,” “machine learning,” “cloud” and “innovation,” you could make a successful run […]

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IBM Algo FIRST becomes IBM FIRST Risk Case Studies

In the continued evolution of the IBM Governance Risk and Compliance (GRC) product line, I am pleased to announce that effective today, Algo FIRST (FIRST) is rebranded to IBM FIRST Risk Case Studies. Algo FIRST was acquired by IBM as part of the Algorithmics acquisition which took place in October 2011. During its time at […]

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Stemming the AML compliance crisis

When it comes to AML compliance, or the lack thereof, the financial industry is having rough year. A number of money laundering schemes have come to light, including the $8.8 billion Troika Laundromat, which have exposed or implicated a large swathe of the industry. Despite wide talk of deregulation, penalties from Office of Foreign Assets […]

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