LOOK RISK IN THE EYE

Adverse Media Screening: The Devil's in the Data

SOUTH AFRICA EDITION

 

The 2020 review of South Africa’s anti-money laundering standards could have wide repercussions for the way its banks conduct vetting procedures, including adverse media screening.

FIC guidance highlights that institutions need to implement a programme for discovering adverse information, as part of their risk assessment policies. But, as the internet expands, locating adverse media is getting harder and so better technology can improve effectiveness.

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Our white paper includes:

  • A money laundering review
  • How the banks in South Africa are fighting back
  • Cutting-edge tips for better adverse media screening