3 11, 2022

Money 20/20 Las Vegas Recap


This year’s Money 20/20 conference in Las Vegas was buzzing with energy that exceeded our expectations. There were many hot topics over the course of 4 days, but Embedded Finance was by far the talk of the show.   One major example of the digitation of Fintech is Embedded Finance. Embedded Finance is when non-financial companies offer financial products and services that are typically provided by financial service companies. Some examples of Embedded Finance are payment services [...]

Money 20/20 Las Vegas Recap2022-11-08T15:47:12-05:00
1 11, 2022

2022 ACAMS Las Vegas Recap


Vital4’s team had a wonderful time in Las Vegas at ACAMS 2022! We spent quality time with our partners, had insightful conversations, and met many new friends along the way. As always, we would like to share some highlights from our experience.   During the show, attendees delved into top-of-mind topics such as the continued expansive sanctions following Russia’s invasion in Ukraine and the importance of financial institutions evolving with tech trends and criminal activity.   The [...]

2022 ACAMS Las Vegas Recap2022-11-03T09:59:55-04:00
21 09, 2022

2022 PBSA Annual Conference Recap


I have attended over a dozen PBSA conferences over the years, but this might just be the best one yet! With a total of 874 attendees from around the globe, there was a great turn out in Denver. It was wonderful to see old friends and meet new ones, and the mountain scenery from the Gaylord wasn’t too bad either.   Dressed in Vital4 branded Patagonia vests, the Vital4 team was moving and shaking all over the [...]

2022 PBSA Annual Conference Recap2022-09-22T11:10:08-04:00
10 08, 2022

Why Go Beyond OFAC? – Webinar Recap


In July, Vital4 Co-Founder and President Amy Barbieri hosted a webinar with Banco do Brasil Americas SVP BSA/AML OFAC Officer Martin Jaundoo and Vital4 Director of Business Development Tom Cecola to discuss the importance of going beyond OFAC and best practices to enhance your compliance program. During the webinar, BSA/AML OFAC officer Martin Jaundoo shared insight from his 18 years of experience working with financial institutions and highlighted his organization’s preemptive steps to ensuring global compliance [...]

Why Go Beyond OFAC? – Webinar Recap2022-08-10T13:30:08-04:00
12 07, 2022

AML/KYC for CRAs – Webinar Recap


Last month's webinar focused on the importance of AML/KYC to background screening and why CRAs, in particular, should focus on it.  Panelists Amy Barbieri, Kym Kurey, and Kristin Stafford covered a variety of the industry's latest trends, ranging from crypto to compliance and the importance of integrated monitoring services. Here are a few key takeaways from the webinar.  Digital transformation is an industry-wide hot topic and is being implemented into many screening processes. Whether it be [...]

AML/KYC for CRAs – Webinar Recap2022-07-12T13:54:59-04:00
23 06, 2022

Why Should Background Screeners Care about AML/KYC?


Sign up for our webinar today to learn more about the importance of AML/KYC for CRAs. Click here! Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and ​​Know-Your-Customer (KYC) are common terms that many background screening companies are starting to talk about. AML/KYC compliance standards are often employed in the corporate and finance worlds and work to protect a business from doing business with sanctioned or convicted entities - and from the resultant criminal charges, regulatory fines, or reputational damage. All [...]

Why Should Background Screeners Care about AML/KYC?2022-06-23T17:04:25-04:00
3 06, 2022

2022 ATII Summit Recap


What we learned at the ATII Summit The Anti-Human Trafficking Intelligence Initiative is combating global human trafficking by promoting corporate social responsibility through increasing awareness, facilitating intelligence integration and technology advancement, and encouraging strategic data collaboration. This year's ATII Summit was filled with plenty of great knowledge centered around how businesses can do more to prevent the global issue that is human trafficking. The speakers at the event ranged from legal and banking professionals, experts from [...]

2022 ATII Summit Recap2022-06-07T15:14:30-04:00
19 05, 2022

Vital4’s Amy Barbieri featured in ICON Outloook


This week Vital4's Co-Founder and President, Amy Barbieri, provided expert insight on automation and continuous monitoring's impact on staying compliant. "Companies don’t have to accept financial, legal and reputational damage due to a compliance misstep that could be avoided. Modern compliance tools offer solutions to the problems inherent with legacy databases." Read here to learn more about why embracing automation and implementing continuous monitoring tools is essential for teams and executives.  

Vital4’s Amy Barbieri featured in ICON Outloook2022-05-24T15:19:36-04:00
18 04, 2022

PBSA 2022 Mid-Year Conference Highlights


This year's PBSA mid-year  conference was very informative, filled with lots of great discussions, and a lot of fun! During this conference, there was a lot of buzz about the many companies currently going through the rebranding and restructuring phase after last year's heap of mergers and acquisitions. As the industry enters a new era, many companies want to know how this ripple effect will affect how other companies position themselves. Unlike many conferences, there is [...]

PBSA 2022 Mid-Year Conference Highlights2022-04-18T12:01:23-04:00
13 04, 2022

TAG Announces the Top 40 Innovative Technology Companies in Georgia


TAG Announces the Top 40 Innovative Technology Companies in Georgia ATLANTA (April 13, 2022) – Each year, the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) unveils the Top 40 Innovative Technology Companies in Georgia. This year, there are actually 41, as two companies tied for a spot on this prestigious list. TAG’S Top 40 Awards, sponsored by Amazon Web Services, Best Buy and Comcast Business, recognize Georgia-based technology companies for their contribution to innovation and economic growth within [...]

TAG Announces the Top 40 Innovative Technology Companies in Georgia2022-04-13T17:32:29-04:00
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