29 03, 2022

A Look Back at ACAMS 2022


This year’s ACAMS Conference touched on several important topics and sparked great conversations between the attendees and speakers over the 3-day event. One of the key topics covered at this conference was the focus on the current state of international affairs. Along with the sanctions implemented against Russia and Russia-affiliated oligarchs, the freezing of foreign assets, levels of exposure tied to UBO, and the increased pressure to understand risk exposure were all important points that were [...]

A Look Back at ACAMS 20222022-04-07T13:42:32-04:00
9 03, 2022

Bryce Catalyst Leads Growth Funding Round for Award-Winning, Female Founded Tech Company Vital4


PRWeb Announcement ATLANTA (PRWEB) MARCH 09, 2022 Co-Founded in 2016, by Kristin Stafford and Amy Barbieri, Vital4 offers AI-driven data screening, monitoring and due diligence solutions for any industry, anywhere in the world. Its effective and affordable screening solutions includes Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Know Your Customer (KYC), FCPA (Foreign Corrupt Practices Act), FCRA (Fair Credit Reporting Act) and UK Bribery Act compliant global screening. Vital4’s corporate risk and compliance technology solutions deliver accurate and high-quality data [...]

Bryce Catalyst Leads Growth Funding Round for Award-Winning, Female Founded Tech Company Vital42022-04-04T12:28:13-04:00
28 02, 2022

Vital4’s Amy Barbieri Featured on the Play the King & Win the Day Podcast!


Our Co-Founder and Chief Growth officer Amy Barbieri was featured on Season 3 Episode 14 of the Play the King & Win the Day podcast! Learn more about how Amy helps Vital4 provide the global background screening and financial services industry with high-quality data! Listen Here!

Vital4’s Amy Barbieri Featured on the Play the King & Win the Day Podcast!2022-02-28T15:51:57-05:00
21 02, 2022

2021 AML/KYC Lookback and What’s in Store for 2022


AML/KYC regulators have had quite the year ensuring that banks are correctly complying with standards. As government bodies mandated more heavy compliance regulation, here are a few of this year's top compliance stories and things to look out for in 2022 in the world of finance.    What Happened in 2021? In total, there was $10.4 billion in fines given to the financial companies in the United States. More recently, the Washington Federal Bank (WAFB) based [...]

2021 AML/KYC Lookback and What’s in Store for 20222022-02-21T15:15:54-05:00
14 12, 2021

Adverse Media for Risk Management


Monitoring Adverse Media is part of a best-practice risk management strategy. Despite this, the difficulties seen with traditional internet searches resulting in mountains of data and numerous false positives means it has often been overlooked by some of the top companies in the world. Often adverse media leverages traditional and unstructured news sources to discover leads for more targeted AML/KYC searches, adverse media is being used today broadly as an early indicator into unfavorable information or [...]

Adverse Media for Risk Management2021-12-14T14:04:26-05:00
7 12, 2021

Vital4 Named to the RegTech100 List for 2022


We’re pleased to announce that we’ve been recognized as one of the most innovative companies within the world of finance. Vital4 is proud to be one of the only women-owned SaaS companies providing high-quality solutions to our customers. We will continue inspiring others in the industry and delivering innovative Due Diligence, Compliance, and Risk Management solutions that help organizations make informed compliance decisions in real time. From RegTech100: ‘The new RegTech100 list for 2022 is launched [...]

Vital4 Named to the RegTech100 List for 20222021-12-07T11:42:36-05:00
22 11, 2021

Kathy Escoto Promoted to Vital4 Chief Operating Officer


Vital4 is excited to announce the promotion of Kathy Escoto to Chief Operating Officer of Vital4. Kathy joined the company in April of 2021 as the VP of Strategic Partnerships and has quickly brought significant value across the organization. In addition to managing key partnerships, Kathy has played a pivotal role in streamlining the company and brings a fresh new approach to optimizing Vital4’s business operations.  “I am confident that Kathy will be extremely successful in [...]

Kathy Escoto Promoted to Vital4 Chief Operating Officer2021-11-22T14:24:18-05:00
22 11, 2021

Money 20/20 Top 4 Takeaways


As we all prepare for 2022, here are our Top 4 Takeaways from this year's event: Crypto/BlockChain There was a lot of discussion at this year's conference about how Crypto/BlockChain will affect traditional banking. While many we're still uncertain about the future of crypto, one thing was clear; banks need to begin adapting. Adapting to include cryptocurrencies and managing the risks that come with them is an opportunity for banks to capitalize on this sector of [...]

Money 20/20 Top 4 Takeaways2021-11-22T13:22:54-05:00
26 10, 2021

Demand Accurate, Up-To-Date Data From Your Solution


Conducting business ethically, such as not doing business with entities engaged in criminal activity like human trafficking, is important for a company’s reputation in hiring and acquiring customers. A breach of trust is more than a risk of a fine or a lawsuit, it can permanently damage the ability of a company to hire the highest-quality candidates and complete key deals. CRAs that provide this data to clients have both an obligation to their customers AND [...]

Demand Accurate, Up-To-Date Data From Your Solution2021-10-26T15:15:42-04:00
28 09, 2021

Vital4’s take on the PBSA Conference


This year’s PBSA conference was filled with lots of interesting discussions, tons of laughs, and in-depth conversations about the industry’s future! There was plenty of conversation (and some concerns) about recent M&A activities and plenty of buzz around who will be a part of the next big headline in the industry! We spent a considerable amount of time discussing the use of AI & Machine learning in the background screening process (and tenant screening applications) along [...]

Vital4’s take on the PBSA Conference2021-09-28T13:37:45-04:00
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