18 01, 2023

Update: Russian Invasion of Ukraine – Sanctions

2023-01-18T11:42:49-05:00

Last Updated 1-18-23 For the latest information, Click here. January 2023 Ukraine sanctions 119 Russian artists and cultural figures for their support of the war. The US Treasury sanctions six executives and board members of a key Iranian defense manufacturer of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), as well as the director of an organization responsible for overseeing Iran’s ballistic missile programs, for supporting Russia’s attacks on Ukraine. December 2022 Vladimir Putin signs a decree banning Russian oil sales effective February 1 under contracts [...]

Update: Russian Invasion of Ukraine – Sanctions2023-01-18T11:42:49-05:00
1 04, 2021

Optimize Your Global Watchlist and Sanctions Screening with AI-Powered Solution for Continuous Monitoring

2021-08-04T12:45:12-04:00

Best-practice compliance doesn’t stop after an initial screening. In fact, many global regulators require continuous monitoring to meet their standards for internal and third-party risk management. Governments and international organizations compile global watchlists to identify entities linked to crime, corruption, terrorism, money laundering, and other various forms of unethical behavior. Entities can include individuals, corporations, or even countries. Even if these entities aren’t actively committing a crime, they could be connected to suspicious activity. It’s crucial [...]

Optimize Your Global Watchlist and Sanctions Screening with AI-Powered Solution for Continuous Monitoring2021-08-04T12:45:12-04:00
5 01, 2021

Global Watchlist and Sanctions Screening – Mitigate Remediation Risk and Optimize Your Process

2021-08-04T12:42:40-04:00

What is a government watch list? Watchlists are databases that include lists of persons convicted of fraud, suspected of terrorism, or other types of corruption and criminal offenses. These can be local, national, or global. Global watchlist and sanctions databases include information from domestic and international databases that store data on people and organizations who are sanctioned, on a criminal list or prohibited in certain industries, such as finance or healthcare. International sanctions are political and [...]

Global Watchlist and Sanctions Screening – Mitigate Remediation Risk and Optimize Your Process2021-08-04T12:42:40-04:00
20 02, 2017

The top 10 things you need to know about International Background Screening

2021-08-04T13:43:53-04:00

1. It’s very different from domestic screening. In the US, the background screening is governed by the FCRA (Fair Credit Reporting Act), and any CRA (consumer reporting agency) performing background screening must be FCRA compliant. The FCRA does not pertain to screening outside of the US. 2. There are over 240 countries and territories outside of the US. It’s a big world out there. This means with over 240 countries and territories across the globe; every [...]

The top 10 things you need to know about International Background Screening2021-08-04T13:43:53-04:00
12 01, 2017

Risky Business: Why your organization shouldn’t overlook international background screening

2021-08-04T13:43:48-04:00

All organizations have a responsibility to their shareholders, customers, and associates to conduct compliant and risk-averse background checks on their potential contractors and employees without discrimination. Most US businesses that require criminal background screening prior to hire only run a criminal history search on an applicant within the US court systems. This tactic leads to the hire of employees with non-disclosed criminal history and makes the company liable for the employee’s actions while placing associates, clients [...]

Risky Business: Why your organization shouldn’t overlook international background screening2021-08-04T13:43:48-04:00
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