18 12, 2020

How Businesses Can Prepare for the Upcoming EU 6AMLD

By |2020-12-18T16:24:34-05:00December 18th, 2020|Regulations, Trends|

In December 2020, the EU's Sixth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (6AMLD) will come into effect, resulting in even more stringent AML regulations for businesses operating within the EU. The 6AMLD will be transposed into national laws in December, and those outside the EU will have until June 2021 to establish their processes. Now is the time to understand what 6AMLD means for your organization and be proactive about the new regulations.   What Exactly is 6AMLD? The new [...]

10 12, 2020

AGG/Vital4 – Top 5 Lessons from 2020 in Background Screening + Planning for 2021

By |2020-12-10T12:52:21-05:00December 10th, 2020|Background Screening, Trends|

Top 5 Lessons from 2020: Regulators offered limited flexibility to address COVID-19 realities, what can the background industry learn from this? Have a solid business continuity plan. Stay abreast of changing guidance from regulators, courts and COVID safety. Internal processes to document changes that occurred which may be different than how they were handled pre and post-COVID. Investing and leveraging technology to your advantage. COVID-19 led companies to focus on their IT infrastructure to allow employees [...]

27 04, 2020

Georgia On My Mind – In The Midst Of A Crisis

By |2020-06-24T16:41:07-04:00April 27th, 2020|Blog, Trends|

As I write this, our beautiful and amazing state, Georgia, is amid a high profile and extremely controversial soft “re-opening”. Our Governor, Brian Kemp is under fire by the President and many Americans perceive his decision to “open up” as reckless, selfish, garnered by political agenda, and a sheer lack of respect for the rest of the country. Now, for the sake of my sanity, I am going to do my best by not posting my [...]

9 04, 2020

3 Tips For Maintaining Continuity In A Crisis

By |2020-06-24T17:19:08-04:00April 9th, 2020|Blog, Trends|

The world is experiencing a crisis unparalleled in modern times, with the possible exception of the two World Wars. COVID19 is challenging countries, companies and us as individuals to change the way we fundamentally operate to ensure we stay physically, and financially healthy. Governments are delivering enormous aid packages designed to stimulate the economy and protect jobs and incomes of workers where possible. Nowhere is this more evident than in the US where a multi-trillion-dollar package [...]

11 03, 2017

What are the top Background Screening trends to look for in 2017?

By |2020-06-23T16:00:12-04:00March 11th, 2017|Background Screening, Pre-Employment Screening, Sharing Economy, Social Media, Trends|

TSA Pre-Check "Style" Checks In the crazy world we live in today; it seems as though background screening is becoming an increasingly popular subject. The first question that comes to mind for me after a tragic incident in the news is; “was there a background check done on the individual(s) who committed the crime?” Having your background screened to have priority statuses such as TSA-pre check and Clear is becoming more prevalent, and I predict more [...]

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