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LEI update – uptake of LEIs remains slow

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5 October 2016, New York & London: Regulatory SaaS technology leader Opus announced today that Alacra, its KYC and reference data management platform, has issued an update on the LEI initiative, Inside the LEI issue X, its regular newsletter on Legal Entity Identifiers (LEIs).

Steve Goldstein, vice chairman of Opus, said: […]

Easy-access regulatory reference library launched by Alacra

Alacra adds bank regulation periodic table to FATCA and entity identifiers tables

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26 September 2016, New York & London: Regulatory SaaS technology leader Opus announced today that Alacra, its KYC and reference data management platform, has published the most accessible reference tool available for keeping up to speed with the […]

Alacra and OutsideIQ bring artificial intelligence to due diligence reporting

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9 June 2016, New York & London: Regulatory SaaS technology leader Opus announced today that Alacra, its KYC and reference data management platform, has signed a distribution partnership with OutsideIQ, the leader in risk-focused, artificial intelligence software. The agreement will make OutsideIQ’s DDIQ, the industry’s most advanced automated due diligence […]

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LEI update from Alacra – banks have LEIs for only 15% of their corporate hierarchies

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12 May 2016, New York & London: Regulatory SaaS technology leader Opus announced today that Alacra, its Know Your Customer (KYC) and reference data management platform for financial institutions, has issued the latest edition of Inside the LEI issue IX, its regular newsletter on Legal Entity Identifiers (LEIs).

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Inside the LEI – Issue IX

In this edition of Inside the LEI we assess the penetration of the LEI among important financial market participants, such as regulated entities and subsidiaries of the largest banks. We also look at the continued growth and  distribution of LEI issuance globally, and the latest statistics on lapse rates.

In the last quarter, the LOUs issued a little over […]

Alacra Talks Optimizing KYC at DMS in London

Alan Samuels, Alacra VP of Reference Data Solutions tells A-Team the next wave of best practice will optimize KYC and onboarding across organisations. Read More…

Optimizing KYC at DMSThe data management challenges presented by KYC and onboarding, as well as the opportunities of optimal performance, […]

UK quest for beneficial ownership gets easier with help from Alacra

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25 April 2016, New York & London: Regulatory SaaS technology leader Opus announced today that Alacra, its Know Your Customer (KYC) and reference data platform, has integrated the beta version of the UK Companies House API into Alacra Compliance Enterprise (ACE). ACE, Alacra’s flagship KYC and onboarding service, leverages the new […]

Bringing Content to Life within Business Workflow

Financial IT met with Steve Goldstein, the New York-based CEO of Alacra, to discuss the critical importance of a single, comprehensive view of client-related information both for individuals and companies. – See more at: http://financialit.net/content/bringing-content-life-within-business-workflow

Inside the LEI – Issue VIII

As we enter 2016, almost 100,000 of the LEI registrations have not been renewed— meaning that close to 24% of the total LEI universe have lapsed…As issuance of LEIs to entities that are active in the financial markets grows (as evidenced by them being rated, regulated and/or listed) we expect the LEI lapse rate to […]

Why is it so hard to know who you’re doing business with?

Every bank wants to achieve a single view of a customer, but no-one has found an easy, cost-effective, scalable way to do it. The simple fact is that there is too much customer information, entering the bank from too many places, to align and maintain into a single view. An effective solution would reduce costs, […]