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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, […]

What do banks need to know about their customers, but don’t?

Banks know many things about their customers.

They know these things for three reasons. The first is that they have to, writes Steve Goldstein. There are many regulations that require a bank to know its customers, primarily to prevent money-laundering and combat the financing of terrorism.

The second reason is to assess risk. Banks need to know […]

Opus Extends its Regulatory Technology Leadership with Strong 2015 Results

Secular Demand in Regulatory Technology Powers Annual Organic Revenue Growth of 50%

2015 Acquisition of Alacra Extends Financial Services Regulatory Offerings

Third Party Management (3PM), Know Your Customer (KYC), Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Reference Data Solutions Power Growth Engine 

Palo Alto, CA, January 13, 2016 – Opus, a leading provider of SaaS-based compliance solutions, today announced record financial […]

By |January 13th, 2016|Hiperos, Know Your Customer, News, Opus Global|

Opus Makes Strategic Equity Investment in OThot

Growth Investment in Leading Innovator of Predictive Analytics

January 6, 2016   9:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time
PALO ALTO and PITTSBURGH – Opus, a leading provider of SaaS-based compliance solutions, today announced that it has made a strategic investment in OThot, a leading developer of cloud-based data science-driven platforms that dramatically reduce the cost and complexity of […]

By |January 6th, 2016|News, Opus Global|

First 72 hours after a cyber attack are critical, says law firm

In this article, Alacra’s VP of Compliance Solutions, Kelvin Dickenson discusses cyber attacks with Thomson Reuters.

“Banks that are seen to offer the most robust and proactive protection for their customers will be better able to recruit and retain business,” Dickenson said….”A bank that builds confidence by making online interactions secure, by educating their customers on […]

Banks dramatically accelerate client onboarding with Alacra Compliance Messaging Service

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

26 October 2015, New York & London: Alacra Inc., an Opus Global company, and the leading provider of compliance and reference data solutions for financial institutions, corporations and professional service firms, has today announced the launch of the enhanced Alacra Compliance Messaging Service (ACMS) at the AMLP European Conference. […]

LEI Update from Alacra – lapse rate starting to decrease

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

12 October 2015, New York & London: Alacra Inc., an Opus Global company, and the leading provider of compliance and reference data solutions for financial institutions, corporations and professional service firms, has issued Inside the LEI, issue VII, its regular update on Legal Entity Identifiers (LEIs).

Inside the LEI is a […]

Hiperos Posts Record Third-Quarter Results, Signs Record Deal

Third-Party Management Leader’s Strong Performance Highlights Market Momentum as Companies Seek Better Protection Against Revenue Loss, Reputational Damage and Regulatory Risk

BRANCHBURG, N.J., October 8, 2015 – Hiperos, an Opus Global company, and the leading provider of third-party management software, today announced record results for the third quarter of 2015, with 64 percent year-on-year growth in […]

By |October 8th, 2015|Compliance, Hiperos, Information Industry, News, Opus Global, Posts|

Opus Global, Compliance and Risk Leader, Acquires Alacra

Adds leading AML, KYC capabilities to leading SaaS-based Compliance Platform

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

New York, NY, Palo Alto, CA – September 30th, 2015 Opus Global, a leading provider of SaaS-based compliance solutions, today announced that it has acquired Alacra, Inc., a leading provider of Know Your Customer (KYC), Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and […]

Fast, simple, free look-up for all legal entity identifiers launched by Alacra

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

24th August 2015, New York & London: Alacra Inc., the leading provider of business information solutions for financial institutions, corporations and professional service firms, announced today the launch of Alacra Resolve. Alacra Resolve is a completely new and unique approach to accessing and researching all the publicly available entity identifiers: LEI, GIIN, […]