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Alacra’s new outsource on-demand research service takes off

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15th June 2015, New York & London: Alacra Inc., the leading provider of business information solutions for financial institutions, corporations and professional service firms, announced today a significant uptake of its unique Alacra-on-Demand (AOD) research service from asset managers, hedge funds and private equity firms. Soft-launched in February, AOD is the […]

By |June 15th, 2015|Alacra, Content Partners, Information Industry, News|

Alacra first to link GIINs to LEIs, and other common entity identifiers

11 May 2015, New York & London: Alacra, the leader in client onboarding, reference data and business research solutions, today announced the addition of GIINs (Global Intermediary Identifier Number) to the Alacra Authority File Plus (AAF+). GIINs are issued by the IRS to foreign financial institutions (FFIs) as part of the Foreign Account Tax […]

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 […]

Three Wishes for GIINs

by Alan Samuels, VP Reference Data Solutions, Alacra Inc. for Inside Reference Data

GIIN identifiers being issued as part of compliance with US Fatca tax reporting law do not contain enough information, writes Alacra’s Alan Samuels, who offers suggestions on what ought to be done

There is an increasing focus on global intermediary identifier numbers (GIINs), […]

Alacra Launches Alacra On Demand Business Research Service

New York – February 18, 2015 – Alacra, Inc., a leading provider of business information solutions for financial institutions, corporations and professional service firms announced the launch of Alacra-On-Demand, a comprehensive research service provided by Alacra’s global team of business information specialists. Alacra-On-Demand provides research and delivery of data and reports from hundreds of […]

By |February 18th, 2015|Alacra, Business Research Solutions, Information Industry, News|

Bringing it All Together

It has become a cliché to say that satisfying the regulatory requirements facing financial services organisations comes down to data, but like many clichés, it is based on truth.

More accurately, firms need timely high quality data for reporting purposes and to automate many related processes such as KYC and anti-money laundering, as well as non-regulatory […]

Accuity Partners with Alacra for Improved KYC

NEW YORK & LONDON, 20 January 2015 – Alacra, the leader in client onboarding, reference data and business research solutions, today announced a partnership with Accuity, the publisher of Bankers Almanac, the essential reference source for financial counterparty assessment and efficient KYC due diligence. The partnership will integrate Bankers Almanac’s new […]

DTCC/SWIFT Tops Legal Entity Identifier Providers in TABB/Alacra Q3-2014 LEI Rankings, but LEI Process Comes Up Short

TABB Group Partners with Alacra to Expand Quarterly LEI Statistics

New York & London December 15, 2014: Capital markets research firm TABB Group and Alacra, a leading provider of legal, counterparty and reference data solutions, announced today that DTCC/SWIFT led 13 other Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) registration authorities around the globe in TABB […]

Alacra expands its management team with three new hires

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11 November 2014, London: Alacra, the leader in client onboarding, reference data and business research solutions, has today announced three new additions to its management team, with the appointments of Alan Samuels, Kelvin Dickenson and Kevin Kollar. Each brings valuable skills and experience and the appointments are a significant […]

By |November 19th, 2014|Alacra, News|

Alacra / NICE Actimize alliance creates new risk and anti-money laundering solution

Collaboration creates industry-leading customer risk assessment solution

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22nd October 2014, New York & LondonAlacra, the leader in client onboarding, reference data and business research solutions, has announced today a formal alliance with NICE Actimize, a NICE Systems (NASDAQ:NICE) business and the largest provider of financial crime, risk and compliance software […]