Risk intelligence data for global screening.

World-Check Risk Intelligence

The trusted and accurate source of risk intelligence made available to help you meet your regulatory obligations, make informed decisions, and help prevent your business from inadvertently being used to launder the proceeds of crime or association with corrupt business practices.

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Our solution suite caters specifically for the needs of:

  • Retail clients
  • Institutional clients
  • Wealth management clients
  • Corporate clients

Highly structured intelligence profiles of heightened risk individuals & entities

Thomson Reuters World-Check is an essential service, created to support our clients’ due diligence needs in the fight against crime, bribery, and corruption. World-Check appreciates the data protection and privacy implications of providing this database and has robust data protection processes in place.

Since its inception, World-Check has remained focused on providing high quality risk intelligence that serves the Know Your Customer (KYC) and third party risk management of highly regulated industries. For organizations concerned with business relationship risk and financial crime compliance, World-Check helps powers a variety of identity verification, AML/CFT/PEP screening and KYC due diligence processes.

Features and Benefits

Information is collated from an extensive network of hundreds of thousands of reputable sources, including:

530+ sanction, watch, regulatory, and law enforcement lists

Local and international government records

Country specific data sources

International adverse electronic and physical media searches

English and foreign language data sources

Relevant industry sources

World-Check advanced features increase name matching accuracy and reduce remediation time to support a simplified and accelerated customer due diligence process. In many cases, false positives are reduced from 30% to 15%.

Features include:

Sub-classification of Politically Exposed Persons (PEP)

Highlighting native names in 40+ non-Latin scripts

Location/country based risk intelligence for Anti-Money laundering (AML) and anti-corruption compliance

Translation of risk profiles to help compliance departments with multinational staff work faster

We offer opt-in, extension and independent content sets that fall within the broader remit of KYC risk intelligence. These sets are included for your convenience but they are independent from Thomson Reuters, so additional terms, conditions, and disclaimers may apply to the use of such services.
For payment processing compliance, designed to be used as part of an automated compliance screening process. It supplies global organizations that screen time-sensitive money transfers and conduct high-speed financial transactions, with the most up-to-date sanctions information for fast, reliable screening.
Detailed risk based information on more than 240 countries and territories. Such information pertains to the specific country, as opposed to any particular profile subject located in that jurisdiction.

Benefits

Global Research

Research hubs in all global regions with research analysts speaking over 60 local languages ensure the best quality intelligence.

Helps Regulator Demands

Enables compliance with regulatory demands for KYC, AML, CFT and PEP due diligence and offers auditable proof of due diligence.

Up-to-date Intelligence

Research conducted 24/7 by hundreds of analysts result in more than 20,000 new profiles and 40,000 updated profiles per month. Process is subject to quality control processes and is audited regularly.

Opt-In Content Sets

Thomson Reuters offers opt-in, extension independent content sets that fall within the broader remit of KYC risk intelligence for your convenience.

Save Time & Money

Increase name matching accuracy and reduce remediation time to support a simplified and accelerated customer due diligence process. Often, false positives have been reduced from 30% to 15%.

Reporting

Information is streamlined to enable or facilitate smart decision making, reduce the remediation burden and accelerate the pace of business.