[Webinar] Legal Entity Data: Why Transparency Accelerates Innovation

Wednesday, 26 May 2021 11:00 - 12:00 New York / 16:00 - 17:00 London Co-hosted by the Enterprise Data Management Council and OpenCorporates Register to attend the webinar > OpenCorporates is delighted to be co-hosting a webinar with the Enterprise Data Management Council – the global association created to “elevate the practice of data management … Continue reading [Webinar] Legal Entity Data: Why Transparency Accelerates Innovation

ACAMS Europe: Impact lead to join panel on data analytics in financial crime prevention

Data analytics plays an increasing role in anti-financial crime efforts. After all, it’s through connecting disparate datasets and analysing the results that anti-financial crime professionals can often uncover red flags and patterns of suspicious activity. Company data is critical in this kind of analytics – because you cannot join the dots between companies, individuals and … Continue reading ACAMS Europe: Impact lead to join panel on data analytics in financial crime prevention

Corporate transparency: technical solution & a matter of social justice | Reflections from FinCrime World Forum

Access to fit-for-purpose company data (that is machine readable, contains provenance etc) has fast become an essential ingredient in anti-financial crime efforts. Whether you’re an investigative journalist, a law enforcement agent or a RegTech product manager, everybody in the anti-financial crime community stands to benefit from open access to company data. In this context, Rebecca … Continue reading Corporate transparency: technical solution & a matter of social justice | Reflections from FinCrime World Forum

[Infographic] OpenCorporates: By the Numbers

Company data is essential for you to understand the organisations you buy from or work with – and to create a trusted business environment. That’s why OpenCorporates is fast becoming the world’s foundational source of company data.  Since we were founded 10 years ago, our database has grown to cover much of the world, and … Continue reading [Infographic] OpenCorporates: By the Numbers

“Follow the pandemic money” | 6 reflections from NICAR 2021

Governments around the world have allocated trillions of dollars to help companies and individuals survive the economic effects of Covid-19.  The pace and scale this funding has been provided in has left journalists, civil society and enforcement agencies struggling to catch up – as they attempt to investigate potential instances of fraud and other malfeasant … Continue reading “Follow the pandemic money” | 6 reflections from NICAR 2021

10 reasons why KYC professionals rely on OpenCorporates

Millions of OpenCorporates company datapoints are utilised every month – either for free via our open website or at scale via our paid-for API and Bulk Data subscriptions. Many of those using the data are professionals working in: Know Your Customer (KYC), third party risk management, business onboarding or similar compliance related roles. Their challenge … Continue reading 10 reasons why KYC professionals rely on OpenCorporates

Company data at scale: when to use an API or a whole dataset in bulk? (Or both)

The ability to search for company data record-by-record is invaluable, but what about when you need the data at scale – such as to automate workflows, underpin a tech platform or connect it with other datasets? Whilst some company registries are still in the business of providing company data on CDs (anybody remember those?), two … Continue reading Company data at scale: when to use an API or a whole dataset in bulk? (Or both)

Case study: OpenCorporates’ data helps Encompass automate Know Your Customer due diligence

“OpenCorporates' company data, when combined with on demand registry, regulator and exchange information from Encompass, helps our customers understand the full picture about a customer or other third party – fast. This means they can make more informed decisions as part of their Know Your Customer or anti-money laundering activities”. Alan SamuelsHead of ProductEncompass Challenge … Continue reading Case study: OpenCorporates’ data helps Encompass automate Know Your Customer due diligence

Building a tech or data platform? Ask these 6 questions first

From procurement and supply chain management tools, to accounting or customer relationship management systems… what is the common theme across all these tech platforms (and more)? They all generate value for their users by helping them better understand the companies they’re dealing with, for example when a CRM tool charts interactions with a firm across … Continue reading Building a tech or data platform? Ask these 6 questions first

OpenCorporates’ data helps TISCreport go global

TISCreport is an online platform with a bold ambition: to help end corruption, human rights abuses and environmental crimes.  It aims to deliver on this mission by shining a light on the companies that make up corporate supply chains using a range of data sources, especially those that take an open data approach.  Read on … Continue reading OpenCorporates’ data helps TISCreport go global