OpenCorporates identifiers now in OpenSanctions: A win for the open data ecosystem

Good news for users of the open data ecosystem! OpenSanctions, the open database of sanctions targets and persons of interest, has started mapping sanctioned entities in its database back to company records in OpenCorporates – so their users can explore more detail about sanctioned companies.  Everyone can use the OpenCorporates URL to view the related … Continue reading OpenCorporates identifiers now in OpenSanctions: A win for the open data ecosystem

Why OpenCorporates should be on your approved vendor list

Many large organisations, institutions and companies maintain approved vendor lists. These lists determine which vendors their employees should use whenever they need to procure a wide range of products and services – such as data from external vendors like us. Whether you call them master vendor lists, preferred vendor lists or approved data sources lists, … Continue reading Why OpenCorporates should be on your approved vendor list

Meet Tim Goodman, Head of Product & Data

Tim Goodman recently joined OpenCorporates as the Head of Product & Data, bringing valuable experience as a former product manager at Arachnys, a RegTech. He tells us why OpenCorporates’ data is so important for know your customer (KYC) and anti-money laundering (AML) professionals, and why our mission persuaded him to join us. What is your … Continue reading Meet Tim Goodman, Head of Product & Data

Supply chain risk: How transparent company data helps create insights

Greater scrutiny is being placed on corporate supply chains than ever before.  As a result, companies are seeking to mitigate corruption, modern slavery and other such risks in their ever-growing third-party ecosystems. At the same time, they are striving for insights that will help them to optimise their efforts and prevent disruption to business operations. … Continue reading Supply chain risk: How transparent company data helps create insights

Fresh US company data: Why it matters & how we deliver it to you

To leverage company data with confidence, you need to know that it’s as up-to-date as possible. But thousands of companies are created every day, and the fundamental information on existing companies changes all the time. This makes it difficult to get fresh data about companies in one US state alone. But it’s even more challenging … Continue reading Fresh US company data: Why it matters & how we deliver it to you

[Podcast] Pandora Papers: A wake up call?

The Pandora Papers came and went. Now what? Following the publication of  the Pandora Papers in early October 2021, this podcast analyses the legacy of the investigation so far, and what the anti-financial crime community should be doing in response. The investigation can and should act as a wake up call – driving forward the … Continue reading [Podcast] Pandora Papers: A wake up call?

Dark Money Conference: Joining the data dots

Stopping illicit financial flows and disrupting financial crime requires a coordinated response. Law enforcement, financial services firms, investigative reporters and many others all have a role to play – including, now more than ever, data and tech providers. That’s why Rebecca Lee, our Chief Impact Officer, will deliver a keynote presentation at the upcoming Dark … Continue reading Dark Money Conference: Joining the data dots

Press Release: OpenCorporates appoints new CEO to strengthen its leadership in transparent company data

Sarah Arana-Morton succeeds founder Chris Taggart, as OpenCorporates targets ambitious growth in emerging transparent company data market London, August 2, 2021  OpenCorporates, the go-to foundational source of reliable, transparent and real-time company data, has appointed its Chief Operating Officer, Sarah Arana-Morton, as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer. Arana-Morton succeeds Chris Taggart, the company’s founder … Continue reading Press Release: OpenCorporates appoints new CEO to strengthen its leadership in transparent company data

Connecting the dots with network analytics? Why your next investigation needs White Box data

Between 715 billion and 1.87 trillion Euros is laundered around the world each year, according to estimates from the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. That’s the equivalent of between 2 and 5 percent of global GDP. A key challenge in uncovering illicit financial flows is the incomplete picture analysts have, caused by poor … Continue reading Connecting the dots with network analytics? Why your next investigation needs White Box data

OpenCorporates collaborates with the Financial Conduct Authority on Covid-related fraud prevention

With the onset of Covid-19, businesses and individuals have needed to navigate unprecedented difficulties and change. The resulting disruption is being taken advantage of by would-be fraudsters, who are using the pandemic to perpetrate fraud and scams. Technology and data have key roles to play in improving the detection of fraudulent activity, such as through … Continue reading OpenCorporates collaborates with the Financial Conduct Authority on Covid-related fraud prevention