This article is part of Kyckr’s new Partner Spotlight Series, which features interviews with our partners to learn more about who they are, their mission and why they chose to partner with Kyckr.
The following is an interview we recently had with Giovanni Migliardo, Senior Risk Intelligence Manager, Acuris Risk Intelligence.
What does your company do?
Acuris Risk Intelligence is a trusted and independent provider of data intelligence to major financial institutions, legal practices, credit reference bureaus and regulators, and a wide variety of organizations. We operate in the field of Customer Due Diligence, covering KYC, Ongoing Monitoring, and Enhanced Due Diligence (EDD) as well as a totally unique database covering Fraud Intelligence, drawing together extraordinary amounts of disparate information to create a powerful overview of potential customers and employees.
What’s the goal of your organization and how do you help your clients?
Our aim is to provide a holistic and comprehensive portfolio of products and services to our clients to mitigate the operational and reputational exposure related to individuals or entities, while fully complying with the legal and regulatory requirements.
Acuris Risk Intelligence uniquely combined the experience of real experts with first-hand experience of criminals and fraud investigation, both in the public and private sectors, globally. They were then joined by experienced compliance officers from banks, finance houses and industry experts along with international investigators to identify client procedures and needs. By combining this level of expertise, it enabled Acuris Risk Intelligence to create an intelligence system capable of meeting the need to quickly and accurately provide information the market required to check for individual or company profiles.
What is unique about your company?
- Processing efficiency – Acuris Risk Intelligence apply unique methodology, quality controls and comprehensive data structures to allow for faster and easier true/false positive confirmation as well as a more efficient analysis process with granular information including snippets and tags to adverse media articles.
- Support & Integration Expertise – As a client of Acuris Risk Intelligence, our partners and clients are supported at all stages of their client journey. When it comes to integration, we provide access to a senior integration consultant who takes you through various steps, answers technical questions and offers suggestions. Additionally, we offer a dedicated account manager, dedicated relationship manager for training and on-going support and access to our client care team who are focused on answering ad hoc queries quickly.
- Human intelligence – Blending both technology and highly skilled researchers, only relevant articles are appended, minimising risk of duplicates or irrelevant content. Using subject matter and jurisdictional expertise, the best credible sources have been identified on a regional level, with unique methodology.
- Flexibility and Agility – While offering flexible delivery methods, we are agile to adapt to important changes, be they regulatory or client-driven and can react and action these changes swiftly, leading to numerous bespoke client projects.
Why have you partnered with Kyckr?
We consider Kyckr a strategic partner who is able to offer key data points ( specifically UBO data) to enrich and complement our value proposition in the Risk & Compliance space.
What value does Kyckr bring to your business?
A highly professional and experienced team constantly supporting our partnership and investing to develop and expand their coverage and portfolio of products.
Where do you see partnerships going in the future?
We have been working in the last two year to continuously developing our collaboration and level of integration and I am confident we will continue to do so in coming months and years.
Interested in learning more about Acuris Risk Intelligence? Visit their website to find out more: https://www.acurisriskintelligence.com/.