Business Registration and Ownership Information
Check for a business' registration and linked companies such as parents, UBOs, subsidiaries and more.Access Recipe
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Paypal’s recent discovery of 4.5 million illegitimate accounts on its platform should be a warning heeded by all: even the largest, most sophisticated payment processors can fall victim to bad actors. An effective ID verification process considers 5 data points:
April 20, 2022
Demyst spoke with Gergő Varga, product evangelist at Seon, to discuss how external data can be used to go beyond basic anti-fraud checks. Varga explained how an individual’s online record of activity can be used like a digital footprint, which offers a more comprehensive approach to confirming identities.
February 03, 2022
Across the world, financial institutions (FIs) are struggling to optimize customer onboarding processes while maintaining sufficient controls for risk, fraud, and identity verification (IDV). This pressure is exacerbated by incomplete data products, data markets that vary in maturity (certain markets have near 100% coverage in identity while others are much more nascent), and a strong desire for innovation.
January 28, 2022
A regulated financial services firm has obligations to conduct know-your-customer (KYC) checks on consumers that it wishes to do business with. This involves confirming that a customer is who they say they are in order to reduce fraud and other bad-actor risks. You can use this recipe to establish an automated process that can flag for relevant risks in real-time, reducing manual reviews to only those that require it and providing a more seamless customer experience.
March 18, 2022
When using this recipe, provide the registered name of the business and its address to retrieve available business firmographics (such as SIC and NAICS codes, website, phone number, and business age) along with financial performance metrics (such as number of employees and sales).
May 05, 2022
Use this recipe as part of a know-your-business (KYB) workflow outside the US to gather key information all in a centralized place, ready for an automated approval workflow or a simplified review process. When using this recipe, input a business' name and country, and it will return a business' registration for the most likely matched business based off the inputs, and also revert shareholder, parent company, subsidiary and ultimate beneficial owner details if they are available.
June 02, 2022