Beneficial Ownership and Vessel Data on World-Check One

Unlock the full potential of your data and take your due diligence processes to the next level

Streamline screening processes with powerful customization and control, along with combined data sets all on World-Check One. Our screening platform supports your due diligence needs in the fight against financial crime, bringing together enhanced features and trusted data to help you manage your risks and comply with legal and regulatory obligations. Now available on the World-Check One platform:

Vessel Check
Vessel screening plays a critical role in mitigating both direct and indirect risks to investors and agents. Vessel Check is an opt-in integrated screening feature that delivers a powerful combination of data from IHS Maritime coupled with our market-leading intelligence. The benefit is a comprehensive screening capability to accurately identify individuals and entities related to or associated with vessels. 

UBO Check
Complex, often opaque business structures can make it challenging to understand full ownership hierarchies to identify and screen associated entities for potential risk. UBO Check is an integrated opt-in feature which combines best-in-class Dun & Bradstreet UBO data with our market-leading World-Check Risk Intelligence. UBO Check allows beneficial ownership checks to be completed alongside risk screening on one platform, speeding up workflow and increasing efficiency. 

Why World-Check?
First to market, we have over 19 years of experience and we continuously strive to make improvements to our data and delivery methods. As regulations have increased and new ones emerge, we have broadened our content coverage to help organizations meet their legal and regulatory obligations. To increase operational efficiency we offer exclusive features, and automated processes using the latest technology, including artificial intelligence, along with improved matching and filtering capabilities. With World-Check One you receive: 
  • Over 4 million due diligence relevant records
  • Adherence to strict quality control, and inclusion criteria guidelines
  • ISAE 3000 certified sanction monitoring processes
  • 400+ researchers situated across the globe and 65 languages spoken by our researchers
  • 700+ watch-lists monitored including sanctions, enforcement and regulatory

Financial Crime Risk Intelligence

  • Navigating Maritime Risk for Compliance at Sea

    Phantom ships, sanctions evasion and potential links to financial crime mean seaborne business carries as many risks as those found on land. A new Refinitiv white paper examines the regulatory pressures and best practice solutions for mitigating maritime risk. Read more >

  • Identifying the UBO in a Complex World

    Screening for ultimate beneficial ownership (UBO) is fraught with challenges, with information often hard to find or hidden within complex structures. As compliance teams look to protect against the risk of financial crime or reputational damage, what's the best practice approach for identifying the UBO? Read More >

  • Beneficial Ownership and the RBA

    Against a backdrop of often complex legal entity structures and strict regulatory requirements to identify the beneficial owners of these entities, compliance teams need the right tools to cut through opacity and deliver a clear and holistic view of ownership, so that they can accurately assess potential compliance risk and conduct appropriate due diligence screening checks in line with the risk-based approach (RBA). Read More >

  • Beneficial Ownership: Are You Ready for 5AMLD?

    The deadline for the EU’s 5th Anti-Money Laundering Directive (5AMLD) is fast approaching. How should organizations approach beneficial ownership screening in order to ensure they are ready for 5AMLD ahead of the January 2020 implementation date?
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  • A Data-Driven Approach to UBO Compliance

    Reliable and accurate data is critical for identifying and verifying ultimate beneficial ownership (UBO). How can organizations develop a data-driven approach to UBO compliance in order to meet their legal and regulatory requirements and fight financial crime?
    Read More >

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