Refinitiv World-Check Risk Intelligence

Help protect your business from financial crime and reduce risk by fulfilling
your KYC due diligence screening obligations with World-Check Risk Intelligence - used and trusted by the world’s biggest companies
for over two decades.

Why chose Refinitiv World-Check Risk Intelligence?

Help meet your regulatory obligations, make informed decisions, and prevent your business being used to launder the proceeds of financial crime or associated with corrupt practices.

The World-Check Risk Intelligence database delivers accurate and reliable information to help you make informed decisions. It has hundreds of specialist researchers and analysts across the globe, adhering to the most stringent research guidelines as they collate information from reliable and reputable sources - such as watch lists, government records, and media searches.

Simplify your customer and third-party screening process through state-of-the-art technology combined with human expertise. The World-Check data is fully structured, aggregated, and de-duplicated. It can be easily absorbed into various workflow screening platforms in-house, cloud-based, or third-party solutions through a delivery method that suits your requirements.

Anyone who wishes to query whether their name is in the World-Check database may do so in accordance with the World-Check privacy statement.

Am I on World-Check?

Coverage and content includes:

  • Politically exposed persons (PEP), close associates, and family members
  • State owned entities and state invested enterprises
  • Global sanctions lists
  • Narrative sanctions (sanctions ownership information)
  • AI-powered negative media screening
  • Global regulatory and law enforcement lists
  • Negative media
  • Iran economic interest (IEI)
  • US SAM
  • Vessels information
  • Beneficial ownership


What you get with World-Check Risk Intelligence

World-Check Risk Intelligence helps you meet your due diligence obligations and identify potential criminal activity with information from reputable public domain sources. Our data will also help you address your Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs) monitoring requirements. You can access over 4m records, delivered in a highly structured format.

Reliable intelligence

We follow the most stringent guidelines for research methodology and inclusion criteria – applying rigorous quality control.

Subject matter expertise

Our analysts monitor areas based on their subject matter expertise, supplemented with local language capabilities. Many have worked with state and federal governments.

Up-to-date information

With research centers on all five continents, we provide around-the-clock monitoring of sanction lists, regulatory and enforcement lists, as well as thousands of reliable media sources, so you have accurate and up-to-date information.

Targeted screening

Hundreds of specific keywords for our data help you filter and drill down for focused screening and reduce false positives.

In-depth search

Linking of associated subjects helps you search and identify criminal networks and associations.

Easy integration

With data presented in a highly structured format, it’s simple to absorb into your screening processes using common formats across a variety of software platforms.

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Unlock efficiencies with World-Check Risk Intelligence

“Without World-Check One our operation team simply wouldn’t be where it is today.”
Jordan Michaelides
Head of Partnerships, CoinJar