How does Intelligence Augmentation work?

Intelligence augmentation is used less frequently than artificial intelligence in everyday lexicon; somehow it has not become one of the buzzwords that many associate with emerging technologies. However, compliance professionals should take heed.

Posted Tuesday July 11, 2017

How we solved load testing & scalability issues with Kong

To ensure that our clients are not able to abuse our services and maintain visibility of usage, we needed a way of authenticating API requests whilst simultaneously incorporating throttling or rate limiting.

Posted Thursday June 8, 2017

Collaboration across jurisdictions: why ICIJ won the Pulitzer Prize

In an industry landscape where newsrooms are shrinking, with funds for investigative reporting diminished, the ICIJ have fittingly won the Pulitzer for explanatory reporting. Their achievement demonstrates the value of cross-jurisdictional collaboration in financial reporting, and a ‘slow-burn’ approach to publishing which is exemplary and distinctive in our age. How was it possible that 400 journalists were able to analyze an anonymously leaked dataset in tandem, for more than a year in secret before going public?

Posted Friday June 2, 2017

Behind the Paywall: SSM & 1MDB of Malaysia

After enjoying a reputation for several years as an open, middle income economy, Malaysia has been the subject of numerous scandals related to the divestment of public funds into shell companies.

Posted Monday September 12, 2016

Can your compliance process drive revenue? Yes it can.

A company's existence is strongly tied in its ability to generate money. Departments within the company are working cylinders, all contributing in some way or another to maximizing profits. That's not the case when it comes to compliance though.

Posted Wednesday June 8, 2016

Panama Papers integration into Arachnys: Behind the Screens

After the biggest data leak in history, we were pleased to announce (only 48 hours later) that we had successfully integrated a source into our Arachnys platform which searches over 200,000 offshore entities and associated individuals which were listed in the ICIJ’s Panama Papers database. This data was based on a selection of 11m documents leaked from the Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca.

Everyone hears about the data, the information, and the technical jargon, but we want to give a first hand account of how the data came to be searchable within our platform. So, we found out from an expert, the steps and process which took place to successfully integrate this data into our platform.

Posted Friday May 20, 2016

London Anti-Corruption Summit: The takeaways

The UK’s first Anti-Corruption Summit took place in London yesterday and was attended by representatives from more than 40 countries. John Kerry, US Secretary of State, Nigeria’s president Muhammadu Buhari, representatives from Bermuda and the Cayman Islands were present; however there were no representatives from British Virgin Islands or Panama.  In the opening remarks, Cameron, who is positioning himself as a champion against corruption stated that it is “one of the greatest enemies of progress in our time” and the “cancer at the heart of so many of the world’s problems.”

Posted Friday May 13, 2016

How does Intelligence Augmentation work?

Intelligence augmentation is used less frequently than artificial intelligence in everyday lexicon; somehow it has not become one of the buzzwords that many associate with emerging technologies. However, compliance professionals should take heed.

Posted Tuesday July 11, 2017

How we solved load testing & scalability issues with Kong

To ensure that our clients are not able to abuse our services and maintain visibility of usage, we needed a way of authenticating API requests whilst simultaneously incorporating throttling or rate limiting.

Posted Thursday June 8, 2017

Collaboration across jurisdictions: why ICIJ won the Pulitzer Prize

In an industry landscape where newsrooms are shrinking, with funds for investigative reporting diminished, the ICIJ have fittingly won the Pulitzer for explanatory reporting. Their achievement demonstrates the value of cross-jurisdictional collaboration in financial reporting, and a ‘slow-burn’ approach to publishing which is exemplary and distinctive in our age. How was it possible that 400 journalists were able to analyze an anonymously leaked dataset in tandem, for more than a year in secret before going public?

Posted Friday June 2, 2017

Behind the Paywall: SSM & 1MDB of Malaysia

After enjoying a reputation for several years as an open, middle income economy, Malaysia has been the subject of numerous scandals related to the divestment of public funds into shell companies.

Posted Monday September 12, 2016

Can your compliance process drive revenue? Yes it can.

A company's existence is strongly tied in its ability to generate money. Departments within the company are working cylinders, all contributing in some way or another to maximizing profits. That's not the case when it comes to compliance though.

Posted Wednesday June 8, 2016

Panama Papers integration into Arachnys: Behind the Screens

After the biggest data leak in history, we were pleased to announce (only 48 hours later) that we had successfully integrated a source into our Arachnys platform which searches over 200,000 offshore entities and associated individuals which were listed in the ICIJ’s Panama Papers database. This data was based on a selection of 11m documents leaked from the Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca.

Everyone hears about the data, the information, and the technical jargon, but we want to give a first hand account of how the data came to be searchable within our platform. So, we found out from an expert, the steps and process which took place to successfully integrate this data into our platform.

Posted Friday May 20, 2016

London Anti-Corruption Summit: The takeaways

The UK’s first Anti-Corruption Summit took place in London yesterday and was attended by representatives from more than 40 countries. John Kerry, US Secretary of State, Nigeria’s president Muhammadu Buhari, representatives from Bermuda and the Cayman Islands were present; however there were no representatives from British Virgin Islands or Panama.  In the opening remarks, Cameron, who is positioning himself as a champion against corruption stated that it is “one of the greatest enemies of progress in our time” and the “cancer at the heart of so many of the world’s problems.”

Posted Friday May 13, 2016