Paul May

Paul May
Editor at Arachnys
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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

Product Update: New integrations

We have some exciting new updates to both D3 and Investigator this month, with access to new third-party sources:

Posted Tuesday March 28, 2017

Arachnys mentioned in Joint Committee on Human Rights and Business Inquiry

Arachnys was mentioned recently in the Joint Committee on Human Rights & Business Inquiry. The Joint Committee included both the Commons and the Lords. Andrew Silvester of the Institute of Directors cited Arachnys as instrumental in curbing slavery in the supply chain:

Posted Wednesday November 30, 2016

Diversified risk: Deutsche Bank challenge the industry to find the right compliance tech

Deutsche Bank’s new leadership is progressing in their attempts to overhaul compliance, and may lead cultural change for the industry.

Posted Wednesday November 2, 2016

The Bahamas Leaks are breaking - where to begin

Following the Panama Papers leaks, 1.3 million documents from the commercial register in the Bahamas have been obtained by Suddeutsche Zeitung, the same newspaper which received the Panama Papers from Mossack Fonseca: the Panamanian firm have also created 15,915 entities in the Bahamas. Whilst smaller in scope, the leak still includes information on around 175,888 companies and 25,228 Officers named in the papers (the Panama Papers included 238,402). The data represents around 38 gigabytes - smaller than the Offshore Leaks too, but still sizeable compared to Luxembourg and Swiss Leaks. 

Posted Friday September 23, 2016

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

Paul May

Paul May
Editor at Arachnys
Find me on:

Recent Posts

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

Product Update: New integrations

We have some exciting new updates to both D3 and Investigator this month, with access to new third-party sources:

Posted Tuesday March 28, 2017

Arachnys mentioned in Joint Committee on Human Rights and Business Inquiry

Arachnys was mentioned recently in the Joint Committee on Human Rights & Business Inquiry. The Joint Committee included both the Commons and the Lords. Andrew Silvester of the Institute of Directors cited Arachnys as instrumental in curbing slavery in the supply chain:

Posted Wednesday November 30, 2016

Diversified risk: Deutsche Bank challenge the industry to find the right compliance tech

Deutsche Bank’s new leadership is progressing in their attempts to overhaul compliance, and may lead cultural change for the industry.

Posted Wednesday November 2, 2016

The Bahamas Leaks are breaking - where to begin

Following the Panama Papers leaks, 1.3 million documents from the commercial register in the Bahamas have been obtained by Suddeutsche Zeitung, the same newspaper which received the Panama Papers from Mossack Fonseca: the Panamanian firm have also created 15,915 entities in the Bahamas. Whilst smaller in scope, the leak still includes information on around 175,888 companies and 25,228 Officers named in the papers (the Panama Papers included 238,402). The data represents around 38 gigabytes - smaller than the Offshore Leaks too, but still sizeable compared to Luxembourg and Swiss Leaks. 

Posted Friday September 23, 2016

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