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Arachnys country audits offer an up to date, deep dive investigation into the data and regulatory landscapes of key markets worldwide.

The reports analyse sources such as corporate registries, news and litigation with the aim to educate you about the availability, quality and challenges associated with the data in each market. Some of the regions we have covered so far are Brazil, China, UAE and Nigeria.

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From Safe Harbour to Privacy Shield: What has changed for data compliance?

2016 has been a fruitful year for changes to EU legislation, but this is not set to end anytime soon. Governance on the content is in a tremendous state of flux. In October 2015, the Court of Justice of the European Union made an unprecedented declaration to throw out Safe Harbor, as a framework...

EU proposes urgent updates to 4MLD & interconnected business registries for 2017

The EU has begun fast-tracking amendments to the Fourth Money-Laundering directive in the wake of the Panama Papers revelations and London’s Anti-Corruption summit. The recent atrocities in the intervening months between the amendment and the original drafting have also brought about some...

UK ultimate beneficial ownership data is now available with Arachnys

Our developers have successfully integrated the new beneficial ownership data in the Companies House API from the Developer hub into Arachnys. Whilst this required additional efforts to attain full-integration, the approach paid off as the data is updated live and in real-time.

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.

Compliance in the FinTech industry: The challenges

For the past 5 years, Finance and Technology have been the hottest couple of the startup world. FinTech is a match made in heaven with technology grabbing finance's hand, introducing it to the miracles of the electronic world.

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...

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...

Panama Papers: The secret is out

"ICIJ's (International Consortium of Investigative Journalists) Arachnys subscription was invaluable. Especially in researching PEPs and news sources from across the globe."

This is coming from ICIJ. We are honoured and humbled to have been able to help with piercing the offshore veil and...

Financial Crime Risk Management Systems 2016

Chartis' Financial Crime Risk Management Systems report featured Arachnys in their 2016 RiskTech Quadrants.

Google isn’t even close as a tool for proper due diligence. Why not?

Because that’s not what it was designed for. Whilst the Google search engine has been one of the most empowering tools of the Internet era, when it comes to something as specific, technical and serious as due diligence there are some obvious shortcomings in using it.