ACSS Member Profile: Paul McCarthy – Chair of the ACSS Sanctions Innovation and Technology Task Force

June 29, 2020
By: Jack Walsh, ACSS Reporter

For this Member Profile, ACSS spoke with Paul McCarthy, a founder and partner of The Mizen Group and the new chair of ACSS’s Sanctions Innovation and Technology Taskforce (SITT).  Mr. McCarthy is a senior technologist and strategist with extensive experience delivering complex and diverse technology, analytical, and governance solutions.  (more…)

COVID-19 Challenges: Working in a Remote Compliance Environment and the Top Ways Technology Can Help

June 11, 2020
By: Sadi Bezit, Regional Solution Consultancy Lead, Nice Actimize*

Due to the recent COVID-19 pandemic, the need for organizations to accurately and efficiently screen customer names and transaction against a variety of lists has increased significantly. Institutions now face several remote working challenges that have led to a renewed focus on watch list compliance. (more…)

The Benefits of Incorporating Cutting-Edge FinTech Technologies Into Your Sanctions Screening Program

July 17, 2018
By: Joseph M Bognanno, Chief Innovation Officer, Safe Banking Systems and Ben Knieff, Financial Crimes Expert, Safe Banking Systems*

Financial institutions, and increasingly corporates and non-financial institutions, face the unrelenting challenge of combating those who wish to evade sanctions, money laundering and terrorist financing. A keystone in any effective approach to meeting this challenge is the identification of entities as part of the organization’s Know Your Customer (KYC) program, which always includes screening. (more…)


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