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What You Need to Know About the FinCEN Files

The global financial industry is facing renewed and unwanted scrutiny this week after a report from the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and BuzzFeed News claimed that banks continued to move illicit funds around the world despite having reported...

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The Power of Identity, Part 3: Emerging Markets

  There are 7.8 billion people in the world. Of those, 1 billion lack a legally recognized form of identification. And 3.4 billion have some form of legally recognized ID but limited ability to use it on digital channels. In other words, 13 percent of the world has no...

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The Power of Identity, Part 2: The GDC Advantage

Identity empowers individuals to exist in the eyes of key institutions, to open bank accounts, to build credit, to establish trustworthiness. It allows them to buy health insurance and medicine, to drive a car, to own a home.   But those without digital ID – a...

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The Power of Identity

Have you given much thought to your identity? I’m not talking about your personal identity: your values, goals, and dreams - all of us most certainly think about those.   I’m talking about your official identity, your social security card, your driver’s license,...

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The Chefs of Identity Verification

After a long week at work, I sat down with a glass of wine to start thinking about what I wanted to cook for dinner. I looked for recipes online but found I was short a few ingredients. But, I was determined (and hungry!), so I marched into the kitchen to start...

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Your Guide to the 5th Anti-Money Laundering Directive 

As money laundering and terrorist financing continue to threaten global security, the EU continues to fight back in order to preserve the integrity of the financial ecosystem. Their most recent legislation, The 5th Money Laundering Directive (5MLD) was implemented in...

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The Intelligent Name Translation Engine for Chinese

  A Little Bit of Background  One of the best things about our world is the diversity. We see it everywhere – in clothing, customs, and even in our names. If we drill down a little deeper, we can see that these differences even exist in how we structure and write our...

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