The GDC Blog

Most people I know think of cross border issues being primarily associated with e-commerce transactions. Few consider the needs to Identify (Authenticate) international property buyers. This Wall Street Journal article is a great example of the offline transactions that require global technology solutions such as Identity Verification and Address Verification. Who knew Brits, Canadians and Taiwanese were all actively engaged in the purchase of property in Japan. Further throughout key cities in the U.S. such as Miami, Houston, Los Angeles and Denver you have Latin Americans second home properties in ever increasing numbers. Cross Border Commerce is a growing need in offline markets as well as online markets.