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The IdentityMind Blog

IdentityMind’s 10 Predictions for 2018: KYC, AML, ICOs, GDPR and More

December 28, 2017

2017 has been a year of rapid growth, momentum and industry recognition for us. Regtech has taken off full force and digital identities have moved beyond a “what are those?” response to “…tell me how they can improve on our current system”. We’ll have more to say about that in a follow-on blog in the […]

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Online Marketplaces – How to Detect and Prevent Collusion and Money Laundering

December 22, 2017

P2P companies and online retailers have found success in marketplaces that connect buyers and sellers. Whether for e-commerce, loans, ride sharing, or housing, marketplaces are reducing inefficiencies by both increasing supply and reducing costs. P2P companies such as Airbnb and Uber rely on the marketplace model and directly hold a very small inventory themselves. Even […]

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Preventing Funding of Terrorism through Affiliation and Affinity Analysis

December 21, 2017

This morning while doing my regular catch up with the news, this one popped up in my feed from The Cipher Brief: “Terrorist Networks Eye Bitcoin as Cryptocurrency’s Price Rises”. Author Yaya Fanusie is a former CIA analyst. He highlights instances and clear signs that terrorist organizations are using (or looking to use) cryptocurrencies to […]

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KYC Challenges in Digital Environments

August 31, 2017

It’s been a busy year for Financial Institutions worldwide. And even though the regulatory landscape began to clear due to ongoing dialogues between regulators, examiners, and businesses, financial organizations still have challenges to face when it comes to bridging the gap between their brick-and-mortar operations and the newer digital channels. With that in mind we […]

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ICO Regulation in Canada — Winter Has Come

August 29, 2017

Most ICOs are Securities Requiring AML and Compliance Last week, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) released notice 46-307 to initial coin offerings (ICOs) that impacts: ICOs everywhere in the world with Canadian buyers Exchanges that trade ICO coins to Canadian customers Companies in Canada that are conducting an ICO In this notice they list: How […]

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Las Identidades Digitales: La Clave para Mejorar la Gestión de Riesgos

August 24, 2017

Desde que comenzamos a trabajar con Identidades Digitales en 2012, nuestro enfoque ha sido conocer y mitigar el riesgo de las transacciones. Existe el riesgo de: Transacciones financieras (pago, depósitos, transferencias) en las que hay movimiento de dinero Transacciones onboarding (cliente nuevo) donde se necesita entender si se debe hacer negocios con un individuo o […]

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