Regulatory SaaS technology leader Opus announced today that Alacra, its KYC and reference data management platform, has signed a distribution partnership with OutsideIQ, the leader in risk-focused, artificial intelligence software.
The agreement will make OutsideIQ’s DDIQ, the industry’s most advanced automated due diligence reports for compliance, available on Alacra, effective immediately. DDIQ uses artificial intelligence to simulate the cognitive processes of a human researcher to generate risk profiles on individuals and companies that are otherwise time consuming and costly to discover manually.
Alacra is the leading platform for client onboarding and Know Your Customer (KYC) solutions for financial institutions, while DDIQ is an industry-first, automated due diligence solution for AML, fraud investigations, third-party vendor screening, anti-bribery and anti-corruption compliance. The new partnership will allow the DDIQ due diligence reports to be available through Alacra-On-Demand, Alacra’s research fulfillment service. Later this year, DDIQ risk assessment reports will also be available through Alacra Compliance Enterprise (ACE), its flagship client onboarding solution.
DDIQ’s reports generate risk profiles on both companies and individuals in just minutes, providing comprehensive and in-depth global due diligence information. As the reports provide links to the data sources, they are fully auditable. This capability is even more critical as recent and upcoming changes to global KYC regulations will require the identification of and due diligence on beneficial owners.