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CULedger Completes Blockchain Identity Pilot With Three US Credit Unions

“CULedger claims that MyCUID users can verify their identity by using a biometric function on their smart phone, such as voice, fingerprint or facial recognition. The vendor says that data from its pilot indicated that the average time to verify a member’s identity had been reduced from the industry average of more than 50 seconds […]
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Companies

Paytm Video KYC: Paytm Introduces In-app Video KYC

“Paytm Payments Bank Ltd (PPBL) will allow account-holders to complete their KYC formalities over mobile video. This follows the Reserve Bank of India’s decision to allow video KYC for completing the process remotely using the bank’s mobile application.  Customers can connect using a vide call between 9 am and 8 pm without leaving their homes […]
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Security

BKash Launches EKYC App for AC Opening

“Mobile financial service provider, bKash launched e-KYC (Electronic-Know-Your-Customer) app so that customers can open their account by themselves. The eKYC app would allow customers to open their bKash account with instant activation only scanning NID and taking photo without any documents, said a press release yesterday. Using OCR (Optical Character Recognition) to collect data from […]

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Accuity and Encompass Corporation Partner to Improve KYC Risk Assessments

“Accuity, the leading global provider of financial crime screening, payments and Know Your Customer (KYC) solutions, and Encompass Corporation, a fast-growing provider of intelligently automated KYC solutions, have announced a strategic partnership to help customers streamline KYC processes, improve the quality of risk assessments and reduce the costs of compliance.”
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Security

The Collaboration of Six Nordic Banks Results in a Joint KYC Company

“The collaboration of six Nordic banks results in a joint KYC company. Danske Bank A/S, DNB Bank ASA, Nordea Bank Abp, Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (publ), Svenska Handelsbanken AB (publ) and Swedbank AB (publ) are moving forward and have established a joint venture company to develop a platform for handling KYC (Know Your Customer) data. […]