Managing compliance internally is challenging enough, but how do you meet the demands of global compliance when it comes to third parties on whom you rely? Efficient, comprehensive due diligence can help. Check out the video below to see how easy it is to conduct sanctions screening with Lexis Diligence®.
Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs)—those who currently serve or previously held a prominent public function or those with close ties to such a person—present a high risk for potential involvement in corrupt activity, including bribery by virtue of their position and the influence.
Countries around the world are tightening their anti-bribery laws in an effort to combat corruption. As we’ve seen with the stringent enforcement of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, regulators require a higher degree of due diligence when conducting business with PEPs, and inadequate due diligence can expose your organization to reputational damage, multi-million dollar fines and vast legal costs.
Stay abreast of what’s happening across scattered information sources. The U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) alone has 28 sanctions programs, and it is best practice to also monitor key watch lists such as:
Tracking this much data manually is time-consuming—and you risk missing important information. Lexis Diligence® brings together this fragmented array of sources, allowing you keep up-to-date on government sanctions, watch lists and PEPs—all from a single interface. In addition to this content, you can leverage on-the-ground media reports and in-depth country risk analysis reports to identify high-risk issues before they impact you. Our comprehensive content collection includes:
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Failing to proactively screen for sanctions risk can lead to criminal charges, substantial civil fines, debarment and other restrictions—all at a significant financial and reputational cost. With enforcement on the rise across all industries—not just banking and other financial services—you need a robust sanctions risk mitigation process and easy access to critical sanctions, watch lists and PEPs —all in one place.
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