Sanctions Screening

Rest assured. Our managed Sanctions Screening service has transaction screening covered

A simple solution for transaction screening

This fully-managed, securely-hosted service screens your incoming and outgoing messages against the latest sanctions lists and instantly alerts you.

All structured transaction formats are covered, including FIN, ISO 20022, SEPA and FedWire.  Messages are screened in real time so you can take immediate action against suspicious transactions.

We maintain some 30 sanctions lists from all major regulatory bodies, so your screening is always up-to-date, and you can add your own lists to the service.

The service has workflow and set-up options to fit your processes. With virtually no software to install, the solution is fast and cost-effective to deploy.

Join over 700 banks and corporates worldwide using Sanctions Screening for their transaction screening requirements.

Sanctions Screening case study: Iccrea Banca

Learn how Iccrea Banca is using Sanctions Screening to support compliance and operational excellence while managing cost and mitigating risk.

Sanctions Screening Demo Video

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Fully managed solution

Benefit from a fully managed service offering a sophisticated sanctions screening engine, regularly updated lists and industry-level security and, reliability. We’ll take care of it.

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Sanctions Screening Customer Testimonial

Simple workflow

Sanctions Screening automatically routes messages to a centrally-hosted filter for real-time matching against your choice of sanctions lists.

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Easy to implement

Ready to use and fast to deploy, Sanctions Screening is more cost-effective to operate than in-house systems. It’s the solution chosen by hundreds of institutions worldwide.

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Getting started with Sanctions Screening

Make your plan

It’s important to plan how you want to use the service. We suggest you map your requirements and identify your team before signing up for Sanctions Screening.

Configure the system

Once you’re signed up, it’s easy to set-up users and workflows and select the sanctions lists you want applied.

Use the service

Now you’re ready to start screening messages and reviewing alerts on the Sanctions Screening portal. Monthly reports are provided.



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Iccrea Banca - Case study

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Iccrea Banca invests in SWIFT Sanctions Screening to enhance compliance programme

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