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In order to provide you the best information about changes in identity verification and international standards of compliance, Trulioo prepares and distributes reference papers. Read about country regulations and details about ways to verify identity.

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[White Paper] Meet Global KYC Compliance Requirements Without Burdening Customers

In today’s marketplace, financial services companies operate in a highly regulated environment where the rules are being more strictly enforced. It only makes sense that financial institutions would be willing to take the necessary steps to ensure that they meet their compliance obligations. The traditional onboarding process for new clients is a time-consuming, labor-intensive, manual process that can lead to frustrating delays for customers and can put a strain on the business relationship.

Find out how electronic identity verification enables financial institutions to comply with tough industry regulations without burdening customers.

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Canada: Identity Verification

In the age of eBanking and eCommerce, it is increasingly vital for businesses to verify remote identities for customers using a bank card, credit card or other method of conducting electronic transactions. The theme within Canada’s anti-money laundering (AML) law is changing from risk-based to prescriptive rules.

Find out how these changes could impact you and how electronic identity verification can help your business meet its Know Your Customer (KYC) obligations.

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Financial Services: AML/KYC Compliance

Today’s consumers are tech savvy and expect real-time transactions and access to financial information and services – anytime, anywhere. In an increasingly competitive market, being able to instantly verify your customers is more important than ever before. As your customers and prospects across the globe move more fluidly between their laptops, mobile devices and tablets to transact, there is high demand for banks and money service operators to offer their services seamlessly without interrupting the transaction momentum.

Find out how global identity verification helps financial services companies expand their international footprints.

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Social Media: The Next Frontier for IDV

Social media creates ways for businesses and people to connect in a manner and to a degree unlike any previous communication channel, generating an enormous amount of information. With increasing pressure to conduct transactions on the Internet for everything from purchasing cell phone minutes to buying a car, the question for many businesses is obvious: “Can social media data be used for identity verification?”

Find out how data from social media networks can be the key to providing the ability to verify the identities of many individuals.

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Hong Kong: Identity Verification

Hong Kong is an international financial and economic hub that has recently implemented online identity verification as a viable alternative to in-person transactions. In order to maintain customer online due diligence in Hong Kong, financial institutions must verify customer identity using reliable and independent data sources.

Find out more about Trulioo helps businesses in Hong Kong with their identity verification needs by offering a number of reliable and secure data sources, including HKID Validation, public data, and consumer credit bureaus.

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[White Paper] Innovative Technology and Big Data Facilitate Growth for Financial Services Companies

In today’s global marketplace, there are many opportunities for companies to expand their business outside of their home countries. Demand for services such as international payments, foreign exchange, and remittance continue to grow as private sector businesses, non-profit organizations, and migrant workers all seek to move money across borders.

Find out how electronic identity verification helps businesses to expand into new markets and drive growth opportunities, while effectively managing regulatory compliance when doing business in multiple jurisdictions.

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Consent: A Smart Solution

The purposes, requirements, and technology affecting identity verification have changed dramatically. Organizations relying on implied authorization or other legal constructs for the ability to process consumer’s personal information are taking risks that could be avoided by incorporating consumer consent into their verification and business processes.

Find out why consumer consent is not only fundamental, but both feasible and beneficial as a business solution.

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New Zealand: Identity Verification

New Zealand is among many countries that have in recent years introduced a prescriptive online ID verification framework. New Zealand regulators have the benefit of observing other countries’ frameworks that have come before them and any associated pitfalls. As a result, New Zealand has put forward an online ID verification regime that follows the Australian regulations closely, yet with subtle differences that are in the main, positive and practical.

Find out how businesses verify New Zealand customer identities in an online environment with Trulioo’s GlobalGateway API, which provides instant access to a number of reliable and secure data sources, including driver license, public data, and consumer credit bureaus.

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Peer-to-Peer Marketplaces: Creating Trust

It’s no secret that the sharing economy is growing and growing fast. Sharing saves people time, money, and aggravation, but what really greases the wheels of this fast-growing economy is trust. Given the increasing number of fraud reports (both online and offline), and the abundant media coverage about sharing economy companies not conducting extensive background checks, entering the sharing-economy ecosystem can be challenging.

Find out how identity verification builds trust within peer-to-peer marketplaces.

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Government: Secure Access with IDV

As we transform into a fully digital society, being able to verify individuals online is more important than ever. There is high demand for governments to offer more services online as more residents and citizens transact online via mobile devices, tablets, and computers. However, until now, there has been a major constraint on the government’s ability to make these services available online due to lack of a reliable and secure method for verifying a person’s identity over the web.

Find out how reliable identity verification offers secure public services online.

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Payment Service Providers: Accelerating Customer Acquisition

Major changes in regulations throughout the world are set to change the payments industry forever. In European and Asian markets alike, barriers are being removed to promote payment innovation, allowing third party and foreign providers to enter the market. However, game-changing opportunities are contrasted with tougher security, and compliance requirements are also being enacted.

Find out how identity verification helps payment service providers accelerate customer acquisition while reducing risk and fraud and adhering to more stringent security rules.

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Online Retail: Instant ID Verification Drives Top Line Growth

In an increasingly competitive global economy, more consumers are going online to find the best value for their money. A global study revealed that online cross-border shoppers spend nearly double the amount of those who shop only domestically. Although this is good news for online merchants, where there’s money, there’s crime.

Find out how identity verification helps retailers cut down online fraud and financial crime while driving top line growth and bottom line results.

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Online Gaming: Increase Acquisition & Reduce Fraud

A strong regulatory environment is essential to maintaining the integrity of the gaming industry. At the same time, with more players accessing your site from around the globe via mobile devices, tablets and computers, guarantees for an uninterrupted and latency-free gaming experience is now expected.

Find out how real-time identity and age verification increases customer acquisition, reduces risk and fraud, while meeting industry and regional compliance regulations.

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Healthcare & Insurance: Competitive Advantage

Preventing fraud and controlling costs in a seamless environment remains a top challenge for healthcare providers and insurers. Slow and cumbersome legacy processes like manual identity verification prevents healthcare providers from offering consumers convenience at competitive rates.

Find out why the ability to instantly verify your customers online is more important than ever.